Human Resources Generalist - Canada

newterra - Brockville, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Job Description


The Human Resources (HR) Generalist Canada - is a hands-on individual supporting human resources practices, policies, and objectives with a focus on supporting its Canadian businesses and employees. This role will provide and support a high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. The Human Resources Generalist supports/coaches Newterra’s managers, as well as individual employees (current and future) in human resources matters in a way that aligns with Newterra's strategy and desired outcomes.


· Supports the full cycle of human resources service and implementing HR strategic plans as directed

· Advises, coaches and supports managers throughout the organization in management of people and teams

· Supports executives to ensure company compliance to relevant employment legislation in all jurisdictions in which it operates

· Supports and articulates company policies. Ensures management and employee understanding of, and promotes compliance to, company policies

· Provides input and improves internal human resources processes and systems to support departments and their operations in an effective and efficient manner including:

o Staffing: Recruitment and Terminations

o Onboarding

o Training and Development

o Total Rewards: Base Salary, Incentives, Recognition

o Performance Management administered in ClearCompany platform

o Succession and Talent Management

o Employee Communication

o Employee Relations

· Works with the HR team to define and support a culture that is aligned with the Newterra brand and strategic direction

· Works with the HR team to define organization structure(s), job design and leadership processes that promote an effective, productive, and profitable operation

· Collaborates with HR and other operational teams to create effective communication channels, vehicles and processes as well as specific communication events and items

· Reports to and works with the HR Manager to manage relationships and contracts with outside vendors, such as recruitment agencies, benefits brokers, employment lawyers, and other professional services as needed

· Supports and inputs to the budget for human resources activities across all Newterra Group companies

· Supports the Employee Engagement Committee and President’s Club initiatives

· Responsible for performing duties in a safe manner and promoting safety to others in accordance with Newterra’s safety policies and procedures. This includes reporting all safety concerns, near-misses and incidents to their Manager.

· Adhere to the company processes as detailed in Newterra’s Business Management System (BMS) and bring forward ideas for continuous improvement.

· Responsible for completing all assigned training applicable to your position in the applicable time frame.

· Complete all responsibilities while ensuring adherence to Newterra’s Delegation of Authority


· Minimum 5 years human resource management experience

· Minimum 2 years leadership/management experience preferred

· Minimum undergraduate degree in business or human resource management; HR accreditation preferred or combination of skills and experience equivalent to education noted.

· Experience working in a company going through significant growth

· Experience working for an engineering, construction or manufacturing company a plus

· Demonstrated ability to understand business issues and plans and align HR strategies and practices

· Strong technical knowledge of human resource management practices

· Demonstrated ability to create and execute human resources strategies and plans

· Excellent relationship management and influencing skills

· Excellent coaching skills

· Strong time and project management skills

· Knowledge of employment legislation and practices in Canada

· Knowledge of HR information systems

· Aware of technological advances in the area of Human Resources and able to create and implement e-based solutions along with strong information technology support


· Thrives in a fast-past, customer responsive environment

· Highly self-motivated; takes initiative; resourceful; entrepreneurial

· Strong work ethic, can work independently

· Willing and able to be hands-on in both managing and executing HR processes and practices

· Able to work both individually and collaboratively as required

· Seeks out innovative ways to support managers in their roles as people managers through creative process designs and technology-enablement

· Willing and able to travel is a requirement of the role

· Able to prioritize, plan, execute and meet commitments

· Strong team leader and collaborator

· Assertive and able to influence and sell ideas to others at all levels

· Outgoing, friendly, comfortable on the shop floor as well as in front of executives

· Direct style and strong sense of integrity

· Understands confidentiality responsibility of the position and can build trust at all levels

· Cares about people and the environment


· Extended health care

· Vision care

· Vacation & paid time off

· Dental care

· Life insurance

· Profit sharing/share options

· Company pension

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00-$60,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus Pay


  • Dental Care
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • Paid Time Off
  • RRSP Match
  • Vision Care
  • Wellness Program


  • Monday to Friday


  • Human Resources: 5 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No