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People Partner, Site Human Resources / Labor Relations (Ohio)

Description

This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

Responsible for onsite HR/LR generalist services, to which include Labor Relations, Hourly Employment, and Salaried HR administration.

As a member of GM's Human Resources Group you are responsible for Labor Relations in a plant environment. You perform administrative functions as required to support hourly employees in a manufacturing organization. You maintain personnel records and complete transactions. You investigate and resolve labor disputes. You provide mentorship to plant staff and managers of hourly employees on Union/GM Local Agreements. You participate in meetings with local union officials.

As a member of GM's Human Resources Group, you will lead assigned business functions in day-to-day HR activities and provide direction and leadership that aligns and supports our objectives, mission, and culture. You will work strategically with assigned functional business leaders to improve working relationships, build engagement, increase output, attract, and retain talent, including collaborating with COEs relative to strategic workforce planning. You will partner with your director team, executives, and business leaders to define a talent identification and management strategy and approach for the assigned business function.

Understand legal requirements at execution level related to management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. You will strategically work with assigned function's executive management and HR leadership team, to improve working relationships, build engagement, increase output, attract, and retain talent. Collaborate with senior leaders, provide direction on business function's restructures, specific transformation efforts, job design and workforce/organizational planning. Hold a strong financial and forecasting acumen. Possess a deep understanding of our brands, company, function, and products. You will maintain a strong culture and work climate that attracts and motivates staff while driving the HR function's mission.


Additional Description

  • Labor Relations:
    • Provide management representation in administering the provisions of agreements between union and management
    • Counsel management in the interpretation of agreements and act as management representative in dealing with the union
    • Work is often dealing with more complex issues
    • Exercise independent judgment within general policies and procedures established by agreements; some direct guidance is received from supervisor
    • Advise management and other plant personnel on matters related to Union-Management relationships
    • Administer contractual provisions in area of responsibility
    • Maintain records pertinent to Labor Relations and Hourly Personnel
    • Play a principal role in local negotiations
    • Share regular Labor Relations updates – Shop Committee grievance resolution meeting
    • Coordinate the activities of various departments involved in resolving employee grievances
    • Conduct special investigations as needed
    • Coordinate with plant and unit management on matters concerning hourly personnel
    • Provide guidance and resolution to conflicts
    • Administer shop rules when appropriate

    Hourly Employment:

    • Responsible for ensuring the proper manpower for the plant is maintained and assigned
    • Administer hourly hiring, transfers, and separations for permanent, temporary, and flex employment
    • Manage temporary employee hiring pool for the plant
    • Advise Management, Union, and hourly employees on seniority issues
    • Exercise independent judgment within general policies and procedures established by agreements; some direct guidance is received from supervisor
    • Frequent involvement with other work groups (i.e. Benefits, Payroll, IT, NEPC, Sedgwick, etc.) regarding employee issues, downstream data problems, or other pertinent matters)

    Salaried Human Resources:

    • Influence the strategic agenda of the organization by building relationships at all levels to gain their commitment and belief that HR can contribute to business results, ensure HR strategy is cascaded and integrated into business strategy
    • Work with Regional HRBP and Strategic HR Lead to ensure successful completion of regional initiatives
    • Support Talent Management Process – collaborate with leaders to facilitate talent identification and leadership development in support of workforce succession planning.
    • Develop content and facilitate Sub-HRM meetings
    • Facilitate annual compensation planning and administration activities
    • Interpret human resources management policies and procedures and engage SME contacts as needed for support.
    • Provide talent management and performance management guidance to leaders and employees
    • Counsel/coach leaders and employees on various matters
    • Facilitate and/or provide support for internal investigations and Awareline complaints
    • Coordinate onboarding activities for salaried new hires
    • Ensure human resource transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner utilizing HR systems.
    • Serve as contact for student interns
    • Complete HR special projects/assignments as requested.
  • Qualifications :
    • Strong interpersonal skills in facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution
    • Proven ability to work independently, take initiative, and work to plan
    • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, and project management skills
    • Strong proficient analytical, organizational, and project management skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly proficient use of HR Systems and computer software application skills (i.e. Workday Kronos, SuccessFactors,  PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.)
    • Skill and proficiency in a wide range of HR practice areas.

    Competencies:

    • Influencing without Authority, Managerial Courage, Action Oriented, Comfort around Higher Management, and Dealing with Ambiguity

    Education and/or Training :

    • Bachelor’s Degree or 4+ years equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of related manufacturing experience highly desired in a unionized organization
    • PHR/SPHR Certification preferred
    • UAW labor experience preferred
    • Contract experience preferred
    • Workday experience preferred

About GM

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Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.