3D Systems

Director, HR Business Partner


Reporting to the CHRO, the Director, HR Business Partner will serve as the HR Business Partner to multiple Functions and Business Units.  They will play a key role in developing and driving a talent agenda that aligns with the organization’s business priorities. The Director, HR Business Partner will also collaborate with business leaders to identify opportunities, develop solutions and strategies, and ensure results and impact. Finally, the incumbent will also play the critical role of coach and advisor to senior business leaders regarding people and strategy.


Key objectives of the Director, HR Business Partner role include:

  • Ensure tie-in between business partners’ key objectives and talent strategy
  • Identify and diagnose talent and organizational issues, and partner with business leaders to implement solutions
  • Lead process to identify high potential talent and ensure their continued development and advancement
  • Partner with executive leaders to ensure a solid succession plan is in place for all critical roles
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to source and staff a diverse workforce, and ensure a positive onboarding experience
  • Serve as advisor and coach to business leaders and managers around people management and development
  • Lead employee investigations and ensure appropriate outcomes and follow-up
  • Assess culture and develop action plans to ensure a positive, engaging, and supportive workplace
  • Leverage centers of excellence to build tools and expertise across teams supported
  • Serves as employer representative in all employee and labor relations activities including negotiation and management of employment agreements, communications liaison with works council, execution of labor agreements, and facilitating resolution of disputes as required and appropriate



  • Bachelor’s Degree required; major in Industrial/Labor Relations, Human Resources Management, Psychology, or other related field preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Labor Relations, or Human Resources Management preferred



  • A minimum of 8 years of prior Human Resources Generalist and Leadership experience is preferred
  • Experience supporting front-line, field-based client groups is required; Practicing HR in a manufacturing environment is preferred



  • Understanding of, and some experience with, most or all of the core aspects of Human Resource Management (staffing; employee relations; performance management; leadership development; training)
  • Ability to think strategically and translate concepts into actionable items
  • Previous talent management and succession planning experience preferred
  • Proven ability to influence decision-making
  • Must possess executive presence
  • Proven people leader with disposition to coach and develop future HR leaders
  • Courage to make tough decisions and deliver difficult messages with professionalism and poise
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous business situations
  • Strong expertise in developing solutions based upon facts/data analytics
  • Must possess consultative style and approach with proven ability to develop credible relationships with business partners
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to present their point of view in varied business situations
  • Strong MS Office Skills

3D Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or a disable veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran (referred to collectively as “protected veterans”). The Company also provides applicants with equal employment opportunities without regard to pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, and related medical conditions including, but not limited to, lactation.

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