Human Resource Investigations Specialist

at Ford Motor Company in Claycomo, Missouri, United States

Job Description


Job Title:

Human Resource Investigations Specialist

Job Description & Qualifications:

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

It takes outstanding people from every background imaginable to make our ambitious plans for the future a tangible reality. As part of our Human Resources team, you’ll help us attract, hire and retain the top talent we need to achieve our bold vision. You’ll play a vital role in defining, developing and maintaining the winning culture that empowers diverse individuals to work together and create the impossible. We’re seeking change leaders, talent strategists, employee advocates and culture architects to enable our teams, partners, and businesses to do and be their best. Come join the “people” people!

This position is located at the Kansas City Assembly Plant and reports directly to the Corporate People Matters COE Specialist.

What you’ll be able to do:

+ Investigate workplace issues / concerns including:

+ Complaints of employment discrimination and harassment

+ Charges filed with state and federal government agencies (e.g., MO Department of Human Rights, EEOC)

+ Work with operating committee members, the Office of the General Counsel and outside counsel on related charges

+ Prepare, track, and maintain appropriate investigation documentation

+ Develop and implement investigation plans

+ Drive prompt closure of open cases / concerns

+ Manage employee data and statements in a highly confidential manner

+ Maintain U.S. hourly comparators related to employment discrimination cases

+ Serve as a strategic partner, promoting ethical and compliant behavior that is aligned to Company policy and government regulations, with fair and equal treatment for the workforce

+ Coach, counsel, and educate employees on HR policies, processes, programs, and strategies

+ Partner with HR (including on-site labor relations and team) to ensure proper handling and disposition of cases involving UAW represented employees

+ Write grievance statement of facts for employment discrimination cases and support grievance and arbitration processes

+ Analyze case activity aligned with Early Warning Indicators and the People Operating System

+ Support conciliation agreement activities such as quarterly report and case file generation, response to EEOC questions, employee interview management, etc.

+ Foster an effective, inclusive work environment / culture and relationships, balancing employee advocacy with stewardship of company goals and values

+ Conduct other duties as are necessary to align with EEO regulations, and other internal and external policies and directives

The minimum requirements we seek:

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ 2+ years of investigative experience

+ 1+ years Microsoft Office and Adobe experience

Our preferred requirements:

+ Master’s degree

+ Prior experience in a manufacturing environment

+ Prior experience specifically conducting EEO/harassment or other investigations

+ Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment.

+ HR generalist experience

+ Experience working in a unionized environment

+ Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and oral /written communication skills

What you’ll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we’d love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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Posted On: Oct 24, 2021

Updated On: Dec 28, 2021