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HR Generalist


HR Generalist

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The Company

Pilz is a leading international technology company providing safe automation solutions for all industries, Headquartered in Germany, Pilz operates in over 40 countries worldwide.

Pilz Ireland has 3 distinct business areas:

  1. Software Product Development and Research Centre
  2. International Service Group
  3. Pilz Ireland Safety Services 

We are extending our operations with the construction of a new facility adjacent to our existing building, which will accommodate a global centre of excellence for automation software development. 

We are currently looking for a HR Generalist to join our team.

The Role

As part of the HR team, the HR Generalist will provide the full range of human resource (HR) services at Pilz Ireland in line with our shared values and beliefs, including: Recruitment & Selection, Employee Relations, Training & Development, Performance Management and Employee Benefits.


Key Responsibilities

You will:

  • Support positive employee relations and provide HR advice and guidance to management on people management issues.
  • Foster the consistent application of Pilz policies and procedures and company-wide compliance with employment legislation.
  • Fully participate in developing and implementing the HR strategy and various HR initiates.
  • In partnership with hiring managers, take ownership of recruitment, viz. source, select and interview candidates.
  • Leverage a variety of recruitment options including job boards, colleges and recruitment agencies.
  • Provide analysis and reporting to the management team as required.
  • Administer compensation and benefit programmes.
  • Update the Company Intranet with all new relevant HR information
  • Provide induction training for all new employees
  • Research and co-ordinate training; and update records as appropriate.
  • Ensure the HR system and HR records are updated and maintained.


Essential Experience / Knowledge


You will enjoy working in a team environment where initiative and commitment are key, and empathy and openness are essential; be self-organised, strongly motivated, and have:

  • Demonstrable broad knowledge and experience in HR, with a hands-on approach.
  • At least 6 years’ experience as a HR Generalist in a software development with a minimum of 2 years’ recruitment experience.
  • A third level HR qualification and (ideally) CIPD membership.
  • Experience of working closely with senior management and line managers to achieve shared company objective
  • Proven ability in designing and implementing HR initiatives that support strategic business aims
  • Demonstrable knowledge of employment law.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Excellent administrative and IT skills.

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Pilz jobinfo
  • Contact Company Name
    Pilz Ireland
  • Location
    Cork, Cork
  • Job Status/Type
    Full Time Permanent
  • Job Category
    Human Resources
  • Education Level
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Reference Code
About Pilz
Pilz operates internationally as technology leader in safe industrial automation. As experts in the safety of human, machinery and the environment, Pilz provides worldwide, customer-oriented solutions for all industries. Our international team provides professional engineering services related to workplace compliance and risk reduction especially in the field of Machinery Safety. Pilz is a family run company and operates internationally in over 31 countries with the headquarters based in Stuttgart, Germany.

Pilz Ireland based in Cork:
Our Sales and Services operation provides expert services and engineered solutions in the fields of machinery safety and process automation safety. We are proud of the relationships sustained and the successful projects delivered to our customer base in Ireland.

Our Software Development centre is the designated centre of excellence for Software Tool Research & Development. We currently employ over 110 Software Professionals in Cork. Our Software Engineers develop sophisticated software products, providing the human interface into our sensor, control and drive technologies. Software is everything to us, and we pride ourselves for being early adopters of great technologies. Today we use; Java, Eclipse, HTML5 to name but a few.

Our International Service Group is headquartered in Cork and has responsibility for the development of the company services business internationally. This responsibility includes amongst others, the provision of organisational and technical support to all the Pilz countries, the management of the company services portfolio, the management of international cooperation with key customers and the coordination and delivery of international projects.