Martinrea International Inc.
  • 18-Mar-2013 to 18-Mar-2013 (EST)
  • Alfield
  • Toronto, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Job Summary: This role provides leadership and direction to the HR department in regards to employee relations, training, health and safety, performance management etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management; HR designation is preferred
  • Strong communicator in the English language, both written and oral  
  • Minimum 5 - 8 years Human Resources generalist experience in manufacturing industry;
    • 4 years at manager level
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.) 
  • High level of time management and ability to lead a team 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of workplace legislation, Employment Standards Acts and Human Rights Code
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Acts and Regulations
  • Fair knowledge of payroll and benefits administration

Critical Success Factors:

  • Excellent attendance  
  • Ability to interact with the Management Team in a professional manner to continually enhance the company's performance  
  • Desire to learn the business, understand the production process by walking the floor, and participating in production meetings 
  • A complete hands on approach is required to assist the plant in developing into a successful and profitable division of Martinrea, a multi-billion dollar company  
  • Ability to work independently without supervision and with minimum direction 
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be both a team player and team leader 
  • Ability to manage and direct subordinates on the day-to-day tasks in a fast paced environment  
  • Ability to mentor and guide subordinates to achieve overall departmental goals and objectives  
  • Respecting and understanding of the Customer/Supplier relationship 
  • Adopt a common sense approach to identifying and addressing problems and control weaknesses  
  • Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe condition 


  • Responsible for managing Human Resources roles; Health and Safety, Administrator and Reception, to ensure the appropriate training, coaching and discipline is given to ensure high performance of tasks to meet scheduled requirements
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, coordination and administration of policies and procedures related to all phases of human resources activities
  • Oversee Human Resources related functions:
    • Selection and recruitment of all personnel for assigned division
    • Champion all in-house HR related programs and associated activities,  ie, Perfect Attendance award, Employee Communications Committee, Christmas party, Summer picnic etc
    • Oversee all claims related to Workers' Compensation and Long Term Disability etc and to ensure proper documentations are in place and up-to-date
    • Oversee the return to work program to reduce potential high Workers' Compensation cost.  ie, provide assistance to the H&S Coordinator when required for the speedy and safe return of injured employees
    • Responsible for the administration of progressive rates and performance evaluation process for all hourly and salary employees on a timely manner
    • Ensure compliance of training records for all employees as per Quality and Environmental Systems requirements
    • Act as consultant to senior management and line management on company policies and procedures as well as interpretation and application of current legislations.
    • Actively involve and act as adjudicator to all department Managers and Supervisors on issues relating to progressive disciplines, performance standards, corrective actions etc.
      • Responsible to oversee and contribute to a humane work environment where fairness, equity and non discriminatory practices are the standard
      • Liaison with various governmental bodies and legal community in relation to the administration of Human Resources activities as required
      • Abide by all company polices including, but not limited to the following; Health and safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human resources policies, and Martinrea Employee Handbook

Working Conditions

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
  • Overtime as required

Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the company

Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required

Located in Vaughan, ON, CAN (GTA)



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Martinrea International Inc.


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