Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. HR Business Partner in Beltsville, Maryland

Job Description:

The HR Business Partner enables the business strategy by creating an HR strategy to support the business. They identify gaps and areas of opportunity and work together to develop an approach to support the business growth. They are responsible for ensuring we meet the associate needs of their district(s) via the development and execution of implementation plans.

The HR Business Partner will manage the training resources in their district(s). This position reports into the Director of their business group with a strong dotted line into their district(s).


  • Work with District Manager to create an HR strategy and execution plan to support the business strategy

  • Building capabilities; identifying what we need to be successful both now and in the future

  • Succession Planning; identifying high potentials, developments plans the next generation leaders, addressing demographic changes (retirement and labor shortages etc.)

  • Aligning business and training curriculum; to develop highly skilled associates

  • Support of diversity and inclusion strategy

  • Change Management execution

  • Leadership training, development and coaching

  • Compensation Planning

  • Managing labor force

  • Succession planning and performance management

  • Assist with escalated employment practice issues

  • Drive corporate wellness initiatives

  • Culture/associate engagement action planning

  • Post-acquisition integration

  • Union negotiation and management

  • Organization Design; developing we have the right structure in place to achieve the business goals

  • Organization Effectiveness; ensuring we have the right matrix, connection points, eliminate pain points across the teams

  • Business Unit Training Team; taking the business strategy and deliver training to enable the strategy

  • Up to 70% travel


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • 3+ years prior HR experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Must live in district

Covered Districts:

  • DC Metro (Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland) and New England (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine)

Personal Qualifications/Attributes

  • Commitment to and passion for excellence and taking care of associates

  • A strong and effective leader who develops others and holds them to high standards

  • Ability to understand challenges or underlying concerns, share ideas and help others respond appropriately

  • Positive, team-oriented attitude


The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes beyond plumbing. We are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 65 years, we’ve grown from a local distributor to a $15 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 24,000 associates nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering world-class service, and our customers know that “Nobody expects more from us than we do” is more than just a tagline to Ferguson associates. It’s a cultural belief that is demonstrated every day through exceptional customer service, product selection and industry knowledge.