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Human Resources Business Partner

Plano, TX, USA Req #310
Friday, March 5, 2021

ABOUT INOGEN Inogen was founded in 2001 to improve quality of life and increase freedom and independence for oxygen therapy users. Inogen is innovation in oxygen therapy. The Inogen mission is to improve freedom and independence for oxygen therapy patients through innovative products and services. Inogen is a manufacturer and Accredited Homecare Provider.

Inogen is focused on quality care, continuous improvement, and outstanding customer satisfaction. We are a stable, USA based company dedicated to providing an exciting and rewarding career to our employees. We completed a successful Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ in 2014 and have demonstrated substantial growth over the last five years. Our work environment is casual yet high performing, and we are looking for seriously talented, motivated, and fast-paced professionals to join our team.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the administration of the company's human resources policies and programs in Ohio and Texas Manufacturing. Ensuring programs align with company business objectives and meet employee needs, comply with legal requirements, and are cost effective. Counsels with site management and works with internal HR functional leaders to develop integrated solutions to meet site specific HR needs.


Responsibilities (Specific tasks, duties, essential functions of the job)

  • Partner with site management to assess current and future Human Resources needs and aligns Human Resources programs with business objectives.

  • Administers Human Resources policies and programs for all site-based employees. 

  • Works with the Talent Acquisition Manager to ensure all site resource needs are understood and met with high quality personnel in a timely manner; supports the onboarding of newly hired employees.

  • Counsels site management on all aspects of human capital utilization including organization engagement, training and development, communications, performance management, etc.

  • Works with Corporate Compensation Manager to ensure the company total rewards policy is understood and properly administered.

  • Serves as the liaison between the employee and their manager to foster a healthy working relationship and open communication when direct interactions have failed and/or are inappropriate under the circumstances.

  • Works with Training Managers to assess management training needs and deliver training as required.

  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the Human Resources leadership group to develop solutions, programs and policies.

  • Provides guidance and advice to Managers on the effective handling and resolution of difficult employee relations issues; conducts thorough investigations, reviews all disciplinary actions, including terminations, to ensure proper documentation and consistency with company policy.

  • Works with corporate Human Resources Manager to assist with the administration of Leave of Absence (LOA) requests for site personnel in compliance with State and Federal laws; coordinates return to work assignments.

  • Conducts termination/exit interview meetings with Managers to ensure professionalism, respect and legal compliance on the part of Inogen. 

  • Oversees and actively supports all site-specific employee events and celebrations.

  • Responsible for managerial functions of site based Human Resources team – hiring, evaluating, developing, etc.

  • Provides on-going ideas for improvement to enhance the company’s corporate culture and ensure company core values are maintained.

  • Stays current with Human Resources trends and best practices.

  • Ensures compliance with all Federal, State and local labor laws and regulations.

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.

  • Assist with any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Must have strong work ethic.

  • In depth knowledge of HR principles, disciplines and practices

  • Strong business and financial acumen

  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced demanding environment

  • Self-motivated, energetic and service oriented

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and direction.

  • Data and results driven.

  • In depth knowledge of Federal and State labor laws includ9ing EEOC/Title VII and Affirmative Action Requirements.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

  • Attention to detail is required.

  • Effective conflict resolution.

  • Analytical & problem-solving skills & ability to multi task.

  • Solutions-oriented problem solver.

  • Excellent planning, communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to effectively interface with different departments within the company.


Qualifications (Experience and Education)

  • Bachelor’s degree in business with an emphasis in Human Resources, Organization Behavior, Industrial Psychology, or related field.

  • 7+ years professional level Human Resources experience in a corporate and/or manufacturing operations environment, required.

  • 1-2 years’ experience as a Human Resources Manager in a corporate environment with at least 500 employees, preferred.

  • Professional Human Resources Certification, preferred.

  • Prior manufacturing company experience in an FDA regulated industry, preferred.

  • Prior experience working for a publicly traded company, preferred.

  • Prior experience in a high growth company, preferred

  • A combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the qualifications listed above and that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the position. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Inogen is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally
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Inogen is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (972) 616-5668 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Other details

  • Job Function Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Insider
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Plano, TX, USA