Oct 18, 2018
Schinkel’s Legacy is a family-owned, award-winning meat processing company located in Chatham, Ontario and was established in 1993. The company prides itself on its firm commitment to customers and focuses on delivering safe, high quality products made the traditional way. Schinkel’s is, and always has been, a locally focused producer that sources as many of the ingredients used in its processes from as close by as possible.
Schinkel’s Legacy is seeking a motivated, energetic and knowledgeable Human Resources Generalist to join our team in a permanent part-time position.
Human Resources Generalist â Part-Time
~20 to 25 hours per week
$25 to $28 / hour, depending on qualifications and experience
Interested and qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to
At an applicant’s request, Schinkel’s will make accommodation to its recruitment process to meet the needs of applicants with disabilities.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for providing a full range of HR services to support business strategy, including recruitment, training, performance management and HR policy development & implementation. This role works closely with the management team to build a positive, productive and commitment culture that attracts and retains a high performing team to achieve business results.
This is a permanent part-time position of 20 to 25 hours per week, with flexibility to set a work schedule that meets both personal and business needs.
Staffing and Training
Assess current and projected staffing needs (including hourly and salaried staff) with the management team to meet business needs
Gather comparable external compensation data for budgeting and planning purposes
Develop career progression paths and cross-training opportunities where feasible
Develop and implement a recruitment plan to attract qualified, motivated candidates
Prepare job postings, interview qualified candidates, check references, prepare job offers / employment contracts
Develop and execute / support an effective onboarding and training program tailored to each role
Ensure new hires are successfully onboarded and thoroughly trained, working closely with Supervisors as required
Evaluate the effectiveness of the training provided to support high performance; provide support and coaching to Supervisors where warranted to ensure training is effective
Strengthen the company’s recruitment, onboarding and training practices
Pursue government grants wherever possible to offset hiring and training costs
Develop and implement an effective Performance Management program, including:
Up-to-date job descriptions with clear performance objectives for each role
Performance assessment process including formal and informal feedback and coaching
Provide Supervisor training to strengthen coaching and feedback skills
Remove obstacles to performance
Provide individual coaching and counselling as required to support high performance and retention
Develop and implement a fair progressive discipline policy that reflects best practices
HR Policies and Procedures
Develop, implement and enforce comprehensive HR policies that meets legislative requirements (e.g. Employment Standards Act, Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Health and Safety, etc.) and reflects the company’s culture and business practices
Provide training to Supervisors and staff to ensure thorough understanding of HR policies and procedure
Ensure the company complies with applicable legislative reporting requirements
Lead the company in developing and protecting a positive, supportive and professional work environment in which everyone is treated with dignity and respect
Required Skills and Attributes
Skills and Experience
Post-secondary degree with completion of professional courses in Human Resources
Certified Human Resources Professional designation (achieved or in progress) preferred
Min 5 years’ experience in Human Resources in generalist positions, ideally in small, family-based businesses
Strong knowledge of HR legislative requirements
Superior communication skills
Strong decision making and judgment
Strong business acumen
Excellent planning, organization and execution skills
Meets deadlines; willing to work additional hours as needed during peak periods
Collaborative â integrates information across the organization
High level of integrity and accountability
The âCore Dutiesâ is a summary of the duties that are essential to this role and is not an exhaustive list.
Schinkel’s Legacy reserves the right to add or amend duties