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Lehigh Hanson Labor Relations Manager in Allentown, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 15594BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Human Resources

Primary Location: Allentown-PA

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Labor Relations Manager would be based in Allentown, PA. The role reports directly to the Director Labor Relations.

What you’ll get to do

  • Collective Bargaining Agreement support and interpretation

  • Assist in negotiation of major collective agreements and manage negotiations of other collective agreements

  • Manage grievance process for all assigned CBA, assist in arbitration and settlement activity.

  • Assists and counsel business leaders on disciplinary actions, accommodation requests, and similar matters.

  • Assist and support Union Compliance administration and collaborate with Corporate Benefits to ensure compliance with Lehigh Hanson sponsored benefit plans.

  • Work with operations in reviewing staffing and training optimization for unionized facilities.

  • Conduct wage market analysis in support of contract negotiation planning.

  • Analyze labor cost and employ labor costing model in negotiation process.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in labor, human resources, or business management

  • Three to five years in human resources or operations with a heavy labor emphasis

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven results in problem solving and consensus building

  • Organized and detailed in documentation

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Business acumen and understanding of labor costs structures

  • Familiar with compensation and benefit systems and structures

  • Experience serving as advocate in dispute resolution

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled