Date:  Feb 8, 2024
Job Req ID:  17103
Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  US
State:  GA
City:  Rome
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Labor Relations Manager


Do you enjoy influencing and executing on new challenges? As a Labor Relations Manager, you’ll serve as part of the Human Resources Team at the Plant and will work along-side the Site HR Manager driving labor initiatives within the site.  You’ll partner with the plant staff including Supervisors, Managers, Union Representatives and Hourly employees as appropriate. While you are at it, you’ll be building your network and expertise while transforming the site culture. Ready to hear more?


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing  

  • Set the Pace  You’ll drive the overall management of Labor Relations activities for the plant, including coaching Front-Line Supervisor and Middle manager on key collective agreement issues, responding to grievance and other LR concerns.
  • Collaboration is Key  You’ll serve as liaison between Site HR Manager, Kellanova North America Manufacturing Business Unit HRBP and Global Business Services (GBS) as appropriate
  • Fresh Thinking  you’ll ensure timely communication with employees and management regarding employee issues, including collective agreement interpretations, discipline, and attendance management. You’ll lead new labor initiatives and policies, including relevant regulatory updates. Being the labor go-to is your thing. 
  • Tools for Success - Driving manager and employee adoption of high performance work team concepts, HR technology, service delivery model and programs.  Redirects HR inquiries to the most efficient and effective resource (technology, service center, etc.)
  • Agility  by directing, assisting, communicating, and monitoring all phases of employee labor issues and practices, it just sounds like there isn’t something you can’t handle. Don’t worry though – you will have plenty of support! 



Your Recipe for Success 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in Labor/Union Relations, Human Resources including discipline and investigations, negotiations preparations, Collective Bargaining Agreement implementation and administration,
  • Strong positive employee relations skills, problem solving skills, including conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, interpersonal skills, organization and analytical capabilities
  • Strong facilitation, presentation skills and computer skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and results-oriented 
  • Flexibility in work hours as the role will occasionally involve shift and weekend work and travel to team meetings


What’s Next 
After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellanova interview. 


If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please email 


About Kellanova 

Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast, and a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands, including Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, MorningStar Farms, Incogmeato, Gardenburger, Nutri-Grain, RXBAR, and Eggo. We also steward a suite of beloved international cereal brands, including Kellogg’s, Frosties, Zucaritas, Special K, Krave, Miel Pops, Coco Pops, and Crunchy Nut, among others. 


At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals. Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas, and can bring their authentic selves to work. Learn more here.


We’re proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!  


The Finer Print 

Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.     


Ready to Taste the Future of Food?   


-Kellanova Recruitment 



Nearest Major Market: Rome