Human Resources Generalist

Pertinent Information: Full-time direct hire position with local manufacturer. Company operates two shifts. Unionized environment. Full details to be provided at time of interview.

Wage: $65,000 – $70,000/year. Comprehensive benefits package included.

Location: Lakeshore, ON.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the HR Manager, the HR Generalist is responsible for administering a full range of employee related services in the area of Human Resources.  Responsibilities to include the following, but not limited to:

  • Assisting in planning and implementation of company employee relations programs and activities
  • Providing counsel to employees on straight forward employee related issues pertaining to company charter, Employee Handbook Interpretation and Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Following up on employee concerns in a timely manner
  • Assisting Job Postings and all related Manpower changes
  • Working closely with the Production and Union on Manpower issues and Canvassing.
  • Liaison will payroll administrators.
  • Preparing reports as required as well as policies, procedures, and relevant controlled documents
  • Assisting in testing and orientation of new employees
  • Addressing and resolving employee relation matters to ensure a timely resolution
  • Ensuring communication between the HR and other departments is timely and complete
  • Assisting in the Annual Employee Opinion Survey
  • Assisting in supporting IATF audits and other audits
  • Maintaining Employees Database and employee filing system
  • Actively participating in all Magna HR related initiatives and projects
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • Degree/Diploma in Human Resources
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in a Human Resources Department
  • Designation in Human Resources (CHRL) is an asset
  • Must have experience working within a unionized environment
  • Computer savvy – experience with Microsoft Word, Excel  is required
  • Ability to analyze and solve issues and meet deadlines
  • Ability to interpret and apply Company policies to related events is mandatory
  • Must be a high energy results oriented individual
  • Must have strong customer focus and be able to effectively and quickly build relationships
  • Must be results/focused driven and have the ability to decipher information d develop concise and clear solutions
  • Excellent communication skills needed to effectively correspond with all employees