Who We Are
Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.
What We Offer
Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.
Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.
We are currently recruiting for a Human Resources Manager, BC Operations. The Human Resources Manager, BC Operations will be responsible for the delivery of Interfor’s Human Resources plans and programs across its Sawmills and Woodlands Operations located in British Columbia. This position will partner with operation leadership to deliver the region’s strategic talent development activities, administer labour and employee relations events, and effectively implement corporate HR programs and initiatives.
The position will ideally be based at our mill in beautiful Castlegar, BC, with regular travel throughout BC. Additionally, we are open to considering applicants based in Chase, BC or Grand Forks, BC and a comprehensive relocation package provided, where necessary.
What You'll Do
Partner with leaders to deliver the region’s organizational development strategy related to leadership development, attraction and retention, talent reviews for hourly and salary workforce, diversity initiatives and community engagement plans.
Build trusting relationships with leaders to ensure the effective delivery of HR programs.
Advise and counsel leaders to prevent or resolve workplace issues; conduct investigations as required, coach and support leaders in conducting investigations and recommend appropriate solutions.
Manage the development, implementation and administration of human resource policies and procedures. Communicate and interpret policies and procedures as necessary.
Provide business leaders with current labour and employee relations expertise.
Collect, analyse and report out on key HR metrics.
Build trusting relationships with union leaders to navigate labour relations issues.
Oversee strategic labour relations including assisting with labour negotiations, provide advice for Step 3 grievances, be the main point of contact for arbitrations and responsible for collaborating between business leaders and legal representation.
Provides advice and information to managers on the interpretation and application of the collective agreement and workplace legislation and policies.
Liaise with other HR leaders to ensure consistent approach and delivery of programs.
Build tools for front-line leaders to navigate and document labour and employee relations issues in a consistent way across the region.
Work with safety leaders on issues that may have a direct impact on labour and employment issues.
Provide advice and guidance and oversee the leave management and return to work process related to WorkSafe BC.
What You Offer
8-10 years of progressive experience in Human Resources, including talent development, labour and employee relations and community engagement.
Experience managing multi-site operations.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience with claims management desirable.
Ability to build strong relationships.
Authentic interpersonal style and able to build strong relationships.
Strategic and practical labour relations knowledge and experience.
Solutions orientated business partner.
Capable to think strategically and long term.
Detail orientated with strong presentation skills.
Ability to work effectively in a highly interactive and energetic team environment.
Ability to communicate clear and concise information.
Ability to travel approximately 40-50% of the time.
Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at www.interfor.com/careers
We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.