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Director, Human Resources Canadian Operations in Regina at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

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Director, Human Resources Canadian Operations

City: Regina / State: Saskatchewan                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

 

 



Job Description and Responsibilities

 

EVRAZ NA is seeking a Director, Human Resources for our Canadian Operations. Based in Regina, this role reports to the Senior Vice President of Human Capital for EVRAZ North American Operations. The Director, Human Resources will drive change and business results through the use of strong influential skills, the ability to build relationships and deep functional HR expertise. The Director, Human Resources acts as a strategic business partner, leading the development and implementation of programs related to employee relations, recruiting, talent development, personnel policies and regulatory compliance for our four manufacturing facilities in Canada (Camrose, Red Deer and Calgary, AB and Regina, SK). This role is ideal for a seasoned HR professional who enjoys the tactical side of HR as much as the strategic.

 

  • Lead the development of strategic HR initiatives related to people development, talent management, staffing, retention, diversity, organizational development and performance management in both union and non-union environments
  • Act as the HR business partner for client base consisting of: Engineering, Customer Service, Transportation and HR
  • Leads, coaches, and counsels client group, guiding managers and employees through all HR processes (performance management, development planning, employee and labour relations, development planning, compensation planning)
  • Acts as the HR representative for all employee relations issues for designated client base
  • Ensure the HR function's priorities and efforts are customer centric and aligned to the execution of the operational strategy
  • Ensure facilities develop and maintain a robust and sustainable talent pipeline for production, trades, technical and supervisory positions
  • Develop and implement cultural change initiatives to create a collaborative work environment consistent with EVRAZ core values
  • Provide subject matter expertise and counsel department leaders on change management (i.e. identify stakeholders, gaps, potential barriers, communication plans and measurement strategy)
  • Provide expertise, counsel and coaching support to department leaders on HR annual processes and systems with goal of building management competencies within the local HR and operations leadership teams
  • Counsel local Human Resources teams through collective bargaining processes; participate in the collective bargaining process as needed
  • Develop a strong HR team to meet the company’s growth strategies and employee relations objectives
  • Comply with Environmental, Safety, Health and other Company policies, procedures, and requirements and ensure compliance of all Quality Assurance practices



 



Job Requirements

 

  • 10+ years of professional human resources experience in a unionized environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field required
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field preferred
  • CPHR certification preferred
  • Experience in operating within a shared services, multi-site environment
  • Experience in administration and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Broad knowledge of HR practices including compensation, performance management, leadership development, employee relations, change management and organizational development
  • Ability to motivate staff and effectively accomplish tasks through others; ability to foster a cooperative work environment in a matrix organization
  • Experience in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; effective conflict resolution and/or mediation skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to learn various in-house computer software
  • Valid passport with the ability to travel to US is required


 

All applicants must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

 

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years of professional human resources experience in a unionized environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field required
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or related field preferred
  • CPHR certification preferred
  • Experience in operating within a shared services, multi-site environment
  • Experience in administration and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Broad knowledge of HR practices including compensation, performance management, leadership development, employee relations, change management and organizational development
  • Ability to motivate staff and effectively accomplish tasks through others; ability to foster a cooperative work environment in a matrix organization
  • Experience in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; effective conflict resolution and/or mediation skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to learn various in-house computer software
  • Valid passport with the ability to travel to US is required