Employee Relations Manager

Zoox, Foster City, CA

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As the Employee Relations Manager, you will provide guidance, support and make recommendations to resolve employee relations concerns while supporting Zoox’s overall People & Culture strategy.  You will conduct investigations into employee relations concerns and support overall positive employee engagement. The right person understands the core values of our culture, has experience solving people and employment-related issues, and can pivot quickly. You should also be data driven and through a combination of intelligence, experience, and information can drive systemic improvements over time.


  • Foster effective, collaborative relationships with HR teams and business leaders
  • Participate in the research, creation, and implementation of employee relations policies and procedures
  • Help create trainings on compliance with HR policies and procedures 
  • Assist in initiating and conducting investigations in response to a range of employee relations concerns
  • Use effective interviewing and documentation techniques, including maintaining complete and accurate records of investigations
  • Communicate with key partners regarding pending investigations and ensure investigations are completed in a timely manner
  • Develop recommendations based on investigation findings for appropriate remediation or other corrective action
  • Analyze employee relations metrics and trends with business leaders and HR teams and help develop proactive strategies, solutions, programs and policies
  • Partner with internal and external legal counsel on all of the above


  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 5 years’ experience in employee relations, investigations, employment law, and disciplinary actions
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws that govern employment policies and practices
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas
  • Excellent planning, organization and time management skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks, and work in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills—must be an articulate and persuasive communicator
  • Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of artificial intelligence, robotics, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

About Zoox

About us Zoox is a Menlo Park, CA-based robotics company founded by Tim Kentley-Klay and Dr. Jesse Levinson to create autonomous mobility. Operating at the intersection of design, computer science, and electro-mechanical engineering, Zoox is a multidisciplinary team working to imagine and build an advanced mobility experience that will support the future needs of urban mobility for both people and the environment.


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