Sr. Director, HR

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
    Franklin, MA
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    Job Description

    When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

    Location/Division Specific Information

    Tewksbury, MA preferred or Franklin, MA

    As part of the Chemical Analysis Division team, you will help our customers improve the air quality we breathe, protect our first responders and ensure the food we eat is safe and free of foreign objects. We provide a diverse mix of analytical instruments and associated services to a broad range of end user markets including Safety & Security, Environmental, Food Safety, Energy, Mining, Life Science Manufacturing and Recycling, to name a few. Our instruments are deployed in the field and on the line, in challenging environments where customers put a premium on robustness, reliability and ease of use. They allow them to make decisions where they operate and streamline their businesses.

    How you will make an impact:

    The Senior Director, HR role is a senior level leadership role that has responsibility for leading global human resources efforts to achieve the business strategy for the Field & Safety Instruments business unit and more broadly, the Chemical Analysis Division within Thermo Fisher Scientific. The Senior Director will help attract, develop and lead a global team with financial commitments of >$850M. The major responsibilities for this role include support of the Vice President and General Manager, Field & Safety Instruments, and the Global Vice President, Sales, as well as key Business and Commercial leaders to improve organizational capability, drive culture change, define organizational needs, resolve training and development needs and strategy, determine hiring needs, resolve employee issues, and contribute to the achievement of the strategic and operating plan objectives. This individual must possess the ability to quickly grasp the business objectives and strategies, using human resources team members and capabilities to support the achievement of those objectives.

    What you will do:
    • Confer with business and commercial leaders in areas such as change management, organizational assessment, succession planning, organizational structure, and work force planning in order to strengthen overall organizational capability
    • 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
    • Counsel and/or coach employees and managers regarding employee relations issues including performance management, facilitation of formal/informal complaints to resolution, discipline and/or terminations in line with local culture and the business and legal environment
    • Develop HR team members to ensure adequate HR bench strength in the broader HR population
    • 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 support of employees to continuously develop their skills in their field of work
    • Manage the partnership with the talent acquisition center, including staffing coordination and job requisition management
    • Lead 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
    • Build standard work and management dashboards to quickly and reliably assess, support and communicate operational and strategic performance of the HR goals, adopting our culture of continuous improvement through our PPI (Practical Process Improvement) Business System
    • Other duties as assigned
    How you will get here:

    • Bachelor's degree in either Human Resources or a business-related field required
    • MBA or other graduate degree preferred
    • Senior level Human Resources experience from a large multi-national company with 15+ years of experience. Prior experience leading an HR team preferred.
    • Experience supporting a global Commercial organization is preferred
    • Proven success translating business strategies into organizational and HR strategies & actions
    • Experience with Process Improvement approaches (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Practical Process Improvement, etc.)
    • Experience working across a complex organizational matrix
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
    • Someone who is sought out for their opinion and advice and who can forge and maintain close relationships across all constituencies
    • Effective negotiating and influencing skills
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
    • High energy level with ability to adopt and model the Thermo Fisher Scientific values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement
    • Able to travel up to 25% domestically, Europe and Asia
    Posting ID: 552792606Posted: 2020-05-21