International Human Resources Manager
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories - Trinity, FL
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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks an experienced professional with human resources experience in Asia, Middle East Europe or Africa for our International Human Resources Manager position. SEL is expanding globally and this person will support our Vice President of International Sales. It is an exciting time to join SEL! If you are looking for an opportunity to utilize your international human resources knowledge with a growing, global company then this may be the position for you!The position is located in Trinity, Florida. The successful candidate will spend at least 2 month training in Pullman, Washington. There will be international travel required. International Human Resources ManagerResponsibilities:
Researching international employment laws and setting up offices in new countries. Understanding different cultures, problem solving and dealing with all aspects of HR in a global environment. Provide training to new and existing employees regarding company culture, values, policy and leadership. Actively source and recruit, interview, and hire international employees and maintain documentation. Research and recommend international insurance providers. Administer international employee benefits programs. Answer employee benefit questions. Administer and report on international compensation. Conduct or coordinate international compensation salary benchmarking. Counsel employees and management by interpreting company culture, values and policy, and employment law promptly and accurately. Work with management to help draft and supply updated and useful information such as reports, relevant policies, and/or disciplinary documents. Support Human Resources training and recruitment efforts as needed. Follow and improve department processes. Qualifications:
B.A. or B.S. degree in Human Resources or Accounting or equivalent work experience. Five years hands on international human resources experience, specifically with experience in recruitment and employee relations. Experience living in the US and one of the following areas:
Asia, Middle East, Europe or Africa . Knowledge of international employment law and legal hiring practices and procedures, including US and either Asia, Middle East, Europe or Africa. Experience and ability working effectively with a wide variety of cultures, countries and teams. Excellent listening, interviewing and interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong analytical ability and problem resolution skills; financial/accounting experience is very helpful due to detail orientation necessary. Must maintain confidentiality and demonstrate discretion in handling sensitive information and data. Working knowledge of MS Office required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with an HRIS system and processes. Background check results satisfactory to SEL Drug test results satisfactory Ability to adhere to SEL's tobacco free workplace policy Preferred Qualifications:
GPHR, SPHR or PHR certification Bilingual in English, and either French, German or Russian To Apply For This Position:
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SEL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. An Award Winning CompanySchweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets to include international customers and OEM markets.
SEL earned a spot on the 2012 FORTUNE Magazine 100 Best Companies to Work For list. This prestigious ranking celebrates the SEL 100% employee-owned culture as one of the best in the country. SEL has received numerous awards, including the Puget Sound Business Journal s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State (1999 through 2003, 2010, and 2011), Inc. Magazine s 500|5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies (1990, 1991, 2008, 2010, and 2011), the Association of Washington Businesses (AWB) Manufacturing, Workplace, and Community Service Award (1998 through 2010), and the Washington State Quality Achievement Award (WSQA).
In an independent survey conducted by Newton-Evens Research Company, SEL ranks first in seven performance categories including:
technology, features, security against hackers, web/internet information ability, technical service and support, price, and relay setting PC software. Since 2006, SEL has also held the elite VPP STAR status certification for outstanding safety and health programs. Apply Your Talent. Make a Difference. Enjoy the Rewards.Are you ready to be part of a highly motivated and well-equipped team? Are you a quick learner who likes new challenges? If so, then you are ready to join us at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.
Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III delivered the first commercial digital protective relay in 1984. Under his technical, managerial, and fiscal leadership, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has expanded to 3000 employees. Ed understands and supports the need for investing in employees. In return, he expects that we hire only the best, most highly motivated team members, and that we deliver simple, reliable, and cost-effective products and solutions.
Our products and solutions must be simple and reliable because they protect the largest, most complicated machine on earth:
the electric power grid. Blackouts in the U.S. and Canada remind us that reliable electric power is crucial to our society. SEL provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of utility and industrial electric systems worldwide.
Our company and our products exist to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. That purpose has made SEL very successful, and the company is managed with sound fiscal judgment and that purpose in mind. Profits are reinvested to fuel the company s growth.
In addition to offering a variety of challenges in a supportive, stable environment, SEL shares its success with employees by giving them stock in the company. All employees earn stock at the same rate. And because only employees can own SEL stock, the stock price is not subject to market volatility. Even when the stock market value has plunged, SEL stock consistently increased in value.
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SEL has an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for all regular full-time employees and their entire family; long-term disability and life insurance; education assistance programs; a very generous employee stock ownership plan; 401K; flexible benefit account; and an outstanding work environment.