HR Generalist LATAM

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: SÃO PAULO, SP, BR

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 7937


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Latin America - The Latin America Region of Teleflex is headquartered in Morrisville, North Carolina, and supports our customers, distributors, sales managers and specialists in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and Puerto Rico. The Latin America Region sells a broad spectrum of medical devices and related products in the fields of vascular and interventional access, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. As Teleflex grows and expands its portfolio, we will continue to grow our presence in Latin America.  Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

The Human Resources Specialist – Latin America supports HR functions within the Latin America region. This position will provide human resources and administrative support for all facets of generalist activities including staffing, onboarding, benefits, employee relations issues, and data integrity.  

Principal Responsibilities

•    Assist employees across the region with questions, concerns, and guidance in the full range of HR functions to provide an exceptional employee experience.
•    Assist and provide consultancy to Teleflex Managers across the region in all HR processes, policies, talent management, employee relations, payments, etc.
•    Participate, coordinate and/or drive HR Initiatives and Global Processes to include the annual merit / bonus award process, talent reviews, DE&I initiatives, and community outreach programs.  
•    Ensure consistent and equitable application of human resources policies and practices.  
•    Collaborate and work with other teams to achieve Teleflex common objectives that involves multidisciplinary teams.
•    Work collaboratively with HR shared services team (Teleflex Connect Support).  Communicate employee and organizational changes and updates including new hires, terminations, transfers, promotions, salary adjustments, job description changes, etc. to maintain data integrity within the Human Capital Management (HCM) system and to keep personnel files current.
•    Utilize SAP Success Factors HCM system to conduct data audits and updates, run employee metric reports, and assist employees with self service activities.
•    Prepare, organize, and support recruitment efforts by building and nurturing relationships with internal and external sourcing teams.  Work with Teleflex Talent Acquisition Team and external agencies to support requisition, interview, offer, onboarding, and new hire orientation processes.
•    Assist with gathering payroll inputs for assigned countries and preparing payroll for second level approval.
•    Organize and drive global or local employee development activities and training to promote a high-performance culture.
•    Maintain complete employee files and create online database for secure file storage.
•    Maintain confidentiality of all employee and applicants data and other discretionary information.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    University degree in human resources, business management, psychology or other relevant field.
•    4+ years of working experience in Human Resources and local labor laws in an employee support capacity. Global experience desirable.
•    Knowledge of employment laws and practices in Brazil, Colombia, Chile and/or Mexico.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Must be proficient in both Portuguese and Spanish, English is highly desirable.
•    Ability to work with highly confidential information and to respond professionally to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
•    Availability to work in the office at least 3 times per week.
•    Ability to work at a fast pace and prioritize work when volume is high.
•    Must be friendly and collaborative.
•    Proven ability to establish credibility and get along with diverse personalities; customer-service oriented, tactful, and patient.
•    Must be flexible and able to change schedule as needed to support special projects or deadlines.
•    Resourceful and well organized. High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
•    Strong organizational and file management skills, meticulous attention to detail, ability to multitask.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills required.    
•    Intermediate computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and HRIS). 
•    Must be comfortable with ambiguity.
•    High level of self-motivation and initiative; willingness to ask for assistance when needed.


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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