This position will provide comprehensive HR support to Proterra's business
operations and other functions. This role is responsible for providing HR
support for professional and production employees in the Proterra Operations
organization. Primary responsibilities include day-to-day HR guidance and
employee relations management, leadership coaching, organizational
discussions, responding to critical business requests, talent management,
compensation planning, performance management, and HR projects as assigned by
About the Role – You Will:
Provide HR partner support to assigned client groups, by partnering with
business leaders to develop and execute both long-term and short-term HR
strategies that directly enable business objectives.
Act as an organizational and lean champion who builds organizational
capabilities, reduces complexities and partners with clients to maximize
team performance and embed a contemporary organizational culture.
Provide strong employee relations guidance and coaching to front-line
production leaders as well as being available to support production and
manufacturing workforce on all HR-related matters.
Partner with the organizations and broader business leadership team to
understand industry and market dynamics and deliver on HR support aligned
with business priorities.
Be able to make connections across all levels of the organization,
including hourly production through senior executives of the Proterra
Participate in critical HR operating rhythms such a talent review,
strategic workforce planning, succession planning, salary planning, and
Develop and drive strategies to attract, develop, engage, and retain
strong and diverse talent in partnership with the rest of HR team and the
talent acquisition team.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive team.
About Our Group
As strategic partners, the Human Resource team strives to ensure that our
values, culture, and engagement always allow us to do great things for our
We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients
each and every day.
We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients,
partners, and own team.
We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun
This position will be part of the corporate division that supports
Proterra's Operations organization including Manufacturing, Supply Chain,
Quality, and Engineering teams.
You will report to the Director, Human Resources and collaborate with
other Human Resource team members located at our headquarters in
Burlingame, CA and manufacturing facilities in Los Angeles, CA and
Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques
to influence at all levels of the organization.
Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and
credibility, and act with complete integrity.
Detail-oriented, resourceful, and diligent.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
Your Experience Includes
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in a variety of Human Resource
positions including client and specialist experience.
Manufacturing HR experience, dealing with hourly workforce is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work in a demanding and changing environment,
team-oriented culture, see through complexity and ambiguity, energize a
team/client and strategically promote an inclusive and diverse workforce.
Has ability to attract and retain talent as well as developing
competencies within function.
Strong employee relations experience in a manufacturing environment.
Established project management skills and capable of handling multiple
priorities by documenting, planning, and executing to completion.
Strong internal and external customer focus with genuine desire to assist
Excellent collaboration, influencing, and change agent skills.
Passion for innovative HR solutions, process improvement, and lean
Influences policy and ensure delivery within own function, linking with
other functions across the organization.
Sound knowledge of local labor laws and government requirements.
Master's degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, or Business
Administration from an accredited college or university preferred.
PHR/SPHR certification a plus.
Location: Greer, SC
Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal
employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information,
veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions,
including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected
by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates
in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).