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Human Resources Generalist

Full Time + Cambridge, ON

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family owned portfolio of brands established in 1892. The Dare “Made Better” promise guides everything we do and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our Corporate office is in Cambridge Ontario. We have been located in the Kitchener area since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

Human Resources Generalist

The Human Resources Generalist will be responsible for assisting in the management and coordination of operational activities that span across several HR functions with a focus on recruitment. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, orientation, compensation, benefits, maintenance of employee information as well as support and communication, reporting and auditing.   As the first point of contact for employees, you are able to deal with confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner and possess strong administrative skills in addition to:

  • Facilitate the recruitment process including, coordinating job postings and interviews, performing reference and background checks, and preparing offer letters.
  • Develop and generate reports and statistics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented with a focus on accuracy
  • Able to manage multiple requests and projects within required timelines
  • Maintain and update information in HRIS system (Dayforce) including – new hires, status changes, employee information etc.
  • Work with Payroll daily to ensure accurate pays
  • Support and maintenance of US and Canadian benefits plans and programs – adding or modifying employee options as it relates to health and dental, RRSP program along with other programs that may be added / modified.

What we are looking for:

  • University degree or college diploma in Human Resources Management, Social Sciences, Psychology or a related subject.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in all areas of Human Resources with a focus on recruitment and selection.
  • Experience responding to inquiries from both employees and internal clients.
  • Experience working with Collective Agreements and applicable legislation
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous experience in Dayforce (HRIS) would be considered an asset
  • Superior time management and organizational skills to manage competing priorities and remain calm under pressure.
  • Proven ability to work with a variety of different personalities, and maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality at all times and in all situations
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships at all levels of the organization

We offer career elevating opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. Dare Foods Limited offers a flexible work environment.  The employee, in consultation with their manager, will determine the right work environment for them.  For some that may mean primarily working from home, for others, working primarily from the office or some combination in between

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by June 10, 2022.  Please include your name and position title in the subject line and send to: hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats).

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please

Guided by our Purpose, Mission and Values Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected, supported and proud to work here. 

Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.