Labor Relations Analyst











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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.


We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.


And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2019. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!


Labor Relations Analyst (1902363) – Geismar, LA 


Where the Chemistry Happens


We are seeking a professional like you to serve as a Labor Relations Analyst for our Geismar, Louisiana, site, the largest of the corporation's North American manufacturing locations. The Geismar site includes 26 plants that manufacture many different products, including urethanes, chemical intermediates and surfactants. Under the direction of the Labor Relations Manager, you will be accountable for Labor Relations support to the Geismar Plant.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

You will use your skills and education to:

  • Administer the job posting procedure
  • Develop and maintain record keeping systems including grievance logs, overtime and seniority reports, disciplinary logs, and departmental reporting scorecards
  • Support operational supervision in researching past practices and provide relevant data to support decision making in change processes, contract administration and disciplinary action procedures
  • Serve as the site administrator for Drug Testing Protocols
  • Support ongoing renewals of the Collective Bargaining Agreement including data gathering, wage survey administration, and recordkeeping
  • Support operator recruiting and hiring activity at the Geismar site.


Previous experience in a union represented manufacturing environment Experience in developing and maintaining recordkeeping systems Experience in preparing for arbitration cases Demonstrated knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act and other U.S. state and federal laws and governmental compliance requirements.   Demonstrated knowledge of current and progressive principles and practices of human resources management.   Demonstrated ability to manage and administer a broad range of tasks including resolving complaints, and counseling managers and employees on the interpretation of policies, procedures and other business issues.   Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbal and written), interact, and influence with all levels including production technicians, staff associates, and senior management.  Demonstrated use of sound judgment and ability to make decisions in a fair & consistent manner. Act independently regarding most operational activities and interacts with manager usually on a consulting and reporting basis. Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You


Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. you@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.


The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.


This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

A unique total offer: you@BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

At BASF, we believe that people are the key to our long-term success and that talent is in everyone.
We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitions…that’s how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

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Geismar, LA, US, 70734

BASF Corporation
HRES - Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge