PURPOSE: The HR Manager will partner with leadership, union and employees to align and support the strategic business goals. This individual will have the opportunity to implement change and become a key partner of the leadership team. This role will also create a partnership with the union and management teams to help foster good employee relations and engagement. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leadership skills and knowledge of Human Resource laws, practices, and labor contracts
Responsible for the plant engagement, Human Resource policies, procedures along with contract maintenance, a grievance handling and documentation.
Responsible and lead for coordination of grievances, arbitration preparation, contract preparation and organization of labor management meetings and communication to all parties.
Ability to lead and influence change.
Business Objectives Alignment
Contribute to the implementation of Human Resources operational strategies in support integration to Cascades systems and support the business
Development and coordination of performance, and succession planning for both facilities
Key member of the leadership team which will be able to partner with the team to align and support strategic business goals.
Seven plus years of direct management experience in Human Resources with supervisory responsibility
Seven plus years of direct negotiations and labor contract management where you were the primary resource on the bargaining and management of daily contract grievances, arbitrations and litigations
Human Resource manufacturing experience preferably in the paper industry or similar union environments
Proven track record of leadership, engagement and successful contract negotiations
Proven track record in working with multiple plants and multiple sites