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Employee Human Resources Manager, Boston

  • Current & GE Lighting
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/17/2017 5:06:21 PM
  • 2921317
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Business Segment: Current & Lighting Current Powered by GE
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston


About Us:

Current is a first-of-its-kind energy company designed to meet the unique needs of a wide range of Commercial & Industrial, municipal and utility customers. It brings together capabilities including LED lighting and Solar technologies, along with new financing and software solutions to offer integrated energy solutions aimed at delivering increased reliability, efficiency and profitability.

Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Employee HR Manager is the first point of contact for managers and employees to provide counsel, coaching and support on HR fundamentals and employee related questions. This role is critical in executing our key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement. This role will be directly aligned to a defined employee population.

Essential Responsibilities:

This person will be the main point of contact for employees in Boston office and other remote employees in North America, for GE's Current business.

  • Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple managers and employees with specific focus on: Employee advocacy / engagement
    • HR fundamentals and process training
    • Employee relations management
    • Performance management
    • Career development
    • Talent assessment
    • Acquisition and retention
    • Workplace investigations as appropriate
  • Provide employees and managers with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues
  • Escalate concerns beyond scope to HR Business Partners; navigate employees and manager to HR Services when it is the more appropriate resource
  • Partner with HR Business Partners and O&TD professionals to execute business-specific HR strategies
  • Ensure that all employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, investigated and resolved
  • Provide advice and counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices at 100% compliance to promote an ethical and compliant work environment
  • Lead key HR processes including compensation planning and compliance
  • Conduct HR training and support for functional processes like EMS, People Review, Salary Planning, New Employee Orientation and People Leader Assimilation
  • Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed
  • Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care
  • Lead other site-wide HR projects as necessary, working across multiple client groups
  • Serve as the Human Resources / Employee Resources Team subject matter expert for one HR specialty area (GME, Immigration, Staffing, Payroll / Benefits, etc.) including managing all complex and escalated cases as well as providing training and support to other team members at your site / region



Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 3 years professional work in the Human Resources function with responsibilities such as recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, employee development or performance management



Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Resources from an accredited university or college
  • GE HRLP Graduate or graduate of a similar program
  • PHR / SPHR certification
  • Passionate, employee advocate who wants to make a difference in the organization by helping employees succeed
  • Approachable and responsive resource able to connect with employees at all levels
  • Desires employee-facing work
  • Willingness to make horizontal moves to develop HR expertise
  • Strong customer service focus, with a high level of responsiveness
  • Supportive team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment; ability to diffuse a tense situation
  • Applies solid judgment ensuring integrity, compliance, & confidentiality
  • Strong interest in innovative HR solutions and process improvement
  • Understanding of HR concepts and principles with expertise in a specialty area such as staffing, analytics, facilitation, etc.
  • Strong problem solving skills; ability to make independent decisions, manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Sound knowledge of local labor laws and government requirements
  • Detailed-oriented with excellent organizational & documentation skills
  • Proponent of the segmented HR model, understands the benefits

    GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.



Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Boston

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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