Human Resources Specialist (Generalist)

Toronto, ON

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Administrative/Office Support Job Number: 59834

Human Resources Specialist (Generalist)

West Toronto, ON

Salary up to $72K + Bonus + Benefits

Our client, a stable Canadian-based manufacturer is in search of an experienced Human Resources Specialist (Generalist) to join their growing team! The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for overseeing the daily functions and duties within the department including; disability cases, recruitment, terminations, benefits administration and other projects such as performance and absenteeism evaluations and management.

The ideal candidate will have five or more years' experience in a progressive Human Resources role ideally within the manufacturing and/or distribution environment.  If you are a high performing Human Resources professional with a strong ability to build relationships and gain the trust of staff, then we want to hear from you!


  • Maintain the integrity of the recruitment and orientation process across the region and drive continuous improvement in the way that people are recruited and selected
  • Ensure that new hires are on-boarded in an efficient manner
  • Keep abreast of provincial and federal laws and keep management informed for compliance
  • Plan and coordinate training for all employees on policies and laws impacting the work place
  • Oversee projects such as performance and absenteeism evaluations
  • Consult and coach managers on labour and employee relations issues
  • Process and resolve grievances and manage any WSIB related matters
  • Ensure the successful implementation of engagement initiatives through the development of communication initiatives and partnering with management to develop action plans.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to managers on HR issues
  • Ensure that managers have HR support to adequately achieve business objectives
  • Back up payroll and other team members when required


  • Five or more years' experience as a Human Resources Specialist and/or Generalist
  • Post secondary education in Human Resources or a related field
  • CHRP strongly preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of general HR procedures and practices including but not limited to: HRIS administration, handling of confidential or sensitive information, recruitment, employee records, and benefit administration
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills with the ability to find solutions and incorporate them into existing practices as needed.
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
  • Self-directed, well organized, and proactive
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision
  • Professional demeanor, responsive, and positive work attitude is essential
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to communicate on all levels in the organization (Bilingual French is a strong asset)


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