About Laminex We’ve been a part of the iconic Australian design landscape for over 85 years. Only a few short years after Australian’s became happy little Vegemite’s, families were spreading their toast in kitchens and on tables made by us. We’ve come a long way. Today, you’ll see Laminex on surfaces everywhere you look - be it hospitals, shopping centres, restaurants or your home, our team spend their day creating products so that all Australians can make beautiful spaces. The role We’re reimagining our employee experience and we’re on the hunt for a strategic People & Performance Business Partner to support our Manufacturing client group as we dive into this journey with an ‘all hands on deck’ approach. Working alongside a team of creative thinkers, this role will allow you to shape the future for our manufacturing portfolio. We’ll still be doing the day-to-day HR activities (think employee relations, recruitment, EBA’s, talent management and so on) but we’ll be doing all of this with the future in mind, bringing this iconic brand along for the ride. What this looks like Lead the people and culture function for the operations/manufacturing client group of approx. 700 people Manage a team of three People & Performance Advisors based at our regional manufacturing sites and support them in delivering the same energetic vision for the organisation Ensure that the people and performance overarching strategy is embedded in the manufacturing operations Build people capability to fulfil longer term strategic goals and objectives About you You are a tertiary qualified, passionate Human Resources, Culture, People & Performance, Employee Experience (which ever you like to call it) super human that is driven, happy and enjoys communicating with people. IR/ER activities are not new to you; in a former life you will have experienced leading EBA negotiations and have been close to the action. You’re also partial to good coffee and will join us on our ever quest to find the best coffee within walking distance from the office. It’s a hotly debated topic. The sell You’ll be reporting to Jo, General Manager of People & Performance, who has a heart of gold and is a true people crusader. Jo has a wealth of knowledge in the field of human resources and will be your go to mentor in your new role. Jo has surrounded herself with a great team to support the business to deliver the strategy and lead our people agenda which means you’ll be in good company. We want your journey with us to be a rewarding one and whilst our offices don’t lend themselves to sleep pods and ping pong tables, we do offer flexible work arrangements and job crafting, allowing you to play to your strengths and shape a role made for you. Our parent company gives you access to the Fletcher Building Employee Educational Fund - used for workplace learning, leadership development and enables employees and their dependants to gain further qualifications. Come join us in re-imagining the future of manufacturing. We’re excited. Are you?