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Human Resources Manager Business Partner

Requisition ID:  106911
Business Unit:  Engine Systems San Diego (3325)

San Diego, CA, United States, 92121

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Through our Energy & Equipment division, Meggitt holds strong niche positions in energy, non-aerospace military and industrial equipment.

Expertise in this division ranges from heat exchangers used in off-shore gas processing to the design and manufacture of dynamic instrumentation for vibration, shock and pressure measurements. Our heat exchanger technology has not only enabled our customers to save weight, space, and money, but offer higher duties, smaller sizes, and greater integrity over conventional heat exchangers. We are a leading supplier of small-frame gas turbine actuation systems and fuel metering valves for the oil and gas and power generation sectors.

Our Defense Systems product group includes a wealth of expertise with products ranging from airborne decoy deployment systems to projectile tracking technology is another of our specialities. We produce tiny radar systems that are installed on drone aircraft to track incoming missiles or bullets, reassuring aircrew and missile manufacturers that their weapons are working as advertised.

Job Designation

The Human Resources Manager leads the Human Resources Team in delivering services, policies and programs generally within a business unit or a site. Designs, implements and monitors a variety of human resource programs.  Anticipates and plans for long-term human resource needs and trends in partnership with business management. Ensures programs are aligned with legal requirements and Meggitt’s strategic goals.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Guides and manages the Human Resources Team in delivering services, policies, and programs generally with in a business unit or site
  • Partners with employees and management to communicate various Human Resources policies, procedures, standards and government laws/regulations
  •  Leads the development of department goals, objectives, and systems, while providing leadership for Human Resources strategic planning
  • Oversees the implementation of Human Resources programs, identifying opportunities for improvement and making recommendations
  • Leads the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans and employee development programs 
  • Establishes and leads the standard recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce
  • Determines and recommends employee relations practices and ensures investigations are conducted on employee complaints or concerns
  • Ensures activities align and integrate with Meggitt's requirements for quality management, health and safety, and legal compliance
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  • Manages staff selections, performance reviews, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities reach the business goals and expectations
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years Experience : 7 - 10 years of relevant experience
Skills :

  • Knowledge and experience in managing human resource  programs, processes, administrative procedures and compliance with government laws/regulations as appropriate for the business location 
  • Effective interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information/situations and documentation
  • Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations
  • Ability to Identify and resolve technical, operational and organizational problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative by emailing

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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