Bystronic Career: Job posting HR

HR Business Partner France & Benelux
Les Ulis, France / Meerkerk, Holland

Who we are. What we do.

We are Bystronic – a global technology company passionate about creating an impact for a sustainable future with sheet metal and beyond.
We want to work with people who support us in creating innovative solutions to move our industry forward. Our focus is on automating the complete material and data flow of the laser cutting and bending process chain.

In a nutshell

This is a unique opportunity to join our growing global company with market leader position in its segment in a newly established role. We are looking for a dynamic, hands-on seasonal cluster HR Business Partner, who will support our teams in France and Benelux (HC ca. 110). Reporting to the Vice President of France & Benelux and functionally to the VP HR EMEA, you will work closely with local management and our teams focused on sales, machine services and back-office functions. You will pioneer the HR function to establish and shape the complex HR landscape in the assigned area.

What drives this department

At Bystronic, we pride ourselves on being part of a forward-thinking and innovative organization that values ownership, collaboration, and a culture of respect and diversity. As the Cluster HR Business Partner, you will be integral to fostering these values within our France and Benelux teams. Join us at Bystronic and be part of a team that is committed to making a difference and achieving outstanding results.

What you will be doing

HR Strategy, Leadership and Coordination

  • Ensures that our HR strategy is executed in the cluster France and Benelux
  • Provides advice, information and support to Local Mgmt. & Employees on global HR policies and procedures in line with best practice
  • Focus on the continuous improvement of HR processes and procedures locally.

Budget & Resource Planning:

  • Support Mgmt. with resource planning locally, advise managers on local organizational structure design on the employee level with the support of VP EMEA HR.

Talent Management & Retention:

  • Works with the local Mgmt. on Talent Management Strategy and the annual talent review process
  • Support Mgmt. in the execution of talent, retention and succession planning initiatives locally.

Performance Management:

  • Leads and supports Performance Management Process within the countries to Global HR standards
  • Ensures leaders understand and embrace our performance management approaches effectively.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Supports local organizations in having an equal pay structure with the help of local Finance & Global HR/Regional HR.

Legal and Compliance Practices:

  • Ensures that all employment policy are up to date & in line with local legislation.

Talent Acquisition/Recruitment:

  • Supports, train and advise local Mgmt. on talent acquisition initiatives, drives & leads all recruitment activities with the relevant line managers
  • Ensures that the recruitment standards in France & Benelux are maintained at the highest practicable level and are professional.

Your education & experience

  • Several years HR Management experiences in building, managing, driving the HR agenda regionally in all HR topics in the employee life cycle
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent post-secondary degree in HR
  • Experienced in working in a multinational environment, ideally in a matrix organization
  • Deep understanding of business goals and their impact on the HR strategy
  • Experienced in setting up, developing & optimizing HR processes, driving projects locally
  • A good general knowledge of labor law in France countries is essential
  • Fluency in French and English is mandatory; Dutch will be an asset.

What you need to succeed

  • Willingness to travel within the region (Les Ulis, France / Meerkerk, Holland) on a regular basis
  • Ability to coach, influence and manage multiple stakeholders at once
  • Great communication skills and “can do” attitude
  • Has a good understanding of change process and able to support change effectively
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own workload to meet tight deadlines and objectives, balancing competing demands and priorities

What’s in it for you

  • We offer you freedom and trust: The opportunity to take responsibility and shape your work.
  • You meet international and interdisciplinary projects and collaboration and a great, committed, high-performing team with mutual feedback.
  • We are a fast-growing, international company that is fully committed to innovation, and we cultivate a positive, open corporate culture.
  • Actively shape your future: strong focus on personal and professional development and the opportunity to continuously develop yourself (internal and external trainings.)

People power our purpose

Imagine working in an environment that helps move the company to the next level, where your passion, values, and skills are integral to impacting the sheet metal industry and beyond. At Bystronic, this can become your reality. Our people are the edge to drive and nurture our ambitions and continued success. Together we have created a culture where our people are central, inspiring us to make decisions that best serve them and are aligned with our purpose.
As much as we are in a technology business, human beings drive real change.


Does this versatile challenge appeal to you? Then we look forward to getting to know you!

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