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Job Title:  Director, Human Resources


Wayne, NJ, US, 07470

Business Unit:  Vision Research
Posting Date:  Jul 30, 2022
Job Description: 

Vision Research is a Business Unit in the Materials Analysis Division of AMETEK, Inc. Vision Research manufactures industry leading high-speed digital cameras. Our cameras are primarily sold into industrial, academic, defense and government research facilities. We also have a smaller entertainment-oriented camera business. Although not our primary focus, Vision Research has received both an Academy Award and an Emmy for our technical contribution to the entertainment industry. To learn more about Vision Research, Phantom cameras and to get a good idea of the type of images we can collect please go to


The Vision Research business unit is composed of three sites, Wayne NJ, Pasadena, CA, and Romania, with over $100M in revenue and approximately 150 employees based at these three sites along with remote locations across the world.


The Human Resources Director is an essential member of the Vision Research leadership team contributing to the development and execution of the business’s annual strategic plan.   

This position is a senior staff level role at an AMETEK Business Unit and the individual will play a key role in guiding the strategic direction and leading the efficient execution of activities to profitably grow the business.


This position reports directly to the Vision Research Business Unit Manager, with a strong dotted line to the Materials Analysis Division Vice President of Human Resources.

We’re proud of our culture of innovation and dedication to customer success that has put us in a favorable growth position based on a large and loyal customer base and an ever-increasing number of applications for its solutions. And we’re looking for an HR Business Partner that wants to grow with us!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with managers to provide expertise and hands on support in multiple areas including talent, diversity & inclusion, recruitment, workforce planning, on boarding, employee retention, employee relations, management coaching, performance management and change management
  • Advise and coach managers on HR policies and programs including employee relations matters
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and employee engagement
  • Recommend improvements to policies, programs, and procedures related to the effectiveness of the HR function
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention
  • Track and analyze metrics on talent, employee actions, terminations, and voluntary attrition to recommend actions as needed


Requirements for Consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum of 4+ years of HR generalist experience
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local employment regulations
  • Goal-driven, self-starter with exceptional written and oral communication skills and an ability to handle interpersonal matters tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to establish rapport with all levels of employees within the organization
  • Must have the ability to multitask with strong time/priority management skills

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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey