United Technologies Corporation Labor Relations Manager in Collierville, Tennessee

Job ID: 57313BR

City: Collierville

State: Tennessee

Country: United States

Category: Human Resources

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to develop your human resources career, then we have a great opportunity for you. We are seeking a high energy, self-starter to drive key human resources initiatives and promote a high performance culture.

This position will lead the administration of the organization's labor and employee relations programs, policies, and procedures. This includes the administration of the collective bargaining agreement, grievance procedure, arbitration preparation, preliminary responses to unfair labor practice charges and union awareness training. Consistently applies and interprets company policies and procedures to ensure proper compliance with government laws, regulations and company policies and procedures. Conducts investigations, resolves complaints and coaches business leaders regarding performance management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides leadership direction and management of the labor relations team; To include items such as performance management, mentoring, training and development, personnel selection, salary recommendations and corrective action

  • Ensures oversight of the preservation and consistent application of the Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • Partner with Plant Leadership Team and Divisional Leaders to achieve tactical and strategic organizational objectives

  • Research complex labor and employee issues, and if necessary, coordinate efforts with Corporate HR and/or Legal

  • Advise and assist Corporate Leadership in the proper application of Company HR Programs

  • Provide consultation and mediation regarding work-related issues, conflicts, and discipline policy/procedures questions, contract interpretation

  • Oversee and assist Plant Management Teams' proactive promotion of positive employee relations environment

  • Participation and occasional leading of the development and implementation of strategic and tactical approaches for the Company’s overall Labor Relations Strategic Plan to include bargaining strategies

  • Assess and define current state of Management Development functions and propose new strategies to improve processes when necessary

  • Create materials which will assess and inform management on pertinent workforce issues and concerns

  • Administer Employee Engagement Survey in an effort to achieve operational goals through survey follow-up and execution of action plans

  • Assist with interpreting policies, regulations and programs in a manner conducive to Company goals and values

  • Provide Human/Labor Relations training at all levels of Plant operations as needed

Qualification:

  • 7+ years of experience in HR/Employee Relations

  • 3+ years of experience leading labor relations in a union environment desired

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient knowledge of employment, wage and hour, FMLA and EEO laws

  • Proficient in various Software applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented and rapidly changing business environment

  • Ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation

  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation skills

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or other similar field of study

  • Master’s degree preferred

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • 7+ years of experience in HR/Employee Relations

  • 3+ years of experience leading labor relations in a union environment desired

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient knowledge of employment, wage and hour, FMLA and EEO laws

  • Proficient in various Software applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented and rapidly changing business environment

  • Ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation

  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation skills

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.