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Site HR Director, CAMI

  • Location
    • Ingersoll, Ontario
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


The successful candidate will provide Human Resource leadership in Human Capital planning: organization design, employee engagement, employee development, recruitment, employment retention, performance management, employee support, labor relations, job evaluation, benefits administration, training, compliance with regulatory agencies and special projects.

You will serve as a strategic and tactical business partner to the Plant leadership team; assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and their dissemination through individual or group communications and/or meetings; and be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and administering plant personnel programs, building and leading local Human Resource and Labor Relations Team, developing and maintaining a management/salary and labor workforce enabling GM to meet business objectives and continuous improvement objectives, as well as public relations activities in the community in which the plant is located.

Work involves matters of a complicated nature where a considerable amount of initiative and an extremely high degree of independent judgment is utilized in making decisions. Reports to the Regional Manufacturing Human Resource Director.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as a Safety Ambassador, fulfilling the safety vision, supporting the Workplace Safety System

  • Champion initiatives within the People element of the Business Plan Deployment (BPD) process and provide strategic direction/oversight for plant

  • Support Global Manufacturing System (GMS) and People Involvement (PI) implementation.  Fulfill other GMS related requirements through coaching, teaching, and auditing

  • Develop local negotiation strategies, negotiate and oversee the administration of local labor agreement

  • Ensure people are effectively managed (e.g., active and successful HRM process, compliance with law and policies)

  • Plan and execute Talent Management and Progression/Succession reviews

  • Drive diversity and inclusion strategies and efforts

  • Conduct training sessions related to Ethics, Policy, GMS, Safety, Leadership, others as required

  • Inspire, train, develop and evaluate employees

  • Participate in the interview/selection of new employees

  • Maintain an effective working relationship with Management, Union Representatives, Central Staffs and others outside the work group

  • Advise/counsel management on personnel issues

  • Keep abreast of government legislation pertaining to personnel and employment policies and ensure conformance to legislated requirements or company needs

  • Provide direction to employees in the resolution of problems related to benefits, company policies, etc.

  • Work with plant leadership to develop initiatives and action plans to increase employee engagement

  • Administer local salaried employee performance review procedure and employment related policies and procedures

  • Execute compensation planning and associated programs and processes to support pay for performance philosophy

  • Collaborate with functional Company partners in the administration of providing Health/Medical and Security services to plant. 

  • Facilitate internal/external Health and Wellness activities

  • Act on behalf of GM, as needed, in representing the Company in various legal matters

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Additional Description


  • Knowledge of Corporate and local policies and procedures

  • Labor Relation experience including contract administration, negotiations, grievance investigation and resolution

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Demonstrated experience in conflict resolution, facilitation, and negotiating

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to teach and develop the organization in field of expertise

  • Mobility

  • Successful candidates will be required to attest to their vaccination status (or indicating that they do not wish to disclose), and any job offer will be conditional on the candidate providing that attestation.


  • Ability to perform multi-discipline HR and LR responsibilities; Generalist role with extensive technical labor competence, Business acumen (HR and Manufacturing); Strong leadership, influencing and command skills; Effective problem solving and decision-making skills; Strong collaboration skills; Strategic thinking; Data analytics; Self-directed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources/Labor Relations or related field (preferred)

  • Master’s degree (preferred) 

  • 10 + years of related experience (manufacturing experience highly desired)

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors of Canada total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan currently includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and supplemental benefits for pregnancy, parental and adoption leave;

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits;

  • Life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

  • Company and matching contributions to a Defined Contribution Pension plan to help you save for retirement;

  • GM Vehicle Purchase Plan for you, your family and friends.

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Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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