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People & Culture Manager

Chatham, ON, Canada Req #283
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Job TitlePeople & Culture Manager

DepartmentPeople & Culture

Reporting toDirector of People & Culture – Distillery Operations

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Chatham

Greenfield is looking for a People & Culture Manager to join our growing team. 


Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director, People & Culture, this role works closely with the plant leadership team, leading the People & Culture function for the Chatham manufacturing plant in the areas of engagement and retention, employee development and succession, performance management and employee relations.


Who We Are:

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower-carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.


Why Join Greenfield?

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.


Who You Are:

  • Team-oriented individual with strong verbal and written communication, having the ability to collaborate across departments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build trusting relationships, breakdown obstacles and influence change.
  • Self-motivated individual who can manage workload and priorities, anticipate challenges, and resolve issues as they arise.
  • Fosters a culture equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Champion and leader of our core principles - collaborative, agile, innovative, responsible, and dedicated to the business objectives and continuous improvement
  • Possesses Company values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.  


Your Experience Should Include:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Human Resources Management. CHRL designation would be an asset.
  • Five to seven years experience in a Human Resources function.
  • Experience with an HRIS system.
  • Must hold a high regard for confidentiality.
  • Resourceful and practical, with demonstrated problem solving and decision making capabilities
  • Strong organizational skills paired with an ability to manage multiple priorities with competing demands


Job Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all Company health and safety, environmental, and quality policies and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and/or implement strategies that support employee engagement and provide an environment for growth and development.
  • Support the recruitment and selection process for local job postings.
  • Manage short- and long-term disability claims across the site.
  • Oversee WSIB claims and work with employees and department managers to ensure an early and safe return to work.
  • Oversee and maintain compensation structures and wage progressions.
  • Maintain positive employee relations through routine communications and formal stay interviews.
  • Provide support to plant leadership to ensure consistent application of policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Oversee onboarding activities for new employees and monitor progress to ensure a seamless transition into the Greenfield team.
  • Support training and development activities and lead site succession planning.
  • Oversee performance management program.
  • Report on plant related people and culture KPI’s.
  • Knowledgeable in employment related legislation
  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives across the facility.
  • Other duties and responsibilities aligned to business goals and objectives.


Total Compensation & Care:

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance
  • Formal and informal training opportunities
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid personal sick time
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution opportunities
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and communication


About Us

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.


Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Openness to Change


Core Principles

  • Innovation: We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers. 
  • Collaboration: We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements. 
  • Responsibility: Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals. 
  • Agility: Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions. 
  • Discipline: At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards. 


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Chatham, ON, Canada