HR Business Partner

Human Resources St. Jacobs, Ontario


Our HR team in growing! Join Home Hardware as an HR Business Partner at our Dealer Support Centre in St. Jacobs, Ontario. In this new and exciting role, you will work closely with our Supply Chain team with a focus on our Distribution Centre. Reporting to our HR Manager, Distribution, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with our fantastic HR team, Leaders, and with Team Members from many areas of the business.

You will provide advice, coaching, and counseling support on employment related issues across all Human Resource programs including employee relations, performance management, and policy reinforcement. The HR Business Partner also plays a role in implementing and supporting strategic people initiatives that drive the achievement of business objectives and high employee engagement.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide guidance and support to management and Team Members regarding all areas of HR employee relations; develop and implement appropriate resolution strategies. Conduct investigations as required.
  • Build positive working relationships across all levels of the organization. Work closely with leadership and Team Members to build morale and engagement and increase productivity and retention.
  • Anticipate and address HR related trends, gaps and issues impacting the business and provide recommendations, insights, and solutions to cultivate a positive engaged workforce.
  • Collaborate with other HR Team Members and leverage their expertise to support the delivery and deployment of HR programs, processes, and policies. Participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives. 
  • Provide HR policy interpretation and application of legislation, Home Hardware policies and HR programs, ensuring compliance and consistent application.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field required, with 5-10 years’ experience as a Human Resources Business Partner/Generalist.
  • Experience in a warehouse and distribution center environment is an asset.
  • Working and practical knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including employee relations, performance management, compensation practices, organizational development, diversity and inclusion and employment law.
  • Proven experience in human resources resolving complex employee relations issues. Ability to prepare for and participate in difficult conversations. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment to manage sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Ability to build strong relationships, foster trust, and promote collaboration with key stakeholders within the organization.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to successfully prioritize, coordinate and manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high quality work.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to implement appropriate resolution strategies.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint would be consider a strong asset.
  • Certified Human Resources Professional designation is an asset.
  • Ability to work additional or varied hours as required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Home Hardware recognizes the value of a diverse team. We believe that different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences make us stronger as an organization. Applicants representing the full diversity of communities in Canada are encouraged to apply with confidence. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.