Lead, Human Resources Business Partner

L3Harris | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 2/28/2024

Job Title: Lead, HR Business Partner

Job Code: 9509

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Schedule: 9/80


L3Harris is seeking a Lead HR Business Partner to support our Engineering Function within our Tactical Communications sector. The successful candidate will partner closely with Engineering leadership and employees execute HR strategies that enable accomplishment of business objective while leveraging their strong interpersonal skills to communicate with groups inside and outside of the HR function, partnering on key initiatives, shaping our culture, talent practices, and HR procedures.

This is a dynamic role supporting multiple engineering discipline working with a collaborative HR team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to learn, influence and support the HR priorities for TCOM Engineering across multiple sites. This role will report to the Senior Manager, HR Business Partner within the TCOM HR team and will be based in Rochester, NY.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as an HR Business Partner to support the Engineering function within the Tactical Communications Sector in the areas of compensation administration, employee engagement, employee relations, learning & development, legal compliance, measuring & reporting, performance management, and staffing at all levels.
  • Provide direction, counsel/coaching and business analytics that enables leaders to make sound talent decisions and promote employee engagement and healthy/positive/productive employee relations.
  • Proactively work with the business to implement and strategically drive talent management programs to improve leadership capabilities, ensure succession planning, high potential identification, and development objectives in achievement of overall business strategy. Bring creativity and innovative thinking to the process.
  • Identify and diagnose issues proactively and develop, recommend, and implement root cause solutions that enhance employee engagement/experience and business results in a timely manner.
  • Participate and/or lead projects and special initiatives within and outside the HR function as assigned.
  • Improve HR processes in support of the business to drive greater efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with management and employees to provide advice and counsel to both on employee-related and organizational matters.
  • Promotes high professional standards, positive interpersonal relationships and always demonstrates L3Harris values.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, with a minimum of 9 years of experience as an HR Generalist of Business Partner, or a minimum of 7 years experience with a Master’s Degree in Human Resources or related field or an MBA. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Graduate degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.
  • Experience working as an HR Business Partner with increasing scope and responsibility, supporting various levels within the organization, preferably within a matrix and government contracting environment.
  • Experience with Team Facilitation, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Workforce Planning, Compensation, Diversity & Inclusion, and Organizational Development.
  • Strong business and HR acumen, including proactive problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and a proven track record of delivering on commitments.
  • Demonstrated experiences with strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively influence, coach and consult employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Highly adaptable and able to succeed in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Experience with root cause analysis with ability to link situations to the bigger picture.
  • Project management experience leading teams to address complex issues.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and to organize workload to assure that short timelines are met given frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment as well as operate independently.
  • Possesses a high degree of professional integrity and confidentiality with an eye for attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with the ability to analyze and display data.
  • Proficiency in HR systems such as PeopleSoft, PeopleFluent, Oracle, SuccessFactors.

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $84,000 - $156,000. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Employment Type
Full Time

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