Silgan Containers LLC

Job Description

Job Title
Labor Relations Manager
Job Type
Bachelor’s Degree
OCONOMOWOC, WI 53066 US (Primary)
Career Level
Human Resources
Date Needed By
Shift Type
First Shift
20 – 30%
Job Description
Looking to make a difference? Join Silgan and you CAN!


Now hiring for a Labor Relations Manager. Your office will be in Oconomowoc WI, nestled in beautiful Lake Country with award-winning school districts. Full relocation available.


If you’re looking to be a part of a passionate, collective, and knowledgeable HR team, you’ve found the right place.


What we offer you:

· Competitive salary

· Comprehensive benefits package, including medical & prescription, dental, vision, employee and dependent life & AD&D insurance, short & long-term disability coverage

· Add-on benefits include pet insurance, MSK programs (Hinge Health and Regnexx) telemedicine, Livongo for diabetes and hypertension, and more

· 401k with a 100% employer match on the first 6% of employee contributions after 90 days

· 15 days of vacation which you’re encouraged to take, plus 10 holidays annually

· Tuition assistance

· Stability in a growing, environmentally conscious, publicly traded company

· Opportunity to become part of the Silgan legacy that makes us the market front-runner in consumer packaging


You will love it here if you:

· Are passionate about labor relations and have led negotiations during collective bargaining

· Enjoy serving as the SME in labor relations, employee relations, organizational development, and benefits administration

· Are a business-savvy professional who is both strategic and “hands-on,” accustomed to interfacing with employees at all levels, and able to roll up your sleeves to get the job done


What you’ll do: (A comprehensive list of tasks is provided in the job description)

1. Labor Relations

· Represent the Company as Chief Negotiator in collective bargaining, in the final step of grievance procedures preceding referral to arbitration, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings

· Write clear, concise contract language that accurately sets forth the intent of both parties at the time labor contracts are reached

· Examine cost implications of economic changes presented during labor negotiations


2. Employment & Organizational Development

· Train plant-level HR employees in human resource policy and procedures

· Direct or indirect oversight of new hire orientations, employee relations, employee file maintenance, training and promote HR-related technologies

· Initiate key communications or data gathering of corporate-level initiatives such as AAP, EEO-1, or other mandated programs


3. Benefit Administration

· Provide a means for employees to be trained in how benefits work, and benefit options available

· Maintain current knowledge of benefit changes in legal interpretations of federal and state regulations

· Coordinate the annual Wage and Benefits review process at non-union plants

· Coordinate benefit language, updates, and legislation in union plant contract negotiations


We need you to have:

· Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field; Master’s Degree preferred

· 5+ years of labor relations experience with collective bargaining, grievances, and arbitration

· Substantial experience serving as Chief Negotiator during the collective bargaining process

· Experience dealing with the NLRA/NLRB, preferably in a publicly held manufacturing company

· Ability to travel approximately 25% (overnight)


Who We Are:

· The largest subsidiary of Silgan Holdings and a foremost manufacturer of metal food containers in the US

· A company that strives toward sustainability by reducing our carbon footprint, selecting like-minded suppliers, and providing recyclable products


Apply today!



Job Requirements

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Silgan endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities to perform their essential job duties as long as the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship on the company’s operations and does not pose a direct threat of substantial harm to the employee or others. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis. Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, ancestry, genetic characteristics, cancer diagnosis or history, marital status, or disability, military service or veterans’ status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions, reproductive health decision making, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, local laws and ordinances. Silgan is a drug-free workplace.EEO/M/W/Vet/Disability

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