Director of Human Resources

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Director of Human Resources
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Food production
Port Coquitlam - BC
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Our client is a well-established manufacturing company with their main BC office in Port Coquitlam and a second location in Abbotsford.  The Director of HR will report to VP in Quebec and will oversee three HR Managers and an Admin.

This is a unionized company and suitable candidates must have experience with unions in labour relations, investigations, collective bargaining, and support negotiations.  Additionally, the Director HR will be involved in compensation, talent acquisition and retention, employee development, and health and safety.


  • Partners with the business to understand and execute the human resources and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, employee relations, recruiting, retention, and succession planning;
  • Act as a strategic HR business partner for the leadership team and employees at all levels on policies, procedures and practices pertaining to human resources, benefits and health & safety;
  • Act as the lead liaison for Union and Employee Relations issues; understand and apply our 3 collective agreements with the business;
  • Advise and implement continuous improvement on structures, compensation, and succession planning;
  • Champion the company culture across the operations, bringing a unified approach to the business;
  • Take a leadership position and collaborate with the business to implement best HR practices across all Plant & Sales related departments;
  • Lead internal and external recruitment and ensure a comprehensive onboarding experience for new employees;
  • Lead and manage various administrative duties related to human resources (i.e. insurance documents, assistance with the administration of salaries, maintenance of personnel files, etc.).


  • University degree in Human Resource Management or related field
  • CHRP designation would be an asset
  • Minimum 10 years Human Resource Generalist experience. 3-5 years of Human Resources Management experience
  • Labour relations experience working with unions required
  • Experience of working with salaried employees
  • Dependable, flexible, and team-oriented with a history of being able to work independently
  • Strong track record of leading a team
  • Strong communication, influencing, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

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Karen Epp


Karen Epp, CPC is the Senior Finance and Accounting Recruiter at Goldbeck Recruiting Inc and brings over twenty years of experience recruiting professionals in Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Banking, and Human Resources. One of the advantages of working with Karen in your search for Accounting Professionals is the extensive long standing relationships with candidates and reputable clients.

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