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    Human Resources Specialist (Bilingual)

    ABOUT US

    Established in 1982, Bulk Barn is Canada's largest bulk food retailer with close to 300 stores and growing! The key to our success is progressive thinking, detailed/ methodical planning and flawless execution by passionate people across our organization. We strive to foster a balanced and flexible culture that benefits both our customers and employees.

    OUR VALUES:

    • High Standards
    • Passionate
    • Committed
    • Exciting and Fun
    • Supportive
    • Customer Oriented

    WHAT WE OFFER

    In addition to a competitive compensation program and employer-paid benefits, we are conducting a 2-year test pilot on:

    • Possibility of work-from-home arrangements, depending on the position
    • A 32-hour flexible work week
    • Casual dress code

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    Reporting to the Director, Human Resources with a dotted-line relationship to the HR Generalist. The HR specialist provides employees relations and payroll support to a specified region of the operations team.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Payroll:

    • Maintain the Dayforce payroll system with all employee changes (new hires, terminations, promotions, leave of absences, wage increases, employee status changes, etc.)
    • Enter all employee benefits related information on Industrial Alliance system
    • Liaise with frontline employees to obtain proper documentation for entry into the system and for audit purposes

    Human Resources:

    • Employee Relations: employment verification letters, offer letters, confirmation of verbal resignation letters, job abandonment letters, support HR Generalist with leave of absences, ad hoc queries
    • Recruitment: support the HR Generalist with general administration including, but not limited to; job postings, screening resumes, telephone interviews, reference checks
    • Administration: maintenance of internal lists including organizational chart, seating plan, reports and tracking documentation (i.e. Recruitment, Performance Management, Investigations)
    • Compensation - support annual performance management process including distribution and collection of documents and data collection.
    • Oversee onboarding process including orientation, new hire paperwork sign-off, new hire announcements, assignment of HR downloads training
    • Support the HR Generalist in workplace investigations, as required.
    • Ensure the HR Portal is up-to-date and accurate
    • Maintain employee files (create file upon hire and on-going maintenance)
    • Support various HR projects as required (policy development, training, program delivery)
    • Provide back-up support to co-workers and team members, as required
    • Support the Company in ensuring compliance with all applicable Canadian human resources and payroll legislative requirements.
    • Promotes and works to maintain workplace wellness, health and safety, through active compliance with all workplace health and safety policies and procedures
    • Other duties and projects as required

    Education & Skills

    • Bilingual (English and French) both written and verbal
    • 2-3 years' experience HR, Payroll and/or administrative experience
    • 1-2 years' experience working in an HR function
    • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or related field
    • Strong integrity, ability to maintain confidentiality and manage highly sensitive information
    • Experience in the retail/grocery sector, an asset
    • Ability to work efficiently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to follow through with all assignments from start to finish with minimal supervision
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and organize work
    • Well-developed communication skills (written, spoken and presentations)
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Adobe, Dayforce and Visio

    HOW TO APPLY

    If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume to us, along with a covering letter telling us why you would like to join our team to corporatejobs@bulkbarn.ca.

    Bulk Barn Foods Limited is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Accommodation is available in accordance with the AODA, if requested. Our corporate facilities require employees to be fully vaccinated. Exceptions will be made in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, and all requests for exemptions will be validated by the Company.

    Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.