Employee Relations Specialist

Apr 19, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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The Staff Employee Relations Specialist conducts moderate to complex investigations and manages performance related cases in alignment with legal, industry, and AMD best practices.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a high degree of collaboration and initiative, as well as critical and objective judgment, in providing guidance, support and recommendations to resolve employee relations concerns and support a diverse and inclusive culture and work environment.  This position requires both hands-on and strategic expertise, with a next-level customer service orientation in all aspects of execution.  This position is based in Austin, Texas on campus.

 

Key Work

  • Manage performance-based case work in alignment with our Performance Management process.
  • Conduct investigations in response to a range of employee relations concerns, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, workplace violence, and other violations of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Communicate regularly regarding pending investigations and provides timely investigation reports with supporting documentation for all completed investigations.
  • Use effective interviewing and documentation techniques and utilize the designated online case management tool for tracking.
  • Partner with Legal team in conducting investigations to facilitate prompt and effective resolution of workplace concerns.
  • Create and update HR policies and procedures that pertain to employee relations; conduct trainings on compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Analyze employee relations trends with Leadership and help develop proactive strategies, solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Develop effective relationships with HR Business Partners to promote positive employee relations throughout the organization to ensure a high level of employee satisfaction and engagement.
  • Participate in projects led by the Employee and Labor Relations team as needed.
  • May serve as the Service Now project owner for Global ER team projects and reporting.
  • May develop extensive knowledge of the Service Now application.
  • May take ownership of the global utilization of Service Now, including scoping, design, implementation, user training and value realization.
  • May actively manage and monitor Service Now implementation and progress and provide visibility to the stakeholders.
  • Have high degree of organization, individual initiative and personal accountability.

 

Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or minimum 5 years’ experience in employee relations, investigations, employment law, and disciplinary actions.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statutes, which govern employment policies and practices.
  • Thorough understanding and application of internal and external HR principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
  • Experience successfully implementing programs across geographically distributed teams.
  • Product ownership or project management experience.
  • Good balance between technical knowledge and business acumen.
  • 2+ years of experience in Business Transformation projects or ServiceNow is a plus.

 




At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

The Staff Employee Relations Specialist conducts moderate to complex investigations and manages performance related cases in alignment with legal, industry, and AMD best practices.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a high degree of collaboration and initiative, as well as critical and objective judgment, in providing guidance, support and recommendations to resolve employee relations concerns and support a diverse and inclusive culture and work environment.  This position requires both hands-on and strategic expertise, with a next-level customer service orientation in all aspects of execution.  This position is based in Austin, Texas on campus.

 

Key Work

  • Manage performance-based case work in alignment with our Performance Management process.
  • Conduct investigations in response to a range of employee relations concerns, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, workplace violence, and other violations of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Communicate regularly regarding pending investigations and provides timely investigation reports with supporting documentation for all completed investigations.
  • Use effective interviewing and documentation techniques and utilize the designated online case management tool for tracking.
  • Partner with Legal team in conducting investigations to facilitate prompt and effective resolution of workplace concerns.
  • Create and update HR policies and procedures that pertain to employee relations; conduct trainings on compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Analyze employee relations trends with Leadership and help develop proactive strategies, solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Develop effective relationships with HR Business Partners to promote positive employee relations throughout the organization to ensure a high level of employee satisfaction and engagement.
  • Participate in projects led by the Employee and Labor Relations team as needed.
  • May serve as the Service Now project owner for Global ER team projects and reporting.
  • May develop extensive knowledge of the Service Now application.
  • May take ownership of the global utilization of Service Now, including scoping, design, implementation, user training and value realization.
  • May actively manage and monitor Service Now implementation and progress and provide visibility to the stakeholders.
  • Have high degree of organization, individual initiative and personal accountability.

 

Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or minimum 5 years’ experience in employee relations, investigations, employment law, and disciplinary actions.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statutes, which govern employment policies and practices.
  • Thorough understanding and application of internal and external HR principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
  • Experience successfully implementing programs across geographically distributed teams.
  • Product ownership or project management experience.
  • Good balance between technical knowledge and business acumen.
  • 2+ years of experience in Business Transformation projects or ServiceNow is a plus.

 

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