Industry: Aeronautics
1 Result
Free Resume Review
75% of applications never get seen. Beat the bots and get through the filters with a free resume evaluation.
Mobile, Alabama, United States (on-site)
8 days ago
Mobile, Alabama, United States
8 days ago
Job Type
Job Function
Human Resources


Airbus Mobile Manufacturing Site (MMS) is looking for an Employee Relations Director to join our Human Resources Team based in Mobile, Alabama.

The Employee Relations Director is responsible for establishing, directing and leading the Employee Relations function within a multi-program manufacturing site. They play a key role by providing both practical and strategic support, including: Positive Employee Relations culture, Airbus values, employee communications, employee activities, organizational effectiveness and labor relations.

This position will lead and develop the Positive Employee Relations team and lead the deployment of Employee Relations (ER) tools and initiatives, support risk mitigation plans, and oversee people matter investigations for the site. They also ensure achievement of strategies/objectives by providing leadership that delivers innovative, valuable counsel and services that facilitate the attraction and retention of employees. They support and promote the mission and vision of the organization through the alignment of the Human Resources Departmental goals with organization-wide goals and objectives.

Meet the Team:

Working in our Human Resources department, it’s our mission to help support Airbus’ greatest assets: our team members. Our team works cross-departmentally as well as with our global counterparts to ensure we are making a positive impact on all aspects of our employee experience.

Your Working Environment:

Near ‘Airbus Way’ you will find the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility for commercial aircraft. Opened at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley in 2015, the facility produces A320 Family aircraft and added a second product line for the A220 in 2019. The facility, which strengthens the U.S. aerospace industry, is part of Airbus’ strategy to enhance its global competitiveness by meeting the growing needs of its customers in the United States and beyond.

How We Care for You:

  • Financial Rewards: Competitive base salary, incentive compensation which may include profit sharing schemes, retirement savings plan and the ability to participate in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”)
  • Work/Life Balance: Paid time off including personal time, holidays and a generous paid parental leave program.
  • Health & Welfare: Comprehensive insurance coverage including medical (traditional and high-deductible health plans), prescription, dental, vision, life, disability, Employee Assistance Plan (“EAP”) and other supplemental benefit coverages.
  • Individual Development: Upskilling and development opportunities through our global Leadership University, including unlimited access to 10,000+ e-learning courses focusing on ways to develop your employability, certifications, career path as well as the opportunity to participate in accelerated development programmes and both national and international mobility.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and accessibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Your Challenges:

Act as Site Focal for Airbus Positive Employee Relations Strategy: 50%

  • Drive Airbus values and culture with HRBPs, managers and business leaders, working daily to ensure that our ideals and culture are understood and incorporated into all employee interactions
  • Support HR and business in managing 2-way, direct relationship with personnel and service suppliers for employee relations purposes
  • Ensure that all employee relations matters are quickly and effectively managed through established policies and workflows. Act as the site escalation point for employee complaints or suggestions
  • Facilitate, at a strategic and operational level, the feedback loop on ER issues to HR and the rest of senior management by applying established PER strategic processes
  • Ensures site understanding of key policies, procedures, speak up/safety culture as well as supporting local ERGs as needed
  • Maintains current knowledge and awareness of immediate HR issues: internal policies and practices, state and federal employment regulations, public social issues, and current interpersonal/team dynamics
  • Drive the use of all PER tools and assessments throughout the year as scheduled or needed to capture the overall site morale and engagement level
  • Run the Site PER HRBP Committee and participate in the North America PER HRBP committee to create and implement standard processes
  • Act as the focal point for corrective action escalations

Lead People Matters Investigations: 20%

  • Responsible for the oversight of people matters investigations, in partnership with Sr. Director of HR/Director of HR, regional legal counsel, and HR E&C lead as appropriate
  • Train/upskill business-unit HR team on effective investigation techniques in partnership with regional subject matter experts
  • Support the education of Site Leaders with regard to the PER strategy and tools
  • Own site-level investigation documentation and management system, creating processes where appropriate
  • Report investigation findings to senior-leaders, with recommended actions and follow up as appropriate
  • Support Employee Relations Specialists/ HRBPs as needed on any issue resolution or performance/consequential management as needed

Reporting and Analytics: 20%

  • Analyze inputs to understand trends and opportunities from employee feedback tools and investigation aggregate data
  • Create dashboards, presentations, and white-paper reports to effectively communicate risks and opportunities
  • Propose risk and opportunity action plans based on available data points
  • Partner with site stakeholders to drive active risk mitigation plans, reporting to senior leadership on follow through

Other duties as assigned: 10%

  • Support North America PER team on special projects related to the assigned business-unit and across the region
  • Approves reward of tokens for Safe Positive Productive nominations

Your Boarding Pass:

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business Administration, Psychology, or related field
  • PREFERRED: Advanced degree (MS, MBA, or JD)


  • 10 years related experience directly interacting with employees
  • 10 years of experience conducting workplace investigations
  • PREFERRED: Previous experience in an industrial environment supporting both salaried and hourly employees


  • SHRM/PHR certifications a plus
  • Employment law or employee relations certifications a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage difficult conversations with all levels of employees
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a complex, international environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage ambiguity and shifting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to relate and communicate effectively with a diverse range of individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze large quantities of data and create effective reports to communicate findings
  • Strong time management and organizational skills required
  • Skilled in consensus building across all levels of the organization, from shop-floor to C-suite
  • Deep and continuing education of employment law, employment/workplace trends, and labor relations trends
  • Knowledge of the Aerospace industry preferred

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Fluency at a negotiation level in English required
  • French, Spanish, German language proficiency is a plus

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Advanced level capability with Google Suite and MS Office productivity tools
  • Experience with Tableau, Google Data Studio, or similar software preferred

Travel Required:

  • Up to 10% Domestic and International

Take your career to a new level and apply online now!

Job ID: 73891881

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

View Full Profile

Jobs You May Like
Workplace Type
Job Function