The Regional People Operations Partner leads employee & labor relations effort for all Canadian regions covering multiple sites and SBU’s. Provides strategic direction, solutions, and tools promoting a work place in which every team member is treated with respect, feels valued, and can do their best.
Optimize; business value, customer focus, ability to work effectively, and consistently throughout the enterprise.
Direct a team of two People Operations Partners and one HR Coordinator. The team provides support to six business units covering different industrial coatings businesses as well as our trade business including 260 Dulux stores. PPG regroups 2100 employees in the country.
Leadership - Strong mentoring, leadership, and development skills with HR and business teams. Drives effective and efficiently resolution of employee issues/concerns by utilizing consistent processes and policies throughout all regions. Works closely with business teams in the execution of all HR initiatives, processes, and daily activities.
Employee Relations - Proactively drives relevant solutions and outreach to prevent workplace issues/concerns: employee awareness and education of PPG policies; facilitate employee engagement initiatives; ensure timely communications in support of business initiatives.
Labor Relations - Champion a positive labor climate and relations with Union leadership; educate supervisors on contract administration to minimize grievances. Execute on network-wide collective bargaining strategy that effectively achieves strategic objectives; lead preparation and support of local negotiations.
Analytics -proactively drive analytics for trend analysis and development of leading practices.
Undergraduate degree in HR, or related field preferred.
10+ years Human Resources experience with increasing responsibility, including leading teams.
5+ years employee & labor relations experience including a union manufacturing environment.
Ideally experience at the bargaining table.
Broad understanding of Canadian and provincial laws and labor practices.
Excellent influencing and negotiations skills.
Excellent communication (verbal/written) skills. Bilingualism is an asset.
Travel = 15%
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