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Human Resources Specialist

Mahwah, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

At Polestar we don't just drive innovation in our cars – our entire business model is different from our competitors. We’re looking for a creative, innovative, experienced, and hands-on professional to support Polestars North America's growing Human Resources team.

Let us describe the challenge we offer
As the HR Specialist you will have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of HR functions at Polestar. You will play a key role in providing support to Polestar employees in the U.S. and Canada. You will support our managers during recruitment, coordinating calendars with candidates. Fostering a positive employee experience, you will support the new hire onboarding process, maintenance and updating of employee records. You will field employee inquiries and questions to the right HR team member to ensure timely resolution

This role will sit in our North American HQ based in Mahwah, New Jersey while working as part of growing global Human Resources team.

What you’ll do

  • Support the HR Team in employee personnel file maintenance and updates in Workday
  • Liaise with Polestars Customer Care Center, serving as a point of contact for all employee inquiries and questions, directing them to the proper internal stakeholder
  • Support HR Business Partner and senior leadership during the talent review process and year end performance reviews
  • Collaborate with hiring managers during recruitment process to coordinate calendars and provide premium candidate experience
  • Provide employee relations support to staff in the U.S. and Canada
  • Work in collaboration with payroll to assist in generation of bi-weekly payroll
  • Support with ad-hoc projects where necessary

Who you are

  • 2 -4 years of experience in Human Resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology, or relevant field
  • Have firm understanding of HR practices and employee confidentiality
  • Experience working with an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • You demonstrate a high level of professionalism and judgement when working with sensitive employee information
  • An HR professional who can maintain a high degree of confidentiality when handling all personnel data
  • You are a self-starter and are energized by problem solving
  • You thrive in a fast paced, autonomous working environment    

Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.



Mahwah, NJ
07430 USA



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