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Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products.

Our Mission is to make people's lives better by:

  • Delivering outstanding quality products and services to our customers;
  • Providing meaningful opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security for our people;
  • Being positive contributors to our communities; and,
  • Providing superior long-term investment returns to our stakeholders.

Our strength is our people

We invite you to follow your dreams and explore a challenging and rewarding career at Martinrea.

This role provides leadership and direction to the Human Resources Department in regards to benefits, employee relations, training, health and safety, performance management, and legal compliance

Required Education and Experience:

  • College degree in Human Resources Management or similar field; or equivalent Human Resources experience; Human Resources designation preferred
  • Strong communicator in the English language, both written and verbal
  • Minimum 6 years Human Resources Generalist experience in manufacturing industry; Minimum 4 years at manager level
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • High level of time management and ability to lead a team
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of workplace legislation, employment law and compliance
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Acts and Regulations
  • Strong knowledge of payroll and benefits administration

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for managing Human Resources staff, Health and Safety, and Reception, to ensure the appropriate training, coaching and discipline is given to ensure high performance of tasks to meet scheduled requirements
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, coordination and administration of policies and procedures related to all phases of Human Resources activities
  • Create and provide Human Resources reports to Corporate as required
  • Oversee Human Resources related functions:
  • Selection and recruitment of all personnel for assigned division
  • Manage and track employee headcount/manning reports
  • Champion all in-house Human Resources related programs and associated activities (i.e., Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Communications Committee, Holiday party, Summer picnic)
  • Oversee all leaves related to Workers' Compensation, disability
  • Oversee the return to work program to reduce potential high Workers' Compensation cost (i.e., provide assistance to the EH&S Coordinator when required for the speedy and safe return of injured employees)
  • Responsible for the administration of progressive rates and performance evaluation process for all hourly and salaried employees in a timely manner
  • Ensure compliance of training records for all employees as per Quality and Environmental Systems requirements
  • Act as consultant to senior management and line management on Company policies and procedures as well as interpretation and application of current legislation
  • Actively involve and act as adjudicator to all department Managers and Supervisors on issues relating to progressive disciplines, performance standards, corrective actions, etc.
  • Responsible to oversee and contribute to a humane work environment where fairness, equity and non-discrimination practices are the standard
  • Liaison with various governmental bodies and legal community in relation to the administration of Human Resources activities as required
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook

Work Environment:

  • Both office setting and production environment
  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
  • Overtime as required


This job description does not constitute a contract of employment. The Company may exercise its employment at will right at any time

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