Cornerstone Building Brands

Employee Relations/ADA Specialist

Cary, NC - Full-time

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Cornerstone Building Brands | Employer reference: REF9704M

Employee Relations/ADA Specialist

Human Resources

Cary, NC, US / Remote

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About Us

Cornerstone Building Brands is a premier exterior building solutions provider serving both the residential and commercial markets across North America. The building products we manufacture are the cornerstone of the communities where people live, work and play -from homes to hospitals, grade schools to grocery stores, manufacturing facilities to municipal buildings and beyond.

Through the core values and consistent behaviors and mindsets embraced by our employees, we have built a culture dedicated to understanding our customers' needs and what matters most to their success. We know that it's our people that make the difference and we are deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Job description

The Employee Relations Specialist is a hands-on, highly collaborative, and trusted Human Resources (HR) professional who will support the business by partnering with leaders across the organization on a wide variety of compliance related projects, initiatives and issues. This position is relied upon as a subject matter expert in employee relations, compliance, policies, practices, and decisions.


  • Manage escalations and advise HR professionals on best practices regarding protected leaves of absence including FMLA and ADA
  • Manage and administer Company severance program to include position eliminations, restructures, reductions in force, and plant closures
  • In such situations, manage and advise on selection criteria, communication plans, procedures, and review compliance with federal and/or state level WARN acts
  • Develops recommendations for changes and improvements to employee relations processes and programs and manages projects to implement those changes/improvements
  • Consult with HR Professionals on day-to-day employee relations escalations and develop, refine and implement policies necessary
  • Responsible for managing Employee Relations group inbox and Ivanti Compliance case management system and answer day-to-day employee relations and HR compliance questions
  • Proactively researches to ensure compliance, provide appropriate consultation and avoid/timeline exposure to the organization
  • Create, design and deliver training/education sessions for employees, human resources professionals, supervisors and managers related to employee relations, FMLA/ADA, and union awareness
  • Support internal HR audits to include Harassment Training, Employee Handbook, Form I-9’s, etc.
  • Responsible for ad hoc reporting and metrics in Company systems to support Employee Relations team initiatives
  • Keep abreast of local, state, and federal employment and compliance laws
  • Build and maintain key internal and external relationships
  • Participate in projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or other related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Human Resources, preferred experience in a manufacturing setting or a predominately hourly workforce
  • 3 years of Employee Relations and/or HR Compliance experience
  • Experience in a union environment preferred
  • Intermediate/Advance Microsoft Excel Skills required (V-lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Ability to compile, review and manipulate large data sets
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, resolve difficult situations, conduct appropriate interventions, facilitate problem-solving activities, and remain calm under pressure
  • Analytical skills and strong attention to detail required

Additional information

This is a remote US based opportunity. 

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $80,000 - $100,000 + bonus + medical, dental, vision benefits starting day 1 + 401k and PTO. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. (Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week.)

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Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. You can also view Your Right to Work Poster here along with This Organizations Participation in E-Verify Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brands name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

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