HR Manager

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Dart Container


Responsible for the overall management and results of the HR department within an assigned facility in Toronto, with focus on:

  • Meeting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, maintenance, efficiency, and service.
  • Leading and developing the HR team.
  • Understanding, supporting, advising and partnering with local management to effectively drive business results and achieve company goals.
  • Leading, implementing, championing, administering and monitoring people-related programs and initiatives aligned with applicable laws/regulations, local business objectives, broader company goals and the strategic plan.
  • Working with management to create a positive experience for employees throughout the employment life cycle via recruitment processes, performance/compensation management, training & development, and succession management programs

Core Skills and Qualifications

The ideal HR Manager candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years of progressive HR experience including experience administering benefits and payroll
    • High School diploma with eight (8) years of HR experience.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience managing HR staff 
  • Experience managing in a unionized environment, proactively managing CBAs, contract negotiations and grievance management.
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to explain issues.
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Advanced computer skills and demonstrated ability to use HR Information Systems to generate reports, analyze data, and interpret results.
  • Understand and apply common local, State and federal HR/employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to non-routine problems, master new concepts quickly and efficiently, and to turn concepts into practical application/action.
  • Solid understanding of key HR metrics and a general knowledge of principles/practices of HR.
  • Advanced experience using root cause analysis and/or other process improvement methodologies that can be applied to complex issues.
  • Expert level skills in organizational development, employee relations, change management, and project management.
  • Strong presentation, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues.
  • May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime.
  • Certified Human Resource Leader (CHRL) preferred.

Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.


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