Human Resources Generalist

HR Mississauga, Ontario


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HUMAN RESOURCES - GENERALIST

 

At Canada Cartage we work with intelligent and focused leaders who are driven to create an outstanding customer experience in partnership with Canadian leading brands. Canada Cartage is deep rooted in family values with an entrepreneurial culture where ideas are welcomed, growth is fostered and high performance is championed. A recognized thought leader and founded in 1914, Canada Cartage dominates the industry by delivering innovative fleet solutions.

Located in Mississauga and reporting to the Human Resources Manager - Ontario, the HR Generalist will serve as the first point of contact for supporting and resolving employee relations issues, implementing HR programs, policies and procedures, training & development and providing monthly/quarterly support for HR reporting and metrics.

This position is well positioned for someone who thrives on challenges and who enjoys working in a fast paced dynamic work environment where the ability to adapt effectively to change is key.  The ideal candidate is self-motivated, confident, exercises good judgement and decision making ability and takes initiative to provide excellent service to our stakeholders while being part of a collaborative and energetic HR team who is committed to add value to the organization.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead workplace investigations into allegations of employee misconduct that (due to the nature of the issues or individuals involved) are deemed to have a high risk profile.
  • Coach and advise Managers on complex and diverse employee relations issues (i.e. performance management, attendance management, disability management, workplace investigations, employee exits), including compiling and preparing evidence to support appropriate recommendations.
  • Provide overall employee relations support to all staff inquiries regarding policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of organizational programs and initiatives
  • Build effective relationships with internal clients to understand their business goals to proactively identify and implement solutions in line with their strategy.
  • Field, investigative and resolve employee issues, concerns and complaints.
  • Monitor employee engagement and retention and suggest recommendations where required.
  • Facilitate Human Resources training programs including Progressive Discipline, Coaching for Performance, Supervisory Leadership, etc.
  • Communicate and assist with the development of objectives for semi-annul and annual performance reviews.
  • Manage various HR projects related to the HR strategy as assigned
  • Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed.
  • Maintain and foster relationships to enable collaboration with all levels of the organization ensuring a high level of customer service is provided.
  • Maintenance of personnel files
  • Other duties as required
  • Travel may be required

 

  Core Competencies and Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Certificate in Human Resources, Industrial Relations or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an HR generalist is required
  • Previous experience conducting workplace investigations or engaging in similar activities with transferable skills
  • Experience assessing evidence on a standard of balance of probabilities
  • Must work well in a fast–paced and ambiguous environment with the ability to manage various tasks simultaneously and work with changing priorities
  • Demonstrated negotiating and influencing skills, with the ability to exercise sound judgment in problem resolution
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to influence decisions is required
  • Ability to work with senior leadership to implement effective change management processes
  • Demonstrated professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality; ethical
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Canada Labour Code (CLC), Human Rights, Accommodation, etc.
  • CHRP (Certified Human Resources Profession) designation would be an asset
  • Transportation experience/knowledge an asset
  • Successfully pass a background check

 

Why work for Canada Cartage?

Our Team

We are a family-oriented company with competitive benefits, including extended health and dental, RRSP and Company-Matching pension plans; discounted hotels, car rentals, entertainment, gym memberships, phone plans, electronics, to name a few of the perks; a cohesive team and a positive, hard-working atmosphere. We have fun events throughout the year, like truck rodeos, summer barbeques and driver-appreciation week that regularly bring us together. It’s important to give back to the communities in which we operate, so we volunteer with and donate to local charities

We also have Company wide recognition initiatives designed to recognize drivers and staff when they demonstrate outstanding customer service, teamwork and our core values.

Why do we have one of the lowest driver turn-over rates in Canada?  A team environment, short-haul regular routes and great benefits. Come work with us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpMA1riOzPI 

 

Recognized leader in the industry:

Canada Cartage has been recognized on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022. This is the sixth straight year that Canada Cartage has been included on this list. https://www.forbes.com/companies/canada-cartage/?list=canada-best-employers&sh=7841454553d8

The Canada’s Best Employers 2022 title, along with our 6th year of being recognized by Trucking HR as one of Canada’s “Top Fleet Employers” serves to reinforce Canada Cartage’s reputation as an employer of high quality.

We’re growing! We have also been ranked in the top 10 of Today’s Trucking top 100 ranking of Canada’s largest for-hire truck fleets for 2022. https://hubs.la/Q017bTLd0

Celebrating 100 years: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3S-CtHQhVY 

 

Our Values

Integrity: We conduct our business with honour, honest and ethics with our people, the environment and legal matters. We believe I being transparent and trustworthy, respecting the traditional “handshake” value system and earning our way in.

Humanity: We are a family minded organization, caring for people and treating them with dignity, decency and respect, be it employees, customers, suppliers or our partners. Open door policy and dealings is our way.

Accountability: Accountability and accessibility to our staff, customers and our customers’ customers is of utmost importance to us. We enable a high level of two way communication, providing access to people who wil deal with issues ad have the willingness to resolve things.  We will be relied on and held accountable for our results and our long term commitments.

Collaboration: We understand that results are the product of a team effort. As part of our process, we ensure collaboration with all our staff at all levels in all roles across departmental lines. With our customers, we use a collaborative style approach, sharing ownership to ensure a successful operation.

Dedication: Our organization is employee and customer-driven. We encourage an environment of conscientious effort and earnestness, hiring problem solvers who are responsive and have a "can-do" attitude to get the job done.

Leadership: Personal leadership to us means being competent, taking ownership, demonstrating initiative, and having a voice. Corporate leadership to us means being leaders in the market, continuous improvement and innovation, and empowering those around you. https://jobs.jobvite.com/canadacartage

 

Come work with an industry leader!

 

We would like to thank all those expressing an interest in this position; however only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Committed to employment equity, Canada Cartage Systems LP encourages applications from Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and women. 

 


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