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Associate-HR-Employee Relations

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-13608 Title Associate-HR-Employee Relations City Indianapolis State / Province Indiana Country United States

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Organization Overview:

Position Purpose: An Associate HR Employee Relations representative is a member of a centralized team that provides employee relations support for US-based employees. This position will answer the needs of our customers by delivering high quality and timely HR services while balancing the needs of the employee, supervisor and company to improve business performance. In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities, this position will serve as a subject matter expert on employee relations processes and participate and/or lead projects and workshops that improve internal HR processes and better enable supervisors.

Responsibilities:

Coach and counsel supervisors in areas such as:

  • Leadership/management skills

  • Team effectiveness and local organizational issues

  • Employee development and retention

  • Fair and consistent treatment and application of Lilly policies

  • Performance management and discipline

  • Internal staffing and other HR processes

Coach and counsel employees in areas such as:

  • Workplace issues

  • Meeting performance expectations

  • Professional and career-related issues

  • Personal issues with referrals to appropriate experts

Conduct and manage level one and two HR investigations:

  • Plan, conduct, and document investigations

  • Communicate and deliver investigations outcomes

Continually improve team processes and practices to minimize bureaucracy and improve efficiency for HR, employees, and key business partners

Act as Subject Matter Expert on ER and investigations process and/or with business or HR partners

  • This includes owning ER and investigations job aides/guidelines, looking for opportunities to streamline processes, sharing key learnings with team, networking with corporate process owners, and training team members.

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3 to 5 years of previous experience in Human Resources or Employment Law

Additional Preferences:

  • Prior Employee Relations Experience strongly preferred

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity.

  • Ability to maintain objectivity and a resilient attitude.

  • Critical thinking skills and excellent judgment.

  • Ability to coach and influence people at all levels.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in all forums - group presentation, face-to-face meetings, and phone conversations.

  • Attention to detail and strong documentation skills.

  • Strong computer skills – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SAP

Additional Information:

  • Occasional travel to sites outside of Indianapolis

  • Off shift hours, as needed

  • Location: Indianapolis - LCC

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-13608.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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