HR Manager in Brantford at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


ON Brantford

Job Type:

Human Resources General

Job Posting Title:

HR Manager

Job Description:

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • As a key member of the Leadership Team (LT), provides sound advice and coaching to department managers on all HR related areas that impact the plant
  • Manages labour and employee relations, providing direction and counsel regarding human resources tools and processes.
  • Develops positive working relationships in order to resolve disagreements that may occur and to facilitate change or implement continuous improvement initiatives to achieve company goals.
  • Conducts investigations and maintains disciplinary procedures; ensuring effective application and administration of policies, procedures, practices and in accordance with the CBA.
  • Builds effective relationships with operational departments to understand their business goals and to proactively identify and implement solutions that align with organizational strategies.
  • Manages multiple requisitions concurrently and takes accountability for recruitment delivery targets
  • Leads talent management programs, including performance review cycle tracking, individual development plans, and succession planning
  • Coordinates and facilitates onboarding programs
  • Identifies opportunities to optimize business processes in Workday to create efficiencies for the HR team
  • Ensures the facility is in compliance with Federal and Provincial laws governing employment, labour and employee relations, health and safety such as ESA, Human Rights Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act etc.
  • Participates in plant staff meetings to ensure an integrated business partnership and strong link with strategy and the direction of the business
  • Leverages system generated reports to conduct regular audits and provide relevant reports to the Plant Manager and Senior Director of Human Resources
  • Ability to critically analyze HR data for the purpose of identifying trends and preparing HR plans (i.e. performance management tracking, vacancy reports, HR scorecard, retention rates, etc.)
  • Participates in various HR projects as required
  • Accessible to all production shifts
  • Demonstrates tact and diplomacy and maintains discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive employee data

    Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or business-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in Human Resources
  • Manufacturing experience required, food industry experience preferred
  • Experienced with union grievance procedures, arbitration process and contract negotiations desirable
  • Familiar with a 24/7 operational environment
  • Must have a desire to walk the shop floor
  • Curiosity and drive to learn the key factors that drive our success in safely delivering quality product at a competitive cost
  • Experience and aptitude with HRIS, preferably with Workday
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook)
  • Thorough knowledge of full-cycle recruitment process and employee full-cycle processes
  • Strong customer service, relationship building, problem solving and follow-up skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of current trends and issues in Human Resources Management

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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