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HR Technology Automation Analyst

Company: General Motors
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description
Work Arrangement:
This role is based remotely, but if you live within a 50-mile radius of Atlanta, Austin, Detroit, Warren, Pontiac, Milford or Mountain View, you are expected to report to that location three times a week, at minimum.
The Role:
The HR Technology and Operations (HRTO) team manages strategy, operations, and governance of various HR applications such as Workday HCM and delivers end to end HR solutions for our business. You will be part of a team that is responsible to deliver configuration in support of projects, enhancements and issues in Workday and related functional areas. Additionally, this team also provides tier-2 support for end users.
We are seeking a skilled and innovative Automation Analyst to join our team. The Automation Analyst will be responsible for identifying opportunities for process automation, designing and implementing automation solutions, and continuously improving existing automated processes. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, excellent problem-solving skills, and a passion for leveraging automation technologies to drive operational efficiency and productivity.
This role will involve collaborating, influencing, and working effectively with cross functional partners such as IT, CoEs, Global Business Solutions (GBS), HR business partners and other business functions to configure, troubleshoot, test and deploy configuration in HR technologies (including Workday); this role will require working flexible hours to accommodate Global stakeholders and projects when needed.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify and prioritize processes that can benefit from automation.

  • Analyze existing processes to identify areas for automation, efficiency improvements, and cost savings.

  • Design and develop automation solutions using industry-leading tools and technologies.

  • Conduct feasibility studies and cost-benefit analyses to evaluate the potential impact and return on investment of automation initiatives.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, develop automation workflows, and implement solutions.

  • Configure and customize automation tools to meet specific business needs and requirements.

  • Test and validate automation solutions to ensure accuracy, reliability, and scalability.

  • Monitor and maintain automated processes, troubleshoot issues, and implement enhancements as needed.

  • Provide training and support to end-users to ensure successful adoption and utilization of automated processes.

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging automation technologies, best practices, and industry trends.

  • Continuously evaluate and improve existing automated processes to optimize performance and efficiency.

    Additional Job Description

    • 3+ years of configuration/automation experience

    • Strong technical skills, including proficiency in automation tools and technologies (e.g., Robotic Process Automation, Workflow Automation, Scripting).

    • Experience in technologies like Workday, WalkMe, Automation Anywhere are a plus

    • Experience with process mapping, workflow design, and process documentation.

    • Continuous improvement mindset and a passion for driving operational efficiency through automation.

    • Excellent public presentation, design judgment, situational judgement, consulting, learning agility, quality orientation, end-to-end process management, process improvement and timely problem solving skills

    • Strong understanding of HR processes and best practices

    • Experience of working in an agile project delivery environment is a plus


      • The expected base compensation for this role is $83,800 - $133,900 USD Annually.

      • Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

      • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

        About GM
        Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.
        Why Join Us
        We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
        Benefits Overview
        The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
        --- Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
        --- Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
        --- Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
        --- Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
        --- Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
        --- Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.
        Diversity Information
        General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
        We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
        Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
        GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, "protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.---
        We are leading the change to make our world better, safer and more equitable for all through our actions and how we behave. Learn more about:
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        The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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