Human Resources Generalist 1 (Contract)

  • Sofina Foods Inc
  • Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
  • Aug 06, 2022
Human Resources

Job Description

Sofina Foods is one of Canada's leading manufacturers of primary and further processed protein products for retail and foodservice customers as well as international markets. We manufacture pork, beef, turkey, chicken and fish products. Our family of brands include: Cuddy, Lilydale, Janes, Mastro, San Daniele, Fletcher's, Vienna, Riserva and Zamzam. We are also the exclusive distributor of Italy's finest Rio Mare, Lavazza and San Benedetto products in Canada.

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the Human Resources Generalist is accountable for administering and advising on CBA related issues as well as HR programs, policies, and procedures and for meeting the Plant's staffing needs for hourly positions to support business priorities. The position provides guidance and advice to employees and responds to a variety of Human Resources related questions. This role will also carry out administrative work involving the human resources functions including WCB, STD, and health and safety paperwork.

  • Leads the recruitment and selection processes for hourly employees in accordance with company standards to ensure that plant hourly recruitment needs are met. Including posting the positions, screen applications, interviewing, reference checks, preparation of offer letters, and conducting hourly new hire Orientations.
  • Support the Manager, Human Resources by preparing and placing internal/external salary recruitment postings, screening resumes, setting up and conducting interviews, and reference checks.
  • Administers the Collective Agreement, including but not limited to ensuring that employee related issues are properly addressed and resolved. Leads investigation of issues; makes recommendations in the resolution of issues.
  • Participates in the grievance process, ensuring continuity and consistency with practices, policy and intent of the Collective Agreement and Sofina objective

  • Diploma or Certificate in Human Resource Management supplemented with relevant experience in Human Resources is required
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in HR functions. Minimum 5-7 years' experience in related field
  • Comfortable in dealing with ambiguity; promoting ideas, developing plans and execution.
  • Experience in Labour Relations; grievance management; interpretation of collective agreement
  • Knowledge and understanding of recruitment and selection methodologies and practices, provincial employment and human rights legislation required.
  • Experience in full cycle recruitment in a unionized environment
  • Good communication, conflict resolution and analytical skills
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Other details
  • Job Family Human Resources
  • Pay Type Salary

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