Apply now »
ATS Company:  ATS Corporation
Requisition ID:  10152

Urbach, BW, DE, 73660

Date:  Feb 9, 2024

Human Resource Business Partner - Europe

Job Description


Position:       HR Business Partner - Europe
Department:   Human Resources, Global Services
Reports To:    Director, HR 
Travel    :        Up to 10%
Location:        Urbach, Germany
Work     :        Hybrid (Remote and in-office)


Your role will be to provide Human Resources expertise, support and guidance to assigned client groups and their teams in the areas of workforce planning, recruitment, talent management, employee relations, Works Counsel partnership, organization design, performance management, employee engagement, retention, as well as training and development. This role will be responsible for our German and UK / Ireland based employees.



This role encompasses a variety of responsibilities, including but not limited to the following:


Business Partnership:
• Understand the critical objectives of the business and partner with the greater HR network to help influence the culture, create a positive employee experience, and champion relevant organizational changes and initiatives. 


Recruitment and Onboarding:
• Leading the recruitment and onboarding activities of top talent including, interns, apprentices, full-time employees and contractors.
• Partner with leaders to ensure new hires are properly onboarded. 


Performance Management and Employee Relations:
• Manage and facilitate the annual performance management cycle including supporting leaders in the development/establishment of annual goals, and facilitating calibration sessions
• Identify, evaluate and resolve employee relations issues
• Participate and/or lead any progressive disciplinary actions, terminations, restructuring and change management activities. 
• Build a positive relationship and partnership with the Works Counsel to ensure compliance, notification, communication and employee morale.


Talent Management and Employee Development: 
• Coach and advise leaders on talent management best practices related to attracting, developing and retaining employees.
• Partner with the business and employees to define and develop career development plans, establish and maintain succession plans and foster and promote internal mobility.


Compensation and Benefits:
• Administer the annual compensation review process within the guidelines of the annual performance review cycle.  
• Recommend and develop the business case for compensation adjustments as required.


Additional Responsibilities: 
• Provide ongoing support and guidance to employees and leaders on HR programs, practices, policies, legislation and regulatory requirements.
• Support the management of illness or disability of employees related to either an occupational or a non-occupational absence and supporting the business with the development of return to work plans, accommodation, and injury/illness reporting.
• Contribute to continuous improvement ideas to enhance HR tools and processes and be an active participant in global ATS HR initiatives.





• A post-secondary degree specializing in human resources or equivalent.




• Requires a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of Human Resources experience in an HR Business Partner or HR Generalist capacity preferably within a manufacturing or engineering environment.  
• Must be fluent in English and German
• Knowledge and experience across a broad range of HR disciplines including recruitment and selection, compensation practices, employee relations, performance management and practical knowledge and experience in employment legislation. 

Apply now »