Human Resources Business Partner

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At Alcon, we are driven by the meaningful work we do to help people see brilliantly. We innovate boldly, champion progress, and act with speed as the global leader in eye care. Here, you’ll be recognized for your commitment and contributions and see your career like never before. Together, we go above and beyond to make an impact in the lives of our patients and customers.

We foster an inclusive culture and are looking for diverse, talented people to join Alcon. As a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) you will be trusted to support Teams at Alcon’s sunny Irvine and Lake Forest, California sites, with an emphasis on Manufacturing & Technical Operations (MTO) teams. We are looking for dynamic, inspiring, inclusive leaders who collaborate with others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes. Alcon manufacturing is a fast paced, high-energy environment so naturally we are looking for a leader who is a relationship builder, an excellent analytical thinker, intuitive to business needs, and someone who can effectively communicate in challenging situations creating win-win scenarios. Above all we are looking for someone with a passion for customer service and helping Alcon in our mission to help everyone see brilliantly!

In partnership with people leaders, you will:

  • Align with the Talent & Culture Partner to implement enterprise level initiatives.
  • Deliver Alcon’s core HR services and people processes (e.g. OTR, PMP), and ensure an optimal associate experience
  • Drive business success by coaching and advising teams on associate experience initiatives, such as Associate Experience Dashboard, Recognition programs, etc.
  • Ensure timely execution of all people-related processes
  • Implement global, regional or local HR programs
  • Coach business leaders and associates on all HR-related topics (e.g. change management, talent management, employee relations, career development, etc.)
  • Remain accountable for driving high-quality, diverse local talent bench, through selection process, equitable compensation practices and adequate talent development
  • Support diagnostic intervention and problem resolution strategies to contribute HR point of view to business issues
  • Utilize workforce analytics and insights to improve people and workforce management.


Minimum Qualifications/Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent years of directly related experience (or high school +10 yrs; Assoc.+6 yrs; M.S.+0 yrs)
  • The ability to fluently read, write, understand, and communicate in English.
  • 2 Years of Relevant Experience

Preferred Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

  • Prior experience in a strategic HR role, including building trusting relationships with associates and leaders
  • Strong local California employment law knowledge and ability to adapt to new circumstances quickly
  • Good understanding of and oversight of all payroll and tax issues
  • Strong continuous improvement mindset in relation to people processes


  • Benefit from working in a highly collaborative and diverse team that puts an emphasis on support and team culture.
  • Alcon provides a robust benefits package including health, life, retirement, flexible time off, and much more!
  • Join Alcon’s mission to provide top-tier, innovative products and solutions that enhance sight, enhance lives, & help others “See Brilliantly!”

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Alcon’s Total Rewards programs are designed to align to incentives with business goals, encourage the right values and behaviors, and deliver long-term value.  The first layer of our rewards program is compensation.  We offer a combination of fixed pay and variable pay, which includes short-term incentives, and long-term incentives for eligible population.  Our benefits program provides security for life events through life and disability insurance, supports savings for retirement, promotes good health and well-being and supports associates and their families during times of illness.  To learn more about Alcon’s Corporate Social Responsibility including our Total Rewards, click here

Pay Range

$77,200.00 – $115,800.00

Pay Frequency


Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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