Cargill Employee Relations Senior Specialist in Cleveland, Ohio
Employee Relations Senior Specialist
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
As a member of the HR Solutions ER/IR Market U.S. East team, this position will be accountable for the execution and delivery of employee and industrial relations (ER/IR) services within Ohio Market.
The HR Solutions ER/IR Market Specialist IV will serve as a member of the HR Solutions ER/IR specialist’s team responsible for delivering HR ER/IR services to the business. Acting under limited supervision, the incumbent will utilize their full HR ER/IR knowledge to administer more complex processes related to the delivery of HR ER/IR services within Ohio Market.
30% Business Leader:
Serve as a specialist within the HR ER/IR market HR Solution team to provide relevant and effective consulting services to businesses for the Ohio Market
Use full HR ER/IR knowledge to guide/review/perform HR ER/IR projects
Execute the co-ordinated deployment of HR ER/IR services, including any Ohio market specific strategy requirements
Leverage and enforce processes and technologies to support delivery of services
Work closely with Regional ER team to ensure consistent application of company policies and processes and to ensure adherence to laws and regulations
Work in close partnership with shared services (CBS) to deliver recurring end-to-end services and processes
Develop and maintain key internal/external relationships, which may include: the Regional ER team, business leaders, hiring managers, business/function human resource professionals, industry contacts, employees
Under limited supervision, provide consult to HR and business managers and supervisors within the Ohio Market regarding the interpretation and delivery of more complex HR ER/IR policies, programs and processes in partnership with the Regional ER team.
Using Ohio Market knowledge], full HR ER/IR knowledge, and client intelligence, provide thought leadership in recommending solutions that build on business and functional strategic drivers for the Ohio Market.
30% Change Leader
Represent the Ohio market location and business clients in prioritization activities and escalations
Provide feedback into services priorities to ensure Ohio market location adoption
Participate in CBS Migration activities, shared service consolidation and MADJV initiatives as assigned
Promote the use and implementation of tools/technologies within the Ohio market locations to gain efficiency in delivering HR Solutions
Provide consult/advice to HR and business managers/supervisors on HR ER/IR issues/activities
Guide/Review/Perform delivery of HR ER/IR training/education sessions for employees, HR professionals, and/or supervisors/managers in the business(in partnership with the Regional ER team)
20% Culture Steward
Champion a strong continuous improvement culture to ensure deployment of scalable, simplified and standardized processes
Express, model and reinforce a process-honoring culture
20% Value Leader
Using Ohio market knowledge and full HR ER/IR knowledge, provide input to ensure service delivery is compliant with laws, regulations, and corporate policies
Ensure application of standard policies
Responsible for ensuring proper use of vendor management of HR ER/IR providers within the Ohio Market locations
Provide input into the appropriate blend of internally sourced service delivery versus vendor sourced delivery
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and standardization on processes currently managed by country and/or regionally
Ensure consistent adherence to all legal and regulatory requirements in the Ohio Market. This may involve working with the Regional ER team, legal resources and/or external consultants to interpret and implement complex/ambiguous policies
Essential Position Requirements
- Travel up to 30% within market location
Education, Experience, Skills
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
5 years of experience in operations and/or human resources, preferably within the Ohio Market.
Previous experience in HR ER/IR-related market service areas
Experience anticipating issues, problem solving and implementing solutions, including referring critical issues to the appropriate level of management, and improving efficiency, quality, cost and productivity
Demonstrated experience positively influencing and collaborating with business and HR leaders
Demonstrated strong business acumen. Knowledge of multiple businesses, functions, and processes as well as solid knowledge of business and functional issues, and proven track record to positively impact business results.
Strong leadership, stakeholder management and communication skills - ability to thrive as part of a local market team
Demonstrated understanding of evolving HR landscape and demonstrated capability of leading organizational change efforts
Capability to innovate and integrate HR practice around critical business issues, and align people, process and structure to support these innovations
Competence in connecting people to each other and the business strategy, leveraging technology and processes where appropriate.
Fluent in English
- Post-graduate degree in applicable field Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Law or Business
Demonstrated ability to manage and implement HR processes and client focused solutions
Experience in a shared services organization
Project management experience
Strong drive for results with results/outcome focus
Proven record of implementation and optimization of processes and metrics
Spanish Language Skills
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Human Resources
Primary Location US-OH-Akron
Other Locations US-OH-Cleveland
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: AKR00193