Senior Manager, Labor and Employment
Job Posted: 8 September 2021
Company: Lockheed Martin
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Marietta, GA


Job Description:

This role will provide day-to-day management guidance to Marietta site labor relations team for labor contract negotiations and administration. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Interpret and administer collective bargaining agreements and provide advice and counsel to line management
  • Administer and lead employee discipline system relating to represented employees at the Marietta site
  • Ensure that all represented personnel transactions, wage administration, grievance administration, investigations, and other daily operations of the Marietta Labor Relations function are effectively delivered
  • Ensure that labor relations policies are in compliance with NLRB, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and other workforce management laws and regulations
  • Interface with LM Aero-Marietta union leadership
  • Support the Aero Positive Employee Relations strategy for the non-represented employee population
  • Partner with peers and Corporate Labor Relations executive leadership to develop strategic direction of the organization and identify opportunities to enhance the skills and capabilities of Labor Relations practitioners

This key position serves as the Marietta Labor Relations site leader. Executive interface is a regular part of the position's responsibilities and expectations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Capability to serve as a chief spokesperson and company point of contact with one or more labor unions
  • Familiar with grievance procedure administration including settlement negotiations and contribution toward preparation of arbitration presentations
  • Exhibits effective investigative techniques
  • Ability to interact effectively in a conflict environment
  • Familiar with NLRA and other employment law. Demonstrated proficiency in application of The Act. 
  • Previous Human Resources experience, preferably in Labor Relations

Desired skills:

  • Previous leadership experience
  • Experience serving as a chief spokesperson and company point of contact with one or more labor unions
  • Certification(s) in the labor relations discipline
  • Proficient with LMPeople or PeopleSoft software
  • Labor Relations and HR experience in a Lean Manufacturing organization
  • Ability to build effective relationships and partner with business leaders to influence labor relations practices across the Business Area
  • Capability to influence and develop credibility among functional and program leadership, union leadership, and colleagues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; effective listening skills

Please apply: