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Human Resources Generalist / Health and Safety Specialist


North Bay, ON, CA

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


The HR Generalist / H&S Specialist is responsible for overseeing issues related to employment, compensation, health and safety, employee relations and general office administration.  The focus will be on improving HR policies, processes, and practices and recommending changes to ensure compliance for the Plant. The HR Generalist / Health & Safety Specialist will perform office and administrative duties as they relate to employee productivity for the plant.  The HR Generalist / H&S Specialist, will participate in ad hoc projects and activities in accordance with the needs of the business in different areas to maximize efficiency and productivity.


Primary Responsibilities #LI-JK1

  • Facilitating human resources processes (recruitment, performance management, compensation status reports and pay changes, benefits coordination, payroll administration, HRIS data input, record keeping, office correspondence, group insurance, disability management including short-term and long-term disability, pension administration, attendance/absence management terminations, etc.)
  • Working in a consultancy role, assisting the local Operations’ Team in North Bay to understand and implement policies and procedures
  • Managing and administering all employee health and safety cases, WSIB management, medical leaves (occupational and non-occupational), assisting with all aspects of safety including reporting procedures, record maintenance, personal medical leaves and worker's compensation
  • Active participation in the Safety Committee as well as acting as a safety advocate for the plant and manage committee minutes
  • Training including onboarding and new employee orientation, analyzing training and professional development needs in conjunction with Business Centre Manager, help coordinate and facilitate any training programs such as new employee orientations, health and safety training, gradual return to work programs, operational programs, etc
  • Responsible for facilitating / analyzing training needs, developing training curriculum, and delivering training courses for associates, new hires, etc.
  • Managing relationship with third party benefits and insurance providers and assisting associates with regards to benefits' claims


Required Education and Experience

  • Degree in Human Resources Management
  • Five (5) years Human Resources' experience, with a strong focus on Health & Safety
  • Strong English communication skills, written and verbal required, Bilingual English/French, an asset


Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of HR Management, including health and safety, employee relations, employment law, performance management, compensation, benefits, recruitment, and employee development
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, tight timelines, and multiple priorities in a fast-moving, constantly changing environment
  • Tact and diplomacy combined with excellent interpersonal skills and business acumen / Trustworthy / Team Player
  • Office experience including strong administrative and computer skills with experience maintaining associate files


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies.  It employs about 74,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centres in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.

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The pay range for this position is $65,000 - $95,000/yr. CAD; however, base pay offered may vary depending on factors such-as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location. Selected candidates may be eligible for a number of benefits, including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, defined contribution pension plan, life insurance, disability, tuition assistance, sick and vacation time, as well as tire discounts.


Goodyear is proud to offer equal employment opportunities where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.  We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the application or recruitment process, please let us know.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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