Human Resources Manager

July 8 2019
Industries Printing, Publishing, Media
Categories HR, Training, Generalist, Human Resources, HR support
Lasalle, QC

Established for more than 40 years, SupremeX is Canada's largest manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of stock and custom envelopes and growing provider of folding cartons, corrugated boxes, labels and fulfillment packaging solutions.

We are an organization defined by the passion of our team and their belief in the company growth and vast potential. For more information, please visit our website at:

We are actively looking for a "hands-on" generalist as a Human Resources Manager for our Eastern Region. This position is based atour office in Ville LaSalle, Montréal. If you are an individual who continually strives to understand how HR supports the business for bottom-line improvement, who will thrive in directing all facets of HR and who has a passion for manufacturing-based operations, this opportunity is for you.

Passionately assume ownership for all aspects of HR throughout the Eastern Region operations, this position reports to the Vice-President & General Manager - Eastern Canada collaborates with Corporate HR, has 2 direct reports and is supporting 2 local divisions (LaSalle & Lachine, QC) and 1 small remote facility (Moncton, NB), with a total of approximately 200 employees.

As a HR Manager, you will be a key member of the management team and be responsible to proactively identify improvements, determine and implement strategies to align HR programs and policies in support of overall business objectives. This role provides guidance and drives efficiency and effectiveness in all areas of HR: employee relations & engagement, recruitment, compensation, performance management, succession development planning & training, health & safety, and benefits administration.

More specifically:

  • Serve as a go-to resource for all employees and departmental managers to discuss all human resources related issues with respect to employee relations, staffing initiatives, performance management, compensation, and career development;
  • Create best-in-class hiring strategies, sound retention programs and excellent onboarding plans to attract and nurture talent;
  • Work with all levels of management and employees to initiate, promote, implement and maintain health and safety programs and initiatives;
  • Develop & manage compensation strategies, programs and wage structures;
  • Manage and coordinate key benefit programs (group insurance, pension plan, etc.) and educate employees;
  • Manage and develop personnel policies and procedures. Advise and assist other departmental managers on interpretation and administration of those policies and programs;
  • Organize and conduct employee information meetings on employment policies and benefits and participate actively on various joint committees;
  • Analyse training and development needs in order to coordinate and organize training programs;
  • Evaluate, implement, and manage formal employee performance management programs;
  • Develop, implement and participate in meaningful employee recognition programs;
  • Collaborate closely with Corporate HR and other Regional HR Managers to share HR best practices, harmonize programs and policies, tackle special projects, and efficiently leverage resources across operations;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory compliance, as required by provincial and federal laws such as: Labour Standards, Occupational Health and Safety, workers compensation (CSST), Pay Equity, etc.
  • Support and refine HRIS systems to insure accurate and efficient documentation/ processes for HR;
  • Set up and monitor the various performance indicators and provide accurate statistical reports;
  • Participate in, advise on, and recommend actions for strategic business plans.


  • 5-10 years of progressive experience in a Human Resources generalist role, in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, preferably a similar sized organization of 100-200 employees, multiple locations a plus. Envelope, printing, folding carton, or other related industry experience a definite asset but not required;
  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business or related discipline;
  • Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, or in-process,beneficial;
  • Solid HR & employment law knowledge, including Labour Standards, Occupational Health and Safety, workers compensation (CSST), Pay Equity, etc.;
  • Intermediate computer skills in MSOffice required. Knowledge of Tandem HR, an asset;
  • Fluently bi-lingual in English and French (oral and written);
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule as needed (3 shift operation);
  • Hands-on philosophy with strong employee relations orientation with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to support compensation, policy enforcement and conflict resolution discussions;
  • Sound innovator who is also an exceptional administrator;
  • Excellent time and project management skills;
  • Strong listening skills and good judgement when assessing situations;
  • Strong professional maturity and work ethic with high degree of integrity, diplomacy, tactfulness, confidentiality and sense of discretion;
  • Positive, energetic attitude, motivated individual with proven initiative and believes in team spirit;
  • Willingness and desire to independently develop own skills and knowledge.


  • Permanent full-time position;
  • Competitive salary and benefits;
  • Easy and free parking access.

If you are prepared to bring ideas, innovation and experience to this role to make a difference each day and this opportunity excites you, we absolutely want to hear from you. Please send us your resume via this posting site.

Thank you to all applicants for your interest. However, only the candidates who will move forward in this process will be contacted.

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