United Technologies Corporation Human Resources Business & Labor Relations Partner in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 72103BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Human Resources

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us!

Our global HR team works on behalf of our 41,000 employees to create a culture where talent thrives. Whether it’s the implementation of our holistic “Healthy You” wellness program, the accelerated development of our top performers, partnership with managers to lead successful teams, or recruiting the best people to our organization, we impact the business in a number of important ways. We do this, and much more, without losing sight of our values, ethical standards and the importance of compliance. From the big, strategic programs to the high-touch client partnerships, our HR team is leading cultural transformation at UTC Aerospace Systems.

A strategic business unit (SBU) within UTC Aerospace Systems, Electric, Environmental, and Engine Systems (ES), is seeking an HR Business and Labor Relations Partner at its Windsor Locks, CT location. The successful candidate will provide HR and labor relations support to the Windsor Locks Repair station, Distribution Center and Ground Support Engineering (GSE) organizations within the Aftermarket segment of this SBU.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide HR Business Partner support to the General Manager of the Windsor Locks Repair station, leaders of the Windsor Locks Distribution Center and Ground Support Engineering (GSE) and corresponding leadership team and employees, in both salaried and union workforces.

  • Lead talent initiatives, including but not limited to leadership development reviews, talent development, succession planning, retention approaches, diversity & inclusion strategies, improvements with employee experience, candidate experience, onboarding and supporting talent acquisition efforts.

  • Execute compensation planning such as salary planning, incentive compensation, and other compensation projects. Act as the primary Designated Employer Representative (DER) for the Windsor Locks FAA pool.

  • Conduct and lead employee investigations, as needed Partner with key customers to understand business needs and challenges and develop creative solutions to improve the organization’s culture

  • Support organizational design efforts and restructuring, as needed to ensure efficiency. Responsible for workforce and headcount planning within designated client groups.

  • All other HR projects/initiatives as required.

  • Developing positive relationships with Union Shop Committee and area Labor Stewards

  • Administering the Collective Bargaining Agreement within assigned area Training, guiding, and supporting supervision as it relates to operating within the Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • Performing thorough, thoughtful, and detailed investigations on Employee, Ethics, and Business issues

  • Preparing grievances for disposition and meet with Union Shop Committee as required to resolve grievances

  • Meeting regularly with business customers to understand issues affecting their operations relative to the CBA

  • Reviewing and approving promotional activity

  • Supporting overall Labor Relations activities as assigned

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree and minimum 7 years of prior relevant experience, or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years’ experience.

  • Prior experience in the Labor Relations realm and familiarity with a Union environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Designated Employer Representative (DER) experience preferred

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with overlapping tasks and work independently.

  • Strong Communication Skills (including both written and verbal skills).

  • Ability to effectively present to all levels of the organization, including the senior leadership team.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Liberal Arts, Human Resources, Industrial Relations or related field is required.

  • Master’s degree or HR professional certification preferred.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

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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:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree and minimum 7 years of prior relevant experience, or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years’ experience.

  • Prior experience in the Labor Relations realm and familiarity with a Union environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Designated Employer Representative (DER) experience preferred

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with overlapping tasks and work independently.

  • Strong Communication Skills (including both written and verbal skills).

  • Ability to effectively present to all levels of the organization, including the senior leadership team.

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.