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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Human Resources Manager Global Operations Sensing Solutions in Thousand Oaks, California

Sensata is looking for a Manager, HR Business Partner (HRBP) to support the Global Operations Sensing Solutions organization in the company, reporting to the Head of Human Resources for Global Operations and HRBP for the Sensing Solutions BU. The HRBP plays a crucial role in the execution of the HR Strategy. Partnering with the Senior Leaders in support of strategic business objectives, the HRBP advises and coaches leaders in all elements of the people management process. The HRBP works collaboratively with HR Centers of Excellence and Shared Services to develop and deliver integrated HR solutions, including workforce planning, performance management, succession planning, and leadership development. This position is based in the North America region, preferably in Massachusetts, USA.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work in a highly complex, matrixed work environment. S/he will display a highly collaborative style; and have demonstrated skill and comfort in building relationships with senior level and executive management, peers and employees at all levels. S/he must demonstrate personal characteristics including high energy, commitment to excellence, strong leadership and a continued focus on developing future leaders. They will have a track record of absolute integrity and a dedicated work ethic.



  • Foster deep and current knowledge of HR department functions and capabilities through ongoing discussion and collaboration with HR colleagues

  • Act as a single point of contact and intermediary for employees and management in assigned business units globally

  • Participate in the creation of clear, concise, and standardized mechanisms for reporting data findings to the business, including dashboards and scorecards

  • Actively reach out to internationally based business leaders and work with them to collaboratively identify opportunities for HR program and practice improvement

  • Coach global business leaders and managers on HR and people management practice

Business Strategy

  • Demonstrate sound business acumen and ability to relate to business objectives

  • Scan the broader business environment on an ongoing basis for trends and issues that may affect talent management in the organization

  • Lead the development of HR measures and metrics that track progress towards goal achievement and yield meaningful data

  • Analyze a broad range of HR data to identify valid insights, and convert these insights into recommendations the business can use to make decisions

  • Provide business leaders and managers with an HR perspective on business decisions by leveraging strong knowledge of all HR functions

  • Maintain a current knowledge of legislation and regulation that relate to HR issues, and participate in developing appropriate policies and procedures

  • Participate in the development of the annual HR strategic plan

Planning and Execution

  • Apply rigorous project management techniques to planning and implementing cross-functional HR initiatives that support current and future business strategies

  • Coordinate with HR department function experts and others to deliver on business requests and solve business problems

  • Implement HR-related programs within business unit

Position Requirements

Formal Education and Certification

  • Bachelor degree in related field; Master degree will be considered as significant advantage

Knowledge and Experience

  • 5+ years of progressive HR experience

  • Demonstrated HR experience in an international business environment

  • Thorough knowledge of human resource management practices and employment related legislation

  • Track record of working with international teams and in a multicultural environment while supporting senior business leaders

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Able to communicate complex ideas and business

  • Customer oriented, able to easily create effective professional relationships

  • Proven ability to work effectively on a team, especially in a matrix environment

  • Proven leadership abilities to motivate, coach, and develop others

  • Ability to work independently

  • Able to work in a fast-paced multinational environment, prioritizing work accordingly

  • Able to adapt to changes in the organizational environment

  • Confidence in influencing and interacting with different level of management

  • The position will require up to 20% travel (predominantly international)




Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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