Human Resources Generalist

Welcome to Harris, an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual sales of over $4 billion and more than 16,000 employees including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists dedicated to the development of best-in-class assured communications products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at
Harris is seeking Human Resources Generalists to join our team in the following locations:
Quincy, IL
Melbourne/Palm Bay, FL
Pottstown, PA
Rochester, New York
Falls Church, VA
Herndon, VA
Job Description:
The successful candidate will work as a trusted business partner, providing broad human resources support, in an innovative and solutions-oriented manner, to a growing high technology, communications and/or government services business. The individual will be responsible for providing guidance and counsel to all levels of the organization. This includes, but not limited to:
Coaching leadership on implementing programs to promote employee engagement and positive employee relations.
Leading projects and initiatives within and outside the Human Resources function, in a multi-site, international company.
Day-to-day HR generalist responsibilities in the areas of talent management, to include: performance management, compensation administration, employee relations, measures/reporting, recruitment liaison, etc.
Requires 5-7+ years experience of increasing responsibility in Human Resources, preferably in a fast-pace high tech environment. International experience/global knowledge preferred.
Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or equivalent years experience required. MBA or MS in Human Resources preferred.
PHR/SPHR or related certification preferred.
Must have demonstrated expertise in all Human Resources functions (talent management, compensation, employee relations, employment law, performance management, employee development, etc.) with a focus on retaining & developing talent as well as OD & OE activities. Mergers and acquisition experience a plus.
Demonstrated competencies in the following areas: change management, business & competitive market knowledge, strategic agility, results orientation, coaching/consultation skills, team facilitation and project management.
Must possess excellent communication skills, ability to influence, effective interpersonal skills, strong judgment, bias for action, solutions-oriented, solid analytical skills, and the ability to successfully operate in a matrix environment. High level of ethics and integrity required.
Established track record of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, successfully partnering with leaders to incorporate Human Resource principles to solve business challenges.
Demonstrated proficiency with HRIS and other business tools to positively impact the business.
Certain positions require the ability to travel at least 25% of the time. Ability to relocate for career broadening/advancing opportunities preferred.
To apply:
Email you resume to
You can visit the Harris Careers Webpage at
Harris is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. By submitting your résume for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (including Harris Stratex Networks, Inc.) for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.