Thermo Fisher Scientific Human Resources Manager in Hanover Park, Illinois

Job Description

Position Summary:

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, and the Customer Channels Group (CCG) plays an important role in that leadership position by helping the company deliver its unique value proposition to our customers. CCG is the premier scientific supplies channel partner because of our unmatched product portfolio backed by a consultative sales team with deep technical expertise. Our leading eBusiness platforms, a purpose-built supply chain, and value-added services that complement our core distribution business are equally significant factors.

This position is part of the Customer Channels Group (CCG) HR team and will provide core, common and consistent HR solutions to the CCG Shared Services groups and provide large scale project support to the CCG Generalist team. Under the direction of HR leadership, this position is responsible for managing day-to-day Human Resource functions at the including: positive employee relations, recruiting and selection, HR compliance, on-boarding, recordkeeping, training and development, compensation and performance management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach functional leadership in assigned business unit/client groups on issues including application of HR policies and processes, restructuring, and complex employee issues in order to strengthen overall organizational capability. May coach employees on people management, career development, personal leadership, and 360 assessments.

  • Participate in the broader CCG Generalist team to drive Core, Common and Consistent HR solutions such as process improvement as well as participating in other broad scale HR projects and initiatives.

  • Ensure 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.

  • Conduct Employee/Labor Relations investigations and provide recommendation for resolution.

  • Handle escalations from HR1 Solution Center to resolve client queries and issues as appropriate.

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

  • Drive recruitment efforts within established division guidelines working with the Talent Acquisition COE. Partner with managers in establishing hiring and compensation strategies.

  • Work with the Compensation COE in regards to local compensation needs or analysis.

  • Promote positive employee relations utilizing Employer of Choice data.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • May need to travel up to 15% of time.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in HR or business related field.

  • HR certification preferred.

  • 5+ years human resources as a generalist or HR manager

  • Working knowledge and understanding of labor and employment laws (e.g., NLRA, FMLA, Title VII, FCRA, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, HIPAA) and other HR concepts. Compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations.

  • Supervisory experience is a plus

  • Solid experience and expertise using HRIS

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

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work within a diverse, cross-functional team across multiple sites.

  • 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 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.

  • Strong analytical skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to understand real-world business issues /opportunities and determine appropriate data, metrics, and methods of analysis to use to gain required insights.

  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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.