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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Human Resource Generalist in Franklin, Massachusetts

As the HR site partner to the Operations team you will guide and support talent management, organizational development, performance management, career development, employee relations, and compensation planning and change leadership activities.

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.

What will you do?

  • Collaborate and partner to execute site projects including recruiting, onboarding, employee performance calibration, career development, site restructures and offboarding.

  • Collaborates with Center of Excellence (COE) process specialists to execute and implement HR initiatives (i.e., roll out of annual programs, new programs, policies) within Franklin, MA and Agawam, MA.

  • Provide HR support and coaching to site supervisors on policies, processes, people management, and career development.

  • Counsel and/or coach employees and managers regarding employee relations issues including performance management, facilitation of formal/informal investigations, and any resulting disciplinary actions.

  • Evaluate and partner with client groups on the attraction, motivation, development and retention of their teams.

  • Ensure effective talent attraction and management including recruitment, assessment, and development.

  • Assist managers in assessing and identifying resources to meet employee training needs.

  • Participate in the broader Group, Divisional or Regional HR team to drive HR projects and initiatives.

  • Mentor managers on effective use of HR systems (e.g. Workday) to utilize reporting and data insight capabilities.

  • Partner in employee engagement activities and support the site Employee Resource Groups.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor's degree in HR or related field is required.

  • Must have 3 or more years of experience in various aspects of human resources (staffing, compensation, employee relations and organizational development). Experience in a matrixed organization is a plus.

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite is required.

  • Previous experience with HR information systems is required. Workday experience preferred.

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

  • Attention to detail with strong follow-through

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with all levels of the organization.

  • Strong analysis, problem solving, decision making, mentoring and influencing skills.

  • Available for travel up to 10-15%

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.


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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.