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General Electric Human Resource Partner - Systems Engineering in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Description Summary

At GE Aerospace we invent the future of flight, lift people up and bring them home safely. As a human resource partner supporting our world class Systems Engineering team, you will play a critical role in support of our purpose and our greatest asset, our people. In this role you will be the first point of contact for 350 employees and managers providing counsel, coaching and support on HR fundamentals and employee questions. You will partner with engineering leadership to drive strategic initiatives, workforce planning, and talent development throughout the organization. This role is critical in executing key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with leaders and managers within a complex client group to support multiple employee populations, matrixes, customers, products, or initiatives

  • Partner with Engineering Leaders to execute business-specific HR strategies

  • Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to 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 and workplace investigations as appropriate

  • Serve as initial point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues and help employees and managers to navigate self-services and HR services

  • Provide advice and counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures, and practices to promote an ethical and compliant work environment

  • Lead key HR processes including compensation planning and compliance, providing coaching on the process and application to the business

  • Conduct HR related training and support for functional processes like People, Performance & Growth (PPG), Talent Deep Dive Discussions, People Reviews, Salary & Wage Planning, New Employee Orientation and New Manager Assimilation and Inclusion, Diversity & Equality initiatives

  • Nurture strong stakeholder relationships with cross-functional partners

  • Communicate clearly and succinctly with all stakeholders to ensure alignment and meet integration objectives

  • Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 7 years of experience).

  • Minimum of 3 years professional work experience 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 or other applicable programs; minimum of 5 years professional work experience in the Human Resources function

  • Experience working with a salaried client population

  • Experience working with Workday

  • 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

  • Strong customer service focus, with a high say do ratio

  • Ability to perform in an environment of ambiguity, influencing decisions and driving implementation across the organization

  • Works collaboratively: excels in a matrixed work environment, contributes constructively to team performance

  • Applies solid judgment ensuring integrity, compliance, and confidentiality

  • Strong interest in innovative HR solutions and process improvement. Performs with a Lean mindset

  • Strong problem-solving skills: ability to make independent decisions, manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Detailed-oriented with excellent organizational & documentation skills

  • Committed to learning and self-development; seeks out learning opportunities to build expertise, skills, and capabilities.

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.

Additional Information

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes