Responsible for the planning, development and delivery of organizational HR initiatives in the areas of employee and labor relations, policy and procedure development, performance management and training, to support the Company’s business objectives and strategies. A key member of the facility Leadership Team, and Business Partner to the Service Center Director, this position gives support and guidance to facility personnel in all aspects of the human resources function. Provide assistance and direction in partnership with Corporate COE support to all employees, and retirees, for benefits and compensation. Ensure compliance with federal and state laws on all employee related matters, including wage and hour compliance.
Labor and Employee Engagement
Talent and Performance Management/ Organizational Development
Scope of Work and Interaction:
This position will interact with all employees (hourly and salaried) including upper management, safety, quality, corporate representatives and customers as well as potential candidates. The impact of this position on the business is very important as it ensures functional HR excellence and, of key importance, that the collective bargaining agreement is followed correctly and that fair and consistent corrective action is issued. The person in this position will have a high level of interaction with all levels of employees on a daily basis. The decisions made by the person filling this position are complex and one’s clear, unbiased, and independent judgment is crucially important. This position will also champion local diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.
Education and/or experience required (including certifications):
Some travel (to Chicago) required; ability to work in a plant environment safely and effectively. Compliance with the Chicago-employee vaccination requirement including proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or willingness to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including a booster shot.
Consistent with our policy, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted.
GATX embraces diversity, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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