Human Resources Site Lead
Job Posted: 26 February 2018
Company: General Dynamics Land Systems
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Scranton, PA


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Position Description: The selected candidate will be a member of the General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) Scranton Plant (located in nearby Enyon, PA) Leadership Team and will function as a Strategic Business Partner to proactively assist our internal customers in meeting their business objectives through effective management of human resources. This individual will be required to perform strategic as well as tactical roles in providing HR expertise in the areas of staffing, employee relations, labor relations, compensation, performance management, training, and others. The selected individual will be responsible for providing human resources support to customer organizations and will be expected to partner with their customers while driving and initiating HR programs/policies within those organizations.

Responsibilities of the position include the following:

  • Support and coach management with respect to key HR processes such as labor and employee relations, performance management, staffing, compensation, affirmative action and EEO programs, organizational development, and employee learning and development.
  • Provide labor relations support for negotiations, local agreements, and contract administration.
  • Interpret policies and procedures and provide policy guidance in a consistent manner to managers and employees.
  • Facilitate the resolution of complex employee concerns including discipline if appropriate. Counsel management on corrective actions ensuring consistency and adherence to company policies.
  • Support on-campus recruiting, intern/ co-op programs.
  • Conduct new-hire orientation as well as exit interviews.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal policies, regulations and laws.
  • Proactively develop programs to positively affect retention and morale.
  • Interact closely/positively with other HR representatives to achieve departmental goals and objectives in a team environment.
  • Report and analyze a variety of HR Metrics.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Human Resources, or a related discipline. Master's degree and/or HRCI certification (PHR/SPHR) is a plus.
  • Seven (7) or more years of HR Generalist experience is preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency in a wide variety of HR competencies such as labor relations, organizational development, training and development, employee relations, staffing, performance management, compensation, affirmative action, and others.
  • Must have experience in working with unions at represented facilities.
  • Must be able to conduct salary analysis and make recommendations for new hires, merit, promotions, equity adjustments and other salary transactions.
  • Must effectively portray professional, customer service oriented, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to effectively balance the role of employee advocate and management advisor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Must have experience conducting employee investigations including proper documentation, interviewing witnesses, assessing situation, and providing recommendations with course of action as appropriate.
  • Must have experience with internal and external recruiting including entry level openings and experienced positions.
  • Must have experience with sourcing, conducting interviews, compensation analysis, offer process and on-boarding.
  • Must have the ability to build strong relationships with individual employees and all levels of management.
  • Must possess strong consultative and coaching skills
  • Must have excellent analytical, planning and problem solving skills.
  • Strong process orientation/ mind-set
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative, follow up on assigned projects and meet deadlines
  • Must have excellent business acumen and be innovative and creative when resolving issues.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • High degree of integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality is required.
  • Must be proficient with HRIS and PC applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, applicant tracking systems, as well as knowledge of Peoplesoft is a plus.
  • Some travel may be required
  • Must be able to relocate

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.