• 20-Aug-2017 to 19-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Tiercon
  • Hamilton, ON, CAN
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Tiercon is an automotive supplier committed to the manufacture of quality exterior and interior trim and bumper systems used as original equipment in the automotive markets. Headquartered in Stoney Creek, the plants have moulding, painting and assembly capability, employing approximately 600 people throughout 4 Canadian facilities, and 1 US facility. Tiercon is seeking a knowledgeable, self directed, experienced and hard working individual interested in the automotive industry as Human Resources Generalist at our Stoney Creek facility.

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for providing HR admin and guidance to client groups (Salary, Non-union and Unionized employees) with regards to consultation on employee relations issues, performance management issues, recruiting and selection as well as provides direction in the interpretation of policies and procedures regarding a wide variety of personnel actions. To ensure correct and timely wages to hourly and salary employees, maintain all necessary records, respond to employee queries on pay/benefits related matters.


Employee Relations:

  • Confers with management/or administrative positions to assess needs, solve problems, explain services, and interpret policies, laws and regulations
  • Ensure compliance with Collective Agreements and employee handbooks by interpreting, applying and explaining rules, regulations and provisions of agreements
  • Consults with department Manager/supervisor regarding employee relations concerns and issues, such as management and employee rights and responsibilities to reduce conflict
  • In conjunction with Plant leadership monitors and administers grievances and dispute resolution processes and attempts to effect equitable solutions prior to formal grievances being filed
  • Employee recreation activities arranging staff luncheons
  • Ordering of flowers for bereavement and celebration of life events
  • Participation in Harassment Investigations and application of remedial action
  • Educates employees/Supervisors, managers on various policy, Collective Agreement related issues through one-on-one meetings 

Plant Level Management Support:

  • Coordination of employee training initiatives maintain records for TS and ISO
  • In conjunction with the HR Manager and department manager supports the Recruitment process by determining required job skills , reviewing applications, determining applicants for consideration, preparing interview lists, scheduling and coordinating interview sessions and participation in interview process.
  • Hiring of unionized employees through direct hire and temporary services
  • Coordinates and conducts initial employee orientation sessions for new hires detailing benefits, Policies and Procedures, Collective Agreements etc.
  • Process and participate in employee terminations
  • Compose a variety of written procedures, correspondence and memorandums, completes a variety of reports, summaries and analyses
  • Prepare monthly Business Operating System statistics and analytics 

WSIB Management:

  • Process WSIB submissions to ensure compliance
  • Participate in Appeals process as a representative of the Company
  • Investigation of claims for legitimacy and prevention of further injuries
  • Provide training to mangers and supervisors with regards to the injury and claims process
  • Liaise with WSIB Adjudicators for claims activities
  • Monitor employee's return to work plan ensure restrictions are met and Company has provided proper accommodations as per WSIB Operational Policy 

Health and Safety:

  • Develop ongoing health and safety initiatives and monitoring to assure systems are implemented and maintained.
  • Provide interpretation and guidance to ensure compliance with OHSA. 

Payroll & Personnel:

  • Act as a backup for payroll, benefits and associated reporting
  • Participate and support in resolving pay concerns and issues 
  • In Conjunction with the Department Manager, ensures new employees receive orientation.
  • Processes paperwork and handles inquiries from Service Canada
  • Prepares absentee reports based upon time and attendance history
  • Assists with the preparation and participate in absenteeism disciplines for department supervisors
  • Provide Monthly Business Operating metrics
  • Maintains all employee files with copies of WSIB forms, employment applications, vacation requests, wage or salary adjustments, etc.
  • Submits all benefit claims to Insurance company
  • Maintains all employee records re documents forwarded

Recruitment and Selection:

  • In conjunction with department manager manage the recruitment process by determining required job skills, reviewing applications, determining applicants for consideration, preparing interview lists, scheduling and coordinating interview sessions and participation in interview process
  • Prepare job questions and post the position
  • Interpret and provide guidance for managers to fully utilize the pre-screening test
  • New employee process (preparation checklist, coordinate and conducts initial employee orientation sessions for new hires detailing benefits, Policies and Procedures)
  • Coordinate management meetings to determine whether proceeding to hire for a candidate is warranted or not


  • College Diploma or Equivalent working experience
  • Holds or is in pursuit of CHRL
  • Demonstrated intermediate level of MS office applications, payroll systems and time and attendance systems
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in an HR role in a manufacturing environment
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