Senior Human Resources Manager

in Radford, VA

Senior Human Resources Manager Job

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    Radford, VA 24141, US

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Job Description BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a Fortune 500 Company, is recruiting for a site Human Resources Manager to join our team at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford VA, with a population of approximately 1200 employees. As a Site Human Resources Manager, you will support business performance objectives for all programs within the OSI Radford portfolio. You will be responsible for serving as a HR liaison for most of the following areas: labor relations, succession planning, talent management, employee relations, compensation, benefits, EEO, and training and development.

Primary Responsibilities:

Serve as an HR Manager for OSI business site in Radford, VA by partnering with the Radford site General Manager (GM) and senior leadership team.

Act as a strategic partner with assigned customers through understanding desired business outcomes required at a tactical and strategic level using data driven HR business insights to provide solutions and recommendations to management.

Partner with leadership to drive a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and drives ethical behavior, collaborating with leaders to instill a culture of safety & health throughout the organization, including continuous improvement of safety standards. Help drive business success by reviewing and analyzing HR metrics to monitor performance and identify actionable trends.

Partner with leaders to identify top talent and succession candidates, and support the succession planning process at the business unit level. Mitigate human capital related business risks and support compliance activities. Collaborate with Talent Acquisition to translate strategy into an executable plan.

Provide guidance and coaching to management in the delivery of compensation programs like annual salary planning, incentive compensation nominations and internal equity.

Provide guidance, support, promote and implement key performance management initiatives including, goal setting, mid-year and annual-review process, promotions, demotions, performance improvement plans and organizational changes.

Partner with managers and senior leadership on the administration of Collective Bargaining to include: grievance process, representing company at mediation and arbitration hearings, responding to ULP (unfair labor practices), contract negotiations, partnering with managers and coaching them on labor responses and issues.

Assist in the continued development of a professional business/customer relationship with the local Army Command organization that owns the facility.

Partner with BAE legal team in response to ULP/EEO/DFEH charges and ethics complaints, disciplinary actions, terminations and affirmative action complaints.

Oversee the employee relation investigative process to include providing direction, coaching, counseling to HR team, as well as leading complex investigations. Will be the site point of contact (POC) for partnering with senior leadership and security in the direction of disciplinary actions and terminations.

Partner with training manager and training department in the development and implementation of workforce development training programs.

Develop and lead key HR business partner competencies within the HR team. Lead the HR team with a clear vision and empower employees with clear roles, responsibilities and accountability.

Develops and administers budgets, schedules and performance standards.

Collaborate and direct the support of the HR Centers of Excellence and all elements of the HR delivery model to ensure the delivery of excellent HR services and programs to address critical business needs and employ effective measures of success, especially in the areas of short-term and long-term disability, annual benefit enrollment and ADA compliance.Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor's Degree in the areas of human resources, organizational development, industrial psychology or other business related disciplines plus at least 10 years’ progressive experience in the field of human resources, especially in a manufacturing or DOD environment.

Strong labor relations experience. Experience working in a unionized working environment and managing the company/union relationships at a manager or higher level.

Strong business acumen.

Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Strong employee relations experience.

Trusted advisor that exhibits sound interpersonal skills.

Sound decision making judgement while complying with policies, procedures, state and federal regulations.

Good analytical skills.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Master's degree in HR or business related field.

SPHR or equivalent. About BAE Systems Platforms & Services The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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