Assoc HR Generalist - US - Bay Area - Hayward

  • Illumina
  • US - Bay Area - Hayward
  • Oct 19, 2020
Full time Biotech

Job Description

    • US - Bay Area - Hayward
    • US - Bay Area - Foster City

Position Summary:


Provides generalist HR support for our local management teams and employees and helping contribute to the achievement of strategic and tactical goals and objectives.




  • Work closely with management teams, providing strategic HR consultation to optimize people, structure, process and culture, with the goal of achieving business results.
  • Participate in strategic meetings with management and employees to gain and offer HR insight on business and operational challenges.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the organization's needs and future direction in order to ensure business decisions take into account the people implications and minimize company exposure.
  • Counsel management on progressive discipline ensuring consistency and adherence to policies.
  • Provide coaching and feedback on how to improve individual and organizational performance to meet strategic and tactical goals and objectives.
  • Partner with HR Centers of Excellence (i.e., Leadership & Professional Development, Compensation, Talent Acquisition) to ensure successful implementation of programs and initiatives.


Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.



  • 2+ years of experience and competence in HR functional areas (i.e.: employee relations, compensation philosophies, performance management, organizational effectiveness, leadership development, applicable employment laws, and training).
  • Experience supporting both headquarter and field offices is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.


All listed requirements are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.




At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit: