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Thea Energy

Thea Energy

People & HR
Kearny, NJ, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023
About Thea Energy:
Thea Energy is leveraging recent breakthroughs in stellarator physics and engineering to create a faster and simpler approach to commercializing fusion energy. The company is reinventing the stellarator using computer-controlled arrays of planar coils thereby replacing the intricate, complex modular magnets required in all other stellarator architectures. Thea Energy is on a mission to create a limitless source of zero emission energy for a sustainable future.
Position Overview:
Thea Energy is looking for an experienced, highly motivated human resources (HR) professional to help build and manage its HR practices. This candidate will interact with the Company’s finance & operations and technical teams to facilitate interview processes, manage onboarding of new hires, and help to grow its strong company culture and overall employee experience. You’ll be part of the early organizational growth of a leading fusion energy company. This role will have a high degree of autonomy and the ideal candidate must be able to move quickly. The Thea Energy team is comprised of self-motivated, creative, and fun individuals with an excitement for solving complex problems.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Establish and lead Thea Energy’s talent recruitment and management process
  • Plan hiring strategy for key future roles
  • Manage employee onboarding processes
  • Manage and develop company policies and evolve processes as the company grows
  • Lead diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts
  • Coordinate employee benefits packages
  • Work with the Company’s leadership to support employee growth & development
  • Nurture and track career paths for team members
  • Advise in employee review and compensation discussions
  • Maintain HR related files and information
  • Employ strategies to build, maintain, and grow the Company’s workplace culture

Ideal Experience & Skillsets:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Past leadership positions and experience managing and growing HR organizations
  • Proven ability of supporting businesses through growth periods
  • Knowledge of state and federal employment practices, policies, legal, and EEOC guidelines
  • Strong ethics and discretion
  • Ability to find creative solutions to problems
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to execute and flourish in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification is a plus

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive health benefits (e.g. medical/dental/vision)
  • Employee equity stock options
  • Open vacation policies
  • Work-life balance
It’s not necessary to meet all of the skillsets outlined above. Please feel free to send us a note and tell us why you would still be a great fit for this role or Thea Energy.
Diversity and Inclusion:
Thea Energy is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a company of diverse backgrounds. By creating a diverse environment, we will bring new ideas and approaches to solving some of the world’s hardest (and most important) problems. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, family or marital status, age, disability, veteran’s status, or other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.