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Human Resources Manager - POSITION FILLED

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Date Posted: 02/10/2014

Our food industry client is currently recruiting a Human Resources Manager for its food processing operation in Edmonton.

Position Summary:

The Human Resources Manager will provide Human Resources and Labour Relations services and advisory services to the business.


Manage the Human Resource function to ensure effective management and continual improvement of plant operations.
Co-ordinate and assist in Human Resource initiatives, including Performance Management, collective agreement bargaining/negotiations and administration, grievance management and administration and hourly attendance/progressive discipline management.
Provides direction and support to staff in such areas as workplace policy, payroll, benefits, recruiting, compensation, employee legislation, staffing, current and new systems.
Coaching, developing, and executing top grading/muscle building initiatives.
Work with management to identify recruitment needs and play an active role in the selection process.
Actively engaging peers and managers in daily issues and problem resolution in support of business needs.
Coach managers in the clarification and development of performance expectations.
Contribute to the continuous improvement of all HR processes and ensure consistent application of the same.
Prepares and administers HR budget.
Provides support to hourly and salaried staff by having a visible presence, extols safety promotion plans, goals, objectives, and measurements; and, fosters good staff relationships in order to gain commitment from all employees.
Investigate and resolve employee concerns/complaints/harassment.
Works closely with Health and Safety Supervisor to ensure compliance with Employment Standards and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Conducts research into human resource programs/activities and recommends changes or innovation where desirable.
Recognize, support and commit to the Food Safety promise and facility Mission statement.


The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with all employees. Candidates must have:

5 years of progressive Human Resources Experience with unionized and non-union employees; minimum two years supervisory experience.
A strong track record of change management activities.
Leadership experience in values based management.
Post secondary degree with a concentration in Human Resource Management.
Excellent verbal/written communication; strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.
Experience with Health and Safety, Human Resource/Payroll systems such as Kronos, ADP, and HRIS; CHRP designation preferred.
Must have the ability to multi task in a fast paced environment.
Proven ability to coach, teach, and lead others.
Possess a strong business orientation.
Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit a resume via email to; careers@westernhr.com



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