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HR Business Partner

Wilsonville, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

ESS is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our employees and community therefore we require COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. 


Catalyzing a cleaner future.

ESS is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy storage and is consistently identified as one of the most innovative and exciting technology players in energy storage. Trading on the NYSE (GWH), ESS is poised to be one of the fastest growing energy technology companies in the world, with projects already across 4 continents. The ESS vision is about enabling the decarbonization of the grid by enabling us to achieve up to 100% of our electricity from clean, sustainable renewable energy.


These are ambitious goals, and we are pursuing them with passion.  At ESS, we are leading the energy transition, creating the sustainable energy solutions of the future to help individuals, businesses and communities change energy into lasting value.


We are seeking a professional Human Resources (HR) Generalist/Business Partner to support the human resources responsibilities and activities of our organization. Under general direction, you will manage employee relations, regulatory compliance and independently perform human resource assignments focusing on benefits administration to include leave, workers compensation and accommodation.


What you’ll do at ESS.

  • Assist with internal HR-related matters.
  • Recommend strategies to motivate and engage employees.
  • Investigate complaints brought forward by employees.
  • Coordinate employee development plans and performance management.
  • Maintain employee files and data base; assist with new hire orientation.
  • Respond to Worker’s Compensation inquiries and partner with our WC Carrier.
  • Manage the organization’s employee database and prepare reports.
  • Produce and submit reports for regulatory and compliance agencies as well as general HR activity report outs.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices.
  • Posts required labor law information.
  • Support Employee Engagement Activities.
  • Other duties as required


What you bring to the table: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related (essential).
  • Min 2 years of proven experience in HR (essential).
  • Understanding of Labor Law and employment equity regulations.
  • Efficient HR administration and people management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and have good judgement due to strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Confirmed high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities while being comfortable working multiple projects under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels. 
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Acute attention to detail.


Benefits of working at ESS.

In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, ESS offers medical, dental vision insurance, 8 paid holidays 401K, and a competitive PTO accrual.


As an equal opportunity employer, we are open to considering every qualified candidate who is eligible and legally authorized to work in the United States on a full or part-time basis, without a need for sponsorship.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Wilsonville, OR
97070 USA



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