Human Resources Business Partner

  • Company:
    DB Schenker
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Human Resources


Position Description Summary The HR Business Partner provides support to the assigned location(s) through recruitment and selection, talent management, employee/labour relations, and training. This position also assists in developing, implementing, monitoring and controlling programs and policies as well as supporting management in applications of HR programs. Principal Accountabilities •Partner with Human Resources team, managers, employees to effectively process admin H.R. activities ranging from new hires, promotions, transfers, conflict resolution, disciplinary actions, terminations and questions regarding policies, programs and compliance issues.•Acts as a first point of contact and employee/labour relations resource for Regional and Field/Site Managers.•Point person for all disciplines including letter writing, discipline determination.•Assists in preparing grievance files for meetings with the union at both the local and national level.•Collective Agreement Interpretation and application.•Attends Union Management meetings.•Ensures best practices are followed by staying current with human resources legislation.•Provides counselling on attendance management, accommodation requests and performance issues for all staff.•Implements strategies which are consistent with business focus.•Coordinates recruitment activities in collaboration with Scheneker shared global service teams.•Conducts new employee orientations.•Provides counsel and partners with managers in the performance management process and the execution of employee reviews, the creation of development plans and performance improvement plans.•Conducts exit interviews with the goal of identifying controllable behaviors that adversely affect turnover statistics.•Utilizes HRIS to generate regular and ad hoc reports ensuring fulfillment of HR commitments.•Ensures that the policies contained in the Company’s Policy Manual are followed.•Provides analysis and project management support on various human resources programs.•Performs work on HR projects as required.•Performs other duties as required.•Valid driver’s license required, extensive travelling by car required. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills •Minimum Degree and/or Diploma in Business Administration and/or related discipline/experience, with an emphasis on Human Resources Management.•Minimum three years’ experience in a Human Resources generalist position.•Labour relations experience within a unionized environment is an asset.•CHRP designation an asset•Knowledge and understanding of labour and employment laws and regulations.•Strong customer service orientation and quick response attitude.•Excellent written and oral communication skills•Team player and relationship builder•Proven leadership and business acumen•Ability to work with a diverse workforce•Strong analytical skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines•Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment•Strong interpersonal skill and able to interact at all levels of the organization•Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner. •Initiative and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.•Proficient in Excel, Word and Power Point