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HR Manager

Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: 45079
Date Posted: Mar 13, 2020
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Human Resources
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Company: Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science America, Inc.

Location: Westford, MA
Division: Human Resources
Status: Regular, Full-Time

Primary Purpose: The HR Manager functions as the HR Business Partner to align HR objectives with strategic organization objectives. Works closely and guides management in various areas such as employee relations, leadership development, change management, performance management, diversity and inclusion initiatives, conflict management, legal compliance, etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively to improve business results and meet objectives.
  • Provides coaching and shares expertise on leadership development, employee engagement, performance management, change management, resources planning, compensation and benefits, organization and talent, etc.
  • Builds strong relations with managers in the business. Coach people managers to effectively manage teams and individuals.
  • Formulates and develop general policies and procedures.
  • Challenge and direct teams to apply values to day to day actions and decisions.
  • Recommend and review personnel actions including salary actions, promotions, transfers, disciplinary actions etc. Manage the uniform application of policies and procedures and the application of disciplinary actions.
  • Lead the communication plan at site utilizing a multi prong approach to meet the needs of the employees.
  • Undertake HR projects as required.
  • Define annual operating plans and budgets for the HR function and an annual HR plan for the business.
  • Participate in business decision making as part of the management team.
  • Report relevant HR metrics and other HR management information.
  • Monitor and control the operational and financial performance of the HR function.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory standards, compensation, benefits, Affirmative Action, employment law, and diversity/inclusion.
  • Contribute as well as implement with HHA HR colleagues and senior management in order to achieve group-wide HR objectives such as consistent policy, key staff succession and development and the implementation of group-level HR policies such as those relating to bonus schemes, insured benefits and wellness activities and pensions.
  • Works closely with Hitachi HR Benefits team to ensure accuracy and compliance for benefits administration and payroll.
  • Other duties as necessary.


Indicative Performance Measures:

  • Timely fulfillment of staffing requirements.
  • Quality, development, satisfaction and productivity of staff.
  • Statutory and contractual compliance in employment matters.
  • Efficiency of HR administration and reporting.
  • Development of management teams.


Education Qualifications:

  • Degree in business or related field. Masters degree in HR or related discipline preferred.
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred.

Professional Skills/Abilities:

  • 5-10 years of HR experience with ability to demonstrate progressive growth in responsibilities and leadership of key strategic initiatives.
  • Is an accomplished practitioner in his or her field, able to use a range of professional tools and techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively with remote team members.
  • Uses up to date knowledge of best practice for the benefit of the business.
  • High degree of capability and comfort working with data and statistics and using same to inform decisions and make recommendations.
  • Benefits expertise and/or Training and Development expertise

Personal Qualities:

  • An ability to understand and manage within a technological and business environment.
  • Can influence at Senior Management level.
  • Decisive
  • Clear about what they can bring and validity of experience

 EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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