General Electric Human Resources Manager, Jacksonville in West Melbourne, Florida

Role Summary:

Serve as the first point of contact for people leaders and employees to provide counsel, coaching and support on HR fundamentals and employee related questions. You will execute our key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support and drive HR functional excellence and process improvement.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple senior leaders and employees within a complex business environment

  • Provide dedicated guidance and coaching with a specific focus on:

  • Employee Advocacy / Engagement

  • HR Fundamentals and Process Training

  • Employee Relations Management

  • Performance Management

  • Career Development

  • Talent Assessment

  • Acquisition and Retention

  • and 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

  • Escalates concerns beyond their scope to HR Business Partners

  • Navigates 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, Salary Planning, New Employee Orientation and New Manager Assimilation

  • Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed

  • Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care

  • Conduct investigations including gathering, preserving, documenting and analyzing all available information and evidence, and in some circumstances, making recommendations to the business on disciplinary action

  • Provide coaching and mentorship to new team members or HR Specialists / Generalists

  • Lead other site-wide HR projects as necessary, working across multiple client groups

  • Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple managers and employees within a complex business environment, including supporting multiple employee populations, matrixes, customers, products or initiatives

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related area from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years of experience in Human Resources, Employee Relations or related field)

  • Minimum 3 years prior experience in Human Resources, Business, Employee Relations or related area(s) (can include internships) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S):

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

Desired Characteristics:

  • 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

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Unison Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Engine Services, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of electrical components, sensors, and systems for aircraft, industrial, marine, military, and space uses. The Jacksonville, Florida facility is Unison's world headquarters, providing corporate support in Sales and Marketing, Design and Product Engineering, Finance, Research and Development and Human Resources. Major product lines include Gas turbine engine ignition and control, including ignition exciters, ignition leads, igniter plugs and various electronic systems in support of the other Unison facilities. The Jacksonville location employs a multi-talented workforce of 500+. Over 19,00 new jobs have been created in the Jacksonville area over the past 5 years. Our combination of one of the best and most affordable business environments with ample recreational opportunities, proximity to the beach & short commute times explain why 1.4 million people have made the Jacksonville region their home. Learn more about Jacksonville! at http://www.jacksonvillechamber.org/

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Locations: United States; Florida; Jacksonville

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.