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Thermo Fisher Scientific HR Manager in Lenexa, Kansas

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

As a trusted advisor to the business and functional leaders, you will consult and take action in the areas of talent management, organizational development, performance management, career development, employee relations, and compensation planning and change leadership.

What will you do?

  • Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into critical HR actions, programs, and initiatives.

  • Evaluate and advise client groups on programs or strategies that impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the business.

  • Provide HR support and coaching to leaders on HR policies and processes, people management, and career development.

  • Counsel and/or coach employees and managers regarding employee relations issues including performance management, facilitation of formal/informal investigations, and any resulting disciplinary actions.

  • Ensure effective talent attraction and management including recruitment, assessment, and development.

  • Assist managers in assessing and identifying resources to meet employee training needs.

  • Drive effective compensation equity and planning processes for the assigned client group.

  • Support the HR functional teams (i.e. talent acquisition, compensation, etc.) with large scale HR initiatives and annual processes.

  • Act as a change agent and lead key change management initiatives for the site and/or assigned business teams.

  • Partner with the site HR and Business leaders to oversee and provide guidance on site activities, shape culture, and drive employee engagement.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's degree in HR or related field is required.

  • Master's degree or MBA preferred.


  • Must have 7 - 10 years of experience in various aspects of human resources (staffing, compensation, employee relations and organizational development).

  • Knowledge and understanding of US labor and employment law and business partnering experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to work within a diverse and cross-functional team.

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, work independently, multi-task, and follow up on projects and issues

  • Analysis, problem solving, decision making, negotiating and influencing skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interface with all levels of the organization including employee relations, coaching, communications and presentations, etc.

  • Strong process improvement orientation.

  • Can effectively secure and leverage resources to get work done through both formal and informal channels

Each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.