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Senior Human Resources Specialist

Req ID:  8226


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The Senior Human Resources Specialist provides general HR support to Global HR Business Partners based in the US including employee data management, performance and talent management, compensation planning, employee engagement, employee and organizational matters, HR systems, policies, and processes. In addition, this role provides guidance and support to managers and employees on HR processes, policies, and programs. This role is a developmental role to grow into an HR Business Partner.

Job Duties

  • Provide data analytics and reporting for HRBP team and in support of the business.
  • Expert and power user in HR information systems. 
  • Responsible for maintaining the HRIS with appropriate data in the execution of organization and employee changes. 
  • Provide support to managers in the areas of performance management, talent management, corrective actions, talent acquisition, and answering general HR-related questions. 
  • Ensure compliance with employment regulations and company policies. 
  • Support and lead special projects and initiatives, as assigned. 
  • Assist in the preparation for annual talent reviews with managers and HRBPs. 
  • Facilitate the job evaluation process with managers and Compensation. 
  • Provide compensation analytics for promotions, transfers, and new hires. 
  • Prepare HR related agreements and job offers. 
  • Conduct exit interviews for offboarding employees. 
  • Answer employee and manager questions and escalate concerns, as appropriate. 
  • Support internal investigations on workplace situations in conjunction with assigned HRBP and Legal.
  • Support Leave Administration process, as needed.

Job Qualification



  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred or equivalent experience is required.
  • A degree in an HR related discipline is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years HR experience required including experience in at least two (2) of the following disciplines:
    • HR data reporting and processing, employee relations, benefits administration, leave administration,
    • HR policy interpretation, talent acquisition, training facilitation, and/or payroll administration. 
  • Strong proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, intermediate to advanced Excel skills, HRIS skills and MS Teams.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with all levels on the organization.
  • Must be able to manipulate large amounts of data, formulate data into easy-to-read formats and be comfortable telling a story and provide insights with that data.
  • Must have demonstrated innovative thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills while at the same time always be open to fulfilling organizational transactional and administrative duties.


  • Experience working within a matrixed global organizational structure with multiple locations/regions/countries.
  • Experience working in life sciences, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and/or biotechnology organizations.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

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.


Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Human Resources 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

Job Segment: HR, Recruiting, HRIS, Information Systems, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Technology

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