Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Labor Relations Manager in Seattle, Washington

AutoReqId: 13286BR

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

Department: Human Resources

Primary Location: Seattle-WA

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 role can be based in Seattle, Washington or Vancouver, British Columbia. The role reports directly to the Senior Labor Relations Manager – Canada Region.

What you’ll get to do

  • Collective Bargaining Agreement support and interpretation

  • Assist Senior Labor Relations Manager in negotiation of major collective agreements, while developing skills to assume.

  • Manage negotiations of other collective agreements

  • Manage grievance process for all CBA up to arbitration and assist Sr. Labor Relations Manager in arbitration and settlement activity. Develop skills as arbitration advocate.

  • 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 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

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