Human Resources Manager

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/7/2018 1:30 PM)
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Is This The Role For You?


We hire smart people with big hearts.  People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role.


If you’re ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be – today and in the future….CryoLife is the place for you.

Position Overview

As the leader of the Austin, Texas site’s Human Resources function, the HR Manager provides support to the local R&D and manufacturing functions, as well as all of the enabling functions (Finance, IT, administration, etc.) and their teams.  Partners with these business units to achieve their business goals through the provision of strategic HR services related to talent management, recruiting, performance management, leadership and team development and change initiatives. Also assists with the implementation of related corporate HR initiatives and with the delivery of services against established HR scorecard metrics. Responsible for certain operational duties including payroll and benefits administration.


Business Partnership:


Through strong relationships with customers and business knowledge, connect people plans to business goals and performance. Align goals to enable a common focus. Achieves this by:


  • Building positive relationships with business
  • Coaching and providing feedback
  • Ensuring goal clarity and alignment
  • Providing insight regarding colleague and organizational issues and opportunities

HR Mastery:


Demonstrate the necessary HR skills to make a difference. Ensure the function is able to fulfill its service requirements through strong partnership and implementation of sound HR processes.  Processes include:


  • Building the talent pool, from recruiting through talent and succession management
  • Performance management and implementation of the annual evaluation and merit review process
  • Providing compensation-related guidance
  • Effective colleague relations
  • Able to effectively balance the competing responsibilities of being a business partner & employee steward
  • Interpretation and administration of policies and procedures as applicable
  • Building a trusting work environment, that embraces diverse thinking and empowers employees to perform at high levels of engagement
  • Handle various operational functions, such as payroll and benefits administration, compliance audits, working with external vendors and, as business conditions warrant, other duties as assigned

Change Mastery:


Embed lasting change at all levels.  Bring innovative thinking to people plans. Act as a change agent seeking out opportunities to make changes that support business success. Achieve this by:


  • Championing business and process improvement
  • Developing teams and colleagues through coaching
  • Handle conflict constructively
  • Build and maintain positive employee relations
  • Facilitating at organizational interfaces



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  CryoLife is prepared to provide reasonable accommodations to allow qualified applicants selected for the position to perform essential job functions.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years of related HR experience or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Prior experience in manufacturing environment preferred


  • Proficient PC application skills to include UltiPro, iCIMS and Microsoft Office software


  • Ability to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily


  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to be a team player


  • Excellent communication skills


  • Ability to be a responsive problem solver and action oriented


  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality


  • Must be able to establish credibility quickly and operate with the highest integrity

Company Info

Who We Are.


CryoLife is one of the world’s contemporary medical device companies providing preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries. Since the Company’s inception in 1984, it is estimated that its products and tissues have been implanted in about 900,000 patients worldwide.


CryoLife technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. CryoLife headquarters are located in Kennesaw, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.


CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

CryoLife is committed to the philosophy of equal opportunity employment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans or other legally protected status.


Reasonable Accommodations
CryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.


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