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Senior Human Resources Manager

Req ID:  1205

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

The Senior Human Resources Manager maitnains responsibility for providing support and leadership to the assigned business partners and employees in the areas of staffing employee relations training policy interpretation and communication compensation and benefits communication. The isuccessful candidate will engage in both strategic and tactical human resources functions.

Job Duties

* Provides creative Human Resources solutions to the organization's strategic business needs by actively participating in business meetings understanding the business direction and linking the business strategies to talent implications.


* Resolves employee inquiries with a minimum of referrals to Corporate OHR resources.


* Identifies alternative and cost effective sources of recruitment in support of business requirements. R


* Responds to sensitive and confidential issues and concerns raised by all levels of employees in a confidential timely and objective manner.


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


* Identifies training needs and actively supports the career development of employees within the framework of the Company's Human Resources Planning Process.


* Actively interprets policies and procedures.


* Coaches and educates employees at all levels regarding programs and policies such as benefits PED MBO sexual harassment ethics and attendance.


* Contributes to cross functional human resources related projects and initiatives as assigned. Identifies and recommends changes to policies and processes.


* Identifies compensation issues and reviews with local management and Corporate Compensation to ensure pay equity and proper placement within market and company guidelines.


* Provides weekly HR status reports to executive management and HR management.


* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor's degree in Business Administration Industrial Relations or equivalent knowledge required.


* Minimum of 7 years of Human Resources Generalist experience including 4-5 years in a supervisory capacity. HR Generalist experience should include recruitment & staffing employee relations training compensation benefits and career development. Experience to include providing HR support to operations/manufacturing employee and management groups. Thorough knowledge of current federal state and local Human Resources-related laws regulations trends and issues.


* Occasional Travel required




* Masters degree and/or PHR/SPHR preferred.


* Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information in written and verbal form.


* Ability to forge and maintain strategic business partnerships.


* Ability to interface with all levels of employees in the organization.


* Ability to analyze data and create and communicate options to meet desired business objectives.

* Proficiency with computer systems including Word Excel Microsoft Project HRIS (preferably SAP HCM).


* Proven capabilities in leading initiatives projects and staff. 

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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