Assistant Manager, HR Business Partner

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Fountain Valley, CA, US, 92708

Company: Hyundai Motor America

At Genesis, we’ve rethought our business and created cars that combine performance, quality, design and innovation into a complete package.

It’s time you rethink what you expect from an employer.

At Genesis, we understand you're not just building a career – you're building a life. We believe in our people and realize that our success is a direct result of our commitment in offering you great opportunities for your career. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for a chance to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.




Fountain Valley, CA


  • The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees.
  • The position serves as a business partner on human resource-related issues, acting as an employee champion and change agent.
  • The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and develops integrated solutions. The position collaborates across the HR function to provide value-added services to both management and employees, aligning with the organization's business objectives.

Major Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain trusted advisor/business partner relationships by consistently meeting with the division.
  • Support HR administration to ensure consistency, data integrity, and compliance with HR policies and procedures.
  • Provide data-heavy support for the Manager, HR Business Partner at Genesis by preparing monthly updates. This involves reporting and creating comprehensive dashboards for executive presentations.
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the division to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Communicate with the employee and internal stakeholders, collecting equipment, coordinating termination administration, and maintaining coordination across Benefits, HR Operations, and Talent Acquisition.
  • Partner with HRIS to ensure accurate recording of headcount in HRIS systems and organizational charts.
  • Support the HR Business Partner Manager.
  • Provide guidance and input on business function restructures, workforce planning, and succession planning.
  • Provide support during the performance evaluation process.

Major Responsibilities (continued)

  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to management, such as coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions.
  • Assists with identifying training needs and individual coaching needs.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to the day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with HRBP management and the Legal Department as needed.
  • Use discretion to provide guidance and interpretation on business HR policies.
  • Ensure immediate responses to client questions.
  • Develop and maintain team standard operating procedures.
  • Ad hoc assignments may be necessary for process enhancement, process establishment, policy review, etc.
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required.


  • Provide recommendations to management regarding employees, business restructures, and necessary training programs.


~ Must be a high school graduate
~ Bachelor’s degree preferred

Related Experience

  • Five or more years of direct HR experience.
  • OEM industry experience preferred


  • Broad knowledge of HR functions to exercise sound judgment in decision-making.
  • Ability to quickly build trusting relationships, gain credibility, and partner with leaders and peers.
  • Flexible, self-starter, able to manage multiple ongoing projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience in SAP or Vision preferred.


  • PHR, SHRM-CP, or HRBP certification desired.

Physical Requirements

Normal office duties
Travel: 25% - 50%
Overnight travel required

Work Model

#LI-Hybrid (60% Onsite/40% Remote)




$69,300.00 - $99,000.00 Annual


  • Monthly Hyundai/Genesis vehicle lease allowance (including insurance and maintenance)
  • Holiday Pay - the company shuts down with pay between Christmas and New Years.
  • Vacation and sick time off
  • Healthcare insurance (medical, dental, and vision)
  • 401(K) company match
  • Additional 401(K) Employer Enhanced Contribution program – eligible after 1 year of employment, in addition to the regular employer matching contribution
  • Basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability
  • Mental health, wellbeing, and employee assistance program
  • Health advocate (coordinate care and services, assistance with claim and billing issues, understanding Hyundai benefits)


Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant based on race, religion or creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sex or gender (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related circumstances), gender identity, gender expression, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, military and veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles