Human Resource Director

Mississauga, Ontario; Ancaster, Ontario
December 2, 2020
January 31, 2021
Job Level
AVP, Director
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

The Director, Human Resources (HR) is responsible for guiding and managing the provision of the company’s HR services, policies and programs and identifies strategies and solutions to foster a diverse and supportive workplace that enables all employees to contribute to the organization at their full potential.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with senior leadership to develop strategic initiatives to achieve company goals
  • Champion company culture, team spirit and a collaborative work environment
  • Oversee staffing of the company’s facilities; coordinate recruitment and advise management regarding hiring decisions
  • Oversee employee orientation, development and training
  • Oversee compensation and benefits administration
  • Conduct investigations on employee relations issues and advise management on appropriate resolution
  • Monitor employee counseling, disciplinary actions, and performance improvement plans and involuntary terminations
  • Oversee and support the performance management process and provide guidance to leaders on their employee reviews and evaluations
  • Monitor Provincial and Federal laws, along with industry best practices to develop and maintain company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the various government regulations
  • Promote employee morale and engagement through the development, communication and implementation of pro-active employee relations initiatives
  • Direct a process of organizational planning that evaluates structure, job design, and resource forecasting throughout the company
  • Re-evaluate and modify processes to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Create and maintain organizational charts
  • Responsible for coordinating HR support for three company sites including Mississauga and Ancaster, Ontario and Valleyfield, Quebec; some travel between the sites will be required


  • 5+ years' proven experience in senior Human Resources roles
  • Degree in Business or Human Resources Management
  • CHRL/E is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience and competence in the various HR functional areas: Recruitment, Staffing, Employee Relations, Coaching, and Organizational Development
  • Experience developing and leading a high performing team
  • Knowledge of provincial employment laws and regulations
  • Experience developing and implementing efficient HR procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills, sensitivity/discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to use metrics and analytics
  • Well-organized with excellent leadership qualities
  • Aptitude in communicating and public speaking
  • Bilingual in French (written and oral) is as asset