HR Manager

HR Mississauga, Ontario





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Human Resources Manager


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.

We are currently looking to add a full time HR Manager to our team. Someone who is equally passionate about serving the community and achieving operational success alongside our dedicated and loyal employees.

Located at our Head Office in Mississauga the HR Manager supports the execution of human resources strategies that deliver on established and future business priorities. The HRM manages and ensures the administration of all HR processes and programs including employee relations, performance management, succession planning, employee engagement, training and development and policy and procedure interpretation and application.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strategic business partnering of the human resources activities for Ontario and Quebec regiona, providing exceptional HR business partner coaching and support to management and employees;
  • Works effectively as part of the HR team. Champions and/or participates in key strategic projects in support of the Company vision, mission, strategy and culture in support of the overall company transformation;
  • Designs effective HR programs to develop and retain employees with the appropriate skills, knowledge and aptitude to meet current and emerging business needs;
  • Provides development and mentorship to the HR team to support employee engagement and succession planning;
  • Establishes key process improvements to enhance the productivity and effectiveness of human resources programs;
  • Provides coaching and development for managers on high-performance leadership skills and engaging people;
  • Provides support to people leaders in the resolution of issues, including conducting investigations, coaching, counseling and recommendations on appropriate actions;
  • Under the guidance of the Director, the HRM will be responsible for the administration, application and interpretation of multiple collective agreements;
  • Plays a key role in the implementation/continuation of national programs and procedures in collaboration with the HR Director.
  • Provides Generalist support to the branch/division on HR matters such as performance management, training & development, employee engagement/retention, onboarding & orientation and employee relations;
  • Models effective communication, management and partnership with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Participates in other initiatives, projects and duties as assigned.


 Working Experience and Skills

                      Post-secondary degree with a specialization in Human Resources Management.

  • Certified Human Resources Professional designation is an asset.
  • 5 – 7 years progressive experience in Human Resources or an equivalent  combination of educational and experience
  • Experience with a unionized environment and labor relations is an asset
  • Superior human resources and business acumen, combined with proven strategic, ethical and tactical reasoning skills
  • Ability to effectively work in a dynamic, fast paced environment and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship building skills; ability to influence and  be assertive when necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal day-to-day supervision
  • Leads by example and provides consistent coaching and mentorship to HR team
  • Strong critical thinking skills and demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo
  • 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: 


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.

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.

Celebrating 100 years: 


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.

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.