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Manager, Global HR Projects



People & HR
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.

All we accomplish is grounded in our core values of World Class, Empowered, Accountable, Respectful, Engaged.

Manager, Global HR Projects

Job Description

About Brooks

Brooks is a leading provider of automation solutions with over 40 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, offering precision robotics, integrated automation systems, and contamination control solutions that empower chip manufacturers worldwide. Our product portfolio includes a range of automation solutions, including robots, vacuum systems, and atmospheric robots for semiconductor manufacturing (www.brooks.com).

With headquarters in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Brooks Automation operates globally, serving customers in key markets around the world. We have a strong presence with significant semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences industries across North America, Europe & Asia.

About the Role

As a Global HR Transformation Manager at Brooks, you will lead & execute global HR projects related to our ongoing organizational change. Working as an individual contributor, you will work closely with (Senior) HR Leaders, the cross-functional project teams as well as with internal and external stakeholders. You will be responsible for planning, overseeing and leading the projects through to completion and simultaneously managing several moving project parts efficiently. As a starting point, you will contribute to the ramp-up of our factory location in Malaysia from scratch to one of the biggest locations within Brooks and work closely with the to be hired HR Leader for Malaysia. Dependent on workload, you may also be managing other global and/or multi-country HR projects simultaneously or transition into other projects towards completion of the Malaysia greenfield project.

The ideal candidate will have strong HR knowledge, project management & presentation skills along with the ability to collaborate effectively with senior stakeholders.

Possible Work Locations

Singapore – Remote / Europe - Remote

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee various HR projects and initiatives from planning to execution while ensuring adherence to project goals, local compliance, and priorities.

  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop comprehensive project plans, scope, objectives & deliverables, timelines and resource requirements.

  • Develop project plans and oversee all project activities on a day-to-day basis to ensure that HR projects in general and the initial Malaysia greenfield project is on schedule and within budget.

  • Serve as interface between the business stakeholders and other relevant project stakeholders; effectively communicate project expectations, progress and changes.

  • Identify and manage project risks, issues and dependencies; drive key meetings with business teams; track project lessons learned.

  • Provide regular status updates and ensure that all project documentation is up-to-date and complete.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Relevant experience in owning HR transformation initiatives and/or complex project management to successful completion, ideally experience in managing a greenfield HR project.

  • Proven experience driving direction and alignment with cross-functional, global and international teams and operating in ambiguous environments.

  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and independently.

  • Fluency in English with excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • A PMP certification would be highly considered.

Brooks is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and proudly serves as an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Diversity enhances our innovative capabilities and strengthens our ability to serve our customers and communities effectively. At Brooks Automation, we celebrate the unique experiences and perspectives each individual brings, believing they are essential to our collective success. Join us in building a workplace where every team member is valued and can thrive.

For applicants with disabilities requiring accommodations, don't hesitate to get in touch with HR.Recruiting@brooks.com or call +1 (978) 262-2400 to discuss your needs.

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