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Germany - Germering
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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

The Thermo Fisher Scientific HPLC business has been setting decisive and innovative trends for many years in the development, manufacturing and marketing of instruments and software for High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). The expertise of our highly qualified staff contributes significantly to our economic success, enabling us to continuously expand our site in Germering near Munich.

For the support of our Team we are looking for a

Site HR Manager (f/m)

As Site HR Manager you are part of the Germering management team and responsible for site HR related topics. Embedded into the German country HR organization the position will be “ key point of contact” for the Business HR Partner supporting her by locally executing programs and business initiatives. As an experienced and hands-on HR Generalist, you’ll lead and inspire your local Field HR team and will work closely with the wider HR organization utilizing your excellent communication and influencing skills to drive employee engagement and manage change.

Your main responsibilities
  • Operational Management of HR at the Germering site providing Leadership to the local Field HR team members.
  • Support Business and Business HR partner by implementing and executing programs and strategic initiatives for the betterment of the organization
  • Manage works council relations in close collaboration with managers and General Management in application of the legal requirements. Prepare works council agreements, drive and lead negotiations. Ensure compliance with co-determination legal framework.
  • Implement, maintain and execute local HR policies, instruments, procedures, in line with Business, Corporate and Country guidelines and harmonization requirements. Ensure involvement with relevant HR partners including all Business Support functions.
  • Oversee and conduct employee/labor relations investigations and provide recommendations for resolution. Provide objective perspective to support manager and employee issues.
  • Serve as main owner and contact person for internal as well as external audit bodies regarding personnel/HR-related topics (e.g. ISO, supplier audits)
  • Use PPI (Practical Process Improvement) tools to continuously review and improve HR processes. Deliver site HR metrics/reports as well as defined KPIs to Business HR supporting our PPI Business System.
  • Support and partner with our Talent Acquisition team in recruitment and hiring efforts within established guidelines and ensure professional onboarding experience.
  • Consult managers at the site in identifying and developing talent and support in defining roles and responsibilities across the site to build a strong workforce.
  • Participate in HR and cross-functional projects
  • Partner with our Shared Service Center Payroll ensuring flawless payroll execution
  • Supervise local Apprentice Program
  • Ensure and provide day-to-day operational HR support to the business and employees in an effective, cost efficient manner.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Your background

  • Bachelor's degree from University /accredited higher learning institution required (studies in HR, Law or business related field) or equivalent through relevant experience and an excellent updated knowledge.
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience as a Human Resources Generalist with multi-national company; experience in operating in a matrixed environment a plus
  • Experience in leading and developing a team
  • Experience in employment law and works council negotiations
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Willingness to take on challenges and responsibilities with diplomacy, perseverance and determination; strong in prioritization.
  • Excellent communicator, structured, self-driven, organized and positive
  • Experience with SAP/HR and the Human Capital Management system, Workday, would be an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to travel 0-10%

What we Offer
  • Employment within an innovative, growth-oriented organization
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme and other fringe benefits
  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and Innovation


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