HR Generalist

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions - Chelsea, MI (30+ days ago)3.0

Location: Chelsea MI
Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a worldwide leader in design and manufacturing for the orthopedic and medical device markets, including joint reconstruction, spine, trauma, sports medicine, extremities and dental. The company is able to do this by compressing time to market, providing new technologies and being the best total supply-chain value. Orchid provides expertise in design and development, quality and regulatory support, implant manufacture, advanced machining, plastics technology, instrument manufacturing, implant coatings, surface treatments, and packaging services. With 14 world-class facilities located around the globe, Orchid continues to provide others an opportunity to live a better life through the products, services and the way the company conducts business. Orchid, with $350 million in revenue, employs approximately 2,000 people in six countries – US, UK, Switzerland, Ireland, China and India. Additional information on the company can be found at

The HR Generalist for Orchid, Chelsea:
Is responsible for supporting the business and operations leaders and team members at the Orchid Chelsea site. The HR Generalist will also be part of the HR team of our Michigan operations, including four plants. The HR Generalist will partner with the HR Generalist at the Orchid Lansing site collaboratively to provide support more broadly across facilities.
Implements the One Orchid HR strategy and goals with the business leaders and team members in the defined area of responsibility, partnering with and leveraging common processes, tools, systems and support from the HR centers of excellence.
Leads safety directly or indirectly in the responsible area(s)
Supports and guides our culture of positive employee relations
The HR Generalist, Orchid Chelsea reports to the Senior HR Manager who has overall responsibility for our four operations facilities in Michigan. The Orchid Chelsea site is a manufacturing site with 120 team members which produces machined products for orthopedic implants customers. The Orchid Lansing site is a manufacturing site with 250 team members which produces forging and machined products for customers in the same industry.

Drives accomplishment of business and HR strategy and goals through trusted partnerships with the business leaders and teams in the areas of responsibility.
Provides input to and implements the Global HR Strategy; identifies and creates processes, tools, and analytics that support achievement of goals within the HR Key Focus Areas.

The HR Key Focus areas and elements are:
Talent Alignment & Development - Right People, Right Place, Working on the Right Things & Rowing in the Right Direction. A Pipeline of Talent for Our Current & Future Needs. Performance Management and Results-Based Rewards, Talent, Organization Review and Succession Planning, and Leadership Development.
Talent Support - Right Infrastructure to Support the One Orchid Team Globally in Their Talent Work. Compensation, Benefits, Payroll, HR Information Systems, Data and Reporting, Positive Employee Relations, Policies and Compliance and Safety.
Leads change communications.
Works with HR COE teams to develop, implement and continuously improve processes, tools and systems.
Responsible for site HR administration: submitting payroll hours, HRIS maintenance, benefits enrollment, employment verifications for government agencies, etc.
Quality and Regulatory Compliance is of utmost importance in Orchid and the orthopedic manufacturing industry. Leading quality and compliance with our Integrity First Core Value is a clear expectation and requirement for all Orchid team members.
3-7 Years HR experience including working as an HR BP, generalist or specialist in a manufacturing organization
Experience managing employee relations, conflict resolution, performance improvement plans
Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and facilitate HR and talent alignment initiatives
Use of performance-based metrics
Capable with HR database or system
Experience supporting organizational change preferably across businesses
Experience with process and continuous improvement
Experience with HR transformation a plus
Exposure to and leadership of safety
Strong coaching and influencing skills
Excellent customer service orientation
Strong attention to detail and follow up/task completion skills
Excellent communication skills - verbal, written including some presentation skills
High energy and self-motivated; demonstrated action orientation
Strong/Advanced Microsoft Office skills
Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/tasks effectively business
Schedule flexibility, as needed, to support team members across all shifts
Bachelor degree in HR, Business, or related field. HR certifications, a plus.
As a member of our team, leading from our values and leadership competencies is foundational.

Integrity First: We Do the Right Thing
Teamwork: We Are All Connected
Relentless Pursuit: We Are Driven & Curious

Leadership Competencies:
Accountable for Results, Collaborative, Innovative, Functionally Excellent, Authentic, Driven, Energizing, Change Leader
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to: