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People Operations Coordinator

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Administration, People & HR, Operations
Devens, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) has the fastest, lowest cost path to commercial fusion energy.
CFS collaborates with MIT to leverage decades of research combined with groundbreaking new high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet technology. HTS magnets will enable compact fusion power plants that can be constructed faster and at lower cost. Our mission is to deploy these power plants to meet global decarbonization goals as fast as possible. To that end, CFS has assembled a team of leaders in tough tech, fusion science, and manufacturing with a track record of rapid execution. Supported by the world’s leading investors, CFS is uniquely positioned to deliver limitless, clean, fusion power to combat climate change. To implement this plan, we are looking to add dedicated people to the team who treat people well, improve our work by adding multifaceted perspectives and new ways of solving problems, have achieved outstanding results through a range of pursuits, and have skills and experience related to this role.
The People Operations Coordinator will be responsible for employee experience including onboarding and
engagement.

This team member will:

  • Support Employee Onboarding:
  • Comprehensive Onboarding: Manage the onboarding process for new hires, both remote and onsite, ensuring a seamless and positive experience
  • Point of Contact: Act as a primary resource for new employees, assisting them with pre-employment inquiries and guiding them through their first days
  • Logistical Coordination: Handle the logistics involved in bringing new employees on board, including coordination with IT, facilities, and other departments
  • Problem Resolution: Address and resolve any issues or challenges that arise during the onboarding process, ensuring a smooth transition for new hires
  • HRIS Management: Process new hires within our HRIS (UKG)
  • Orientation Delivery: Conduct engaging and informative orientation sessions for new hires, covering company policies, procedures, and culture
  • Cross-Location Coordination: Ensure a consistent onboarding experience across various office locations by collaborating with local teams
  • I-9 Processing: Oversee the completion and verification of I-9 forms for new hires, ensuring compliance with federal regulations
  • Provide People Operations Support:
  • Employee Inquiries: Respond promptly to employee questions and concerns, directing them to the appropriate resources as needed
  • Special Initiatives: Participate in special projects and initiatives aimed at enhancing employee engagement and improving the overall work environment
  • Ad-Hoc Support: Provide support for ad-hoc projects within the People Operations team, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability
  • Team Assistance: Offer general administrative support to the People Operations team, contributing to efficient and effective team operations

The ideal candidate will have most, if not all, of these requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of Human Resources experience
  • Desire to learn, support the culture at CFS, and grow as a part of the People Operations team
  • The ability to prioritize the employee experience
  • Resiliency to work through challenges with optimism and adaptability
  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills as well as strong customer service experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential information with integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to take initiative, multitask, manage priorities and work in a fast paced organization

Additional experience and/or qualifications:

  • HRIS systems; specifically UKG
  • Knowledge of basic HR principles
  • Work in a facility that contains industrial hazards including heat, cold, noise, fumes, strong magnets, lead (Pb), high voltage, high current, pressure systems, and cryogenics
  • Extended activities such as typing, sitting, etc.
  • #LI-Hybrid
CFS team members thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and have demonstrated exceptional results through a range of different pursuits. We all tightly align with our company values of integrity, execution, impact and self-critique. As we grow, we are looking to add talented people who are mission driven and bring diverse perspectives and new ways of solving problems.
At CFS, we deeply value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer by choice. We consider all qualified applicants equally for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.