Human Resource Business Partner

  • 1125 W Amity Rd, Boise, ID 83705, USA
  • Full-time
  • Referral Bonus Eligible: Yes

Company Description

Founded in 1948, Norco is headquartered in Boise, Idaho and has more than 70 branches in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Utah and Wyoming. As a family and employee owned company we operate the nation's largest independent gas manufacturer/distributor of welding, safety, medical equipment and supplies. Norco is proud to be among the thousands of privately-owned businesses nationwide that offer their employees a meaningful stake in the business through employee stock ownership (ESOP).

At Norco we share a common mission: "Serving You Better." Treating customers, suppliers and each other with respect and dignity is our top priority. We work hard every day to serve others and create rich lives for our employees, their families, and the communities where we work and live.

Job Description

Norco, Inc. is currently offering a signing bonus of $1,500 for this position.  Details of the signing bonus can be discussed during the interview.  (Applies to full-time direct new hires only)

The following essential duties may be carried out with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Serve as the primary resource and a subject matter expert for company leaders on employee relations issues
  • Lead workplace investigations based on allegations of employee misconduct or employee complaints, working with outside counsel as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality of company investigations and employee discipline
  • Respond to claims for unemployment insurance benefits; facilitate the company’s participation in hearings, when scheduled. Track unemployment insurance claim success rates, and report quarterly to Executive Leadership Team
  • Serve as the resource and a subject matter expert for ADA workplace accommodations due to disabilities; maintain the accommodations log for the company
  • Supports employee trainings in Employee Relations area based on the company’s training strategy and need
  • Manage the company’s Affirmative Action Plan (AAP). Collaborate with the Norco sites responsible to maintain an AAP to develop and execute an annual AAP plan
  • Responsible for oversight of various HR compliance monitoring, auditing, and reporting obligations
  • Meet periodically with regional leadership to review employee relations concerns and solutions
  • Works with Third party benefits administrator on employee leave related matters
  • Support new manager training program; provide relevant HR content
  • Collaborate in creation of employee communications
  • Follow safe work practices in performance of all duties and follow the company’s safety policies daily
  • Perform other tasks as assigned or needed
  • Stay informed of and adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Work well with a team


Education or Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred (preferably in business, human resources, organizational development, business administration, finance, or related field)
  • 3+ years of experience conducting workplace investigation preferred
  • 3+ years of experience advising leaders on employee relations matters preferred
  • Experience developing and delivering employee and leader training preferred

License or Certificate Required:

  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM certification preferred



Additional Information

Norco offers a competitive compensation/benefit package, including:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) 
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Accounts (FSA)
  • Life Insurance provided at no cost to employee by Norco through United Heritage 
  • Supplemental Accident, Disease, and Life Insurance through Colonial Life Insurance
  • Employee Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with Employer Matching
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Discount on products sold by Norco

    Norco, Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Norco, Inc is a Drug-Free workplace.