HRIS Workday Lead

Switzerland, Basel
United States, Morristown (New Jersey)

HRIS Specialist

What makes YOU different?

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) combines technological innovation with world class manufacturing and process excellence.  Together, these enable our customers to deliver their discoveries in key areas:

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Specialty Chemical Services provides solutions for composite materials and processing additives for technically demanding industries, such as electronics, transportation and aerospace. We also provide performance intermediates & chemicals for many industrial applications, such as agro intermediates, food & feed ingredients, cosmetics, non-current good manufacturing practices (non-cGMP) intermediates, and custom development & manufacturing.

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) is looking for a HRIS Specialist reporting to the Sr. Manager, HR Analytics & Projects. They will be responsible for maintaining our HRIS systems to ensure current and future functionality exists to support HR initiatives and business processes. This role will provide HR data management support, systems support and be a source for data that enables smarter, more data-driven people insights and business decisions. This role will collaborate with HR & IT to ensure the right solutions are developed and implemented to meet business needs. 

Key Responsibilities:

HR Systems and User Support

  • HRIS subject matter expert for information systems supporting HR planning and operations. 

  • Serve as a key resource for processes in Workday modules such as HCM, Recruiting, Payroll, Time Tracking, Absence, Compensation, Benefits, and Performance Management.

  • Facilitate user training, and collaborate with HR team to develop procedures, guidelines, documentation and training tools.

  • Process changes and execute data reporting and preparation requests.

  • Applies HR functional knowledge in optimizing HR information systems support.

Data Extraction, Processing, and Preparation

  • Maintain HR data and system integrity in Workday and related systems through regular oversight reporting, audits, and analysis.

  • Works closely with other subject matter experts to ensure data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. 

  • In close collaboration with LSI IT, support Workday system configurations, integrations, and updates through process review, user acceptance testing, document summarization, and execution.

  • Collaborate with data-heavy areas of HR such as people analytics & total rewards to establish shared goals, gather requirements, and iterate on work products.

  • Develop/customize reports and prepare data that support HCM, payroll, benefits, people analytics, compensation, and other areas as needed.

  • Ability to draw inferences from disparate pieces of data; identify key findings; and link to implications and provide recommendations.

Business Process Optimization

  • Explores, integrates and makes recommendations to enhance existing HRIS framework while mitigating risks for global processes.

  • Partners with HR team/business stakeholders to gather and develop business and legal requirements, translating them into technical solutions and process improvements in Workday

  • Remain current on HR system and data practices in order to implement new ideas as well as leverage system technology for operational effectiveness

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years of HRIS experience with prior experience supporting multiple HR systems applications

  • Prior progressive experience in Workday, specifically in HCM, Compensation, Payroll, Time Management, and Performance Management

  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex requirements of stakeholders.

  • Uses project management skills in managing projects.

  • Ability to assess and resolve issues, while translating complex information into concise and understandable terms.

  • Highly detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to our customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R28244