HR Specialist

Whisper Aero

Whisper Aero

People & HR
Nashville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Our Company

Whisper Aero, a leader in air propulsion technology, focuses on delivering cleaner, quieter, and more efficient thrust solutions. Our team, with over a decade of experience in electric propulsion, includes experts from NASA, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and other industry giants. We pride ourselves on a culture of ambition, creativity, and teamwork, constantly seeking innovative minds ready to challenge norms and drive progress in our field.

About The Role

As Whisper Aero's first HR Specialist, you will be instrumental in shaping and implementing effective HR strategies and processes. This role is ideal for someone who thrives in a start-up environment and is passionate about building a robust HR framework from the ground up.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop and manage HR administrative processes, including documentation, employee administration management, and HR reporting.
  • Lead the onboarding process for new hires, ensuring a smooth and welcoming introduction to the company.
  • Generate insightful HR reports to aid in decision-making regarding talent management, employee engagement, and organizational development
  • Manage special projects, contributing to areas like diversity and inclusion, employee wellness, company culture and professional development
  • Conduct regular HR meetings, ensuring clear communication and alignment of HR initiatives with business goals
  • Collaborate closely with department heads to understand their HR needs and provide tailored support.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an HR role, preferably in a manufacturing, production or start-up environment.
  • Strong understanding of HR best practices and employment legislation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in HRIS systems

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in setting up HR processes and systems in a start-up or fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of the aerospace or technology sectors is a plus


  • Top-tier Benefits: 100% paid Medical, dental, and vision for employees, 75% paid for dependents
  • PTO & Federal Holidays: Starting at four weeks of paid time off for vacation, sick, and personal days
  • Competitive Salary: Value-based compensation, plus enjoy Tennessee’s no-income-tax life
  • End of Year Bonuses: For eligible employees
  • Paid Lunches: Lunches MWF + drinks and snacks to keep you going throughout the day
  • 401(k)
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development Stipend

Whisper Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Whisper Aero also participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.