Human Resources Labor Relations Associate - Cleveland Engine Plant

Auto Req ID:
Job Title:
Human Resources Labor Relations Associate - Cleveland Engine Plant
Brook Park
Ford Motor Company

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 commitment to role modeling the ONE Ford behaviors necessary to deliver Ford’s mission and vision.

This immediate position is for an HR Labor Representative at the Cleveland Engine Plant located in Brook Park, Ohio (suburb of Cleveland).


  • Responsible of all aspects of hourly employee administration on assigned crew/shift

  • Deliver HR products and services, including labor agreements, in accordance with applicable employment laws, regulatory agencies, regulations, policies, and practices (e.g. ethics, health and safety)

  • Responsible for administration of union representative compensation

  • Coordinate and/or assist in UAW contract negotiations, implementation and/or ongoing administration of the Master and Local Collective Bargaining Agreements.

  • Investigate and prepare responses to grievances

  • Support hourly personnel recruiting and hiring, Personnel Relations activities and health and safety activities as required

  • Build strong relationships with operations partners, Union representatives, HR colleagues and experts, and other business partners to jointly deliver business objectives and resolve issues

  • Support HR efforts related to investigations, governmental inquiries / charges, grievance resolution, performance and absence management, complaints of unfair employment practices / discrimination, and disciplinary action

  • Coach, counsel, and educate salaried operations partners on HR policies, processes, programs and strategies

  • Foster an effective, inclusive work environment / culture and relationships, balancing employee advocacy with stewardship of company goals and values

  • Analyze data and use technology to proactively identify and diagnose business needs / opportunities and develop solutions to meet those needs

  • HR Business Partner experience including project management, change management and/or organizational development

  • Strong communications, interpersonal, leadership and computer skills

  • Willing to work in a manufacturing environment, including shift work as required (including nights and weekends, as assigned)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2+ years of Human Resources experience in a manufacturing environment including negotiations and conflict resolution

  • 1+ years Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is 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.