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Title:  HR Intern

Req ID:  3188
City:  Saint Louis
State:  MO
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  63101
Department:  Human Resources

HR Intern

About the role:
We are currently seeking a HR Intern to join our Human Resources department and be based in our St Louis headquarters. 

Reporting to the Director Human Resources, the scope of your role will be to provide is to assist with the execution of Peabody’s HR strategy within the corporate functions and GGF globally.


Duties will include:

  • Partner and consult in the development, implementation and integration of HR strategies, programs, processes, policies, and procedures for all corporate functions and GGF functions globally.
  • Work with the business partner to assist line management, as they develop / consider HR strategies to result in specific plans and processes that add value to the business.
  • Assist with employee relations investigations as necessary and make recommendations for action based on those investigations. Participate in discussions with supervisors and managers regarding employee relations issues.
  • Ensure compliance with all employment policies, rules, laws, and regulations. Ensure corporate policies and guidelines are kept up to date and reviewed by the Legal Department including the Corporate Employee Handbook.
  • Participate in HR related projects including Flexible Workforce options, FLSA audit, I-9 audit, drug & alcohol random testing, salary classification compliance and training and the update of corporate handbook project.
  • Assist in providing overall strategic support for Peabody’s recruitment activities by involvement in design and branding messages of career website.
  • Assist in developing best practices consistent with our employee value proposition to attract, engage and retain key talent.


The lifestyle:
This position is a full-time role.  Peabody offers flexible work policies, including hybrid office / home working arrangements and opportunity to finish at noon on Friday’s.


About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in progress in HR, Business, or related field
  • Or Bachelor’s degree completed and in progress towards master’s degree in HR, Business or related field
  • Prior HR Internship experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of relevant employment laws and policies
  • Ability to gather information and synthesize key facts/points into a summary with clear storyline
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities, with solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple functional areas
  • Must have sensitivity and appreciation for cultural differences
  • Looks at situations/issues holistically to see what else might be impacted or need attention once plan of action to address situation/issue is implemented
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to business and management changes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word and Power point

Physical requirements:

About Peabody:

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be a leading pure-play coal company serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. 


Peabody employs over 4,000 people and have 18 operations in the United States and Australia.  Our employees are guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.


EEO Disclaimer: Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Peabody is a globally diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees. The company values the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage and is committed to increasing the number of diverse employees throughout its operations.  We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment.


Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.


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Please apply directly as submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered without prior approval.  All applications will be treated as highly confidential and will not be disclosed beyond HR and the hiring manager.


Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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