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HR Manager

Req ID:  3082

Working Location: CALIFORNIA, SAN JOSE 


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

This position is responsible for managing and performing the full scope of human resources functions for the site including policy interpretation and communication; interviewing onboarding and retention; compensation and benefits; training; performance management/coaching. Ensures compliance with federal and state laws and regulations including EEO/AAP/NLRB. Serve as a business partner to the site management team ensuring support of the day-to-day activities of the business.

Job Duties

* Serves as a business partner to site management providing coaching and guidance on various matters in support of the business including change management employee relations training performance management and development.


* Employee Relations - Responds to sensitive and personnel issues and concerns raised by all levels of employees in a confidential, timely and objective manner consulting with SR HR Manager as required.


* Maintains awareness of general employee issues/concerns and recommends solutions to management to ensure positive morale and an issue free environment.


* Responds to inquiries regarding policies procedures and programs.


* In collaboration with Corporate recruitment supports leadership in the recruitment of open positions.


* Works with Production Management on the hiring and conversion on contingent employees.


* Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.


* Supports the communication and administration of the employee LOA/FMLA/WC matters as is appropriate.


* In conjunction with worker compensation carrier processes Worker's Compensation claims and accident reports. Serves as site liaison with carrier representative (adjuster) relative to claims questions/discrepancies. Participates claims review meetings.


* All Other Essential Duties as directed.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or relevant discipline, or equivalent knowledge required.


* Minimum of 5 years Human Resources Generalist experience in a manufacturing/production environment with a minimum of 250 employees.



* HR Generalist experience should include familiarity with recruitment & staffing, employee relations, training and career development.


* Thorough knowledge of current federal state and local Human Resources-related laws regulations trends and issues.


* Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.


* Professional demeanour with the ability to be able to effectively communicate with and resolve issues for employees at all levels throughout the organization.


*  Ability to forge and maintain strategic business partnerships. Ability to interface with all levels of employees in the organization.


* Ability to analyze data and then create and communicate recommendations based on data to meet desired business objectives.


* Proven customer focus and skill at handling stressful issues in a courteous professional manner.


* Ability to maintain confidentiality.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || California (US-CA) || San Jose || 

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