Human Resources Business Partner (multi-site)

Rekluse Motor Sports, Inc.

Southfield, MI


Race Winning Brands (RWB) is the leading manufacturer of racing and high-performance parts sold to automotive and powersports markets. RWB is the preferred source for high-end pistons, engine blocks, cylinder heads, intake manifolds, connecting rods, crankshafts, clutches, transmissions, springs and other engine and driveline- related performance components. RWB markets its products through multiple prominent brands including JE Pistons, Wiseco Performance Products, K1 Technologies, Diamond Pistons, Trend Performance, Rekluse Motor Sports, MGP Connecting Rods, ProX Racing Parts, Dart Machinery, PAC Racing, Revmax, Haltech, TSI, and TMG performance. RWB sells to a diverse and unmatched customer base of professional and sportsman racers, engine builders, enthusiasts, OEMs, automotive and powersports dealers and wholesale distributors. RWB is headquartered in Mentor, Ohio with sales offices and manufacturing operations in strategic locations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.

The HR Business Partner will play a key role in implementing HR initiatives and providing comprehensive support across various HR functions. This includes talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, benefits administration, and HR compliance. 


  • Support the recruitment process, including sourcing, interviewing, and onboarding new hires.  
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs and ensure a smooth hiring process. 
  • Act as a trusted advisor to employees and management, addressing and resolving employee relations issues.
  • Assist in the administration of performance appraisal process by providing guidance to managers and employees. 
  • Works collaboratively with the global HR team members to promote the consistent approach of HR practices throughout the organization.
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, employee engagement, build positive morale and improve retention.
  • Serves as front-line HR contact, assisting with matters related to employee relations, recruiting, and assists with execution of activities with corporate HR directives.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance to managers and employees on a variety of HR matters, providing direction in compliance with government regulations, policies, procedures, as well as shares best practices.
  • Manages and resolves employee relations issues, conducting effective, thorough, and objective investigations.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Collaborates with leadership in support of change management initiatives along with ensuring the appropriate communication of these initiatives.
  • Provides guidance on training needs for business, as well as coaching needs, in conjunction with Organization Development team.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR team to develop solutions and proposed to business partners.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects in support of the Company’s strategy.

 What You'll Get:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance as of Day One 
  • Employer Paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • HSA with Employer Contributions
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Employee Wellness and Assistance Programs
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays




Basic Requirements

  • BA/BS in Human Resources, Business Administration, Marketing or Communications; Master’s Degree preferred;    SPHR/PHR or SHRM-SCP/CP Certification preferred.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in HR/Generalist capacity in a global manufacturing environment preferred.  Degree and experience combination will be considered.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of HR activities, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the Legal Department as needed.
  • Strong initiative and solid judgment abilities/skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word).
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to manage competing demands, accept constructive feedback, while being extremely adaptable and flexible.
  • Working knowledge of Human Resource Information Systems.
  • Self-direction, autonomous approach to work required, with a customer-service focus.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written). Must be able to communicate with both management and non-management associates. 


EEO Statement:

Race Winning Brands provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.