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HR Business Partner

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

People & HR
Netherlands · Velsen, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions with more than 22,000 employees across over 400 locations and spanning 20 countries across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America. Working at Lineage is an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world.

Having drastically increased our European footprint in a short period with now +70 locations across 10 European countries. Benelux is one of our biggest regions with 18 locations in the Netherlands and 3 in Belgium and with approximately 1300 employees. In the Benelux our business is diverse and includes cold storage, stewadoring, freight forwarding, blending and transport.

HR Business Partner Benelux

Location: Velsen or Noord-Scharwoude

Salary range: €45,000-€64,000 depending of experience

The role:

We are looking for a HR Business Partner to join our Benelux HR team. Due to recent acquisitions a large part of our focus is on harmonization, guiding transformation whilst undergoing changes as an HR department as well as a

business, adopting new ways of working and running global programs driving change.

In this role the area of responsibilities is managing 5 sites with circa 250 employees in total, being supported by the Area HR Manager. In our organization its important that HR is present and available for all sites so travelling on a weekly basis is essential.

We have a flexible environment with good opportunities to work from home and the most frequent site visits will be to Velsen and Noord-Scharwoude.

About you:


  • You give advice in the field of various HR aspects, such as management development, training & development, employee engagement, recruitment & selection and absenteeism

  • Managing HR administration, draws up employment contracts or ensures that they are drawn up by the HR Back Office

  • Is the point of contact for employees and Managers in the field of HR

  • Rolling out and (monitoring) compliance with central and global policies, regulations, processes and systems, supervising and coordinating recurring HR processes

  • You actively contribute (as a project member) to improvement, harmonization and implementation projects both locally as well as on global initiatives

  • Partner with the local Management team to offer information and support when requested

  • In consultation with the Area HR Manager, ensures that an employment contract is terminated correctly at the employer's initiative (building up a file, applying for a dismissal permit, dissolution by the sub-district court judge)

  • Support the talent acquisition team and/or wider HR team, advising on the market, salary or conducts employment condition discussions with candidates and/or advises recruiter

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for an energetic and service minded HR professional with a can-do attitude that thrives on change and learning new areas. Is used to manage different priorities at once and is excited to support the integration and work towards one Lineage. Working as part of a global company you will work with a broad range of stakeholders, working together to achieve the best results.

  • Previous experience working as a HR advisor or HR Business Partner, independently advising management and employees on HR broad topics: policies and regulations, individual development, performance, absenteeism is essential for this role

  • You have experience with development processes and culture change

  • You have a high degree of independence and enjoy driving change

  • Previous experience in working in a matrix environment is highly beneficial but not necessary

  • Excellent knowledge of MS office specifically Excel, Word, Power point, Teams and Outlook as well as knowledge in using HR systems; such as Workday and ADP

  • Excellent communication skills in both Dutch and English language

  • Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management or comparable would be beneficial

  • Used to create and explain HR reporting

Job Reference: INDSPS & #LI-CG1

What's in it for me?

Aside from a competitive starting salary, you're set to gain so much from being part of a high quality and collaborative team. You will get lots of autonomy to own your work; you will work with a supportive manager who will help to develop your professional skills, but you will spend every day using your subject matter expertise to solve business problems. We are a global company which is expanding quickly across Europe. You will feel the impact of your work as the ‘tip of the spear’, playing a critical role in realising our purpose of transforming the supply-chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world. To support our growth, our leadership culture focuses us on developing talent internally and this is a great opportunity to nurture your career in a leading global company.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.

Waarom Lineage?

Dit is een uitstekende positie om uw carrière binnen Lineage te beginnen! Succes in deze rol draagt bij aan meer verantwoordelijkheden, alsmede promoties in de toekomst! Een carrière bij Lineage begint met het leren van onze business en hoe ieder teamlid een belangrijke rol speelt en bijdraagt aan de tevredenheid van onze klanten. Daarnaast draagt u bij aan de groei van onze organisatie en het helpen realiseren van ons doel, namelijk de beste werkgever in onze brache worden. Wij zijn altijd benieuwd naar uw mening. Ontwikkeling.en betrokkenheid vinden wij belangrijk binnen Lineage. Werken bij Lineage is prettig en uitdagend, we gaan op een respectvolle manier met elkaar om en we geven om onze teamleden.

Lineage biedt een dynamische en veilige werkomgeving, uitstekende arbeidsvoorwaarden en diverse doorgroeimogelijkheden.