Intuitive Surgical Careers

HR Generalist

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California
Human Resources

Job Description

Job: Human Resources
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 190559


Company Description:

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Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Intuitive Surgical’s HR Department is looking for a creative, curious-minded individual who has a passion for planning, efficiency, and continuous improvement to help support the G&A and Chief Medical Office HR team. This individual should have exposure of HR functional areas, including performance management, compensation, employee relations, and program/project management.

Working under the guidance of the HRBP leadership team a successful candidate should be familiar and experienced in most HR functional areas, including performance management, compensation, employee relations, and program/project management. The individual will work collaboratively with HR colleagues and department leadership to develop/maintain a culture that supports the company mission, vision and core values.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

• Provide cross-functional program management of cyclical HR programs and/or talent initiatives
• Manage the personnel change process; ensuring timely and accurate completion
• Manages and coordinates org-specific HR data and workforce planning reports (i.e., current headcount, terminations, turnover, new hires/requisitions, retention, performance management, ad hoc SAP reports, HRIS audit reports org charts, etc.).
• Respond to employee and management inquiries on a broad range of issues and provides general guidance
• Partner with HR Business Partners to assess data for ongoing review of the organization and learn to customize or combine reports where applicable to achieve requested data results for HR and clients and audit data for accuracy
• Identify areas of opportunity for operational efficiencies; work with appropriate functional owners on scalable solutions.
• The “go to person” for HRBPs on HRIS (HCM) and HR tools associated with a number of HR initiatives
• Provide basic advice, coaching, and counsel to managers and employees on HR programs, policy and procedures, employment/labor laws, conflict resolution.
• Leverage analytics and assessment tools to identify and close talent and leadership gaps to achieve business outcomes.
• Partner with leadership to maintain a work environment that keeps employees engaged and aligned to Intuitive culture
• Partner with talent acquisition to ensure timely opening of personnel requisitions, sourcing and hiring
• Deliver training and presentations and facilitate group discussions with client groups.
• Support of other activities as required.


Skill/Job Requirements: 

• Bachelor degree in business or HR-related field, with a minimum of 4 years of HR experience in a generalist and internship positions.
• Excellent organizational and project/program management; PMP preferred
• Ability to prioritize and seamlessly manage multiple tasks and requests from multiple sources
• Solid computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Excellent interpersonal skills; constructive and collaborative
• Ability to engage and work well with people at all levels of the organization.
• Effective communication skills including oral, written and interpersonal
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; attention to detail is a must
• Resourceful and takes initiative; has the ability to operate with limited information and/or direction

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.