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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Swagelok, one of Northeast Ohio’s largest employers, is repeatedly recognized as a top place to work. We manufacture products that impact critical industries around the globe, and we are focused on the quality of our products, processes, and people. A values-driven company since 1947, we continue to grow and invite you to join our team! 


Human Resource Business Partner Position Summary:

Our Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) acts as a strategic partner to the leadership team at a manufacturing site through understanding the unique business conditions of the team and incorporating corporate HR strategy, is the subject matter expert on associate issues at the site.  The HRBP is the resource for associates and is relied upon as a subject matter expert on associate question at the site.  The HRBP will ensure proper communication and understanding of company benefits, compensation, training, and policy & procedure interpretation.  The HRBP will also be responsible for assisting in the development of the site leadership teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

HR Excellence:

  • Ensure that all standard work is followed on a consistent and accurate basis throughout the year so customers have consistent support.Research, ask questions and clarify processes to understand standard work and confirm items are being handled appropriately. 
  • Work towards zero customer disappointment by meeting deadlines for all project work.  Provide timely communication responses to support business objectives.

Business Partnership:

  • Know the business being served at a deep level; this requires constant engagement with the management team including attending and participating in all elements of staff meetings and leadership team meetings.  
  • Respond quickly and with sound business acumen to shifting priorities based on business need.
  • Provide clear, well organized and accurate information to the business regarding all Corporate Human Resource initiatives (Merit Planning, Organizational Reviews, Promotional Processes, Year End Calibration, Open Enrollment etc.). 
  • Organize and scribe Brown Bag Lunches (BBL’S), organize themes from the BBL’s and present to leadership so the voice of the associate is understood through all levels of the leadership team.
  • Support the development of an appropriate workforce plan that identifies and responds to gaps in the current workforce. 
  • Partner with T&D specialists to understand the skill gaps and strengths of the hourly workforce.  
  • Partner with leadership on development plans to advance associates skill gaps and levels.
  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition and Learning and Development to hire and develop appropriate associates to achieve business objectives

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 3+ years of professional Human Resource experience supporting business leaders and associates


  • A Bachelor’s degree in HR, psychology or business
  • 3+ years of human resource experience.  


Strong computer software skills (i.e. MS Office, Org Plus, etc.), interviewing, facilitation, and presentation skills.  Excellent oral and written communication.  Must be able to resolve conflict and manage relationships.  Exceptional customer service, sense of urgency, and detail orientation is required.  Broad organizational knowledge is preferred.


Critical Competencies:

  • Effective Communications
  • Influence
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Collaboration


Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:


  • Physical requirements associated with normal office working environment.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law


Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.


Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Full benefits, including employee stock ownership program, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

11-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland