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Role Summary: You will be the first point of contact for managers and employees to provide counsel, coaching and support on HR fundamentals and employee related questions. This role is critical in executing our key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement. This role will be directly aligned to Quality Function, a highly-complex, defined employee population of ~510 (275 salaried 235 hourly).
Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple senior leaders and employees within a complex business environment, including supporting multiple matrixed organizations, union relations, or global footprints.
Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple managers and employees with specific focus on: employee advocacy/engagement, HR fundamentals and process training, employee relations management, performance management, career development, talent assessment, acquisition and retention and workplace investigations as appropriate
Provide employees and managers with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues; escalates concerns beyond their scope to HRBusiness Partners; navigates employees and manager to HR Services when it is the more appropriate resource
Partner with HR Business Partners and O&TD professionals to execute business-specific HR strategies.
Ensure that all employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, investigated and resolved
Provide advice and counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices at 100% compliance to promote an ethical and compliant work environment
Lead key HR processes including compensation planning and compliance
Conduct HR training and support for functional processes like PD, People Review, Salary Planning, New Employee Orientation and New Manager Assimilation
Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed
Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (ideally in Law or Human Resources ) from an accredited University
Significant experience in the Human Resources function with responsibilities such as recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, employee development, union relations or performance management. Experience working in a matrixed work environment preferred.
Significant experience in union relations management within complex industrial environment
Sound expertise in local labor laws and government requirements.
EU work permit
Fluent Italian and English
Passionate, employee advocate who wants to make a difference in the organization by helping employees succeed
Approachable and responsive resource able to connect with employees at all levels
Desires employee-facing work; willingness to make horizontal moves to develop HR expertise
Strong customer service focus, with a high level of responsiveness
Supportive team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment; ability to diffuse a tense situation
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