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HR Regional lead at Flir Systems in Elkridge, Maryland

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Be visionary

At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.


Job Description


Job Summary:

Responsible for supporting local HR initiatives in support of local business growth. This is a client facing role and the HR Generalist supports ongoing process improvement within and across client locations, and in some instances spanning several countries.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

General HR

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the human resources field

  • Provide policy and procedure guidance to employees and management.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Engage in Local HR programs (e.g., community outreach)

  • Facilitate local HR communications and reporting

  • Provide support for escalated employee inquiries

  • Ensure local HR compliance

  • Answer employee questions and addresses employee concerns with company; including employee safety, welfare, wellness and health

HR Advisor Coordination

  • Work with HR Advisor to support HR processes and services

  • Support in-country HR Advisors and business leaders to effectively roll out new or revised HR programs, policies or services.

Coordination with Shared Service Coordination

  • Collaborate with Shared Services to deploy services that are required to be executed at a local level. For example: payroll and benefits, local development and training, recruitment and onboarding/offboarding, separations, performance and compensation reviews

  • Coordinate open enrollments, changes, and training for employee benefits programs.

  • Respond to human resources-related inquiries

  • Assist with payroll processing or follow up 

  • Create and distribute internal communications regarding status changes, benefits, or company policies

  • Act as a resource for managers and associates to support the development process and assure understanding of business guidance.

  • Data gathering in support of assessment initiatives by HRBP/Advisors

Talent Management

  • In coordination with COE partners administer new employee on-boarding and orientation.

  • Monitor employee morale and company culture

  • Process complaints regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, or other instances of workplace harassment and assist in any necessary investigations and disciplinary actions

  • Maintain and submit pertinent employee records

  • Conduct exit interviews and recommend corrective action if necessary

  • Understanding of personnel and compliance records management

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication abilities

Employee Relations and Compliance

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal and state employment law and compliance requirements.

  • Understanding of state and federal employment regulations

  • Awareness of OSHA regulations and compliance

  • Support Employee Relation issues/escalations as needed (fact finding)

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or related field. HR Certification a plus;

  • 5-7 years human resources experience with knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management. Manufacturing & Technology industry experience a plus;

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence HR professionals in a shared services environment.

  • Deep knowledge of Human Resources practices and a demonstrated ability to provide solutions in a complex and fast-moving environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead change management activities in the organization.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong project-management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects at once and deliver on time;

  • Capable of working both independently and as part of a team;

  • Knowledge of U.S. and global employment-based immigration visas and regulations and permanent residency processes (example visa types: J-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, and PERM) preferred;

  • Experience with Workday a plus

  • Must be able to travel up to 25%

  • Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.


  • Continuous Improvement

  • Process Knowledge

  • Issue Resolution

  • Adaptability

  • Technology Savvy

  • Communications

  • Organizational Skills

  • Customer Focus


FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.