HR Business Partner & Site HR Head

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force – across the globe at over 70 TRUMPF locations.

Your role

TRUMPF Photonics in Cranbury, NJ is TRUMPF’s center of excellence for semiconductor lasers. With about 250 employees working in a fast-paced, high-tech manufacturing, engineering and R&D environment we play a key role in keeping TRUMPF’s technological edge. 

Stellar Industries Corp. is our subsidiary in Millbury, MA developing and producing metalized ceramic components essential in many high-tech industries. Stellar has about 50 employees.   

The Role

HR Business Partner & Site HR Head

The HR Business Partner is a key member of the Management Team and is critical to the future success and growth of the operation in Cranbury, NJ and Millbury, MA. The incumbent will lead a small HR team to delight employees and to attract and retain the BEST talent in a highly competitive sector. The position is located in Cranbury, NJ and provides functional supervision and support to HR at Stellar Industries in Millbury, MA. 

If you want to have an independent role that is both strategic and operational in a cutting edge, high tech manufacturing and research organization, then this job is for you!  You will be part of a global, progressive, family owned business and will receive first class support from our HR organization in Germany and a shared services team based in CT.

 This position reports directly to the Managing Director.

 Essential elements of the role

  • Manage company culture and engagement 
  • Talent acquisition and management
  • Employee relations
  • Organization effectiveness and change management
  • Learning and development
  • Coach leaders to improve performance and enhance their careers
  • Support managers in developing employees through training, coaching, performance management, and appropriate placement to maintain an engaged workforce
  • Site team building/fun activities
  • A member of the TRUMPF Photonics Management Team
  • Travel as needed (approximately 10%)
  • On-site presence requirement is approx. 75%

Your profile

Minimum of 10 years of experience in a leadership position in Human Resources, ideally in a manufacturing environment.  Excellent “generalist” experience, with a proven track record of managing Human Resources programs in a business of comparable size and complexity.  Strong proficiency in developing and implementing HR programs, policies, and procedures, with a working knowledge of appropriate laws, regulations, and best practices applicable to the business.  Prior experience in a global company, having had responsibility for businesses/ sites in multiple locations preferred.


Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field; MBA or professional certification preferred.  

TRUMPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.

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TRUMPF is and will remain a family business. The following five members of our management holding ensure continuity and constant development. We are looking forward to your online application Ms Michaud from the personnel area

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