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Company: Alcoa
Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Shape Your World

At Alcoa, you will become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The way we see it, every Alcoan is a work-shaper, team-shaper, idea-shaper, world-shaper.

At Alcoa, you're an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. This is an opportunity for you to bring your wealth of experience to the team and help shape the future of sustainability with world-changing innovations and low-carbon technologies. You have the power to shape things to make them better.

About the role:

The Regional HR Manager – USA provides HR Business Partnering support to our Regional and Operational Managers across the region. In this role, you will provide regional HR leadership with a focus on labor and employment regulations support. You will also lead and coordinate HR projects and initiatives to move the operational and HR strategy forward while ensuring alignment between US and Global Functions people strategy.

Reporting to the HR Director for North America, you will:

  • Serve as HR manager to support US based Regional and Operations-based leaders and employees. This includes providing general HR and labor advice, support around workforce planning, talent management, domestic and international mobility, leadership coaching and other HR functions.
  • Lead and execute labor relations strategy, represent the company for the master labor agreement, arbitration processes and collective bargaining negotiations (preparation and act as a spokesperson)
  • Establish a close partnership with Global People Solutions team encouraging innovation, automation and simplification for the US plants and functions, aligned with global strategy.
  • Lead and participate in ad-hoc HR projects which will change and vary over time. These may include talent management, diversity & Inclusion, workforce planning, people data and analytics, compensation, recognition, top benchmark sharing and retention.
  • Coach leaders and managers on developing their talent and teams to help build up our people and talent pipeline.  Support employee growth by leading and supporting initiatives such as entry level talent programs, people reviews, the people development process and learning and development.

What you can bring to the role:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, labor relations, or other related field.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with US employment laws
  • 10 years + experience working in an HR Manager role, preferably in manufacturing in a unionized environment
  • Knowledge of Canadian employment laws is an asset, but not required
  • Experience with data management and some proficiency on data analysis.
  • Ability to evolve in a matrix organization and manage multi-level projects.
  • Negotiation and mediation communication skills
  • Clear visual & verbal communicator, including experience building executive PowerPoint and data summaries.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation packages, including pay-for performance variable pay, recognition and rewards programs, and stock-based compensation awards (3-year vesting schedule)
  • Flexible spending accounts and generous employer contribution to the HSA
  • 401(k), employer match up to 6%, additional employer retirement income contribution (no vesting period), and a nonqualified deferred compensation plan
  • Holiday Pay: 10 holidays and one flexible holiday of your choice.
  • 8 hours of Paid annual volunteer hours
  • Alcoa has been chosen as one of America's Greatest Workplaces 2023 by Newsweek


Base salary: $118,000 - $162,500 USD annuallyTotal rewards packages listed, including base salary and bonus eligibility, applies to US based applicants only. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on a range of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, and competencies in conjunction with multiple components of the Employee Total Rewards Package. Alcoa reserves the right to change plans at its discretion.

About the Location

Alcoa is an international company with multiple locations and joint ventures across six continents. Wherever you choose to join us, you'll be joining a global team committed to advancing sustainability and delivering excellence and innovation. As industry pioneers, we are redefining what it means to be a sustainable aluminum company, bridging the journey from mines to metal.

We are values led, vision driven and united by our purpose of transforming raw potential into real progress.  Our commitments to Inclusion, Diversity & Equity include providing trusting workplaces that are safe, respectful and inclusive of all individuals, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment and that our workplaces reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

As a proud equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer, Alcoa is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of a person's gender, age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, nation of origin, disability, veteran status, language spoken or any other characteristic or status protected by the laws or regulations in the places where we operate.

If you have visited our website in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Alcoa Recruiting via email at

This is a place where you are empowered to do your best work, be your authentic self, and feel a true sense of belonging. Come join us and shape your career!

Your work. Your world. Shape them for the better.

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