Overview

Job Location:
Huntsville, AL

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a passionate and accomplished team of HR professionals, you will use your excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, and positive attitude to help drive success across Blue Origin sites.

You’re the ideal candidate if you enjoy being part of a team, like to work both collaboratively and independently, and stay calm under pressure.  You have high energy, a bias for action, and passion for results.  You’re a problem solver. You’re a bold, optimistic, can-do-go-getter. You will thrive in a collaborative, extremely fast-paced environment, and rapidly growing business.  You will be able to identify opportunities and challenges, form solutions, and execute through completion.  You will quickly earn trust, credibility, and respect from your teammates and employees.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Candidates in or able to relocate to Kent, Merritt Island, Huntsville, or Los Angeles encouraged to apply!

Responsibilities

  • Partner with site leadership and HRBP Team to align human resources strategy with site/department objectives.

  • Assist Sr. HRBP in driving systemic organizational and people strategies that are aligned to the business strategy.

  • Work collaboratively to diagnose manager and employee capability needs and support the development and design of learning and development plans.

  • Support the implementation of organization effectiveness strategies that develop Blue Origin’s talent pipeline, support leadership development and career development for employees.

  • Partner with, and coach front-line managers to facilitate organizational and cultural change. Act as a catalyst for building Organizational Effectiveness within the business.

  • Assist in building management capability to facilitate an open, inclusive environment that enables positive employee relations.

  • Participate in various projects across the assigned client groups such as implementation of annual performance and talent reviews, and various other projects as assigned.

  • Assist with routine to complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations and collaborate with Sr. HRBP and/or HR Director to recommend appropriate action to resolve the issues.

  • Analyze HR data, identify trends and develop recommendations for solutions

  • Help management identify development opportunities to support the upskilling and engagement of frontline employees.

  • Support the effective integration of HR processes, programs, and practices into daily operations.

  • Align with Blue Origin policies, maintain Federal and State compliance requirements.

  • Prioritize personal development by remaining current on changes in employment law, legal requirements, and reporting regulations.

  • Support change management related to the implementation of organizational effectiveness solutions.

  • Participate on project teams supporting implementation of HR programs and initiatives 

  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Passion for Blue Origin’s mission: Millions of people living and working in space!

  • Bachelor’s degree completed or in progress with 1+ years of experience in a client facing HR generalist role

  • Demonstrated competence in coaching managers at all levels, employee relations and knowledge of employment laws (i.e. EEOC guidelines, FLSA and ADA) required.

  • Must be able to multi-task, deal effectively with ambiguity, recognize trends, and identify systemic approaches to solving problems in a matrixed and dynamic environment.

  • Understanding of organizational dynamics and the ability to think strategically are essential.

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, business acumen, excellent project management, problem solving, interpersonal and analytical skills, and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to build working relationships quickly with employees and managers

  • Solid track record of setting high standards of performance; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Desired

  • PHR or SPHR certification and/or SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification

  • Experience with Workday

  • Exposure to Lean manufacturing principles is highly desirable.

  • Experience as an HR generalist in high tech and/or manufacturing environment.

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. §  1157-1158.   Learn more about the ITAR here

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin’s Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at [email protected].

Benefits

Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 4% company match.

Paid Time Off:  Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 11 holidays