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HR Generalist x2

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About the Opportunity

Hiring, Training, & Onboarding:

  • Full cycle recruitment, including the development of job descriptions, posting, screening interviews, reference checks, and onboarding for the Recruiting services team as well as talent acquisition for all departments
  • Manage and report on recruitment KPIs
  • Conduct intake meetings with managers to identify hiring and talent needs
  • Manage the onboarding process by emailing new hires with details about the company, including parking information, work schedules, and dress codes
  • Welcome new hires with prepared onboarding kits and an office tour
  • Develop and implement targeted onboarding programs by employee classification
  • Gather and file all paperwork related to new hires, including contracts and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Develop and drive the engagement activities and processes for facility employees

Employee Relations:

  • Provide HR advice to management in the day-to-day operations of the plant
  • Act as a first point of contact and resource for managers and employees to assist with a variety of human resources related matters, ensuring the appropriate follow-up and responsiveness
  • Provide guidance and advice to managers on employee relations issues including attendance management, conflict resolution and performance management
  • Review and implement HR policies; uphold policies with employees and management
  • Analyze complaints and conduct investigations in accordance with company policy and applicable employment legislation
  • Interpret ensure compliance with Employment Standards, Human Rights, and other applicable workplace legislation
  • Build effective relationships with internal client groups to understand their business goals in order to proactively identify and implement solutions that align with organizational goals and strategies
  • Proactively support and champion change management initiatives to ensure the successful delivery of internal HR programs and initiatives

Payroll & HR Recordkeeping:

  • Administering payroll and ensuring accurate reporting of absences
  • Draft all employment change letters and ensure files are kept up-to-date
  • Responsible for inputting data into the HR database, including status changes, disability/leaves, terminations, IT access, etc
  • Assist facility management with annual compensation planning process as well as objective setting and year-end review process

Health & Safety:

  • Coordinate Health & Safety program, and champion a safety culture
  • Manage at work injuries, WSIB reporting process, and claims
  • Coordinate workplace accommodations and written accommodation plans

Covid-19 Regulations:

  • Monitor Regional, Provincial and Federal pandemic workplace related bylaws, regulations and Workplace recommendations
  • Implement and enforce new policies as needed
  • Ensure the company and staff complies with Health & Safety inspector requirements

About You

  • 3+ years of progressive and relevant Human Resources Generalist experience, ideally within midsize companies.
  • Longevity in the workforce, no jumpy profiles (less than a year is a RF)
  • Experience in policy writing and/or employee engagement (able to explain and provide examples of these tasks)
  • Actual experience working with managers and identifying solutions
  • Office based, start up environment and fast paced (not strict 9-5pm, you get the job done and then you leave- needs to be flexible and work overtime)
  • At least one of two roles is to have exp. in manufacturing
  • Organization is growing very quickly on such a large scale. HR Generalists will have to write the policies and create orientation from the ground up
  • Experience they will get in 1 year in this industry would take 5 years elsewhere
  • Bachelor degree or college diploma, preferably in Human Resources or a related discipline
  • 3+ years of progressive and relevant Human Resources Generalist experience, ideally within midsize companies
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in manufacturing
  • Cannabis industry experience is an asset
  • Applicants who frequently attend HR related conferences for continuous learning are preferred
  • CHRP designation in good standing is an asset but not required
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills to interact with employees at various levels within the organization
  • Strong consulting and influencing skills to provide support to client group
  • Possesses a solid knowledge and understanding of employment legislation including; Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coach, influence, facilitate, resolve conflict and build and manage relationships
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft programs is required
  • Experience with HRIS, ATS, or other HR related systems is considered an asset
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information with absolute discretion and tact


$60.000 - $65,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #29269.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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HR Generalist x2

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