Oversee and manage talent acquisition process from sourcing to recruitment, candidate evaluation, selection recommendations, and employment offer process.
Provide counseling, analysis, and expertise on organizational planning, staffing strategy, organizational structure, development, and succession planning to best provide the talent needed to fulfill the business strategies.
Partner with leadership team to drive the performance management process (PMP) and oversee PMP administration
Pro-actively address employees' questions and issues.
Oversee, investigate, and recommend actions to resolve or address employee relations issues.
Manage labor relations, contract interpretation, administration, and contract negotiations with local Union.
Participate in hearings, mediation, arbitration, or other related sessions.
Oversee and administer the grievance process.
Provide advice and expertise to management team on labor relations strategy and maintaining a healthy relationship between the Company and the Union.
Give support, guidance, and leadership for successful change management in support of lean and other business initiatives.
Develop and implement strategies for employee communication, employee engagement, team building, and employee satisfaction.
Develop and implement affirmative action plan.
Conduct new hire orientation, assist management team and employees with training needs, conduct onsite training and/or promote, oversee and implement training programs.
Maintain and administer the rewards and compensation programs.
Administer benefits program and leaves of absence (including FMLA, Worker's Compensation).
BA/BS in Human Resource Management or related area.
10+ years of progressive experience working as an HR generalist / HR Business Partner.
Labor relations experience including union negotiating and collective bargaining agreements is highly preferred.
Proven experience as an HR Business Partner with a history of effectively and strategically working with manufacturing leaders to achieve objectives.
Experience working in a manufacturing plant – Lean manufacturing exposure is a plus.
Excellent collaboration, coaching, counseling, and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively lead through changes and improvement initiatives.