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Human Resources Administrator

Guelph, ON

Human Resources Administrator

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food

Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement. 

Raise the Good in Food

We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values 

Eight core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

A snapshot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do: 

  • Support on-site processes and procedures with all matters pertaining to assigned plant Human Resources administration
  • Analyze and recommend improvements to existing HR processes and procedures
  • Prepare, maintain and update HR records, employee information, and related department data in accordance with established procedures, including rate and performance reviews
  • Support all compensation, benefits and performance management processes and ensure the accuracy and data integrity of all related hourly employee information. 
  • Input and maintain employee data and standard operating procedures related to the effective storage and retrieval of employee information. Create and produce standard HRIS reports for internal HR and external HR customers
  • Participate in assigned HR and Cross Functional projects or assignments
  • Support HR Advisor on employee relations issues and execution of Positive Employee Relations Strategy and initiatives

What we have to offer you:

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:

  • Post-Secondary education in Human Resources combined with relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of HR trends, practices, and legislation
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal, and influencing skills with various organizational levels
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities with solid time-management/organizational skills
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy for data entry
  • Excellent Presentation, facilitation, problem solving and teamwork skills
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills
  • Highly consistent with our Leadership Edge Values
  • Working knowledge of Employment Standards, Human Rights and Labour Legislation and other legislation related to the field of Human Resources

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible. 

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