Manager, HR Labor Relations

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

POSITION SUMMARY:The Manager, HR Labor Relations is responsible for HR matters in support of union represented employees within the MEUS Elevator & Escalator Division (EED). Responsibilities include but not limited to, successful labor investigations in conjunction with EED* such as conflict negotiations & resolution related to grievances and arbitrations, performing and documenting investigations, counseling management on matters involving Union-member employees, managing leaves of absence, and performance evaluations.This position partners closely with the EED Sr. Director Service & Labor Relations, SVP, HR & Administration, and Senior Legal Counsel on related union represented employee matters; r elies on significant employee and labor relations experience, deep subject matter knowledge, and strong communication & interpersonal skills that enable the individual to work successfully on a broad spectrum of issues and projects. Must have the ability to strategically interact with all levels of leadership and a willingness to work independently and collaboratively. This is a hands-on role that will require a self-starter with broad union represented employee support experience and a willingness to perform the required work.The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to the following:* Counsels and advises management on employment matters associated with Union-represented employees, which may include, but are not limited to, new hire and onboarding processes and procedures, substance screenings, progressive discipline, grievance procedures, performance management, termination processes and procedures, and employee morale.* Understands and considers the rules and requirements provided for in the collective bargaining agreement. Ensures that employee-related actions are taken in compliance with the CBA.* Intakes, assesses, investigates and thoroughly documents complaints and/or concerns brought by IUEC-member employees in conjunction with EED** Makes corrective action recommendations to SVP HR and Administration, HR Director and EED Sr. Director Service & Labor Relations.* Reviews and counsels management on disciplinary actions. May draft performance warnings, and other employee communications as needed.* Monitors company or workforce adherence to labor agreements and compliance with other wage & hour laws to ensure compliance.* Evaluates substance screening results as needed and manages appropriate actions* Manages leaves of absence, reasonable accommodation, and interactive process for Union-affiliated employees.* Reviews potential terminations prior to deployment.* Identifies trends, risks and opportunities within the organization and develops solutions in partnership with EED Management, HR Leadership, and Legal Counsel.* Interacts regularly with the Payroll department on related matters.* Demonstrates the ability to be a trusted listener and empathetic partner when Union-represented employees present suggestions, questions, and issues.* Supports EED with Payroll systems for PTO and acts to improve timekeeping systems and records* Supports workers compensation injuries while promoting risk reduction and support to the safety director. Identify and manage safety programs in regard to health type standards such as the Silica program (ergonomics) and others.* Manages employee information records and employee files.* Understands NEII Benefits and the ability to direct employees to the appropriate source for resolution.* Guides the EEU IUEC performance evaluation program and information extrapolation.* Travels to branch offices as necessary* Provides consulting support for other Mitsubishi Electric companies throughout North AmericaOther functions of the position include, but are not limited to the following:* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, able to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously while delivering on commitments.* Outstanding communication skills in written and verbal form.* Solid sense of accountability, high-quality judgment and sound decision-making.* Ability to handle confidential information and escalate issues when appropriate.* Demonstrated capacity to mediate under dynamic and adverse conditions with a strategic forward-thinking and resilient approach.* Perform other job functions as assigned.Education/Experience/Training:* Direct understanding of and has the ability to apply, all aspects of labor and human resources related laws, regulations, policies, principles, concepts and practices including but not limited to ADA, FMLA, CFRA,PFML, Title VII, NLRB.* Strong interpersonal and consulting skills.* Proven ability to establish and maintain professional relationships.* Ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions.* Demonstrated project management skills.* Ability to negotiate.* Ability to become a trusted advisor to business partners.* Ability to travel.* Willingness to take on projects independently.* Bachelor's degree or related field experience.* 8+ years or previous directly related job experience including employee relations investigations.* 4+ years of previous management experience.* Working knowledge of state and federal labor, employment, and wage & hour laws.* PC experience with advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel.In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, domestic partnership, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status (except when one of these criteria is a legally permissible bona- fide occupational qualification).The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the Company, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.Click here to view the EEO is The Law Poster and the supplement.Click here to view the Notice to Job Applicants and Employees regarding San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance and the Know Your Rights poster.Applicants with a disability who need assistance with the application process may contact Human Resources by email at or by calling 714.229.3813.

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