Junior HR Coordinator (CAN)

Hawkesbury, ON

Salary: $48,000


Montebello Packaging is a world-class manufacturer of tubes and containers for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries. The company is a division of the Jim Pattison Group, a $12.7 (CAD) billion conglomerate. Montebello Packaging employs 500 people and has four plants in North America.

Today, our Hawkesbury plant is looking for Junior HR Coordinator.


The successful Junior HR Coordinator will source exceptional talent, collaborate with department managers and employees of the plant on a regular basis, and will participate in different HR initiatives and projects. As part of the team, your role is crucial to ensure we hire the best talent that will contribute to Montebello Packaging success while bringing ideas that will help sustain and build a dynamic work environment.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Coordinate all stages of the employee recruitment, selection and orientation process by assisting, managers and supervisors in their efforts to meet business needs
  • Provide assistance to hiring manager in developing and revising job descriptions as required
  • Post vacancies on various platforms
  • Works with community organizations, schools and other groups to generate a pipeline of candidates over time and to participate in stage programs.
  • Screen resumes, conduct telephone interview and face to face interview as required
  • Conduct reference verifications, background checks and pre-screening tests as required
  • Prepare employment letters
  • Assure that the hiring process steps are all completed, and conducts onboarding of new employees
  • Plan, organize and attend recruitment fairs as needed

Employee Relations

  • Ensure that employees and supervisors receive timely answers to HR questions
  • Establish and maintain supportive relationships with employees, supervisors and managers
  • Process employee requests and provide relevant information and documentation
  • Conducts preliminary investigations of complaints brought forward by employees and management in the plant
  • Prepare formal communications to employees as needed
  • Ensuring and maintaining all required data in the HRIS is accurate and entered in a timely manner
  • Assist with benefits administration as required
  • Keep abreast on labor laws and ensure that current policies are aligned
  • Provide information on policies, collective agreement and processes.
  • Plan and organize employee events
  • Maintain and report HR related KPIs
  • Ensure performance evaluation processes are being followed
  • Support administrative tasks in regards to WSIB claims
  • Perform exit interviews

HR Projects

  • Assist on different HR projects as needed

Your profile and skills

  • 1 – 2 years of experience as a recruiter and some relevant human resources experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study
  • Good understanding of labor laws and employment regulations
  • Knowledge of HR functions and best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people at varying levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently, as well as effectively communicating with management
  • Ability to demonstrate strict confidentiality when handling sensitive employee relations matters
  • Works comfortably under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Good computer literacy with capability in email, MS Office and Ceridian Dayforce
  • Remarkable organizational and time management skills
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Fluency in both French and English required

The advantages of joining our team

  • High quality products;
  • Great work atmosphere ;
  • Employee recognition;
  • Full benefits (health, dental, vision, vacations, free parking…) ;

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $48,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hawkesbury, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Human resources: 1 year (preferred)
Location: Hawkesbury-ON
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Salary
Country: Canada

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