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Thermo Fisher Scientific Human Resources Manager in Carlsbad, California

Position Summary:

The Human Resources Manager will provide support to the BioProduction Division's (BPD) Commercial, Services, and Field Application Scientist organizations and utilize core, common, and consistent HR solutions while working with a variety of managers and colleagues. Under the direction of the Director, Human Resources, this position will consult and take action in the areas of talent management, organizational design and development, performance management, change leadership, employee relations, and compensation. The successful candidate will support the commercial leaders' goals to build organizational capabilities by attracting, engaging, developing and retaining top talent required for short and long-term business success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consult with functional leaders in areas such as organizational assessment, succession planning, organizational structure, work force planning, and change management in order to strengthen overall organizational capability.

  • Counsel and/or coach employees and managers regarding employee relations issues including performance management, facilitation of formal/informal complaints to resolution, and discipline in line with local culture and the business and legal environment.

  • Partners with HR colleagues in North America, to drive HR solutions such as process improvement, and participate in other broad scale HR projects and initiatives to drive business results

  • Ensures alignment of HR processes i.e. Human Resources Review (HRR), Performance Management and Development (PMD), Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR), etc. with strategic and operating goals.

  • Drive the HR component of the business strategy through planning, developing, and implementing HR initiatives that increase the productivity, competence, and effectiveness of assigned client groups.

  • Drive employee engagement and satisfaction through promotion of a positive One Thermo Fisher company culture while balancing employee concerns with all levels of company goals.

  • Ensure effective talent management including recruitment, assessment and development as the organization grows both organically as well as through acquisition. Assist managers in assessing and identifying resources to meet employee/departmental training needs and encouragement of employees to continuously develop their skills in their field of work.

  • Manage the annual performance and salary reviews as well as the variable pay programs.

  • Responsible for remaining up to date on relevant US, and state employment laws and other human resources compliance issues. Update management on policies/processes as necessary. Responsible for oversight and coordination of any regulatory requirements including OSHA compliance and Equal Employment Opportunity.

  • Collaborates with Center of Excellence (CoE) Process Experts to execute and implement large scale HR initiatives (i.e., roll out annual programs, new programs/policies, etc.).

  • Uses insights and data to drive decision-making and action-planning. Manage and report out KPIs, e.g., Turnover, Time to fill, Diversity, etc., and lead mitigation plans that improve the status of these KPIs.

  • Drives and implements group and division change management and transformation initiatives for Commercial.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • May need to travel up to 25% of time.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Human Resources experience from a large multi-national company with 5+ years of experience. Prior experience supporting a $100M+ business and/or a commercial organization.

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or business-related field; an advanced degree is preferred.

  • Demonstrated success translating business strategies into organizational and HR initiatives that yield positive results.

  • Comprehensive HR experience, including a complete understanding of and hands on exposure to the full mix of HR functions.

  • A track record of positive results and an ability to show how his/her programs and initiatives have contributed to the growth and bottom line profitability of an organization while enhancing or driving cultural change.

  • Experience with Process Improvement approaches (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Practical Process Improvement, etc.)

  • Ability to influence without authority and develop positive professional relationships with senior leadership, subordinates and peers in a large, complex matrix.

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, work independently, multi-task, and follow up on complex projects and issues.

  • Proven project and time management skills with ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • He/she should be someone sought out for their opinion and advice and who can forge and maintain close relationships across all constituencies.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.