Director of Human Resources

Jul 21 2022



Niagara Area

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for directing and managing the Human Resources functions and operations in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Provides human resource services and related programs for the Niagara Region operation and ensures compliance with both corporate and plant strategic plans. Provides overall coordination of various Human Resources functions including but not limited to employee/employer relations, compensation, recruitment, training & development, staffing and benefits administration etc. Conducts daily work activities in support of HSE objectives and policies. Use personal accountability to assist with carrying out duties, responsibilities, and authority as defined in HSE programs, practices, and procedures. Understand HSE policies and programs. Work safely, with respect to health and environmental requirements. Responsible for meeting Plant Quality System responsibilities and quality and service requirements for customers, including ISO 9001 Quality standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University focussing on Human Resources / Employee Relations or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • CHRL designation required.
  • Knowledge of relevant government laws, legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge of Human Resources practices and principles including recruitment and staffing, training & development, compensation, and employee relations.
  • Sound knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate computer software applications including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and to conduct research using the internet.


  • Related human resources/employee relations experience in a managerial capacity.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving experience to resolve issues effectively.
  • Previous managerial-related experience including planning, coordinating, organizing work or projects.
  • Related experience in preparing reports and maintaining records.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to deal with tact, diplomacy, and courtesy.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team is required.
  • Previous experience with Health and Safety practices and procedures.
  • Previous supervisory and leadership skills and proven negotiating skills.