HR Generalist

Website DSI Underground

Join the DSI Underground Family and become a member of a world class team! DSI Underground is a leader in developing, producing, and supplying innovative products and systems for Underground Mining and Tunneling. We support our customers in reaching a higher level of safety Underground. In order to live up to our high standards, we need employees who think along the same lines as we do.

Your success is our success. That is why we offer a broad range of development prospects and career opportunities within the DSI Underground Group. For many years, we have been filling management and leadership positions from within our own ranks.

DSI – Sturgeon Falls is one of the largest manufacturing facilities in the area and seeking enthusiastic and devoted individuals to join the Production Team. These individuals will be mainly responsible for manufacturing raw materials into finished goods using numerous automated machines.

The people of West Nipissing are friendly, welcoming, and outdoorsy. The community is culturally rich and proudly celebrates its Bilingual, Francophone, and Aboriginal roots-territory of the Ojibway tribe of the Nipissing First nation under the Robinson-Huron Treaty. Lake Nipissing, the Sturgeon River and the region’s numerous lakes provide an attractive residential and recreational setting for residents, newcomers, and retirees. West Nipissing is a distinguished agricultural hub that is well surrounded by opportunities from key sectors including mining, healthcare, public service, retail trade, education, construction, forestry, and transportation.

This position is permanent full-time – 40 hours per week,

Performing all the HR duties and carrying all the functions and tasks of HR including but not limited to recruiting, interviewing, hiring new staff, on-boarding, attracting, motivating, and retaining the most qualified talent. This role would be responsible for handling employee-related services, regulatory compliance, and employee/labour relations, among many other tasks.

Will provide support to our Sturgeon Falls and Saskatoon facilities. Responsible for ensuring that the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of human resources plans, and programs are realized.

Position will be situated in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Be a point of contact for employees as well as management inquiries with regard to HR policies, procedures and programs.
Oversees and supports the site Administrative Assistant.
Works closely with the HR team located at various sites across Canada.
Ensure that all legislated requirements are followed.
Integrate effective HR programs and processes into daily operations.
Organize and maintain electronic personnel files, prepare new hire packages, as well as update internal tracking documents.
Facilitate and administer a full cycle recruitment process including updating of job descriptions, posting of advertisements, pre-screening of resumes, interviewing, completing reference checks, negotiating offers and administration.
Prepare and administer all on-boarding and documentation for new hires including pension and benefits enrolment.
Support disability management program.
Assist the payroll department by providing relevant employee information (e.g. leaves of absence, sick days and work schedules as well as conduct payroll audits for the site).
Work with all levels within the organization.
Advise and coach supervisors and leadership on employee relation situations.
Provide basic training and develop training modules as required.
Manage and administer vacation tracking, absence management, as well as performance reviews.
Provide support on disciplinary process and make appropriate recommendations.
Generate and roll out employee surveys.
Support employee engagement initiatives at the site.
Ensure business practices adhere to human resources policies and labour laws.
Qualification and Requirements

Bachelor of Commerce or Administration and/or relevant education
5 years’ proven experience as a Human Resources Generalist
HR designation is preferred
Thorough knowledge of labour laws
Excellent computer and organizations skills
Ability to prioritize important projects
Great negotiation skills
Strong presentation and facilitation skills
Excellent communication skills including verbal, reading, and writing
Solid investigation skills
Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; and stoop, kneel or crouch.

Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance, lift and/or move up to forty pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, colour vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Application Process

Please include in your cover letter why you are interested in the job and which skills, experience, and/or education make you an excellent candidate for DSI Underground.

The start date is as soon as the successful candidate is available.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates with cover letters and resumes who fit the needs of the company will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Casual dress
Company events
Company pension
Dental care
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Life insurance
On-site parking
Tuition reimbursement
Vision care

8 hour shift
Ability to commute/relocate:

Sturgeon Falls, ON  reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Human resources: 5 years (required)

Tagged as: HR, human resources

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