People & Organization Team

PEOPLE & ORGANIZATION

HR BUSINESS PARTNER

Westford, Massachusetts, United States of America

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

With minimal supervision, the HR Business Partner is responsible for providing PUMA North America’s Field Retail Team with support and expertise in all areas of Human Resources Management. This includes employee relations counseling, leadership coaching, performance management, progressive disciplinary action, training, timecard management and administrative support at the Field level. Represent the Brand Values – Brave, Confident, Determined and Joyful in all decisions, actions, processes and practices. The PUMA Human Resources team currently supports 100+ stores with 1500+ employees throughout the continental US, Puerto Rico and Canada. This role will be joining PUMA’s Human Resources team at a critical point in the company’s growth trajectory where the NA Regional office and Boston International teams join together in a new corporate headquarters. 

  • Ensure compliance with current COVID regulations and protocols to maintain a safe and healthy Workplace for all employees
  • Build strong relationships with Field Leadership Management
  • Maintain ownership for providing direct support for a group of stores around the country
  • Provide effective, creative and objective employee relations support for the Field Functions through coaching, policy interpretation, progressive disciplinary action and incident investigation
  • Initiate and oversee store investigations in collaboration with third party investigators; investigate employee issues and recommend appropriate action, partner with internal legal counsel and ensure compliance with state and federal Labor Employment Laws
  • Guide store managers through the performance management process to ensure consistency, clarity and achievable action plans
  • Identify opportunities within the HR Retail environment and make recommendations for process and workflow improvements
  • Review and update Retail Policies & Procedures, in partnership with Retail Operations

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-6 years of experience as a HR Generalist, preferably in a Retail environment
  • Workday and Kronos experience beneficial
  • Possess demonstrated results providing effective employee relations coaching and counseling
  • Effective communication and writing skills required
  • Flexible and comfortable with managing multiple priorities
  • Detail oriented, creative, and possess analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently and be results oriented
  • Knowledge of US labor law and compliance
  • Limited travel may be required

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

PUMA Wellbeing at Westford

Athlete

  • Chair massages
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Wellness room

Social

  • Benefit / wellness fairs
  • Company parties
  • Community engagement
  • Coffee bar

Flex

  • Employee assistance services
  • Parent child office
  • Parental leave policy
  • Summer hours

Finance

  • 401K employer match
  • Childcare discount
  • Employee discount
  • Medical & dental insurance contr.
  • Pre-tax Benefit Plans

Westford MA

Enter Westford, where PUMA is close to nature (and the sports that come with it) and buzzes with the energy to drive sport and fashion forward.

Go Westford
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PUMA People & Organi­zation

Our mission: Enable each employee to unleash their full potential and in turn, drive PUMA forward. All while living PUMA's Speed and Spirit by making a difference and creating opportunities on a local and global scale.

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