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People HR/LR Partner

General Motors

General Motors

People & HR
wentzville, mo, usa · wentzville, mo, usa · Missouri, USA · United States
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Job Description

Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

What you'll do:

Labor Relations:

  • Assist in administering the provisions of agreements between union and management

  • Advise management and other plant personnel on matters related to Union-Management relationships, and contractual provisions

  • Maintain records pertinent to Labor Relations

  • Assist in local negotiations preparation; partnering with operations to identify strategic initiatives that drive competitiveness while focus on the employee experience

  • Coordinate the activities of various departments involved in resolving employee grievances

  • Assist in organizing information for cases relative to Management’s position within the grievance procedure

  • Participate in special investigations as needed

  • Coordinate with plant and unit management on matters concerning hourly team members

  • Provide guidance and resolution to conflicts

  • Analyze data on grievance trends and present findings to HR/LR organization/business unit leaders

  • Assist in ensuring the proper manpower for the plant is maintained and assigned; actively monitoring attrition, retention, and forecasting utilizing data analytics to drive decisions

  • Advise Management, Union and hourly employees on seniority issues

  • Provide some guidance within general policies and procedures established by agreements; direct guidance is received from supervisor

  • Frequent involvement with other work groups (i.e., Benefits, Payroll, IT, National Employment Placement Center, Sedgwick, etc.) regarding employee issues, downstream data problems, or other pertinent matters)

  • Ensure data integrity within Workday for workforce as needed

Salaried Human Resources:

  • Influence the strategic agenda of the organization by building relationships at all levels to ensure HR strategy is cascaded and integrated into business strategy

  • Work with Sector HR Business Partner to ensure successful completion of Sector and Global Manufacturing initiatives

  • Assist in Development of content for content HRM meetings

  • Assist with compensation planning and administration activities

  • Interpret human resources management policies and procedures and engage subject matter expert contacts as needed for support.

  • Counsel/coach leaders and employees on various matters

  • Provide support for internal investigations and Awareline complaints

  • Support onboarding activities for salaried new hires

  • Ensure human resource transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner utilizing HR systems.

  • Serve as contact for student interns

  • Complete HR special projects/assignments as requested.

  • Utilize data analytics to drive decisions to move the business forward, relative to talent, staffing strategies, etc.

  • Guide and support employee engagement through Workplace of Choice initiatives

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and experience with 1-3 yrs of experience

  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills in facilitation, coaching others, negotiation, and conflict resolution.

  • Strong and proficient data analytics, process analytics, organizational and project management skills.

  • Competencies:

  • Influencing without Authority, Managerial Courage, Action Oriented, Comfort around Higher Management, and Dealing with Ambiguity.

  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, and project management skills

  • Interpersonal skills in facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • Proven ability to work independently, take initiative, and work to plan

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to learn HR Systems and computer software application skills (i.e., Workday, Excel, Kronos, Ethicspoint, etc.)

  • Proficient with Data Analysis, and possess strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Foundational knowledge of a wide range of HR practice areas.

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Prior human resources or labor relations experience in a unionized manufacturing organization is preferred.

** This position will require periodic off-shift work **


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements