Human Resource Generalist - Ontario

Our client is seeking an experienced and ambitious Human Resource Generalist to look after employees at their Windsor, Ontario facility and sales personnel across Canada. As a Human Resource Generalist, you will exercise your keen attention to detail to provide support for employees directly and through HR initiatives.

*Travel in Canada and the United States required – up to 10%


  • Builds employee engagement through multiple channels (meetings, newsletters, town-halls, etc.).

  • Advises and coaches business unit management on resolving employee issues.

  • Develop programs and initiatives to proactively improve employee wellness and happiness at work.

  • Maintain HRIS, personnel files and other documentation.

  • Manage communication channels including emails, shared drives, online.

  • Champion diversity and inclusion goals, strategies and plans in partnership with management.

  • Oversee company and community events (leads social committee).

  • Work to build collaboration and consistency across company locations.

  • Actively participates with business leadership to source, evaluate, select and on-board talent.

  • Provide consultations on succession plans.

  • Provides data and input to the Annual and Long-Range Business Plans and supports management team in the annual talent review process, assessment and succession planning.

  • Conducts required training and team building (new hire orientation, harassment, etc.) and administers division training programs (both internal and external).

  • Coaches business leaders and their teams on the development of others.

  • Helps identify development opportunities for talent within the business unit and tracks progress on development action plans.

  • Other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or equivalent.

  • 3+ years of experience in Human Resources in Canada.

  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing company or setting may be considered an asset.

  • Demonstrated experience with administration of compensation and benefits, employee relations, and legal compliance.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Federal and Provincial Regulations and employment law.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • HRIS Experience may be considered an asset.

In addition to being a relationship builder, you are:

  • An excellent communicator – confident in objectively coaching employees through complex, difficult and sometimes emotional issues.

  • Approachable, inspiring trust and confidence. Ability to use good judgment and discretion with highly confidential business and employee information.

  • Independent and organized: Effectively manages time and prioritizes work load, assuming and managing multiple tasks without close supervision, and consistently meet deadlines.

  • Able to form strong relationships at all levels and build professional credibility.

  • Responsive and timely in work and communications.


  • Competitive compensation.

  • Comprehensive benefits.

If you feel you are the right person for this position or would like to learn more, please send your resume in confidence to

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