Thermo Fisher Scientific Site Human Resources Partner in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

As part of the field team, the Site HR Partner has responsibility for managing day-to-day Human Resource functions including: employee relations, training and development, compensation and performance management, partnering with Talent Acquisition on recruiting and selection activities, HR compliance, on-boarding, and record-keeping. This Site HR partner will support the assigned business leaders and colleagues in Pittsburgh, PA and surrounding areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide HR support, process knowledge, advice and consultation to assigned employees and managers in located in Pittsburgh, PA and surrounding areas.

  • Partner with Business HR Partners on strategic projects and initiatives for assigned functions

  • Promote positive employee relations and build relationships with employees and managers to become a trusted advisor

  • Coach functional leadership in assigned client groups on issues including application of HR policies and processes and complex employee issues. May coach employees on people management, career development, personal leadership, and 360 assessments.

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

  • Ensure alignment of HR processes i.e. Human Resources Review (HRR), Performance Management and Development (PMD), and Compensation planning

  • Conduct Employee Relations investigations and provide recommendation for resolution.

  • Handle escalations from HR Shared Service center to resolve client queries and issues as appropriate (US only).

  • Collaborate with field HR team on defining and implementing process standardization and improvements.

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

  • Collaborate with COEs in the planning and execution of M&A activities impacting respective client groups.

  • Partner with Talent Acquisition and hiring managers in establishing hiring and compensation strategies.

  • Navigate complex FMLA, Worker’s Comp, STD and LTD issues.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated success translating business strategies into organizational and HR strategies and actions.

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

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

  • Experience working across a complex organizational matrix. Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

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

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

  • Self-motivated; bias for action.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or business-related field required. Master’s degree in HR-related field strongly preferred.

  • At least 5 years of experience as a Human Resources generalist/Manager with a large, multi-national company.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.