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HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Job ID: 50021854.8HRSTS
Date Posted: Sep 11, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): HR
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail STS USA is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Human Resources Generalist who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Toronto, Canada.
Who We Are:
Hitachi Rail STS is an international leader with a global presence in signaling and the implementation of integrated transport systems for freight and passenger railways, as well as mass transit systems. We design, manufacture and implement signaling systems for the management and control of freight and passenger traffic on mainline railways as well as metros.
Hitachi Rail STS is not only a valuable company, but a company based on values. We believe that our five key values guide our actions and make Hitachi Rail STS a competitive, effective company: Customer Focus, Innovation and Excellence, People, Team Spirit, and Integrity.
Mission:
  • Assist in the execution of various global and local entity people management policies/processes related to recruiting, training, performance management, compensation & benefits, etc.
Accountabilities:
  • Contribute to the compliance with budgetary requirements - financial, headcount, labor costs, and others; supporting worldwide markets
  • Assist implementation of organizational & development requirements to drive a positive, engaging, motivating culture aimed at employee satisfaction and business results
  • Participate to resource development management at local entity level
  • Participate in management of all legal and industrial labor compliance ensuring within local entity that all people are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and fairness
  • Participate in company change process by supporting and executing the development of cultural contexts to accommodate Group and local entity plans
  • Review, interpret, administer and ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws (including, but not limited to, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, etc.) and Company policies and procedures
  • Assist development and execution of appropriate internal and external communication plans
  • Arranging meetings, functions and workshops as directed by HR Vice President
  • Accurately maintain HR databases and systems, including personnel files
  • Responding to ad-hoc employee requests in a timely & confidential manner
  • Employee data gathering for report development as requested
  • Examines current workplace policies and provides training to employees and managers on those policies to minimize the frequency of employee complaints due to misinterpretation or misunderstanding of Company policies; works with Corporate counsel or outside counsel to ensure that HR issues that potentially could result in litigation are handled in a consistent manner assuring limited exposure to the Company
  • Serve as liaison between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policies/procedures and helping resolve work-related issues and/or problems
  • Provides day-to-day direction and support to HR, payroll and benefit staff including proactive guidance, troubleshooting support and issue escalation
Required Skills/ Knowledge:
  • 3 - 5 years of Human Resource experience in large global organization
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office at an experienced level; including work in EXCEL on organizational reporting
  • Experience with SAP
  • Time spent sourcing resumes or working with the recruiting department to find candidates for the organization; and experience working in an Applicant Tracking System
  • Must possess excellent people skills along with the experience and ability to handle difficult and complicated employee relations matters
Desired Skills/ Knowledge:
  • Master's Degree in Human Resource Management or MBA preferred
  • SPHR/PHR certification is a plus
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management or related field
Languages:
English - Proficient
Benefits:
Hitachi Rail STS employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi Rail-sts.com/en/careers
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail STS USA Inc. to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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