People Partner Switzerland (f/m/d) (HR Business Partner)

Reference number: 12061


RATIONAL International, based in Heerbrugg, is looking for you to join us as People Partner (f/m/d) Switzerland / EMEA as soon as possible.


  • In your area of responsibility, you act as a sparring partner for our managers on strategic and operational HR topics.
  • You manage all people activities in the employee life cycle from recruiting to leaving
  • You advise and support employees and contribute to an appreciative culture    
  • You work on the continuous development of our HR processes, tools and strategy
  • You monitor and are involved in administrative personnel processes such as salary and travel expense accounting
  • You support employees in change processes
  • You supervise the implementation of personnel development and salary rounds for Switzerland and selected countries in EMEA
  • You take responsibility for various HR projects and contribute to their implementation
  • You manage compliance with HR instruments and guidelines and review existing processes, guidelines and measures for optimization potential
  • You organize and conduct workshops
  • You follow trends and implement new and attractive concepts for our employees
  • You support talent management, personnel development, employer branding and onboarding



  • You have completed a degree with a focus on human resources or comparable training.
  •  You have relevant professional experience in a comparable position and knowledge of HR work and Swiss labor law.
  • You are experienced in using MS Office 365, especially PowerPoint, and have knowledge of SAP HCM and/or SuccessFactors.
  • You have commitment and strong communication skills in contact with employees and a confident manner. 
  • You are characterized by customer and service orientation as well as a pragmatic and solution-oriented way of working and conceptual competence.
  • You act on your own initiative, with a sense of responsibility and commitment.
  • You are fluent in German, have a good command of English, French and/or Italian are an advantage.


What counts for us are your qualifications - regardless of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation/identity or social, ethnic, or religious backgrounds. We welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds.


Our offer
Would you like to drive an innovative company forward even more efficiently, even more profitably? Are you looking for international exchange and more growth? Then you’ve come to the right place. We believe in an open and modern working environment where employees can constantly develop and challenge themselves. But above all, our success is characterised by our strong people team. With team spirit and a strong sense of responsibility, they achieve excellent results, which we value with performance-based remuneration and attractive fringe benefits.

Our company
RATIONAL is the world market and technology leader when it comes to hot food preparation. Thanks to innovative high-tech solutions for professional kitchens around the world, our growth and profitability are exceptionally sustainable. Turnover is over 779 million euros and our global market share is over 50%. More than 2,200 employees currently benefit from this. Maybe you will soon too, because if you are just as enthusiastic about these figures as we are, we look forward to receiving your application.

If you have any questions in advance, please contact Douriya Bell.

RATIONAL International AG | Heinrich-Wild-Strasse 202 | 9435 Heerbrugg | Switzerland (CH)