Manager Talent Development and Culture

Anforderungs-ID:  4122
Job Type:  Hybrid

Winterthur, Zürich, CH

Datum:  10.05.2024

As the Manager, Talent Development and Culture at Burckhardt Compression, your role will be centered around leading the development and implementation of programs that enhance our workplace culture and foster the growth of our employees. You’ll help us nurture a supportive and inclusive leadership culture that actively supports talent development at all levels of the organization. Hence, you will be creating cohesive frameworks and designing comprehensive roadmaps for talent development and cultural initiatives to evolve. This role is instrumental in ensuring that Burckhardt Compression attracts, develops, and retains great talent. Have an impact as:


Manager Talent Development and Culture (f/m/d)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Culture Building: You’ll foster a positive and inclusive workplace culture that aligns with Burckhardt Compression’s values of partnership, passion, performance, and responsibility. This includes developing long-term roadmaps and implementing clear initiatives that promote employee engagement, diversity, inclusion, and well-being.
  • People Development: You’ll lead the evolution of our people development processes and programs including our performance management processes, ensuring they align with Burckhardt Compression’s strategic goals.
  • Talent Development: You’ll establish processes and programs that enhance the visibility, growth, and performance of our talent. This includes orchestrating an annual rhythm that empowers our leaders to nurture our talent and make a significant impact in the organization.
  • Leadership Development: You’ll construct a robust framework for our leadership development and devise programs that enhance leadership capabilities across all levels of the organization.
  • Employee Engagement: You’ll steer the global Employee Engagement program and devise strategies to boost employee engagement, making Burckhardt Compression an even more rewarding place to work.



  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, psychology, business management (or similar field of study) required. Master’s and/or human resources certificate/qualification preferred.
  • Proven experience in talent development and culture building in a global industrial context.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven Program and Project Management Skills with ability to influence and drive results within a global matrix.
  • Strong understanding of learning and development principles and practices.
  • Process mindset and experience with HR tools.
  • Strong business acumen and passion to bring strategy to live with measurable impact of the programs delivered.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written), additional languages are a plus.


Your Personality:

  • We are seeking someone who thrives on turning creative ideas into strategic programs and making them a reality.
  • You enjoy building strong relationships with your HR colleagues around the world.
  • You have a passion for the business you support, understand its needs, and are eager to make a real impact.
  • You love adapting and learning along the way. With your analytical and organizational skills, you are ready to take on challenges.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel internationally about 10 %.

We offer:

  • Dynamic, international environment with engaged employees
  • Appreciative cooperation with a family-like corporate culture
  • Demonstrated lived values that value diversity
  • Working environment with professional development opportunities
  • Versatile and autonomous activities and tasks
  • Flexible and hybrid working conditions
  • Above-average pension fund offering
  • Short public transport connections


This is your opportunity to join a true Swiss industrial champion with a history of over 175 years and a global reputation unparalleled in its niche. Here innovation and sustainability are at the very core of our business, you can be at your best, and have real impact taking our organization to the next level.


If you are already residing in Switzerland or are a Swiss or EU national and if this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.


We are looking forward to receiving your complete application documents.

Burckhardt Compression AG | Location: Winterthur

Tobias Wyser | Tel.: +41 52 261 53 77


Burckhardt Compression schafft führende Kompressor-Lösungen für eine nachhaltige Energiezukunft und den langfristigen Erfolg seiner Kunden. Das Unternehmen ist weltweit der einzige Hersteller von Kolbenkompressoren mit umfassenden Technologie- und Service-Lösungen. Seit 1844 setzt Burckhardt Compression mit seinen motivierten, kunden- und lösungsorientierten Mitarbeitenden neue Massstäbe in der Gasverdichtungsindustrie.