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Our heritage stems back to the early 1990s when over 1,100 entrepreneurial farm families built our state-of-the-art durum mill and pasta manufacturing plant. We quickly grew to become the third largest pasta manufacturer in North America. Today, we are proud to be part of Post Holdings, Inc. We make over 150 pasta shapes from Acini de Pepe to Ziti Rigati in traditional, whole wheat, organic recipes and more! People across America and beyond enjoy our pasta daily in restaurants, at home and through convenience prepared meals.

Human Resources Manager

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Position Summary:

8th Avenue Human Resources Managers are both guardians of our culture and strategic business partners. Our Ontario HR Manager is accountable for the overall performance of the Human Resources function at two manufacturing facilities (Brampton and Markham) in our Ontario province. This role provides is both a hands-on and strategic business partner, providing value through thought partnership, recruiting, labour relations, project leadership, employee development, safety leadership, and process improvement. This role has an opportunity to both build HR process excellence locally and work with corporate functional partners to develop and deliver on global strategic 8th Avenue initiatives, fostering organizational growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as strategic HR business partner for the Markham and Brampton, ON facilities. Provide customer-oriented business partnership to Plant Manager and department leaders to address people challenges; use analysis, best practices, and external information to develop and implement solutions to people challenges (recruiting/sourcing, employee retention, organizational development, employee development, and change management)
  • Lead site investigations. Ensure that employee issues are investigated in a thorough and timely manner; mitigate risk and close gaps in policies and processes through detailed action plans. Use investigation tools, resources, and records management standards to ensure thorough documentation is maintained for employee relations matters
  • Oversee labor relations for Markham location in support of business goals. Establish and maintain strong relationships with UFCW unions to proactively resolving issues. Manage site grievance procedures, provide contract interpretation/guidance to site leaders, actively participate in contract negotiations, and participate in arbitrations, as needed
  • Leverage existing tools, and develop new tools, to guide and develop company leadership in the areas of: Expectation and Objective Setting, Performance Management, Compensation, Employee Development, and Employee Engagement
  • Partner with operations and functional leadership on annual talent planning efforts and ensure talent acquisition and sourcing strategies are developed for the location that support these needs. Leverage HR team and internal recruiting capability to source and deliver talent in a timely and effective manner
  • Partner with corporate HR support staff to lead and execute annual HR processes including: employee engagement expectations and objective setting, performance management, merit, short term incentive planning, production compensation evaluations, and benefits enrollment
  • Partner with corporate HR teams to identify and lead annual people-project projects. Serve as project leader for annual and ad-hoc people projects; identify and define clear project scope, establish milestones, develop project team, and delegate responsibilities to ensure projects are completed in a timely and thorough manner
  • In support of the Safety culture), partner with Environmental, Health, and Safety function to keep employees safe and facilitate a compliant return-to-work program when needed
  • Partner with HR leaders and internal stakeholders to develop and implement policies and procedures that support standardization and improved compliance with local, provincial, and federal laws, while improving efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. Provide change leadership to leaders and employees during business changes
  • In partnership with the Plant Manager and HR Director, develop and maintain annual budget for Ontario people-related expenses, ensuring the greatest ROI on investments in our people
  • Other duties, as assigned
  • Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Safety, or related field OR HR certification (CHRP, CPHR, CHRL, or CHRE) in lieu of degree and 5 years of Human Resources Generalist / Manager experience OR 9+ years experience in lieu of degree and certification
  • Previous experience in labour relations (contract interpretation, grievance management, negotiations, and arbitrations)
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Ontario and Canadian labour and employment laws
  • Previous experience leading others through cross-functional projects
  • Previous experience in manufacturing environment or front-line staff environment
  • Previous experience with advanced Microsoft Excel functions (formulas, VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, conditional formatting)
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Safety, or related field OR HR certification (CHRP, CHRL, or CHRE) in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years’ Human Resources Generalist/Manager experience
  • 3+ years’ team or project leadership experience
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of British Columbia and Canadian labour and employment laws
  • Previous experience leading others through cross-functional projects
  • Previous experience in manufacturing environment or front-line staff environment
  • Previous experience with advanced Microsoft Excel functions (formulas, VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, conditional formatting)
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Physical Requirements: Qualified candidates must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Must be able to lift up-to 25 pounds for 1+ hours per day
  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for 7+ hours per day
  • Must be able to perform simple grasping for 7+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to express and exchange written or spoken word
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