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Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Digi-Key Electronics
Thief River Falls, MN
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DigiKey is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. In addition to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components and providing the best service possible to customers, employees have access to a highly competitive benefits package. The package includes a comprehensive health insurance plan featuring a low co-pay and no deductible plan as well as dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage; flexible spending accounts; competitive paid time off; relocation assistance; 401(k) and profit sharing; and education advancement. To learn more, visit our benefits and perks page .


Position Overview: As a Senior Human Resources Business Partner, you will be a key strategic partner in supporting leadership as a valuable resource and mentor for team members. Whether through onboarding, performance management, or giving leaders and team members the guidance, they need to succeed, you will be a knowledgeable and committed resource. You'll make a positive impact on how team members experience organizational change. You'll drive data-driven decisions and work closely with leaders to build teams that achieve their specific business goals. You'll also work closely with our HR Centers of Excellence (COEs) and business leaders to recruit, retain, develop, and optimize the performance and engagement of individuals and teams. You'll think innovatively to solve problems and deliver excellent HR services with quality and efficiency.

This is a hybrid position based in either Thief River Falls, MN or Bloomington, MN. The Sr HRBP will follow business requirements for hybrid/remote employees, currently in office on Mondays and Wednesdays, with flexibility to be on site based on business need.

  • Organizational Management: Act as a strategic partner, aligning the people strategy with the business strategy. Your in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge of the business and best HRBP practices will support/guide business leaders to understand their objectives and provide guidance on people-related matters, including talent acquisition, performance management, compensation, and organizational development.
  • Change Management: Lead efforts to define and manage all changes and communication plans to the business unit. Changes in org design, leadership, reporting structures, and People and Talent-related programs and initiatives.
  • Consultation: Influence, coach, and guide leaders to scale and mature the business through complex circumstances and anticipate future ones across the entire organization. Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies. Advise managers on employee relations issues, including performance management, employee development, and conflict resolution.
  • Talent Development & Engagement: Partner with leaders to build and maintain scalable, outcomes-oriented, high-performing teams across multiple business units. Partner with the Learning and Development team to create and implement training programs that enhance employee skills and knowledge. Oversee the performance management process and ensure that it effectively drives employee engagement and performance cohesively across all business units. Use data, tools, and resources available to empower leaders in performance management, team culture, and engagement.
  • Service, Compliance & Risk Mitigation: Identify, manage, and mitigate risk through knowledge of applicable and relevant laws, rules, and regulations. Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to the day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Master relationship builder able to quickly adjust your approach to work effectively across all levels and teams across the organization to accomplish objectives. Mentor, model, and advise HRBPs in the work of supporting the business.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or business administration/management, psychology, communications, or a similar area of study or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Master's degree in human resources or business administration/management, psychology, communications, or a similar area of study or equivalent relevant work experience, preferred
  • Typically, 10-14 years of Human Resources or other relevant experience
  • HRBP experience
  • Demonstrated experience providing strategic HR consultation and solutions to senior business leaders
  • Strategic and critical thinking, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to leverage and analyze HR data to inform talent strategies and decision-making
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative nature
  • Proven planning, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to instill trust and influence across all levels
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • SHRM-SCP or SPHR or equivalent certification, preferred

Tools / Systems / Software:
  • Full Microsoft Office Suite, including Teams
  • Outlook
  • Workday
  • SharePoint

Physical Requirements:
  • Generally, spend the workday sitting at a workstation and operating computer devices, such as, but not limited to keyboard, mouse, and screen
  • Often traverse between various areas across large facilities
  • Generally, spend the workday performing repetitive motions that involve or affect the hands, head, and other parts of your body

DigiKey Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1-800-338-4105 or .

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As one of the fastest-growing electronic component distributors in the world, DigiKey is ramping up. And we’re giving quality people lots of opportunities to grow. Here, you can find a role that fits your future with career development resources and an industry-leading benefits package including an $18/hour starting wage for full-time entry level positions with an additional $2,000 sign-on bonus. No matter where life takes you, DigiKey is the kind of place you’ll want to stay put.



We believe in hiring the best people - and offering a benefits package that makes them want to stay for the long term. Check out the benefits and perks you'll receive as a valued Digi-Key employee.

  • Health Insurance Plan
  • On-Site Clinic - save time and money without a co-pay or a need to clock out
  • Relocation Assistance - you could be eligible for relocation assistance 
  • 401(k) - with matching funds
  • Flexible Spending Account - enables you to pay for unreimbursed medical and dental expenses.
  • Time Off  - competitive time off to meet your needs


Company info
701 Brooks Avenue South
Thief River Falls
United States

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