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HR Manager


United States - Chicago Office

About Us:

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in the US in 2002, and since then operations have grown exponentially. Our US headquarters is based in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood. We also have employees working in field sales, our service centers, and in our growing number of Dyson Demo Store’s across the country. 

About the Role:

This position will support and contribute to the Human Resources Team to help deliver the Dyson people strategy. They will ensure that Dyson attracts, recruits, retains and develops great people that are passionate about Dyson and its products. They will provide effective employee relations and operational HR support to a specific business unit or business units. The right candidate will want to work collaboratively with the Human Resources team on company-wide initiatives and areas of emphasis including organizational effectiveness, culture and leadership capability development.

Partnering with the Business

  • Work alongside HR Business Partners (HRBPs) to support front line leaders and employees.
  • Work with the HRBPs to champion the performance management and development planning processes.
  • Assist HRBPs in communicating timelines and ensuring they are met.
  • Deliver the People Strategy by providing solid coaching and support to managers on all aspects of operational and tactical HR.
  • Work closely with business leaders to spot opportunities for organizational change which will improve business performance. Support business leaders to plan and deliver the change.
  • Support the performance management and personal development planning process and ensure that managers have the skills and capability to maximize the value of the process.
  • Promote operational effectiveness by partnering with Total Rewards Team to ensure roles are in line with external and internal benchmarking.
  • Build an understanding of your business’ recruitment plans and build relationships with relevant recruitment partners to ensure that they have a thorough understanding of the business and the business’ recruiting needs are being met.
  • Facilitate sessions to train and inform managers and employees on topics such as managing performance, development planning, etc.
  • Partner with and provide feedback to the Talent Development team on training/development requirements to meet business needs.

Employee Relations

  • Provide coaching to managers with any issues such as poor performance and attendance management.
  • Ensure performance issues are documented properly
  • Assist in fact gathering and compilation of data related to complex investigations
  • May be involved in more complex leave and accommodation related matters
  • Use root cause problem solving approach to resolve employee relations issues

Policies and Compliance

  • Recommend policies for assigned business units and for the broader Americas team based on business need and legislative requirements.
  • Provides expertise on compliance related matters.


  • Be an active contributor to HR functional strategy, understand the objectives of other HR teams and take opportunities to share knowledge.
  • Relish the opportunities to pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role.
  • Identify problems and find solutions.
  • Seek out development opportunities to expand knowledge and experience.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, liberal arts, education, industrial relations or organizational development

About You:

  •  At least 5 years of experience in Human Resources required (recruiting, employment, employee relations, training, etc.)
  •  Knowledge of HR/employee practices and principles, and applicable labor, pay, benefits, health and safety laws and regulations
  • Previous experience handling high level of confidentiality and common sense regarding employee information
  • High level of communication skills both verbal and written
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong project management skills
  • Great relationship building and influencing skills
  • Coaching and mentoring skills and a passion for developing people
  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office suite skills
  • Some knowledge of HR/employee practices and principles, and applicable labor, pay, benefits, health and safety laws and regulations preferred
  • Ability to work independently without much supervision
  • Ability to take initiative to think outside the box and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to speak French is an asset


At Dyson, how we reward you is linked to our high-performance culture. But it’s about more than salary and bonus. Through a package of financial, lifestyle and health benefits, we support whatever stage of life you’re in and the moments that matter.

Financial benefits:

  • 401K with up to a 4% match
  • Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)

Lifestyle benefits:

  • Competitive Paid Time Off Benefits including Separate Holiday, Sick, and Vacation Time
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (applicable areas only)
  • Generous Child Care Leave Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Dyson Product Discounts

Health benefits:

  • Multi-Level Healthcare Coverage Options
  • Vision & Dental Coverage
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Dyson is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. If requested, we will provide reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. Contact us at for more information. Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.