Human Resources Generalist
ROCKWOOL Group
Canada
Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

The Immediate Organization

This position reports directly to the HR Manager for our Milton location and is a temporary 14 month contract . This position has no direct reports.

Purpose of the Job

Provide human resources services to salaried and hourly employees at the factory in Milton, and additional HR support at our head office.

Main Job Tasks

Labour Relations

Participate in and document all meetings between management and the union.
Maintain seniority list.
Attend all Grievance meetings. Present accurate and up-to-date records of circumstances relating to the grievance and the employee’s work history and performance record.
Provide support and assistance to management in union grievance matters
Participate in investigations
Policies & Procedures

In conjunction with HR team, prepare, update and monitor compliance with policies and procedures
Update and monitor compliance with policies and procedures for direct and indirect employees in ON
Coach and train factory management team and supervisors to implement changes made through new policies and procedures
Maintain and manage factory attendance program
Benefits Administration

Provide benefits information to factory and head office employees
Benefit administration responsibilities for all factory and head office employees
Ensure benefits changes are made in accordance with the collective agreement.
Administer employee RRSP program and arrange for plant visits from the financial services
Arrange for reimbursements relating to employee programs (tuition reimbursement, hybrid car program, fitness, etc.).
Claims Management

Participate in activities for all short and long term disability claims.
Recruitment

Source and identify candidates for direct factory employment consideration as requested.
Manage job postings as per the CBA
Coordinate pre-employment testing as required.
Develop, update and facilitate new employee orientation, both direct and indirect (plant and head office).
Investigate sources for direct recruitment and participate in career fairs when required.
Monitor hiring needs and progress for direct factory positions.
Manage use with third party Temp Agencies, complete payroll requirements weekly
Employee Development and Retention

Assist in the delivery of internal training programs as required
Legislative Compliance

Remain current with all relevant employment legislation.
Keep HR team apprised of changes to all relevant employment legislation.
Communication

Ensure that communication boards are up to date in the factory.
Create plant postings as required
General

Assist in tracking all vacation and leaves of absence for direct workforce
Coordinate annual attendance / safety / service awards.
Drive Performance Management and/or evaluations for direct employees through the Supervisors
Coordinate and provide input into bi-annual People Meetings
Other duties as required.
4. Professional Skills & Personal Behaviours (competencies)

Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management
3-5 years of HR experience
1-3 years of HR experience in unionized manufacturing environment
Strong communication and presentation skills
HR designation preferred
Gives clear direction to others as to what is expected of them
Contributes to employees/colleagues development
Plans & organizes their own work effectively
Actively works with customers/clients to identify needs and propose solutions
Gains an in depth insight into other people and adjusts their behavioural style in order to achieve goals
Remains professional at all times