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Job Title:  HR Business Partner

Req ID:  22663
Job Category:  Human Resources

Chicago, IL, US, 60612


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The HR Business Partner will be responsible for delivering and coordinating all human resource activities and initiatives for the Instrument Processing division. This person will support the management teams in their assigned client groups to drive an engaging culture, define organizational needs, determine the training and development needs and strategy, determine hiring needs, resolve employee issues, and contribute to the achievement of the overall business objectives. This individual must possess the ability to quickly grasp the business objectives and strategies of multiple client groups and leverage human resources capabilities to support the achievement of those objectives. This role is open to the opportunity of relocation. 


  • Plan, develop, implement, and administer HR processes and programs that increase the productivity,competence, and effectiveness of assigned client groups.
  • Consult with business and/or functional leaders in areas such as organizational assessment, succession planning, organizational structure, workforce planning, and change management to strengthen overall organizational capability.
  • Ensure alignment of HR processes ( i.e. talent management reviews, performance management,compensation, leadership and employee development, etc.) with business operating goals.
  • Counsel and/or coach employees and managers regarding employee relations issues including performance management, facilitation of formal/informal complaints to resolution, discipline and/or terminations.
  • Drive employee engagement and satisfaction through promotion of a positive company culture while balancing employee concerns with all levels of company goals.
  • Interpret employee engagement data for assigned client groups. Partner with client groups to enable them to drive their own action plans related to improving employee engagement.
  • Ensure effective talent management including assessment and development as the organization grows both organically as well as through acquisition. Assist managers in assessing and identifying resources to meet employee/departmental training needs and encouragement of employees to continuously develop their skills in their field of work.
  • Support acquisition integrations with communication planning, change management strategies, and guiding organization transitions.
  • Assist in the hiring of new employees by performing various recruiting activities in partnership with the talent acquisition team, including staffing coordination and job requisition management.
  • Manage the annual performance and salary reviews as well as market pricing evaluations, working with  a compensation analyst.
  • Remain up-to-date on relevant US and state employment laws and other human resources compliance issues. Update management on policies/processes as necessary. Responsible for oversight  and coordination of any regulatory requirements.
  • Possess an understanding of employment law and diversity/EEOC compliance and promotion.
  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of client group information by helping to audit, maintain, and update employee databases. Provides management with relevant reports as needed.
  • Participate and/or lead HR projects focused on continuous improvement of core programs and services.
  • Act as a liaison to Benefits and leave management team to properly manage employee leaves of absence.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in either Human Resources or a business-related field required; an MBA or Master's Degree is highly preferred
  • 5 to 7 years of progressive Human Resources generalist experience with 2-3 years servicing in a HR Business Partner capacity supporting one or several business groups.
  • Demonstrated success translating business goals into organizational and HR strategies and actions.
  • Comprehensive HR experience, including a complete understanding of and hands-on exposure to the full mix of HR functions (preferably in a large, complex corporate environment).
  • Experience with process improvement approaches (Lean Manufacturing, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience working across a complex organizational matrix and working in a team environment preferred.
  • Experience with Successfactors or similar HRIS preferred, leveraging an employee and manager self-service model.




STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  22663
Job Category:  Human Resources

Chicago, IL, US, 60612

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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