Employee Relations - Operations Associate

Date:  Jul 2, 2024

Ellabell, GA, US

Requisition ID:  1062

About HMGMA  

HMGMA is the abbreviation of Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. It is Hyundai Motor Group's first dedicated EV mass-production plant and is an innovative plant with cutting-edge production technology applied. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as a liaison between ER and other departments, facilitating communication and collaboration on matters related to benefits, safety, health, and security. 

  • Provide effective and timely communications for employees to ensure understanding and alignment to company goals and initiatives. 

  • Monitor employee sentiments to identify issues/trends, propose proactive solutions aligned with business needs, and advise management in issue identification. 

  • Assist management with the application and interpretation of policies and procedures. 

  • Support employee onboarding and orientation. 

  • Identify opportunities and recommendations to drive positive changes for HMGMA. 

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal employment laws. 

  • Advocate for employees and for the company. 

  • Build strong relationships with employees and promote employee engagement. 

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 



Qualifications & Preferences 


  • Bachelor’s degree 

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in Employee Relations, Law, or HR 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality. 

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills 

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products or equivalent applications 

  • Deep understanding of the external automobile market and current trends 

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in analyzing data and developing proposals 


  • HR Management, Organizational Psychology, or Labor Relations major preferred. 

  • Work experience in automotive industry 

  • Knowledge on federal and state employment laws and regulations 

Competency Based:  

  • Information gathering and processing capabilities. 

- Ability to set up a collection plan and procedure for necessary data and information, collect data and information using various methods and tools, and process it according to the intention 


  • Presentation skills 

- Presentation skills, lecture skills, speech techniques, use of PowerPoint 


  • Media Utilization Capabilities 

- Media utilization skills, editor skills, meticulousness 

- Ability to use various media to provide necessary information in the most suitable form, or to process information materials according to the characteristics of the media to be used 


  • Curriculum development competency 

- Ability to plan and establish learning goals, learning content, learning methods and types, and learning evaluation 


Travel Requirement 

  • Domestic / International travel required. 


Working Hours (Shift) Requirement 

  • Employment opportunities at HMGMA will be completed in multiple phases.  

  • Shift assignment for this position may change to meet the business needs.   

  • Any changes will be communicated to employees and according to accommodation; will be considered. 


Compensation & Benefit 

  • HMGMA offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, competitive pay, and benefits. 

  • HMGMA benefits include competitive Medical / Vision / Dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and competitive 401k plan. 


Other Information 

  • FLSA Classification: Exempt/Salary 

  • When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia. 



HMGMA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. 


Nearest Major Market: Savannah