Associate HR Business Partner - #196738


Date: 06/08/2022 08:00 AM

City: Fontana Dam, North Carolina

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Arconic is currently in search of Associate HR Business Partner to join our Tennessee Operations HR Team in Alcoa, TN .

At Arconic, we are looking for people who share our values of integrity, inclusion, and diversity, and who demonstrate agility, results commitment, and the capability to grow themselves and others. In return, we offer the opportunity to Grow Together with ongoing opportunities for professional growth provided by a constantly changing environment, working alongside employees who value the people they work with just as much as the work they do.


Primary Responsibilities

This position is responsible for providing advice and counsel to internal partners on labor relations, HR policies, and programs related to employee engagement, job assignment and progression, talent planning, and other general human resource topics. The incumbent communicates continually with all levels of personnel and management in Operations, Maintenance, and Staff departments, as well as with Union representatives, the Union Bargaining Committee, the Plant Manager, HR staff, and the internal Legal team.

  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with legal department as needed/required
  • Advise, counsel, and support Operations, Maintenance, and Staff personnel departments by providing expertise in areas such as: labor relations, workforce planning, recruitment, inclusion and diversity, performance management, compensation, and talent development
  • Assist management with CBA and/or policy interpretation, as well as provide guidance on HR related procedures and programs
  • Respond to grievances, review disciplinary programs, conduct investigations, resolve employee relations issues, prepare for arbitrations, and participate in union contract negotiations.
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Assist in the implementation of Company-wide HR strategies that support successful business outcomes
  • Partner with location HR team to ensure consistent administration of HR processes and compliance with legal and audit requirements


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an HR Generalist, HR Business Partner, Labor Relations or other related role.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in human resources, Labor Relations, Organization Development, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience as an HR Generalist, HR Business Partner, or Labor relations role.
  • 1+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • 1+ years of experience working in a unionized environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills including excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence in a demanding and high-performing work environment and develop strong trusting relationships at all levels within the organization.
  • Experience with HR systems (preferably Oracle, Workbrain, Taleo) or an ability to learn systems quickly.


Arconic Tennessee Operations is located 20 minutes outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. Alcoa, TN offers quick access to Nashville, Atlanta, Asheville and The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.

We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.

At Arconic, we:

Act With Integrity.
We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability.

Safeguard our Future.
We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.

Grow Stronger Together.
We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.

Earn Customer Loyalty.
We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.

Drive Operational Excellence.
We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.

Create Value.
We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.

Primary Location

: United States-TN-Alcoa

Work Locations


US ALC Alcoa, Tennessee

300 South Hall Road

Alcoa 37701


: Human Resources


: 00300-95501 TN HUMAN RESOURCES


: Day Job

Job Type

: Experienced Hourly Paid or Salaried : Salaried

Job Level

: Individual Contributor


Job Posting

: Jun 7, 2022, 10:01:12 AM

Minimum Years of Experience : 1

This position requires access to export controlled items or information related to ATC, CDL, DAV, LAF, or MAS. : No

Arconic affirms it’s policy to operate without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age.

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