Human Resources Manager

2 days left

Kingston, Ontario
Competitive base salary plus benefits
July 23, 2020
September 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Aramark Canadas' HR Team is looking for an energetic and driven HR professional who thrives in a fast-paced work environment. As a day-to-day partner with the business, the Human Resource Manager works with the Onsite Resident District Manager providing HR leadership, expertise and support in the areas of engagement, change management, employee and labor relations, talent management, workforce planning, recruitment, performance management, leadership development,  and HR policy administration and compliance.  


Recruiting, Selection and Retention

  • Support recruitment and retention strategies of hourly associates
  • Partner with corporate Talent Acquisition for the recruitment of salaried and management associates
  • Coach Managers on conducting mass orientation and onboarding for hourly employees
  • Analyze exit interview trends and develop action plans
  • On board, orient all new and returning salaried employees
  • Coach managers to ensure associates receive proper training appropriate for their position e.g. Health and Safety, WHMIS, HCMS, Cash Handling
  • Support recruitment activities at peak times including reference check and exit interviews

Employee and Union Relations

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable Federal and Provincial Employment legislation
  • Ensure collective agreement terms and conditions are followed and provide guidance to managers on interpretation of collective agreement
  • Provide information and assistance in collective agreement negotiations
  • Provide counsel on progressive discipline and performance management issues
  • Conduct Investigations (Hotline, Human Rights, BCP Violations, associate complaints/issues), develop and implement recommendations
  • Implement, communicate and ensure compliance to all company and client policies and procedure.
  • Conduct investigations in a timely, thorough and confidential manner
  • Provide recommendations pending investigation and support legal matters as required

Health and Safety

  • Ensure operations managers and supervisors adhere to all OH&S programs, policies and practices and provide adequate training to all associates
  • Ensure all required Joint Health and Safety Committee activities are conducted e.g. committee meetings, accident investigations, etc
  • Provide advice on claims management and return to work for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses

Talent Management:

  • Participate in succession planning and workforce planning initiatives
  • Provide direction and guidance to management in the annual performance appraisal process
  • Assist in salary review process for all non-union and union hourly and salaried associates
  • Provide leadership and facilitate activities that will build and enhance employee engagement and retention
  • Actively participate in People Planning initiatives to ensure assigned portfolio has appropriate bench strength for projected growth
  • Support development plans of high potential employees


  • Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Human Resource Generalist role
  • Experience in Food Service, Hospitality, Retail or Quick Serve is an asset
  • Human Resource experience must include employee/labour relations
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with conflicting priorities
  • Strong integrity with ability to maintain confidentiality and manage highly sensitive information
  • Professionalism and diplomacy with all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytic skills and problem-solving ability
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Multi-tasking with the ability to remain calm during high volume periods
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications is desired.
  • Must own a vehicle and have a driver’s license in good standing

Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully clear a criminal background check as a minimum requirement before commencing employment. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

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