Specialist, Employee Relations

Ford Motor Company
February 16, 2024
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Job Description

At Ford, our team delivers world-class HR excellence and business partnership. Our HR professionals' partner with operations to build a skilled and motivated team that works together for automotive leadership, through our dedication to role modeling the ONE Ford behaviors vital to deliver Ford's mission and vision. This is an onsite position for the Rouge Site located in Dearborn, MI and reports directly to the Labor Relations Supervisor. Labor Relations responsibilities include coordinating Labor Relations functions for hourly employees at the facility including:


What you'll do

  • Encouraging an effective, inclusive work environment / culture and relationships, balancing employee advocacy with stewardship of company goals and values
  • Building strong relationships with operations partners, Union representatives, HR colleagues and specialists, and other business partners to jointly deliver strategic objectives and resolve issues
  • Coordinating and assisting in UAW contract negotiations, implementation, and ongoing administration of the Master and Local Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Investigating and preparing responses to grievances
  • Administering all aspects of union Representative Compensation
  • Supporting hourly personnel recruiting and hiring,
  • Personnel Relations activities and health and safety activities as required
  • Leading HR efforts related to investigations, governmental inquiries / charges, grievance resolution, performance and absence management, complaints of unfair employment practices / discrimination, and disciplinary action
  • Coaching, counseling, and educating salaried operations partners on HR policies, processes, programs, and plans
  • Interpreting data and use technology to proactively identify and diagnose business needs / opportunities and develop solutions to meet those need
  • Tracking and reporting on manpower planning data and strategies to support our customer
  • This position is banded for a 6 to 7.

    NOTE - This is an onsite afternoon shift position. Once training is complete standard work hours will be 12:00pm - 8:30pm. Must be available to work all shifts though as needed.


    You'll have

  • Bachelor's degree Business, Human Resources, Labor Relations, or other related field of study required.
  • 1+ years Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook experience
  • 5+ years' experience dealing directly with employees and management
  • Even better, you may have

  • Master's degree
  • 2+ years human resources/labor relations work experience required
  • 1+ years working with the UAW or other labor union in manufacturing environment with daily interactions with union staff, hourly employees, and leadership
  • Previous union contract negotiations experience preferred
  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, negotiation, persuasion and communication skills
  • Self-starter with multitasking experience within a fluid, vibrant environment, including ability to manage time and resources
  • HR Business Partner experience including project management, change management and/or organizational development
  • Demonstrated conflict management skills and experience with delivering HR process improvement actions
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organization skills
  • Ability to work closely and successfully with others in order to deliver results
  • Ability to handle multiple assignment/projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
  • For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

    New Hire Benefits

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.


    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 144 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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