L3 Technologies Sr. Human Resources Business Partner in Cincinnati, Ohio

Sr. Human Resources Business Partner


L3 Space & Sensors is a division of L3 Technologies and we are located in Cincinnati’s northern suburb of Mason, Ohio.

Our Space & Sensors business has an impressive history and is an established pioneer in space exploration and defense technology. We are a Center of Excellence and world renowned for our expertise in the areas of infrared detection and space avionics. It’s no wonder we are consistently named in Fortune’s 500 listing.

At L3 you will have the opportunity to work with highly recognized engineering and manufacturing teams who are engaged in the design, development, and building of highly-sophisticated electronics equipment that are used in a variety of defense and commercial applications.

We are currently seeking a Senior Human Resources Business Partner .

The Senior HR Business Partner (SHRBP) position is a strategic partner that is responsible for collaborating with business leaders to align business objectives with employee abilities and performance in order to achieve desired outcomes. The SHRBP serves as a consultant to management on human resources related issues and help formulate strategies and initiatives that deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. The SHRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit’s financial position, midrange plans, culture and competition. The successful SHRBP effectively support L3 initiatives while will acting as an employee champion and change agent.


  • Contribute to the business strategy by helping business leaders identify, prioritize and build organizational capabilities, behaviors and HR processes

  • Support internal clients by advising and counseling employees and managers regarding HR related matters

  • Lead talent management initiatives for client groups and works with business leaders to establish development plans that align resources with current and future business needs and standards

  • Analyze trends and incorporate key business metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and performance targets which improves HR and Business performance

  • Work closely with management and employees to maintain positive working relationships, build morale and engagement, and increase productivity and planning

  • Provide guidance and input on workforce planning and learning and development

  • Participate in the talent acquisition process by developing managers’ candidate selection skills, conducting interviews, and onboarding new hires

  • Provide performance management guidance and coaching to all levels of management; including coaching, counseling, career development and disciplinary actions

  • Attends and actively participates in weekly department level staff meetings for respective business units and client groups

  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues

  • Conduct effective, thorough and objective HR investigations and make recommendations for resolution while driving a culture of trust and respect



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Organizational Development or related field of study

  • Minimum of 5 years of HR related experience in a generalist role


  • HR Certification

  • Previous experience working in SAP, Taleo, Halogen and SuccessFactors

  • Previous experience working in software industry and/or Department of Defense


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Working knowledge of federal and state HR laws and regulations

  • Ability to collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information

  • Breadth of business acumen skills, along with the ability to problem solve and effectively utilize critical thinking skills

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills

  • Proven ability to collaborate across divisions with internal HR peers, stakeholders, operating leaders as well as influence all levels of management

  • Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions, evaluate talent, and manage conflicting priorities in a dynamic environment

  • Takes initiative, thrives in a fast-paced environment and requires minimal supervision.

  • Flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity; should have strong resiliency to rapid change

  • Demonstrates analytical capabilities; ability to influence with data driven recommendations

  • Ability to drive results while managing multiple priorities

  • Ability to work in multiple HRIS systems


  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving skills combined with sound judgment

  • Unquestionable ethics and respect for confidentiality

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to manage difficult conversations and communicate respectively and tactfully at all levels


  • Office environment

  • Willing and able to work additional hours as needed to ensure responsibilities are met

Our employees enjoy a generous benefit package which includes the following:

  • Competitive Pay

  • 9/80 Work Schedule (with every other Friday off)

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Health Savings Plans

  • Life and Disability Insurance Plans

  • Retirement Savings Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Various Voluntary Benefits

L3 is a publicly held company traded under the LLL symbol. We have over 75 locations globally with more than 30,000 employees whose primary focus is on keeping our nation safe. Our high standards and aggressive growth goals also mean that our employees are eligible for numerous career advancement opportunities.

L3 is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V and we make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Staffing, Employment And Transfers

Primary Location USA-Ohio-Cincinnati

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization: Division - Space Sensors Tech Center-20000032

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: May 17, 2018, 10:07:32 AM

Req ID: 098551