An opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the HR team at Croda Inc. The HR Assistant – Labor Relations will be responsible for coordinating and directing the Employee Relations programs and functions including but not limited to: ensuring consistent application of said policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and labor contracts with collective bargaining units, formulates and recommends program goals and objectives in all areas of employee relations, designs and delivers employee relations related to training, administers dispute resolution procedures, creates policies to improve management-labor relations, acts as primary contact for the Union by managing labor relations and advises managers on appropriate actions, serves as a management representative in grievance procedures, negotiates grievance resolutions and oversees implementation activities, assures that the company is in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement, actively participates in contract negotiations and provides strategic direction as needed, provides guidance and recommendations for problem resolution to departmental officials such as working conditions, disciplinary actions and employee and applicant appeals and grievances. All other duties as assigned by management
The qualified candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field. PHR or SPHR Certification preferred. 3 – 5 years experience in Human Resources or related field at a union manufacturing site. Strong oral and written communication skills. Proficient in MS Office suite.