At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global market leader of innovative thermal management and pneumatic comfort technologies for the automotive industry we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary solutions  that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.



We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.

Senior HR Manager




As the HR Manager, you will be responsible for leading and delivering on the day-to-day HR operations and programs for our Northville and Farmington Hills sites. This role has direct interaction at all levels of the organization – both with people leaders and individual contributors and provides you with the significant opportunity to drive high-impact work and outcomes at Gentherm.



  • Lead and execute key HR initiatives and core HR processes, including but not limited to Performance Management Process (PMP), annual pay planning, headcount and budget planning, learning and development programs, and the employee lifecycle experience
  • Coach and advise leaders on employee relations issues.
  • Utilizes data to make recommendations and support action plans for continuous improvement on talent, engagement & retention.
  • Work with leaders and employees to identify, establish, and maintain a positive work environment and authentic culture which encourages diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Support on-site engagement events and activities for team members.
  • Work directly with candidates, employees and leaders, with the support of outside immigration counsel in preparing appropriate U.S immigration cases and documentation.
  • Manage key performance indicators, reporting (headcount, turnover, etc).
  • Provide guidance on company policies and HR programs.
  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams such as Legal, Payroll, and Facilities on site related project. 
  • Follow all state and federal employment laws and regulations (e.g., FMLA, ADA, EEO and FLSA)



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or closely related field
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive HR generalist experience  
  • Immigration experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project and process management skills with a demonstrated track record of delivering high-quality results in a fast-paced, complex, dynamic business environment
  • Knowledge and experience with contemporary HR structure and practices, including HR business partnering and centers of expertise (e.g., talent acquisition, talent management and development, compensation, benefits, compliance)
  • Demonstrated initiative in a fast-moving environment; proactive problem solver, bias for action, roll-up-ones-sleeves attitude, a strong work ethic and steadfast integrity
  • Proven ability to influence decision making at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to develop business solutions based upon facts/data analytics


  • Ability to think and work independently, take initiative, and make the right tradeoff decisions as it relates to projects or HR processes



TRAVEL: <5% local


LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBLITIES: Manages a small team of 1-2 people.



  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results




All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best serve our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.


Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  9221
Country/Region:  US
Published:  Apr 28, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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