Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Chelmsford, MA, United States of America

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ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

Job Summary:
The HR business partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. Reports to the Manager of Human Resources.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts regular meetings with respective business units

  • Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate

  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations

  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)

  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention

  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation

  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning

  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual coaching needs

  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met


Competencies:

  • Business Acumen

  • Communication

  • Consultation

  • Ethical Practice

  • Global & Cultural Awareness

  • HR Knowledge

  • Relationship Management


Skills Requirements:

  • 5+ years' experience resolving complex employee relations issues, strongly preferred.

  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws

  • Experience supporting a manufacturing operations team highly preferred

  • This position serves as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department

  • Ability to lead small teams / projects as needed

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM­ SCP) credential desired


Required/Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and/or relevant experience

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

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ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990