The People & Culture Generalist, Sr. will provide support in the areas of Human Resource compliance, engagement, performance management, process improvement projects, and employee relations. The People & Culture Generalist primary responsibility is to assist in the development and implementation of P&C policies, programs, and initiatives to meet the needs of the organization and its employees. The P&C Generalist is responsible for assisting the P&C Business Partner team with a variety of HR duties across all AeroVironment locations. In this position, the People & Culture Generalist will use their HR functional expertise to align critical human resources principles with business objectives.
Develops partnerships across the People & Culture team to deliver value- added service to leaders and employees that reflect P&C and company objectives
People & Culture Support: Provide general P&C support to employees and managers, such as answering P&C related inquiries/tickets, supporting P&C team with addressing employee concerns, and providing guidance on P&C policies and procedures.
Partners with P&C Business Partners to provide day-to-day guidance to leaders in the form of coaching, counseling, career development, basic employment law compliance, and disciplinary actions
Assists employees with day-to-day P&C inquiries; works with internal P&C Centers of Excellence to ensure employee questions are answered thoroughly and timely; completes full circle follow up to employee.
Assists in the development and execution of P&C policies and procedures; provides guidance and interpretation to leaders and employees
Suggests new policies and procedures for improving the employee experience, company culture, and the efficiency of the P&C department
Supports P&C by maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations; recommends best practices and supports in the review of policies and practices to maintain compliance
Performs administrative P&C processes by completing various business processes in Workday to support the employee lifecycle (e.g. talent acquisition, separations, promotions, etc); maintains paper and online employee records
Manages/supports the employee separation exit process, including exit meetings, processing separations in Workday, separation paperwork and proper documentation for both contingent and non-contingent workers
Manages and/or supports global employee programs and events (e.g. Corporate Social Responsibility program, Employee Culture Club) as needed
Continuously strives to identify, formulate, and execute process improvements and efficiencies
Manages and/or supports the implementation of approved P&C and business strategies
Manages and/or supports specific P&C projects as needed
Act as an AV employer brand ambassador to both internal and external candidates and stakeholders
Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience):
Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, or related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
5+ years of related experience working in human resources
Knowledge and understanding of a variety of areas within Human Resources including onboarding, performance management, compensation, and benefits
Possess current understanding of federal, state, and local employment laws
Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication, with the ability to “think on one's feet” in high pressure situations
Highly collaborative style, capable of working across multiple functional areas to represent the People & Culture team
Resourceful mindset and strong attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Operating Systems, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
This position is Hybrid/Remote and is required to work onsite 2-3 days per week (as needed) at the Simi Valley/Moorpark, CA offices.
Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies:
Prior Human Capital Management system experience (Workday preferred)
Experience with multiple large, company-wide program implementations
Able to work effectively and efficiently across functions and have a proven track record of working successfully across multiple levels of an organization
Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
Focuses on teamwork and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
Ability to work in an office environment (Constant)
Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)
The salary range for this role is:
$81,400 - $138,600
AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.
This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.
Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www. avinc.com/myavbenefits.
We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. avinc.com to learn more about us.
Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.
Who We Are
Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.
Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.
What We Do
Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.
AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.
U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required.