Associate HR Business Partner in Selzach at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including orthopaedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world.  For more information, please visit our website at www.stryker.com.

Stryker are seeking a HR professional who has proven experience in building trusting ,cross functional relationships. You will ideally come from a Multinational/larger organisation background who has a pro-active and strategic approach to their work. The position is located in Selzach. You will be part of a dynamic HR team where full training is provided. Stryker encourage and support growth within the business, we have a culture of team players and high achievers and seeking like minded professionals to join our team.

Fluency in German and English is required and conversational or fluent French would be highly desirable.

This position is responsible for executing the talent strategy, providing a consistent experience to managers and employees and supporting and executing the engagement strategy for the market.  The Associate HR Business Partner provides HR partnership to managers focusing on the work environment, employee relations, employee retention and business processes by executing the business unit HR strategy.  The HR Business Partner possesses a solid understanding of all HR functions and works with managers and/or HR partners in areas such as employee relations, compensation, and performance management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Human Resources Expertise

  • Serves as subject-matter expert to managers
  • Applies policies and procedures across organization; assists in the interpretation and administration of company policies and guidelines and will advise and counsel others in equitable application
  • Applies compliance knowledge to mitigate risk
  • Implements solutions that are aligned and consistent with global HR best practices

Relationship Management

  • Effectively builds strong partnerships with managers to ensure HR resources are effectively provided to each group
  • Will maintain constant and effective involvement in employee relations activities

Business Acumen

  • Provides guidance on HR matters, partnering with subject-matter experts to develop needed solutions
  • Uses knowledge of business and HR metrics to facilitate business decisions
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the labor market and its relation to organizational success

Consultation

  • Partners with managers and HR to implement business solutions, utilizing HR expertise and perspective; supports managers on HR projects
  • Coaches managers on HR and business-related issues
  • Executes programs, policies, and procedures to drive an engaged and performing organizational culture
  • Delivers solutions that address issues of retention, change management and employee engagement, partnering with subject-matter experts as appropriate
  • Executes consistent HR services for the operating entity

HR Insights

  • Analyzes and presents data to managers and recommends solutions that support the culture and the defined HR strategy
  • Analyzes root causes of work environment issues; manages interventions and solutions in collaboration and cooperation with key stakeholders

Education & Special Trainings:

  • B.A. or B.S from accredited university or equivalent

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Ideally 6+ years of work experience required - previous HR experience and demonstrated experience interacting with COE's and business leaders
  • 6+ years of increasingly responsible human resources experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex employee relations/performance management matters
  • Strong facilitation, consulting, relationship-building, influence, negotiation skills, and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence different groups
  • Demonstrated execution ability
  • Capability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Strong situational assessment and objective evaluation skills
  • Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Languages: Fluent in English & German is required & and conversational/fluency in French would be highly desirable

The successful candidate must be able to:

  • Exercise independent judgment with strong attention to detail
  • Analyze, understand and communicate complicated issues to Managers and Employees to ensure understanding
  • Develop solutions based on best practices and customer feedback
  • Solicit input from managers and exercise independent judgment in providing recommendations to the business
  • Effectively facilitate discussions with and deliver communications to large groups of people
  • Communicate telephonically and via email and other electronic means
  • Ability to effectively navigate Workday and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and changing priorities

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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