Plant HR Manager
Automotive products manufacturing leader is a privately-owned company offering innovative material technologies for applications in automotive, commercial, recreational, packaging, healthcare and building products. In addition to manufacturing operations, the company also offers a full array of services including: chemical research and development, product and process engineering, tooling, technical support and accredited laboratory testing.
The Human Resources Manager has overall Plant/Site responsibility for the HR
function as it relates to the delivery and execution of Human Resources standards
and guidelines as defined by the Subject Matter Experts (SME or Centres of
Excellence COE – often referred to as functional groups; ex. IT, HS&E Corporate
Group). Locally, they are responsible for the identification of local programs and
solutions that enable the company to exceed our business objectives through
To provide strategic leadership and direction in promoting fair, equitable, effective
and leading edge human resources solutions, benefits, administration programs,
policies and best practice systems and processes. This position requires a
combination of both strategic and hands-on/tactical HR expertise.
Actively contribute to the promotion of a healthy, safe and environmentally
responsible workplace by encouraging and involving all employees in the ownership
and continuous improvement of HS&E in the workplace and to promote the use of better HS&E practices.
As a key member of the Plant Management Team, the Human Resources
Manager is expected to contribute at an operational level by providing value
in all areas of Human Resources
Supports business strategy and objectives through the execution of end to
end HR solutions and delivery of corporate initiatives ensuring that the
working environment is conducive to high levels of teammate engagement
Participates fully as part of the plant/site leadership team and acts as advisor
to the Plant Manager
In addition to remaining current with all applicable country, federal, provincial
and municipal laws and regulations, this role requires the individual to
adhere to and enforce all established Company policies and procedures.
Provides leadership and direction to all teammates by providing coaching and
interpretation to complex employee relations issues to develop problem
resolution solutions and improved teammate performance.
Participate in Local Human Resources community to network and benchmark
best labour/employment practices and understand local issues and trends.
Partners with the business to achieve its objectives by identifying human
resources and organizational development issues and by leading the
analysis and diagnosis of client needs.
Design and/or reinforce application/implementation of site specific HR
policies, standards and procedure taking into account the organizations
vision, mission and values, legislative requirements and industry best
practices, notifying plant manager and functional manager of non-
Track and provide analysis and subsequent improvement plans with respect
to HR metrics and KPI’sPositive
Performance and Talent Management:
Provides guidance to the management team to ensure performance promotes
the overall plant effectiveness. Responsible for administering and
overseeing the client’s Performance Management and Development
Responsible for deploying the talent management model and associated tools
(incl. 9 Box) to identify high potentials and ensure associated development
plans are in place.
Health, Safety & Environment:
Implement and maintain all requirements for the HS&E Standards assigned to
them by the senior site manager
Manage teammate injury claims from the time they are reported to the
teammate’s return to work on their pre-injury duties
Report all injury claims and HS&E statistics per Corporate and regulatory
Maintain records of injuries, illnesses and workers’ compensation
Be a constant advocate of responsible management of all health, safety and
Understand the health and safety responsibilities of the employer, managers,
supervisors and teammates within the facility
Establish administrative procedures that encourage all teammates to report
unsafe conditions and unsafe practices to their supervisors without fear of
Provide advice to teammates and the management team in matters of
occupational health and safety.
Act as the facility liaison for regulatory visits/inspections as the need arise.
Be accountable for all HS&E goals/objectives assigned to them by Corporate
and/or the senior site manager
Assist with revisions/updates of plant HS&E Procedures, as necessary
Bachelor’s degree, Professional Human Resources Designation
Five (5) or more years’ experience in a similar role within the manufacturing
industry, specifically automotive is desirable.
Solid understanding of all facets of HR management with the ability to
persuade and influence decision makers at multiple organizational levels.
Proven experience working in a matrix global organization with a strong
Working knowledge of payroll and HRIS systems would be an asset.
Understanding of technical concepts, and ability or willingness to learn
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and end-user training ability.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $95,000.00 – $115,000.00 per year
Work Location: One location