Human Resource Business Partner

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Date: 4 Feb 2024

Location: Plattsburgh, NY, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:439030 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  



  • Engage and support managers and employees.
  • Ensure positive and productive Employee and Industrial Relations.
  • Advise, support and influence local management on all HR related issues, policies and processes.
  • Understand and prioritise business needs, and translate them into HR actions.
  • Implement Corporate HR strategy locally.
  • Master our HRIS systems, data accuracy, and metrics to measure HR performances.
  • Supervise, lead one HR trainee.
  • Develop the HR budget submission and remain accountable. 
  • Ensure workforce planning is current and recruitments launched accordingly.
  • Develop local corporate network, in support of future recruitments.
  • Makes sure the process of induction and probationary period is performed.
  • Administer our annual salary review and STI/bonus payments on time;
  • Implement the Alstom performance management system;

Educational Requirements


Bachelors degree, majoring in human resources, psychology, business studies, or social science


  • MBA  with specialization in HR Organization Development
  • SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, or similar



  • 10 years HR experience in a similar industry/environment
  • Previous Generalist HR management experience covering all areas of HR management practice.
  • Influence and resilience within a matrix organization structure
  • Professional expertise in employment law issues, redundancies,  payroll and employee relations
  • Fluent in the English language, written and spoken.


  • Experience of HR operational aspects (Talent availability, Salary & Benefit, Legal/Labour Compliance, Income Tax, Social Context)

Competencies & Skills  

  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with transparency , Influencing and Persuasion skills
  • Business acumen , being able to understand company finances, resourcing and the ultimate aims of the business is important
  • Confident and at ease sharing opinions and expertise
  • Intercultural awareness
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Management skills
  • Able to handle conflict/ crucial conversation
  • Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • Ability to manage time and projects effectively.





Alstom is a global company where our people vision and values embrace Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). Wherever we operate and across all our businesses, we want to create an inclusive culture in which diversity is welcomed and appreciated. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and giving everyone the opportunity to contribute with their knowledge, skills, experiences and perspectives, we also generate value for Alstom and its stakeholders.


Employment at Alstom is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Alstom does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.


It is Alstom's policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination and equal opportunity. The Company's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy, as well as its affirmative action obligations, includes the full and complete support of the Company. Because it's just the right thing to do. We hope you think so, too.


Nearest Major Market: Plattsburgh

Job Segment: HR, Employee Relations, Payroll, MBA, HRIS, Human Resources, Finance, Management

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