People & Culture Manager

LocationJohnstown, Ontario
Reports ToSenior Director, People & Culture, Renewable Energy Business Unit (accountability) and Plant Manager, Johnstown Plant (deliverables)
Position Overview

As a key member of the site Senior Lead Team, the P & C Manager is primarily responsible for all Human Resource matters relating to the Johnstown Plant, including advice to managers & employees, compensation management, policy development & implementation, payroll & benefits administration, organizational development, performance management administration, succession planning, legal compliance, community relations, recruiting & employee movement, and employee relations.

A guardian of our Company’s Culture, the incumbent helps drive a climate where Company Values and Core Principles are practiced by employees at all levels.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled
  • Advise Plant Manager and implement actions relating to compensation management of plant employees
  • Enhance communication between employees and management
  • Drive all plant-level recruitment and employee movement activities. Provide advice to Plant Manager on Organizational Development issues
  • Provide advice on employee relations matters
  • Prepare (when required), review and implement Corporate HR policies
  • Manage HR-related legal issues and obtain approvals when required
  • Drive Plant-level People & Culture Committee. Participate as one of two plant representatives on President’s Employee Advisory Committee
  • Drive/oversee the performance management process
  • With Site Leadership Team oversee plant-wide continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support training and development initiatives/activities
  • Oversee succession planning activities
  • Liaise with industrial, institutional and municipal contacts on HR-related matters
  • Act as the local resource on benefit and pension-related issues
  • Drive employee engagement initiatives
  • Administer local HRIS activities and provide training and assistance where necessary
  • Document overtime, banked time, attendance and vacation activities, and audit as required
  • Develop and administer P & C Budget
  • Maintain files, including personnel, training and performance management
Skills & Qualifications
  • University education in Human Resources, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the HR field.
  • Professional designation in HR is an asset
  • Experience in both union and non-union environments is an asset
  • Experience in a continuously operating manufacturing environment is an asset.