Posted on: 2018-09-19

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare

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HR Manager, Redmond, WA
At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.
We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We're invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.
Olympus America Inc
Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled
Job Description
Are you looking for a company that cares about people's lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We're currently looking for a Human Resources Manager to join us in our Redmond, WA office.
Let's inspire healthier lives, together.
The Manager, Human Resources is responsible for being the primary on- site support aligned with the resources of the Corporate Shared Services team, for the full range of Human Resources support to business groups as assigned in the areas of staffing, employee relations, training, policy interpretation and communication, compensation and benefits.
*Job Duties:
As a Human Resource Manager working on the HR team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. You will contribute to our mission by being an integral partner with our business groups, utilizing and collaborating with the HR Shared Service Team and being an ambassador of our global core values. A typical day for you will include:

* Actively participating in a variety of activities in support of assigned business group leveraging corporate HR resources as appropriate. Examples may include, but not be limited to, partnering with management and talent acquisition on staffing strategies and participating in interviews and surveying employee groups to identify learning and development needs to be shared with the Learning & Development so that the appropriate programs may be implemented or designed.
* Conducting local New Hire Orientation and On-boarding Resolves sensitive and confidential issues and concerns raised by all levels of employees in a confidential, timely, and objective manner.
* Directing employees, as appropriate to the tools that are available to them (e.g. HR Service Center) to enable efficient resolution of lower level issues.
* Conducting investigations of escalated HR related employee issues as is necessary.
* Maintaining constant awareness of general employee issues/concerns and implements solutions that ensure positive morale and an issue free environment.
* Collaborating with HR leaders and business stakeholders to design new policies and procedures as needed to provide appropriate responses to employee relations issues.
* Working closely with employees and managers to help them identify developmental needs and to actively support career development within the framework of the Company's Human Resources policies and procedures.
* Coaching and educating employees at all levels regarding programs and policies such as benefits, Performance Management, diversity, anti- harassment, ethics and attendance.
* Identifying compensation and benefits issues and reviews with Human Resources management and business group as assigned to promote pay equity and efficient benefits service delivery.
* Partnering with compensation and benefits team members to collaborate on and reach solutions that meet the needs of business stakeholders.
* Champion people related data integrity and analysis for assigned groups in partnership with the HR Business Partner and the HR Operations team.
* Becoming a super user of various HR related systems e.g. SAP HCM, Brassring, and SuccessFactors so that useful and accurate reporting may be delivered.
* Assisting the Business Leaders and the Human Resources Business Lead with workforce planning activities within assigned business groups to understand the forward looking talent implications of planned business strategies and objectives.
* Collaborating with business and HR stakeholders to plan for and implement organizational changes.
* May be involved in a variety of special projects using HR and other sources as needed.
* Providing status reports to management along with recommendations for improvements.

Job Requirements:
* Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or equivalent knowledge required; Master's degree preferred.
* Minimum of 5 years Human Resources experience or equivalent and relevant business experience; HR generalist experience that includes 1 -2 areas of experience in recruitment & staffing, employee relations, training, compensation, benefits and career development is preferred.
We realize work isn't just a job to you.
It's a big part of your life, but not the only part. That's why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks - so you can be ready for where life can take you.
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