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Labour Relations Specialist in Regina at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 10/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Regina
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/21/2018

Job Description



Labour Relations Specialist

City: Regina / State: Saskatchewan                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

 

 



Job Description and Responsibilities

 

We are seeking an experienced Labour Relations Specialist to join our Regina team. This dynamic human resources role is a key stakeholder to multiple mill Superintendents, General Supervisors and all first line leaders, as such, requires exceptional collaboration skills and a proven ability to build strong productive relationships across the business. This position provides advice, counsel and coaching on labour relations, employment law, performance management, investigations and conflict resolution.

  • Administer a range of Labour Relations activities including: collective agreement administration, grievance and issue management, collective bargaining, union/management relations, performance management and conflict resolution processes
  • Provide advice and direction to all levels of management on the interpretation, application and administration of the collective agreements, legislation and company policies. Oversee and ensures consistent application
  • Conduct investigations, summarize findings, recommend and implement solutions related to formal complaints consistent with procedural requirements in the collective agreement and relevant employment legislation
  • Provide coaching on matters related to performance management, conflict resolution, problem solving
  • Assist in the preparation of arbitration cases and contract negotiations
  • Maintain appropriate records and implement LR processes that limit liability and support the effectiveness of organizational objectives
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with union representatives to employees and members of management
  • Influence cultural change by demonstrating company values and reinforcing a collaborative work environment
  • Action oriented after careful thought process
  • Provide consultative support to management for the consistent and appropriate application of policies and procedures
  • Maintain the highest level of integrity, professionalism, fairness and confidentiality in all aspects of job performance



 



Job Requirements

 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Human Resources role with a focus on labour relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, management or a related field, supplemented by a specialized program or courses in labour relations
  • Previous manufacturing industry experience, preferably in a heavy industrial unionized environment
  • High attention to detail and organized while managing competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Current working knowledge of legislation, labour law, employment law, human rights law and related areas
  • Well-developed problem solving abilities, dispute/grievance resolution skills along with the demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multiple business groups
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Customer-focused with a high level of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion


 

All applicants must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

 

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Human Resources role with a focus on labour relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, management or a related field, supplemented by a specialized program or courses in labour relations
  • Previous manufacturing industry experience, preferably in a heavy industrial unionized environment
  • High attention to detail and organized while managing competing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Current working knowledge of legislation, labour law, employment law, human rights law and related areas
  • Well-developed problem solving abilities, dispute/grievance resolution skills along with the demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multiple business groups
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Customer-focused with a high level of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion