Human Resources Specialist – Contract


Website McCain Foods

Position Title: Human Resources Specialist – Contract

Position Type: Temporary – Full-Time

Position Location: Grand Falls

Grade: Grade 04

Requisition ID:26159

We are seeking a strong communicator to join us onsite as aHuman Resources Specialistin ourGrand Falls, NBlocation! This is a four-month contract position and is required to be onsite daily. As thesuccessful candidate, you will be responsible for providing local HR support in three main areas: HR administrative tasks, talent acquisition of high-volume roles, and managing the employee leave of absence process. The candidate will be working under the direct supervision of the local HR team. Please note that this position is required to be onsite daily, Monday to Friday.

How you’ll add value:

  • Execute local recruitment efforts, such as maintaining job requisitions, running talent acquisition events, proactively sourcing candidates, and developing/maintaining the local candidate pool(s).
  • Manage candidate assessment and selection process to ensure alignment of talent and local business needs/succession plans.
  • Manage employee leave of absence process, including working closely with vendor, and initiating the leave of absence within the HR system. Examples include Short Term Disability and Parental Leaves.
  • Work with the Employee Experience Centre and HRBPs to manage reductions in force / redundancy efforts, as well as employee retirements.
  • Assisting the local HR Specialist with onboarding, recruitment, and HR admin tasks
  • The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

About you:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a HR Generalist
  • Professional Human Resources certification would be an asset
  • General HR knowledge; comprehensive HR policy and process knowledge
  • Ability to apply HR knowledge / experience across HR policies, programs, processes and functions
  • Strong knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proven teamwork capabilities; strong relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with impact and handle confidential information
  • Working knowledge of HR systems is beneficial, particularly SAP and SuccessFactors

Want to learn more? Ask our recruiter on LinkedIn!

About McCain:

McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties.

McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables, and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries.

McCain offers full benefits including:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Pension Benefits
  • Career Development & Education Reimbursement Assistance
  • Apprenticeship, Internship, & Coop support and opportunities

Sustainability and Planet Friendly Practices are at the heart of McCain:

We have embarked upon a journey to create planet-friendly food. We are committed to investing in resource-efficient operations in factories and farms.

  • We are moving to 100% renewable energy by 2030.
  • Donating 200 million meals to food banks and NGO worldwide by 2025.
  • Implementing regenerative agricultural practices across 100% of our potato acreage by 2030.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Your privacy is important to us. By submitting personal data or information to us, you agree this will be handled in accordance with the Global Employee Privacy Policy

Job Family:Human Resources
Division:NA HR
Department: Human Resources NA
Location(s): CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Grand Falls

Company:McCain Foods (Canada). Date posted: 12/08/2023


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