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HR Business Partner - Swindon Plant

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

TE's Plant HR Business Partner function in a variety of Human Resources activities including Implementing Human Resources policies at the business unit level partnering with management to drive company-wide programs and initiatives (i.e. succession, talent acquisition, total rewards, employee relations, collective bargain agreements, change management and data analysis/ metrics). Fosters partnership across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives, strategies, and policies of the organization. 
We are seeking a talented, innovative, customer focused HR Leader for our plant, located in Swindon, UK. The ideal candidate will have a passion for providing first class HR support to our talented and highly engaged employees.   As part of the BU HR Team, you will be joining a group of professionals who are passionate about ensuring the future growth of the business while maintaining integrity, taking accountability, working together and continually improving to ensure constant innovation and openness to change.  You are the trusted advisor for your management team. 

Reporting to the Global Director HR Business Partner, this position will guarantee alignment in approaching business needs and strategy. The role requires one to effectively work with other HR functions to direct and ensure the successful delivery of HR services required to drive business imperatives within the assigned geographical region and proactively seeks to identify and resolve issues driving HR operational excellence through TE’s Continuous Improvement Programs.


•    Manage and monitor the performance of the talent management processes, providing the appropriate data insights of HR metrics and analysis 
•    Understand business cycles and talent needs of the organization to develop human capital strategies to build the capability of the workforce to meet business unit goals
•    Assess Talent to build capabilities and leadership capabilities within site, country or regional within alignment of BUs 
•    Partner and coach managers/supervisors to develops and executes the BU strategy aligned with company and business strategy, priorities and needs
•    Manage recruiting and staffing initiatives, counsel managers in final selections and compensation; Consult with leaders for talent planning and career development
•    Conduct quarterly deep dive talent assessment and demonstrate progress on succession plan readiness; able to identify high potential talent and implement SMART development plans for critical positions
•    Career Path for DL population at all sites and strengthening process capabilities
•    Forecast staffing to requirements based on volume and business fluctuations by plant/ central 


•    Direct and ensure the successful delivery of HR services required to drive business imperatives within an assigned geographical region and proactively seeks to identify and resolve issues driving HR operational excellence through TEOA (TE’s Continuous Improvement Program).
•    Support Organizational Design, Strategic Workforce Planning, Change Management, Footprint Restructuring, initiatives in partnership with HRBP within a site, country or region.
•    Analyze business trends and metrics and develop proactive organizational and talent actions to ensure profitable growth, think systemically the future of the workforce
•    Work closely with the global human resources partner to build linkages, improve processes and share best practices and champion “One HR” model 


•    Participates in local works council / union negotiations and administers the labor agreement
•    Advises both management and employees on personnel matters including grievances, arbitrations, among others
•    Drive Onboarding/Offboarding, and Retention initiatives  


•    Drive organizational culture towards TE values and BU vision and cultural beliefs; enable location site initiatives (linked to BU) to unleash people’s potential through development & inclusion
•    Develop and Implement process and tools that foster open communication, inclusion and employee satisfaction
•    Support cultural transformation and Strategic Workforce Planning including diversity as part of the strategy



•   Bachelor’s degree or above or equivalent experience; HR related major is preferred
•   5+ years of professional working experience in HR Manufacturing environment is required.
•   8+ years HR Generalist/HRBP related experience required; A previous experience within a Generalist capacity, offering a broad range of expertise within HR spanning Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Talent Management, Coaching and Development is desirable. 
•   Experience partnering with business leaders in a matrixed environment requiring influencing skills. 
•   Effective balance between strategic and tactical implementation skills. 

•    Substantial knowledge of applicable local employment laws and practices and proven experience with grievances and collective bargain agreements.
•    Ability to provide innovative solutions and adapt in a rapidly changing environment. 
•    Ability to act as a credible coach and facilitator and a credible role model for effective leadership and performance. 
•    Build trust and credibility among his/her team and at all levels within the organization. 
•    High level of interpersonal skills, strong organizational and analytical skills; Process orientated and sense of urgency. 


Please note: This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations. Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate.  If TE determines that a license is required or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment conditional upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for an alternative position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application.

TE Connectivity is a global technology leader enabling a secure, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions have been proven in the most demanding environments, enabling advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy technology, data communications, and for the home. With approximately 85,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, we work with customers in nearly 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


We are pleased to offer you an exciting total package that can also be flexibly adapted to changing life situations - the well-being of our employees is our top priority!

•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Group


Across our global sites and business units, we put together packages of benefits that are either supported by TE itself or provided by external service providers. In principle, the benefits offered can vary from site to site.



State:  SWD
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  98580
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Human Resources

Job Segment: Recruiting, HR Generalist, Change Management, Employee Relations, HR, Human Resources, Management

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