Thermo Fisher Scientific HR Generalist in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Job Description

Position Summary:

This position plays a key role in providing core, common and consistent HR solutions to the Anatomical Pathology Division (APD) Portsmouth, NH site as well as the Healthcare Market Division (HMD) employee populations. This position is responsible for managing day-to-day Human Resource functions including: recruiting and selection, HR compliance, on-boarding, recordkeeping, employee relations, training and development, compensation, ADA issues and performance management, among others.


  • Provide HR solutions support, process knowledge, advice and consultation to line and site management

  • Support change management related to the implementation of organizational effectiveness solutions; may lead or be part of a project management team to drive Core, Common and Consistent HR solutions such as process improvement

  • Collaborate with HR Platforms/COE process experts to execute and implement large scale HR initiatives (i.e., roll out of annual programs, new programs, policies, etc.)

  • Conduct Employee Relations investigations as assigned

  • Assess and oversee staffing, work with management to ensure appropriate staffing levels, analyze data for attrition and staffing trends and makes recommendations for change, as appropriate; interface with staffing agencies as appropriate

  • Drive communication efforts through organization

  • Lead efforts around Performance Management and Development, including facilitating training sessions/work groups

  • May participate in Employee Activities Committee to promote positive employee morale

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in HR or related field, Master’s degree in HR or Labor Relations and/or HR Certification preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience in a HR Generalist role

  • Key skills and abilities include: coaching, influencing, facilitation, process development, analysis, presentation, time management, problem solving

  • Must possess strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in HRIS and MS Office Suite

  • Working knowledge of EEO, Federal & State employment laws, Worker’s Comp, STD, LTD and ADA issues

  • Must demonstrate the highest level of integrity, ethical behavior and be able to maintain confidential information

  • Keeps commitments; exhibits candor and courage – is not afraid to establish a visible presence and point of view, engage in spirited and constructive debate, hold others accountable

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.