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Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Company: Pactiv
Location: Pine Bluff
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at pactivevergreen.com.

44 miles southeast of Little Rock, Pine Bluff is the tenth-largest city in the state of Arkansas and the county seat of Jefferson County. It is the principal city of the Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area and part of the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Pine Bluff Combined Statistical Area.

The Evergreen Packaging Pine Bluff Paper Mill is located in Pine Bluff, Arkanas, less than an hour from Little Rock in scenic southeast Arkansas. It is the largest industrial employer in Jefferson County. Opened in 1958, Pine Bluff is the largest facility within Evergreen Packaging and is home to the world's largest gable-top liquid packaging paperboard machine. In addition to producing paperboard for cartons, the facility also produces coated paper for magazines.

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847) 482-4320 or email TalentHelp@Pactiv.com.

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.

Responsibilities

Job Description:

The Senior Human Resource Business Partner will collaborate with operations and maintenance on labor relations and human resources matters.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

* Handles labor relations and human resource inquiries related to policies, procedures, and bargaining agreements; refers complex matters to appropriate management staff.
* Acts as a key business partner and leader to the operational and maintenance organizations.
* Uses key metrics to drive project focus and process improvement within the mill operations.
* Serves as the initial contact and liaison for intake and assessment of employee complaints and grievances.
* Conducts interviews and gathers information for employee relations matters such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other concerns; informs HR Manager when additional investigation is required.
* Participates in and provides input in to key Talent decisions.
* Partners with VP-Labor Relations and HR Manager to conducts surveys, interviews, data collection, and other research related to human resource policies, compensation, and labor negotiations.
* Maintains knowledge and understanding of laws and regulations related to NLRA, EEO, affirmative action, collective bargaining, unions, labor relations, and human resources.
* Assists with preparation of plans, policies, and documents, affirmative action plans, contract negotiations, meetings, and negotiations with employee and labor organizations.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Business, Accounting, or related field required.
* At least five (5) years of professional human resources business partner experience within a complex manufacturing organization
* Analytical skills and ability use metrics to drive decision making.
* Strong business acumen.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage employees at all levels of the organization.
* Strong customer focus.
* Excellent organizational skills.
* Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence leaders.

Desired Qualifications:

* Master's Degree in Human Resources or MBA.
* SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred or advanced degree in HR.
* Prior experience in labor relations.
* Paper mill environment HR experience.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, ADP, ATS, Kronos, or related tools.

Competencies:

* Decision-making skills: For reviewing applicants' qualifications and for working to resolve employee disputes.
* Detail-oriented: When ensuring the workplace is compliant with labor standards and when maintaining records regarding employee grievances, performing background checks and reviewing candidate qualifications.
* Interpersonal skills: For interacting with new employees while conversing and connecting with people from various backgrounds and experiences. Ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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Responsibilities Job Description: The Senior Human Resource Business Partner will collaborate with operations and maintenance on labor relations and human resources matters. Job Specific Responsibilities: - Handles labor relations and human resource inquiries related to policies, procedures, and bargaining agreements; refers complex matters to appropriate management staff. - Acts as a key business partner and leader to the operational and maintenance organizations. - Uses key metrics to drive project focus and process improvement within the mill operations. - Serves as the initial contact and liaison for intake and assessment of employee complaints and grievances. - Conducts interviews and gathers information for employee relations matters such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other concerns; informs HR Manager when additional investigation is required. - Participates in and provides input in to key Talent decisions. - Partners with VP-Labor Relations and HR Manager to conducts surveys, interviews, data collection, and other research related to human resource policies, compensation, and labor negotiations. - Maintains knowledge and understanding of laws and regulations related to NLRA, EEO, affirmative action, collective bargaining, unions, labor relations, and human resources. - Assists with preparation of plans, policies, and documents, affirmative action plans, contract negotiations, meetings, and negotiations with employee and labor organizations. - Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Pactiv, Pine Bluff , Senior Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources , Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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