Job Location
Devens, MA, USA
Human Resources Business Partner

About us
Born out of MIT, VulcanForms is commercializing the first fully scalable industrial metal additive manufacturing (AM) solution. Building the world's most powerful and advanced metal AM system is the first step towards our vision of lights-out, highest quality metal AM mass production. We are a team of leading technology and operational experts with decades of experience in advanced manufacturing, materials, automation, and robotics. We continuously seek contributors who demonstrate outstanding integrity, intelligence, accountability, and a passion for learning. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

VulcanForms is hiring a Human Resources Business Partner for our Devens, MA location.

Job Purpose
As the Human Resources Business Partner at VulcanForms, Devens, MA, you will play a key role in VulcanForms' mission and success. If you aspire to work in a vibrant and challenging environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been seeking. The HRBP will partner with leaders across the facility to ensure that VulcanForms is an excellent workplace for all our employees. Being at the forefront of additive manufacturing means that VulcanForms is a company that is innovative and collaborative. Like our company, we are looking for someone with the same characteristics.

We achieve greatness through innovation, collaboration, and trustworthiness in concert with being a self-motivated, entrepreneurial, and driven people. This role is both hands-on and strategic and requires expertise in multiple areas including but not limited to employee relations, workforce planning, performance management, compensation, employee retention, development, and recruitment. VulcanForms' employees are deeply passionate about their work, and the employee in this role will model that behavior to help deliver positive changes every day.

Key Accountabilities
  • Be a champion for your clients, team, and our vision. Employ influence to create a positive process and proactively alleviate employee issues.
  • Masterfully partner with HR specialist groups including Learning & Development, Employee and Labor Relations, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership Development, and Total Rewards.
  • Work with the business and others in HR to develop effective organizational structures and specific job design and leveling to drive organizational health.
  • Proactively identify opportunities and assess improvements to the employee experience and partner with management to develop and implement innovative and lasting solutions.
  • Be a leader and partner throughout VulcanForms. Advise and coach plant leadership to create positive engagement and leadership skills.
  • Assist and coach managers regarding employee relations, interviewing and selection, performance management, and employee development.
  • Counsel managers through challenging performance management situations. Support managers in developing and communicating plans to address areas of improvement.
  • Build credibility and trust among employees. Resolve employee concerns through compassion, a systematic approach, clear documentation, and follow-through.
  • Counsel employees on performance, career planning, work/life balance, and other topics.
  • Partner with the business to build engaged, high-performing teams.
  • Consult and advise on succession planning, talent reviews, and driving the annual merit planning cycle.
  • In partnership with leaders, develop workforce plans that ensure our success for the long term.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of experience in an HRBP or other HR role including coaching, employee relations, recruiting, compensation, training, and project management
  • Experience objectively coaching employees and management through complex, challenging, and emotional issues.
  • Applied knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and statutes for employment. Thorough understanding and hands-on application of internal and external HR principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
  • Demonstrated experience in organizational development, change management, coaching, and communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with all levels of the organization effectively and positively influence teams.
  • Proven planning and organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication; must be a clear, concise, and persuasive communicator.
  • Authorized to work within the U.S. without restrictions or sponsorship now or in the future (U.S. Citizen or lawful Permanent Resident of the U.S. (U.S. green card holder))
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Proficient in M.S. Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excited about taking on new challenges in the metal additive manufacturing industry and working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Self-motivated, hands-on, practical mindset, and capable of setting and reaching ambitious goals
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available to you starting on your first day of employment
  • Generous time off package including vacation PTO, sick PTO, and 11 company-paid federal holidays.
  • 401(k) with company match and stock options.
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Position: Human Resources Business Partner

Thank you for submitting your application and for your interest in working with us. We look forward to reviewing your profile and will get back to you shortly if there is a good fit.