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Date: Feb 12, 2018

Location: Higashihiroshima, 34, JP

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 104463 

Job Description

As the Japan HR Operations Manager, you will be responsible to lead the Japan HR Operations Team to deliver high quality HR Services in Japan. You will be responsible for the management and development of direct reports to enable superior functional service delivery. You will be responsible for managing and improving functional area performance by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to build and execute service strategies aligned to corporate strategic objectives. You will assist with improving individual capability by conducting performance appraisals with team members to create goals and development plans. You will monitor performance metrics to identify and implement continual improvement opportunities. You will also be responsible to train up the local Japan HR Manager to lead the team eventually. Other responsibilities include ensuring organizational compliance to company policies and regulations, as well as to departmental procedures, and providing organizational leadership for building and implementing department strategies, processes, and policy through active participation in functional teams and projects, as well as mentoring other functional leaders through collaboration and the development of sustainably successful solutions.


Your area of responsibility will include but not limited to Recruiting, Benefits, Travel, Mobility, Employee Relations, Payroll, Learning and Development.




Responsibilities and Tasks


Manage Team Member Performance


·  Provide communication regarding job expectations and changes


·  Coach and provide career development


·  Establish goals and monitor performance achievement


·  Conduct performance appraisals


·  Collect, review, and provide verbal and written performance feedback to continuously develop your team


·  Manage employee performance and resolve conflict


·  Provide recognition


Build an Effective Team


·  Prioritize work, remove barriers, and drive for accountability


·  Manage team staffing and succession


·  Distribute work and learning opportunities


·  Empower team members and promote teamwork


·  Provide line of sight to strategic objectives


·  Promote partnership across functional areas and customer groups


Manage Functional Area Service Delivery


·  Influence and develop functional strategies


·  Provide consultation on work execution and problem solving


·  Assist in the troubleshooting of escalated issues and provide coaching for resolution


·  Coordinate and communicate departmental policy and procedures


·  Monitor for adherence to departmental policy and procedures and provide feedback


·  Ensure team members are properly trained according to department compliance and work requirements


·  Manage Internal budgets


·  Manage, engage in, and promote continuous cost reduction and quality improvement efforts


·  Identify and implement system and process improvements


·  Develop, communicate, and monitor performance metrics


Provide Organizational Leadership to Build Functional Strategies, Processes, and Policy


·  Create and execute strategies according to requirements (e.g. stakeholder, regulatory, corporate, departmental)


·  Monitor performance to plan


·  Maintain domain knowledge to provide subject matter expertise


·  Actively participate in or lead functional teams and projects


·  Mentor functional leaders


·  Collaborate with peers to construct global solutions


·  Manage conflict and identify escalation paths


·  Align internal strategies and communicate line of sight to corporate strategic objectives


Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions


·  Identify and understand service requirements


·  Communicate capabilities to ensure stakeholder expectations are met


·  Develop metrics to clarify deliverables


·  Provide functional area expertise to customers and other stakeholders


·  Coordinate functional services with peer group and internal global partners


·  Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders


·  Initiate and sustain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders


Ensure a Safe, Compliant, and Ethical Work Environment


·  Maintain knowledge of and apply company safety, labor, and ethics policies


·  Communicate requirements to applicable team members and external stakeholders


·  Oversee execution of mandatory training for direct reports


·  Identify and resolve and / or report potential safety, security, and labor issues






Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience








·  At least 10 years’ managerial experience in leading Human Resources team in Japan with extensive knowledge of Japan labor law and HR Operations

  • Experience working in a multi-national company or overseas is a strong plus.







·  Demonstrated success in leading teams in defining and solving complex process problems


·  Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written


·  Strong data analysis, problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Business level English skills

·  The ability to travel domestically regularly to meet with internal customers, information sharing, and implementation of systems to support the company goals is required




Travel Required?

·  As needed.


We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.

To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

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