Human Resources People Lead

Toronto (City), Ontario
Commensurate with Experience
September 23, 2020
November 15, 2020
Job Level
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Our employees are key ingredients to our success,​ and you will be responsible for HR support to a specific plant(s) on topics such as talent management, leadership development, early career programs, career pathing, mobility and strategic talent reviews. For people managers in specific plants, you will act as point of contact for specific HR topics. You are a trusted partner and will drive implementation of global strategies and initiatives across plants. You will be responsible for influencing business strategy for people-related issues.


How you will contribute

You will:

  • Partner and build relationships with key stakeholders, understanding the commercial/supply chain impact of people decisions in order to fulfil business objectives, providing an outside-in lens (plant roadmap, people plan, factory of the future)
  • Oversee site labor relations strategy including elements of communication and works council relations and compliance
  • Drive engagement on the plant culture agenda; coach leaders on the key cultural elements and organizational values – being the custodian of high performance work systems, and ensure an effective plant learning management
  • Partner with leadership teams on strategic priorities from workforce planning insights and decisions to talent acquisition, leadership development, early career programs, career pathing, succession planning and mobility, and strategic talent reviews
  • Leverage data analytics to drive solutions and decisions that translate into actionable plans to impact the bottom line and enable business strategy. Inform and update People Services of any local, legal and regulatory changes in market
  • Support plant leadership with effective management of time and attendance systems and attendance policies as necessary, coaching plant directors and plant leadership pillar in line with plant needs/KPI’s – support performance calibration where applicable
  • Lead people process’/impact of any plant transformation with effective change management

What you will bring:

  • A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in:
    • Broad generalist HR experience (minimum 3 years) across a range of populations and range of seniority
    • University degree, post graduate diploma in human resources management, CHRL
    • Strategic thinking, experience in labour relations, strong business acumen and employee engagement. 
    • Strong experience of working with trade unions to deliver change
    • Proven track record as a trusted, credible business partner with ability to engage, inspire, and influence people
    • Experience  working with Lean Six Sigma to drive high performance
    • HR leader with an active curiosity, insight orientation and external perspective about people and business performance
    • Interpersonal savvy, planning, and dealing with ambiguity
    • Future focused by thinking ahead and anticipating new opportunities, leverages an outside in perspective through understanding of market trends