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Country:  Canada

Burlington, ON, CA

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Job Code USA/CA:  HR Department

Human Resource Generalist

Country: Canada (CA) 
Location: Burlington
, Ontario (CA-ON) 
Location details: 

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


Human Resources Generalist

Qualifications:  A college degree/diploma/certificate in Human Resources is required. CHRP certificate or working towards one is an asset.  Related experience may be considered. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be well organized, prioritize and capable of handling a busy workload with multiple tasks. Competent skills in Microsoft Office are required. Experience with an HRIS considered an asset. Bilingual French and English would be an asset

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the HR Generalist will support all divisions (Service, Equipment and Finance/Head Office) within the Company. As a Business Partner you will be tasked with providing support and guidance on the day-to-day operations ensuring the efficient delivery of all HR Services. You will actively participate in all HR activities, cycles and processes.


Job responsibilities

  • Providing general human resources services to the respective businesses area managers and employee population across Canada by answering HR related inquiries.


  • Ensure the uniform and consistent application of company policies, and administering effective human relations programs that support the company’s corporate objectives


  • Participate in various Human Resources initiatives including policy development, job descriptions maintenance, compensation and benefits, performance management, employee relations, employment equity and metrics reporting,


  • Support Managers and employees to ensure all absences, vacation entitlements, sick days, leave of absences are being updated into the system for payroll purposes and tracking


  • Offer Managers coaching and support to resolve performance and employee relations concerns


  • Participate in the recruitment process, work with internal and external recruiter to develop a good understanding of the onboarding process, support Hiring Managers in the process


  • Coordination and maintenance of employee data and files


  • Ensure compliance with Employment Standards act and other regulations


  • Updates employee data in People Center and ADP Workforce now, work closely with payroll


  • Administrating the employee Group Health Benefits – including new employee enrolment, changes etc.  Answer routine benefits questions for managers and employees. Act as a liaison between employees and insurance carriers to resolve problems and clarify benefits.


  • Administer & supervise worker’s compensation & employee disability claims-ensure that all necessary forms and documentation are completed for any worker’s compensation claims, or short term or long-term disability claims. Ensure that all parties are kept informed, and that proper follow up is conducted, working with managers on the employees’ early & safe return to work.


  • Key User for the internal HRIS, and other internal systems


  • Report monthly on the progress of HR activities, i.e. Head Count Report, Training Days Report, Turnover Report & TPP Completion Report.


  • Various other duties and special projects as assigned



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Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

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