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HR Manager II

Job Category:  Human Resources
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1784

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


HR Manager II:


Corbion has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced human resources leader who can play a key role in supporting the human resources functions both globally and multi business units. Responsibilities include driving culture enhancements, succession planning, talent management, employee relations, change management and performance management. This position will ensure HR activities are properly implemented and maintained by being hands-on and able to work independently as a partner to internal staff, managers, other HR teammates and outside HR vendors.


  • Lead HR processes such as organizational development and effectiveness, performance management, training initiatives, career development, compensation, employee relations and HR policy and strategy development.
  • Drive recruitment through partnering with recruitment in the coaching and guiding of hiring management. Coordinate with Corbion’s recruitment department and hiring manager to select qualified candidates.  Expected to participate in the interview and selection process and drive effective recruitment practices for all positions;
  • Build and maintain effective working relations with the leadership teams and employees to advise both on employee-related and organizational matters.  
  • Lead succession planning efforts to identify employee capabilities, detect potential gaps of human resources, drive career development and decrease risk of the loss of experienced leaders.
  • Guide and coach leaders and employees to enhance culture by improving working relations, performance management and change management.
  • Support day-to-day delivery of HR services: respond to general employee questions related to company policies and practices.
  • Hands-on approach and ownership of the HR function on monitoring the “pulse” of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement and a positive workplace culture.
  • Facilitate human resources trainings.
  • Participate with special project research, analysis, recommendation and reporting.
  • Be a proactive employee problem solver and proactively identify areas of improvement. Evaluation of organization issues and recommend solutions and minimize risk and potential employee related problems
  • Support all legal, audit and compliance activities.
  • Act as a trusted partner and colleague to the organization.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Education or other related field preferred
  • 10+ years of progressive HR experience.
  • Experienced in core HR disciplines such as: employee relations, talent management, compensation and total rewards, performance management, training and development and diversity//equity/inclusion.
  • Demonstrated experience in tactical human resources operations.
  • Current and in depth knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws.
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation.
  • Coaching skills and ability to provide guidance to supervisors and employees to improve working relations, deal with performance concerns, etc.
  • Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to design and implement creative human resources solutions that drive business results.
  • Multi-state and international HR experience highly preferred.
  • High attention to detail required with a focus on ensuring deadlines are met and accurate records are kept.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, and proactive approach. 
  • Capable of building trusted relationship with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent teamwork.

About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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