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Employee Relations Director


US Longmont, CO, US CO, US Bloomington, MN, US

About our group:


The Seagate Human Resources team is looking for a smart, forward-thinking problem solver for our Employees Relations Director role. The role of a Employee Relations Director is to perform a variety of duties, which typically include working for the welfare of the employees by/through investigative methods, resolving their issues, reviewing policies and procedures, helping to build the morale, building out analytics to define adequate response times. You will also Identify areas of concern within various organizations and create of programs designed to address concern areas prior to issues arising.


We are a dynamic and fast paced organization looking for a colleague who is excited about trying new things, thinking outside the box, and offering a creative yet efficient approach to people programs. You are, resourceful, creative, driven, and like to think big, use data to guide your work, be comfortable challenging convention, and in some cases reinvent how work is done.


About the role - you will:


  • Conduct interviews with various levels of employees to understand their concerns
  • Investigate the factors that are adversely affecting the performance, morale, and productivity of the Seagate employees
  • Evaluate the work-related problems by taking appropriate measures and discussing with the human resources business partner (HRBP) to design plans of action
  • Create proactive programs designed to prevent workplace issues/concerns
  • Inform and guide the employees on the rules and regulations of the company and the procedures that need to be followed to ensure their compliance
  • Counsel and advise the employees on their concerns
  • Conduct surveys and gather information from the employees for developing and creating a conducive work environment, thus enhancing the employee experience
  • Prepare reports related to the employees' concerns, the action plans that have been taken, and their effects on the employee base at large

About you:


  • Strong communication skills
  • Strategic mindset
  • Strong listening skills and ability to understand, counsel, and advise on the grievances of the employees, either personal or professional
  • Ability to monitor, review, and plan different action plans that would facilitate better productivity and conduct training programs that would help in increasing the productivity of the employees
  • Strong problem-solving ability and can think and implement innovative plans for employee welfare
  • Ability to maintain and update different kinds of records
  • Flexibility to work with a diverse range of people and establish effective, healthy, and professional working relationships
  • Ethical practice

Your experience includes:


  • Deep knowledge of Human Resources and best practices
  • Employee Relations in a multinational company
  • Managing/Leading teams
  • Well versed in investigative methods on a global scale
  • Bachelors degree and/or equivalent experience


You might also have experience in:


  • SAP Successfactors


Colorado's 2021 Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) requires we inform you of the estimated base salary range for this position: $148,200.00 - $220,000.00.  Actual salary range is based on fair market value of the role in the geography in which you live based on the requirements of the job and your skills.  This posted salary range is a good faith and reasonable estimate, and Seagate reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.


Seagate offers comprehensive benefits to its eligible employees; including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short and long term disability, annual variable pay bonus, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, health care spending account, flexible time off/vacation, paid holidays and paid parental leave.



We would consider a US remote working situation outside of the Bay Area.  #LI-Remote


Travel: Up to 10%

















About Us

At Seagate, our mission is to give people peace of mind by protecting their digital lives.

Since 1978, Seagate has been creating precision-engineered data storage technologies that deliver superior capacity, speed, safety, and performance. We help people harness and maximize the datasphere.

Seagate couldn't do any of that without its employees—a diverse workforce of 40,000 creative, hard-working, passionate people all over the world. From the Silicon Valley, the United Kingdom, Singapore, India, Thailand, through China, our people are proud to embody the values of integrity, innovation, and inclusion.

Consider joining them. Open up your world.



Seagate provides an environment where equal opportunity is available to all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (which includes pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, perceived or actual religious creed or political opinion, military and veteran status, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, taking or requesting a reasonable accommodation for a protected basis, or other basis protected by applicable law. Company-sponsored training, education, degree assistance, and social and recreational programs are also included. EEO is the Law Poster, EEO is the Law Supplement Poster, & OFCCP Pay Transparency Provision Information.

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