6 days old
2018-08-082018-09-07

Sr. Employee Relations Specialist

Cargill
Dodge City, Kansas
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

As a member of the HR Solutions ER Market team, this position will be accountable for the execution and delivery of employee relations and industrial relations (ER/IR) services within the Kansas area/market, with specific support provided to the Dodge City location with approximately 2400 employees. 

The HR Solutions ER Market Specialist will serve as a member of the HR Solutions ER/IR specialist’s team responsible for delivering HR ER/IR services to the business. Acting under limited supervision, the incumbent will utilize their full HR ER knowledge to administer more complex processes related to the delivery of HR ER services within market locations – conducting investigations, corrective actions, conflict resolution, leave management, industrial/labor relations (IR), monitoring compliance programs, leading large changes in the ER/IR space for example. 


Principal Accountabilities 

30% Business Leader:
 
• Serve as a specialist within the Kansas HR market team and broad ER/IR team to provide relevant and effective consulting services to businesses (i.e. investigations, conflict resolution, policy interpretation, corrective actions, grievance management, monitor compliance) 
• Use full HR ER knowledge to guide/review/perform HR ER projects 
• Execute the co-ordinated deployment of HR ER services, including specific strategy requirements (i.e. deployment of Cargill wide ER/IR initiatives at local market sites) 
• Leverage and enforce processes and technologies to support delivery of services (i.e. managing service requests timely and accurately) 
• Work in close partnership with shared services (CBS) to deliver recurring end-to-end services and processes (i.e. leave management) 
• Develop and maintain key internal/external relationships, which may include: business leaders, hiring managers, business/function human resource professionals, industry contacts, employees, Union representatives 
• Under limited supervision, provide consult to HR and business managers and supervisors within market locations regarding the interpretation and delivery of more complex HR ER policies, programs and processes. 
• Using full HR ER knowledge, and client intelligence, provide thought leadership in recommending solutions that build on business and functional strategic drivers for the market locations (i.e. voice of the market) 

30% Change Leader 

• Represent market locations and business clients in prioritization activities and escalations 
• Provide feedback into services priorities to ensure market locations adoption 
• Participate in CBS Migration activities, shared service consolidation and MADJV initiatives as assigned 
• Promote the use and implementation of tools/technologies within market locations to gain efficiency in delivering HR Solutions 
• Provide consult/advice to HR and business managers/supervisors on HR ER/IR issues/activities 
• Guide/Review/Perform the design and delivery of HR ER/IR training/education sessions for employees, HR professionals, and/or supervisors/managers in the business 

20% Culture Steward 

• Champion a strong continuous improvement culture to ensure deployment of scalable, simplified and standardized processes 
• Express, model and reinforce a process-honoring culture 

20% Value Leader 

• Using full HR ER knowledge, provide input to ensure service delivery is compliant with laws, regulations, and corporate policies 
• Ensure application of standard policies 
• Responsible for ensuring proper use of vendor management of HR ER providers within market locations. 
• Provide input into the appropriate blend of internally sourced service delivery versus vendor sourced delivery 
• Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and standardization on processes currently managed by country and/or regionally 
• Ensure consistent adherence to all legal and regulatory requirements in market locations. This may involve working with legal resources and/or external consultants to interpret and implement complex/ambiguous policies 


Requirements

Required qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience 
• Minimum 5 years of experience in human resources 
• Previous experience in HR ER/IR-related areas 
• Experience anticipating issues, problem solving and implementing solutions, including referring critical issues to the appropriate level of management, and improving efficiency, quality, cost and productivity 
• Demonstrated experience positively influencing and collaborating with business and HR leaders; ability to lead by influence 
• Demonstrated strong business acumen with a proven track record to positively impact business results. 
• Proven record of implementation and optimization of processes and metrics 
• Demonstrated ability to manage and implement HR processes and client focused solutions 
• Strong leadership, stakeholder management and communication skills - ability to thrive as part of a local market team 
• Demonstrated understanding of evolving HR landscape and demonstrated capability of leading organizational change efforts 
• Capability to innovate and integrate HR practice around critical business issues, and align people, process and structure to support these innovations 
• Competence in connecting people to each other and the business strategy, leveraging technology and processes where appropriate. 
• Strong drive for results with results/outcome focus 

• Ability to travel up to 15% within market location

Preferred qualifications: 
• Experience in a shared services organization 
• Project management experience 
• Consultative skills 
• Fluent in Spanish

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world.

Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.

We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

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