Sr/Specialist, Employee Relations (Hybrid based in SE Michigan)

Ford Motor Company
February 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

It takes outstanding people from every background imaginable to make our ambitious plans for the future a tangible reality. As part of our Human Resources team, you'll help us attract, hire, and retain the top talent we need to achieve our bold vision. You'll play a vital role in defining, developing, and maintaining the winning culture that empowers diverse individuals to work together and create the impossible. We're seeking change leaders, talent strategists, employee advocates, and culture architects to enable our teams, partners, and businesses to do and be their best. Come join the "people" people!

Our team is part of the incredible transformation underway at Ford Motor Company and you'll have a chance to be a part of that movement. We are seeking an investigator with a passion for employee relations and conducting robust investigations in a dynamic environment. Ideally, you live in or near the location posted.

Travel within the plants is required and some additional travel across the US may be required.


What you'll be able to do:

  • Investigate workplace issues/concerns including:
  • Complaints of employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
  • Charges filed with state and federal government agencies (e.g., MI Department of Human Rights, EEOC)
  • Work with operating committee members, the Office of the General Counsel, and outside counsel on related charges
  • Conduct in-person and remote interviews onsite at a manufacturing plant location
  • Prepare, track, and maintain appropriate investigation documentation
  • Develop and implement investigation plans
  • Drive prompt closure of open cases/concerns
  • Manage employee data and statements in a highly confidential manner
  • Draft concise and clear investigation reports
  • Review salaried investigations conducted by HR personnel, provide feedback on the investigations process, and determine appropriate action
  • Serve as a strategic partner, promoting ethical and compliant behavior that is aligned with Company policy and government regulations, with fair and equal treatment for the workforce
  • Coach, counsel, and educate employees on HR policies, processes, programs, and strategies
  • Partner with local HR and HRLO to ensure proper handling and disposition of cases involving UAW-represented employees
  • Write grievance statement of facts for employment discrimination cases and support grievance and arbitration processes
  • Analyze case activity aligned with Early Warning Indicators and the People Operating System
  • Foster an effective, inclusive work environment/culture and relationships, balancing employee advocacy with stewardship of company goals and values
  • Conduct other duties as necessary to align with EEO regulations, and other internal and external policies and directives
  • Qualifications

    The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Human Resource related field
  • 5+ years of HR investigative experience
  • Our preferred requirements:

  • Master's degree in a Human Resource related field
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience specifically conducting EEO/harassment or other investigations
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment.
  • HR generalist experience
  • Tenure working in a unionized environment
  • Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and oral /written communication skills
  • 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 of 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 child care 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.

    Read Full Job Description

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news