Human Resources Business Partner, Labor Relations

  • Suncor
  • Denver, Colorado (US-CO) JOB NUMBER: 24281

Job Description

Job Overview In this operational role reporting to the team leader, Human Resources (HR), you will be supporting both staff and unionized employees within our Commerce City refinery. As a valued strategic partner, you will work closely with your client groups to deliver complete HR services of varying scope and complexity. Key Accountabilities Provide mentoring and support on all employee and labour relations matters Provide leadership in cultivating union/management relations Liaise with internal labour relations and legal teams Work with various levels of leadership on investigations, progressive discipline and grievances Provide direction on collective agreement interpretation and administration Work independently on business challenges and provide recommended solutions Communicate, implement and provide mentorship on all HR programs and cycles to your respective client group Facilitate and lead a number of sessions on HR topics, including performance management, succession planning and workforce planning Champion innovation and continuous improvement as methods to improve HR and business performance Liaise, collaborate and contract with both our central HR function and the business to deliver effective, best practice solutions in talent management, organizational effectiveness and learning and competency Build strong collaborative working relationships within the strategic partner community Required Qualifications Experience and Education: Five or more years of proven Human Resources generalist experience Three to four years of labor relations experience in a complex and unionized environment University degree in a related field (e.g. human resources, industrial relations or business) Senior professional in human resources (SPHR) certification is preferred or SHRM-CP / SHRM-SCP Skills and Knowledge: Advanced knowledge in all HR base business activities Strong knowledge of employment and labour law Demonstrable knowledge in collective bargaining negotiation and arbitrations Strong facilitation, conflict resolution, problem solving, negotiation and presentation skills Strong verbal and written communication skills, matched with the ability to negotiate and cultivate positive relationships with key partners Working Conditions You will be located on-site at our Refinery Business Center in Commerce City Occasional travel to other site locations such as downtown Denver, Cheyenne, and Wyoming Occasionally enter the plant facility as needed Occasional long and irregular hours may be compulsory during plant emergencies and or the cyclical nature of the workload Why Suncor Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job that will fit your life - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including: Competitive base salary and compensation programs Attractive annual incentive program Work/Life Balance Flexible benefits package Rewarding pension and savings plans For more information on a career in Denver, click here. Our mission to create energy for a better world begins with caring about the communities we live and work in, while responding to your interests and concerns. Read our Suncor Connections newsletter to see how we're living up to our commitment to keeping you informed. Business Overview Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor Energy Inc., an integrated energy company based in Calgary, Canada. We want you to have rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada. And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels. Suncor’s downstream business operates four refineries including the Commerce City refinery, the only petroleum refinery in the area and one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Colorado’s only refinery - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Not sure if this particular listing is the right opportunity for you? Please join our Talent Community at and click on Careers, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for the latest job listings and employment news. Job Segment: Employee Relations, Labor Relations, HR, HR Generalist, Sustainability, Human Resources, Energy