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HR Business Partner

Date Posted: 5/15/2024

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Job Description

Our client who is a leader in biopharmaceuticals located in Kankakee IL is currently seeking an onsite Industrial Relations Manager.


  • 5+ years HR Business Partner experience in unionized manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years experience handling union arbitrations and contract negotiations
  • 3+ years experience managing union grievances in manufacturing environment

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience partnering with union leadership in problem solving
  • Ability to handle multiple assignment/projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
  • Deliver on Industrial Relations queries across company by partnering with key stakeholders to provide professional, timely and accurate advice, resolution and/or representation.Serve as a resource for appropriate responses to cases, investigations, departures, mediations between employees, hearings, litigations, and related issues as per established standards, practices, procedures, processes, and timelines.
  • Build strong partnerships with the Regional Business, Site & HRBP Agile Squad Leads to develop short- and long-term view, support planning, development and implementation of industrial relations roadmap and problem-solving approaches with key stakeholders that represent employees in the countries assigned within the region.
  • Be the subject matter expert, deliver operational excellence in all assignments and projects allocated to the area of Industrial Relations so that the relationships with unions, and other employee representative committees are consistently aligned to both company Values and core business objectives.
  • Analyze insights from employee populations affiliated to employee representative committees across their remit, monitor/bring insights of employment conditions in their region in order to formulate proactive inputs to people programs or policy that may drive positive outcomes.
  • Lead/participate in projects/efforts focused on continuous improvement of the Industrial Relations approach within the respective region.
  • Contribute with their specific regional insights to Global HRBP Agile projects as required (e.g., Organizational Design).
  • Collaborate with Employee Relations team where ER matters that may have an IR component or any other consultation/notification/partnership requirements.
  • Help develop the strategy setting as a Subject Matter Expert for the respective collective agreement negotiations, contribute to the execution in partnership with the respective HR Site Lead.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:King Of Prussia, PA
  • Job Type:Biotech
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:5/15/2024
  • Contact: Heather Walsh (949) 620-0292
  • Pay Range: $0.00 - $52.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JN -052024-367246