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Location: Oakville, ON
$75k-$85k /yr

Our client, a leader in the manufacturing industry, has engaged ESF Careers to source candidates for a position as Human Resources, Development and Training Manager for its plant in the Hamilton area.


  • Promote and provide a safe workplace, seek improvements, and champion the Health & Safety Program;
  • Support compliance with the collective agreement and sound union/management/employee relations;
  • Provide site management with HR expertise and counsel aligned with business, production and workforce objectives;
  • Promote and provide talent development and training programs to ensure maximum employee performance;
  • Apply and ensure effective implementation of HR policies and procedures in compliance with the requirements of the applicable legislation (e.g. Pay Equity, Health & Safety, Labour Standards, etc.);
  • Maintain a site-wide communications program to inform, motivate and engage all concerned;
  • Contribute to the site’s leadership team as a well-rounded manager and participate in special projects as assigned;
  • Prepare and implement a yearly human resources plan aligned with the site’s objectives;
  • Direct the performance management, talent development and succession planning processes to meet current and long-term needs for competence and continuity across the site workforce;
  • Align administration of compensation and benefits with policy to ensure consistency;
  • Ensure a systematic approach to training, coaching and mentoring;
  • Manage the collective agreement renewal process;
  • Manage the recruitment and hiring process;
  • Serve as the site’s communications officer, and manage related internal and external communications;
  • Administer the Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
  • Prepare budgets, manage costs, and seek efficiencies;
  • Collect/analyze data to identify trends and target improvements;
  • Enhance HR policies, procedures and processes.


  • Graduate university degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 8+ years in an industrial unionized environment, with proven management experience;
  • A solid background of employee development and training;
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and best practices;
  • Leadership, interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Certification: Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation is an asset;
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills are a must.

To apply for this position, please use the form on our application page.

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