Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd.
  • 04-Feb-2020 to 04-Mar-2020 (CST)
  • Human Resources
  • Breslau, ON, CAN
  • TBD
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Pension and benfits package offered

Conestoga Meat Packers is a vertically integrated processor of premium quality, fresh pork that has been in operation since 1982. Our company is owned and supplied by a co-operative of 170 plus Southern Ontario family farmers. Our customer base is both local and global and our business is continuing to expand.

Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, we are currently looking for an HR Manager to join our Human Resources team.


Reporting to the VP, Human Resources, the Human Resources Manager develops and implements policies, programs and processes that that will facilitate an employee-oriented, results-focused, high performance culture that reflects our values.

Key Responsibilities

  • As part of the HR leadership team, responsible for employee relations, performance management, legislative compliance, training and development, employee engagement and change management.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of programs, policies and practices to address the needs of salaried staff in conjunction with the VP of Human Resources
  • Provides ongoing HR support to salaried staff departments
  • Provides leadership and coaching to direct reports by holding regular one to ones and providing ongoing support to enhance their performance and development
  • Implements employee relations and training and development strategies by establishing objectives and monitoring department accountabilities
  • Accomplishes results by identifying and clarifying issues and priorities; communicating and coordinating requirements; expediting fulfillment; evaluating milestone accomplishments; evaluating optional courses of action and changing assumptions and direction as required
  • Guides manager and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values
  • Complies with federal, provincial and local legal requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Updates job knowledge by seeking opportunities for personal development including but not limited to: conferences, webinars, books and professional associations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value
  • Interacts with all external organizations impacting employee relations.
  • Ensures that administrative functions (reception, office supplies, etc.) are maintained and handled efficientlyDemonstrates and promotes the Conestoga WAY
  • Develops and reviews personal development plan ensuring that it includes goals that support the key initiatives of the organization as well as personal development goals
  • Ensures personal development plan is implemented


  • Post-secondary Human Resources education University degree preferred
  • CHRL preferred
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in Human Resources
  • Minimum 3 years' managerial experience in Human Resources

Key Competencies

Accountability and Initiative

  • Regularly reviews each employee's accountabilities and expectations with them to ensure that they are clearly understood
  • Guarantees the on-time delivery of products and services with absolute quality and safety for their team

Service Excellence

  • Appropriately consults with other departments prior to making decisions that impact the customer experience
  • Actively looks for opportunities to enhance the customer experience

Communicating with Clarity

  • Proactively meets with the senior leadership team to confirm which messages are to be shared with employees
  • When communicating messages to employees, ensures that they are clearly delivered in a clear and consistent manner
  • Adopts genuine and caring communication style when having difficult conversations with others

Leading Change

  • Creates improvement plans to move their department forward and align with company goals
  • Actively seeks ideas or suggestions from employees on how to make things better (i.e., through people, products, or processes)


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We thank all respondents for their interest, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Conestoga Meat Packers is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are asked to make their required accommodations known in advance.


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