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Human Resources Manager

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre, Markham, Ontario, Canada

Posted: March 29th, 2023

Company Summary:

Multimatic Technical Centre (MTC), located in Markham, Ontario is a division of Multimatic Inc. MTC has a comprehensive development team supporting Multimatic’s manufacturing divisions while also providing contract engineering services to a variety of outside customers. The facility has design, analysis, controls/software/electronics (CSE), testing, prototype, composites, and motorsports departments enabling very efficient product development.  MTC develops products for major automotive OEM’s and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers.

MTC is currently seeking to recruit a Human Resources & Administration Manager to join our growing team.

Reporting to the General Manager, this position serves as a key business partner on the Division's management team. This role will partner with the global Group HR Lead,  to provide pro-active support and guidance on all HR functional areas with an emphasis on talent acquisition, leadership development, employee relations, employee engagement, succession planning, and immigration.  The HR & Administrative Manager is also responsible for oversight over the division's administrative matters and supervise the Receptionist and Administrative Assistant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as a member of the MTC leadership team, actively participating in strategic and operational discussions as it relates to people matters; build deep Divisional understanding and act as a trusted advisor and coach to management team.
  • Responsible to support all areas of Human Resources including:
    • Employee performance management, recognition and retention
    • Employee engagement – supports Divisional team response planning and execution to continuous improvement initiatives
    • Employee training and development; leadership development
    • Talent and succession planning
    • Employee recruitment and onboarding – including leading the Co-op and New Graduate hiring programs
    • Compliance and risk management
    • Compensation - labour market awareness and salary/bonus guidance and administration
    • Employee relations support – including performance management, internal dispute resolution, coaching and counselling, trend and root cause analysis
    • Organizational and employee learning and development
    • Absence, attendance management; claims management occupational and non-occupational injury and disease
    • Employee communications
    • Policy and guideline development and interpretation
    • Data collection, reporting and response based on human resources KPIs
    • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Responsible for data integrity, security and administration of HR systems
  • Coach and train management and supervision in areas of human resources, including effective employee performance management, alignment and engagement of employees, and overall talent management.
  • Collaborate with global group HR Lead for the purposes of building the HR bench strength and deploying group and company HR priorities with division’s leadership team.

Key Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business or other related discipline required, with a professional HR designation (CHRP/CHRL) preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ progressively responsible experience, preferably in an Engineering or professional services environment; previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of human resources polices, practices and processes as well as employment and safety laws.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially in areas of objectivity, mediation, and managing relationships
  • Exceptional written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Direct knowledge and experience in performance management, discipline and dismissal, human rights, complex attendance management and disability management issues.
  • Solid problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to apply sound judgment in complex and sometimes ambiguous situations
  • Strong project management and ability to manage pressure and multiple, competing priorities, as required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office package, particularly in Excel and Powerpoint; experience with HR technology is an asset (HRIS, ATS, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, sound judgment and excellent client service orientation.
  • Good research and analytical skills and ability to make sound recommendations.
  • Team player and willing to provide guidance and coaching to other team members.
  • Demonstrated leadership, coaching, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strategic and pragmatic thinker; strong teamwork ethic

 Key Behavioral Traits for Success:

  • Hands-On, Roll-Up-Your-Sleeves approach to work with a Bias for Action – reacts promptly to issues with appropriate actions/responses
  • Influencer – able to successfully influence and persuade action and support
  • High energy and self-motivated; confident leading change
  • Ability to thrive in a “Lean” resource conscious organization
  • Capable of managing multiple challenging assignments concurrently; moving swiftly and decisively, but collaboratively and effectively with others
  • Strategic thinker and effective problem solver
  • Perceptive, responsible and accountable

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment.  Learn more about us at 

 Note to External Vendors/Recruitment firms: Resumes submitted by a third party will be considered unsolicited and will be added to our resume database. In addition, Multimatic will not be obligated to pay a referral fee for the hiring of a candidate by means of unsolicited resume submitted directly or indirectly to Multimatic. 

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.