Founded in 1950, Hottinger Brüel & Kjaer GmbH (HBK) is the technology and market leader in the field of measurement technology. Until the end of July 2020, the company operated under the name Hottinger Baldwin Messtechnik GmbH (HBM) and was renamed following the merger with its Danish sister company Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S. As a subsidiary of Spectris plc, HBK is globally represented with more than 3,000 employees worldwide and a presence in 80 countries. Sensors, electronics, measurement data acquisition systems and software for test and analysis are developed and produced at the Darmstadt site and sold worldwide to customers within many different industries. State-of-the-art technologies, an international environment, and interesting tasks – working at HBK means developing your own ideas, taking responsibility and implementing projects together in teams with flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths.
We are looking for a Compliance Officer to join the HBK Ethics/Compliance team and ensure that our operations and business transactions follow all relevant legal and internal rules.
The HBK Ethics/Compliance function supports and advises all HBK business functions globally in achieving their strategic objectives and operational targets while ensuring and promoting a culture of integrity.
Our new team member will be responsible for ensuring upright behaviour and proper business conduct in all of HBK’s activities. This includes, amongst others, adherence to EU, UK, US and other applicable laws and regulations pertaining to anti bribery and corruption as well as ensuring compliance with internal policies.
The new Compliance Officer will report to HBK’s General Counsel and Head of Compliance based in Darmstadt, Germany and will work closely with our Export Control and Legal teams.
This position is well suited for an ambitious candidate who is used to working in an autonomous manner and who will thus be able to add value to a growing organisation in both the short and long term.
You will be at the core of HBK’s activities to further promote a culture of integrity based on our corporate values Be True, Own It and Aim High. Together with our Asian Ethics/Compliance Officer you will be responsible for and drive the maintenance, enhancement and deployment of the HBK Ethcis/Compliance program and you will train others in the relevant policies and procedures. The role includes:
Trainings and reporting and audits
We are also looking for a colleague with a passion for Compliance who has:
You will stand out from the crowd if you are an open minded teamplayer with highest integrity and ethical standards and not afraid to say “no”.
In addition, we attach great importance to:
The job will provide you with an opportunity to further your career alongside some of the best and most passionate technology experts from around the world in a leading company within the test and measurement industry. You will be a strong contributor who collaborates closely with colleagues from various business functions all over the world.
Freedom with responsibility is the framework for HBK’s employees. This allows for a good balance between work and family life and for constant development of professional and personal skills in an international and enjoyable working environment.