Employee Relations Specialist/Partner
Posted on 2/6/2024
Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Nuclear Energy Company
Company Overview
Commonwealth's mission is to deploy fusion power plants to meet global decarbonization goals as fast as possible. The company is collaborating with MIT to leverage decades of research combined with new groundbreaking high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet technology.
Hardware
Energy
B2B

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Founded

2018

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

42%

2 year growth

193%
Locations
Devens, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
CategoriesNew
People & HR
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • 5+ years of HR experience with a focus in workplace investigations and employee relations
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statutes, which govern employment policies and practices, with preference for application in Massachusetts and California
  • Thorough understanding and application of internal and external HR principles, concepts, practices and standards
  • Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas
  • Excellent planning, organization and time management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Conduct investigations in response to a range of employee relations concerns, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, workplace violence, and other violations of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Communicate regularly regarding pending investigations and provide timely investigation reports with supporting documentation for all completed investigations
  • Use effective interviewing and documentation techniques
  • Partner with Legal and HR teams in conducting investigations to provide counsel and facilitate prompt and effective resolution of workplace concerns
  • Create and update HR policies and procedures that pertain to employee relations
  • Analyze employee relations trends and help develop proactive strategies, solutions, programs and policies
  • Develop effective relationships with HR Business Partners to promote positive employee relations throughout the organization to ensure a high level of employee satisfaction and engagement
  • Maintain confidentiality of any upcoming, ongoing or closed investigations or employee relations matters
  • Work closely with HR Business Partners to process and engage in any necessary actions as it pertains to employee relations matters
  • Actively engage with employees in the accommodation process when requests are made
  • Process change tickets in UKG, our HRIS
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of UKG
  • Ability to perform activities such as sitting and typing for extending periods of time
  • Work in a facility that contains industrial hazards including heat, cold, noise, fumes, strong magnets, lead (Pb), high voltage, high current, pressure systems, and cryogenics