Changing the world, one revolution at a time

Talent Management & HR Manager

Opening: Immediate
Location: Burlingame, CA
Posted: September, 2016


Aperia Technologies is bringing to market an innovative automatic tire inflation technology for the transportation industry. Our solution will have a significant effect on transportation companies’ bottom-line as well as their environmental footprint. Aperia is a venture backed, innovative start-up that is on a path towards high growth as the industry pulls our technology onto the worldwide stage. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Aperia is positioned near Tesla, ATDynamics, Peloton Technologies and a myriad of other visionary transportation focused companies. With the infrastructure to support rapid innovation and the resources to attack the problem head-on, Aperia presents an exciting career opportunity.

We have developed a novel device which improves vehicle energy efficiency. As we surpass the 50-employee mark, we are seeking a talented and experienced Talent Management and Human Resources Manager. The Manager will be directly responsible for HR/talent strategy and the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resources function. S/he will collaboratively develop programs, strategies, and a culture designed to help us achieve our goals by attracting, retaining and developing great team members. Reporting to the CEO, the Manager will serve as a consultant to senior leadership on all talent management and human resource related issues.


  • Develop our strategic people plan to attract, develop and retain the best talent.
  • Track and analyze trends and metrics and use them to enhance our existing programs and policies. Develop new policies where helpful and/or necessary.
  • Provide guidance and execute on organizational restructures, workforce planning, succession planning, compensation and benefits.
  • Identify training needs for teams as well as individual staff coaching needs.
  • Strengthen and oversee the process to recruit superior and diverse talent.
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase retention.
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Manage the performance appraisal process.
  • Oversee the employee lifecycle: new hire onboarding, employee promotions, transfers, and exits.
  • Develop and conduct trainings and implement a best in class professional development program.
  • Recommend, evaluate, and participate in staff development across all departments and at all levels of the organization. Develop career path plans for employees.
  • Ensure compensation practices are attractive and equitable.
  • Oversee semimonthly payroll, benefits administration, and audit preparation.
  • Oversee benefits carriers, billing, and open enrollment, and resolve benefits, payroll and tax issues.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on new technologies to streamline processes and enhance effectiveness.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of employment legislation and legal/regulatory requirement, reducing legal risks and ensuring compliance. Manage regulatory and payroll reporting.
  • Manage and resolve complex employment issues and leaves of absence.
  • Communicate changes in policies and procedures and ensure proper compliance.
  • Supervise and develop an HR staff of two: HR Coordinator and Manager, Recruitment and HR.
  • Collaborate with the full Administration team to ensure that the organization’s infrastructure serves the organization appropriately.


  • Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant HR leadership experience.
  • Expertise in multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, diversity, performance management, federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Strong leadership, conflict management, and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of personalities and skill sets.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience developing strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results.
  • Expertise in handling complex employee relations and org. development issues.
  • The highest ethical standards, respect for privacy and confidentiality, and integrity.
  • Experience managing and developing HR team members.
  • Ability to identify and anticipate the organization’s needs, make recommendations and implement improvements to address competitive, complex business issues.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and thrive in a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and navigate in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Ability to develop and analyze metrics and implement solutions
  • Consistency in bringing an energetic, enthusiastic, disciplined, hard-working, and composed team player attitude.
  • Passion for Aperia’s mission and a great sense of humor.


    If you are a talented, passionate, and ready to take on a challenging position, please submit your resume and cover letter using the link below.

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    Aperia is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law. While Aperia has normal working conditions, extended work hours may be required to meet assignment deadlines. The physical demands required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job are typical. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.