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Job Title: Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager (Wheeling, IL)

City: Wheeling

State: Illinois

Job Description

Job Title: Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager (Wheeling, IL)

City: Wheeling / State: Illinois


Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team!  We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager to join our team in Wheeling, IL.

The Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager is responsible for effectively managing all aspects of the HR/employee relations aspect of a manufacturing operation including coordination for all salaried and hourly employee training and development.

The Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager will be responsible for the following:

• Provides functional & operational human resources guidance through planning, organizing and controlling the activities of the Human Resources Department in support of the plant

• Serves as functional resource for employee base, ensuring their understanding and compliance with benefit and HR policies and regulations

• Manages the labor relations and employee relations efforts, working closely with the Corporate HR Lead team to develop & implement business aligned HR initiatives that promote effective employee and management relations

• Manages union contract(s) as well as union relationship(s)

• Holds grievance meetings and assists in preparation for arbitration hearings

• Assists in preparing for contract negotiations and communication critical information to local management

• Prepares and assists line management in dealing with potential labor disputes, strikes, and other concerted activity

• Keeps management advised of potential problem areas and recommend/implement solutions as appropriate

• Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to support continual improvement. Act as a change in agent within the plant

• Participates in the development and implementation of plant’s goals, objectives and systems

• Manages recruitment effort for all exempt, non-exempt, and hourly employees; monitor recruitment program; employee relations counseling and performance planning

• Manages and maintain department records and reports

• Actively participates in HR projects and meetings

• May manage vendor relationships

• Ensures legal compliance by reviewing federal, state and local regulatory requirement and disseminating, explaining and consulting

• Travel up to 10% annually

Job Requirements

To be considered for Human Resources & Labor Relations Manager opportunity, candidates should possess the following:

• BA/BS degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations or related field required

• MBA or other advanced degree a plus

• PHR or SPHR/SHRM-CP or SCP certification a plus

• 7+ years’ experience as of professional and progressive HR Generalist in an unionized plant manufacturing environment

• Prior team management experience combined with a proven track record of developing coaching and mentoring direct reports

• Proficient in MS Office

• Knowledge in Ceridian a plus

• Knowledge of applicable state, federal, local employment labor laws and regulations

• Comprehensive knowledge of the NLRA

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization

• Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple accountabilities and multiple internal customers

• Must be forward thinking and strategic with respect to HR processes and systems, creating a climate for change. Uses influence in the organization to affect change

• Strong analytical skills as well as organizational skills

• Skills in handling conflict resolution situations

• Ability to be discreet with confidential information and sensitive issues

• Ability to interpret to contract language with past practice

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.


For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

No recruiter calls or emails please.

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