Textron Strategic Human Resource Business Partner in Fort Worth, Texas

Strategic Human Resource Business Partner


We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to be an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Bell Helicopter is seeking a Strategic Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) for our international operation located at corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.

Job Description

This position provides strategic and operational support in partnership with business unit leadership, plans and implements human resources initiatives designed to maximize organizational effectiveness through talent management processes and job/organization design.

The HRBP aligns HR initiatives with strategic business objectives and coordinates with Human Resources COE leaders to execute objectives consistent with Corporate Business and HR strategy, policies and practices. The incumbent will be a direct report to the Human Resource Business Partner Leader supporting one or more organizational units.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Acts as key partner in talent development and organizational succession planning. With leaders, develops and administers the business unit and/or organizational Talent Review.

  • Acts as advocate and advisor to employees and leaders regarding career and leadership development initiatives. Seeks guidance with more complex issues.

  • Administers compensation processes for the designated function(s) within guidelines and/or partners with COE on the recommendation of alternatives to meet business needs.

  • Identifies and migrates HR best practices on a regional/global basis through Human Resources leadership.

  • In collaboration with the respective functional personnel, coordinates staffing forecast to project employment/deployment needs using the Strategic Workforce Planning tool. Where appropriate, coordinates hiring activities with the Talent Acquisition Center. Maintains a human resources requisition system that meets management information needs.

  • Collaborates with client group to manage employee job performance by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results. Seeks guidance with more complex issues.

  • Develops and delivers presentations to leaders and employees regarding human resources policies and practices.

  • Initiates, coordinates, and enforces project, operational, and personnel policies and procedures. Acts as primary contact for employee relations’ issues/resolutions.

  • Contributes to team effort by acting as part of the team to accomplish team objectives.

  • Monitors and tracks reporting from HRIS system on (PMP) performance and Performance Improvement Plan (PACT) processes.

  • Operates within the boundaries of the Textron/Bell Business Conduct Guidelines.

  • Supports competitive pay and retention practices by collecting data, researching and making salary recommendations where appropriate.

  • This role requires about 15% of within the USA and Internationally



  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or other related field from an accredited college.

Skills and Experience

  • Possess 5-7 years of HR related experience to include resolving HR issues, employee and executive coaching and counseling, implementing and interpreting HR policies and procedures, improving HR processes, organizational development, recruitment/selection and legal/ethical compliance.

  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal labor and employment laws.

  • Strategic thinker with strong organizational, project management and facilitation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate at all levels within a highly matrixed organization

  • High level of trust and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team

  • Ability to diagnose problems, drive appropriate solutions and establish HR priorities and operating mechanisms to implement change

  • Developed analytical skills and ability to mine business intelligence, assess data, and draw conclusions

  • Customer focus with strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Ability to anticipate issues/needs and to work proactively to address them

  • Proven ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential data

  • Strong ability to balance between competing priorities and be flexible and creative in a highly dynamic environment.

  • Ability to travel up to 15% domestically and internationally

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Prior direct experience with positive employee relations preferred.

  • Experience in manufacturing or technology fields highly preferred

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Human Resources

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 268803