Job Name:
Senior Employee Relations Business Partner

General information

Location: Oak Park Heights, MN
Date:
24-May-2022
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Ref #:
1456
Job Category:
Human Resources, Legal
Oak Park Heights
MN

Description & Requirements

https://careers.andersencorp.com/careers/JobDetails?jobId=1514&source=External+Career+Site

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.”. As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SUMMARY:

Work with leaders, managers, and employees to provide advice and coach both parties on all employee relations issues. Provide strong partnership on performance management, disciplinary processes, restructuring activity, legal issues, investigations, conflict management, etc. Your work involves assessing and resolving complex employee relations matters ensuring consistency across client groups and alignment with Andersen practices. You will help to ensure a fair and consistent approach to Andersen's policies and procedures promoting a positive culture within the business, while minimizing risks. Leverage processes, technology, and data to complement and/or lead special place to work initiatives. This position may perform research, analytics, and lead smaller projects focusing on employee relations.

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage employee complaints and issues involving allegations of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.
  • Partner and assist your assigned locations and businesses with employee relations services as requested or as need arises on urgency or as workflow dictates.
  • Confer with HRBPs and provide guidance and/or consultation making sure they have access to correct policies/procedures and are using the tools and resources available.
  • Work with legal resources and consultants to ensure employee relations activities adhere to company policy and legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Help prepare audits, reporting and compliance reviews pertaining to local regulations and programs.
  • Contribute or lead internal projects
  • Manage employee concerns escalated from Andersen’s Ethics and Compliance Hotline.
  • term proactive projects and real-time issue resolution
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of six years’ experience in conducting investigations with emphasis on employee relations
  • Previous labor relations and manufacturing exposure
  • Evidence of exceptional interpersonal skills and with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Strong ability to handle confidential information with discretion and maturity and remain tactful, calm, and persuasive in controversial and/or confrontational situations
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity and in a remote work environment while working both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment


CULTURE AND BENEFITS:

“Be Orange. Be You.” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences, and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook.

Benefits include, and are not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects

** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.