Volvo Group Labor Relations Representative II in Dublin, Virginia

Job Summary:

The position will have responsibility of assisting in all areas within the realm of Labor Relations in order to promote a collaborative work environment at the local plant level. Work closely on a daily basis with management and the local union pertaining to all aspects of labor relations.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Administer the collective bargaining agreement

  • Provide training, advice, and guidance to management and support organizations on issues related to the collective bargaining agreement

  • Administer progressive discipline process

  • Oversee grievance resolution process, participating in arbitration matters, as required

  • Provide coaching and consultation for the development of an effective working relationship between labor and management

  • Ensure consistent administration and interpretation of plant rules, policies, and procedures

  • Provide consultation and support regarding staffing/talent selection and training development

Required Competencies:

  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect

  • Technical Learning: Picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge - like Internet technology; does well in technical courses and seminars

  • Peer Relationships: Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers

  • Integrity and Trust: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished trust in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain

  • Standing Alone: Will stand up and be counted; doesn't shirk personal responsibility; can be counted on when times are tough; willing to be the only champion for an idea or position; is comfortable working alone on a tough assignment

  • Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others

  • Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks

  • Learning-On-The-Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything

  • Self-Development: Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits

Additional Required Competencies:

  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results

  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers

  • Functional/Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment

Minimum Education Required:

  • Four (4) year degree in Labor Relations, Management, Business, Human Resources or related field

Minimum Years of Experience Required:

  • Five (5) years’ experience in Labor Relations or Human Resources

  • Prior experience with Contract Negotiations, Grievance Resolution, including Arbitration

Other Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledgeable of current employment law

  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP; SHRM-SCP is preferred

  • Broad generalist profile with cross-functional background or specialist background

About us

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates.

In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

80765BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Virginia

City/Town

Dublin

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

Functional Area

Human Resources

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran