Labor Relations Manager
HR
Full Time
Memphis, Tn
1970-01-01

SUMMARY: 

Manages labor relations processes of organization in compliance with regulatory requirements and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Analyzes Collective Bargaining Agreement and develops interpretation of intent, spirit, and terms of contract to counsel management in development and application of labor relations policies and practices.
  • Acts as the Director, Human Resources' designated representative on the processing of grievances and at grievance meetings. 
  • Represents management and meets with shop stewards and supervisors to investigate and resolve grievances.
  • Prepares statistical reports of types and frequency of actions taken concerning grievances, arbitration, mediation, and related labor relations activities, to identify problem areas.
  • Supervises the day-to-day administration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Production and Maintenance unit. 
  • Verifies adherence to terms of labor contract by monitoring day-to-day implementation of policies concerning wages, hours, and working conditions.
  • Serves as resource to labor contract negotiators by providing information on provisions of current contract and significance of proposed changes.
  • Assists in production employee’s attendance point system, recruiting, orientations, and maintaining records for governmental reporting according with federal, state, corporate, and company regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • Assists in the transfer, promotion, lay off, recall, and termination of all factory personnel. 
  • Administers all unemployment claims by factory employees; represents the company at unemployment hearings. 
  • Assists in developing new policies, procedures and practices. 
  • Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISING RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages shop Chair position addressing issues and resolving complaints.

Minimum Qualification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related area.
  • Five or more years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in a larger unionized environment required.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and administrative skills & be a self starter.
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Have knowledge of Human Resource systems; Internet software; Microsoft Office - Excel Spreadsheet software and
  • Microsoft Office Software Word Processing software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.