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Lehigh Hanson Labor Relations Manager in Allentown, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 14707BR

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, Northeast would be based in Allentown, PA. The role reports directly to the Director Labor Relations Manager – NAM. The position would oversee collective bargaining and other labor functions Lehigh Hanson’s Northeast geographic areas. The position will also be utilized to support other labor relations objectives and needs throughout North America.

What you’ll get to do

  • Collective Bargaining Agreement support and interpretation

  • Negotiation of collective agreements.

  • Support in grievance process for all CBA, with direct management of the higher levels of the grievance procedure and arbitration. Serve as arbitration advocate where applicable.

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

  • Assist and support Union Compliance administration of union payment processes.

  • Collaborate with Corporate Benefits to ensure compliance with Lehigh Hanson sponsored benefit plans.

  • Work with operations in reviewing organization development, 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.

  • Support NAM Human Resources and business leaders with projects as needed.

Essential Experience and Skills

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

  • Five to eight years labor experience, human resources with a heavy labor emphasis, or operations management with a strong labor relations responsibility

  • 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 strong understanding of labor costs structures

  • Knowledgeable in compensation and benefit systems and structures

  • Experience as negotiator and 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