HR Assistant - Manufacturing

  • 33 Commander Blvd, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Canada Goose isn't like anything else. We’ve built something great, something special – an iconic lifestyle brand with an inspirational and authentic story. Our purpose-based platform HUMANATURE and philosophy that humans are a part of nature and nature is a part of us informs everything we do. From the materials we use to the products we make, everything is meticulously crafted and built to last. At Canada Goose we endure any condition, observe every detail, and take the long view in order to keep the planet cold and the people on it warm.

Here, opportunities are everywhere – to try something new, to learn, to do meaningful and impactful work, and they’re yours for the taking.

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The HR Assistant will provide HR generalist support for the Canada Goose teams in various areas including:  employee relations, labour relations, health and safety, compensation, recruitment, orientation and performance management.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the HR Business Partner with health and safety programs to ensure a safe and secure work environment
  • Work with Managers to ensure job descriptions continue to be relevant
  • Administration of employee perk programs
  • Represent Canada Goose at job fairs, recruiting events and open houses
  • Track and administer referral bonus program and assist in the composition and distribution of reward statements
  • Provide new operations employees with a comprehensive onboarding program to enable a smooth transition into CG
  • Prepare internal HR related documents including employment, promotion and transfer letters, termination forms
  • Ensure HRIS data is up to date and accurate; recommend process improvements for the system
  • Maintain confidentiality and accuracy of appropriate documentation throughout employment history for all employees
  • Support/lead and implement various HR projects and initiatives
  • Other duties as required

Experience, Education and Designations:

  • A post-secondary education in Business or Human Resources
  • 2+ years human resources experience
  • Health & Safety training including Joint Health & Safety Committee education/experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development within the HR profession 

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Working knowledge of employment legislation in Canada and Human Rights legislation
  • Well versed in many HR functional competencies and best practices
  • Excellent informal influencing and negotiating skills are required for interactions with the union and non-union staff
  • Creativity and demonstrated ability working in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of change and ambiguity is critical
  • Can easily make the needed connections between systems, processes, and individuals to facilitate change
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Keen sense of time management and flexibility
  • Exceptional attention to detail and committed to a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent grammar, business letter and report writing skills
  • A clear and succinct communicator (verbal and written)
  • Ability to think proactively, critically and independently to make good decisions
  • Understand and maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent listening skills
  • A team player who builds strong relationships based on trust and integrity
  • A clear sense of urgency to achieve results.  A “can-do”, “let’s make it happen” attitude
  • Embrace continuous improvement by proposing new and/or better ways of doing things
  • Passionate and determined
  • Excellent technical ability (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, HRIS)

Working Conditions:

  • Office and Factory Environments
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