Employee Relations Specialist in Mannheim, Germany



Purpose: To ensure the implementation and integration of program wide Employee Relations initiatives, policies and processes.

Positions Reporting to this Function: N/A

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily:

  • Assists in developing and implementing standard operating procedures, work instructions, and training plans related to Employee Relations.

  • Conducts investigations into employee and government compliance complaints.

  • Provides relevant consulting, coaching, counseling, and training for Managers, Supervisors, and Employees.

  • Identifies and implements continuous process improvements within the function.

  • Ensures Employee Relations compliance with established Company and Government requirements.

  • Ensures timely response and resolution of employee and government compliance complaints across the program.

  • Reviews recommendations for employee performance improvement, behavior/conduct, disciplinary layoffs or employment terminations.

  • Compiles, presents, analyzes and interprets numerical data to enable informed planning and decision-making for workforce management.

  • Ensures strict compliance to safety practices and supports the APS-2 Safety Policies and Procedures.

  • Maintains ongoing and continuous training requirements related to Employee Relations.

  • Conducts weekly Ethics and CTIP training at New Hire Orientation and annual training as needed.

  • Conducts SHARP training for the program.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience Requirements: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Five (5) years of Human Resources or Employee Relations experience required.

  • Experience investigating both employee and government compliance complaints required.

  • Experience consulting with employees and managers on Human Resources-related matters

  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for facility credentials/authorization at this work location.

  • Must have or be able to obtain a US Passport

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have strength in multi-tasking while practicing data integrity and document quality.

  • Must be able to influence without direct authority through building effective partnerships throughout the organization.

  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation from all levels of the program.

  • Must be able to work effectively with all levels of employees including addressing leadership with diplomacy.

  • Requires a collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork.

  • Must be able to exercise a high degree of emotional intelligence, discretion, good judgment, and decision-making skills.

  • Must be able to handle confidential company and employee information with complete discretion, even under pressure.

  • Must have high-level organizational and planning skills, so that workflow is managed efficiently and accurately.

  • Must have the English language speaking ability to speak the language with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations on practical, social, and professional topics. Must be able to read standard newspaper items addressed to the general reader, routine correspondence, reports, and technical materials in the individual’s special field.

Additional Requirements:

1) License and Certifications:

  • Valid Driver’s License is required to operate company leased/rented vehicle.

2) Physical Demands:

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively.

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. continuously, 50 intermittently.

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.

  • Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively up to a 48-hour work week.

3) Work Environment:

  • Works alone, with and around others, verbal/face-to-face contact, inside/outside, extended days, confined areas, extreme heat/cold, temperature changes, wet and/or humid, noise, mechanical and electrical equipment, high places, fumes/odors, and dirt/dust.

  • May be required to deploy on missions on short notice at the direction of the PMO.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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