Job Duration: Full Time Permanent
Our manufacturing company is searching for a Labor Relations Specialist located in Des Moines, IA. This Specialist will partner with the entire human resources team in managing the workforce.
Help ensure the retention and engagement of our workers and strive to ensure we maintain our role as an employer of choice.
Contribute to key projects and challenge the status quo to improve program performance.
Troubleshoot labor issues and partner with labor leadership.
Assist HR Manager with analyzing the data to employee turnover, employee satisfaction surveys, exit interviews and other metrics in order to enhance the improve HR programs and services.
Administer and interpret company policies and CBA in relation to employee questions, complains or suggestions.
Provide significant contributions and expertise in the areas of employee engagement and retention.
Collaborate with operational leadership through advice, coaching and counsel to improve work relationships, build morale, and improve hourly retention metrics.
Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
5+ years of progressively advanced labor experience is a must have!!!
Strong ability to manage ambiguity in investigating employee and labor relation situations.
Ability to formulate a successful partnership with labor leadership.
Previous plant and/or union environment experience required.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and self-directed environment.
Advanced Excel skills.
Demonstrated experience managing cultural shifts.
Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) is a plus.