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Job Title:  Director, Human Resources (m / f / d)


Reinach, Baselland, CH, CH-4153

Business Unit:  Compliance Test Solutions
Posting Date:  Aug 14, 2022
Job Description: 

For our AMETEK CTS business unit, we are looking for a Director, Human Resources (m / f / d) at our headquarters in Reinach BL (close to Basel, Switzerland).


AMETEK CTS (Compliance Test Solutions) is a global leader in the electronic testing field for more than 30 years. Our manufacturing facilities are in Germany, Serbia, UK and Switzerland where the headquarters is based. We also have a worldwide sales and service network. The product portfolio comprises testing systems for conducted and radiated disturbances as well as amplifiers in the RF and microwave range. AMETEK CTS is uniquely positioned to serve the EMC community. Under AMETEK CTS, the renowned EMC and RF product brands - EM TEST, TESEQ and MILMEGA - are united into a single global business offering innovative customer solutions and services to almost all industries.


Key Responsibilities of the Director, Human Resources (m / f / d) include:


  • Act as a strategic HR Business Partner to bring added value to the business, understand the business needs and link them to tailored HR solutions for the BU
  • Assist management in identifying resource needs to meet short and long term goals
  • Support management in the identification, growth and retention of key talent
  • Ensure that succession plans are in place for all key positions
  • Manage the recruitment and induction process for senior roles – establish strong in-house recruitment practices
  • Support Managers in the identification and assessment of development needs. Deliver training and other development programmes to meet those needs.
  • Build high performance culture – maintain the AMETEK performance management processes to motivate & engage employees
  • Maintain and periodically review compensation & benefits practices to ensure employee motivation and retention, as well as market relevance
  • Manage and maintain positive Works Council relationships and with external parties, statutory bodies and labor inspectors
  • Assist Management team and senior Managers with conflict resolution and employee grievance and disciplinary matters
  • Ensure compliance with employment policies and local laws
  • Promote and ensure the adoption of standardized HR processes and policies across the CTS organization
  • Oversee HR administration, payroll & reporting activities across CTS so that they are delivered cost effectively, accurately & on time. Suggest ways to increase efficiency, in particular through automation, self-service, or outsourcing.
  • Support AMETEK HR initiatives, and the standardization of HR practices across the BU globally
  • Produce annual HR plans, goals & objectives and report on HR activity on a periodic basis


Position Requirements:


  • 7-10 years+ experience in HR - Bachelor degree in Business Administration
  • Further education in HR (federal diploma or Masters in HR)
  • HR-Manager with strong business orientation
  • Working knowledge of Swiss and German employment law and international HR experience
  • Experience with a large corporation - US organisation preferred
  • Fluent English and German with excellent written and oral communication ability
  • Strong IT skills and data driven mindset.
  • Conversant with technically oriented Engineers and Sales and Service
  • Up to 20% Travel required


What we can offer you:


  • Interesting development opportunities in a global company
  • Cooperative working atmosphere within a highly motivated team
  • A flat organizational structure with short decision-making paths and a high level of personal responsibility and independence



Have we awakened your interest?


We look forward to receiving your online application. For further information, check our career page:



AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.