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Plant HR Specialist

Langley, BC, CA, V4W 0A8

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  349643


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH Company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


The HR Specialist role with us isn’t just a job - it’s a career opportunity with a great company.  And we want to lean into your expertise to help us get better. We will give you what you need to do your job, and you will get to contribute, every single day. 


This role is perfect for the individual who approaches their work in a professional manner and who is passionate about making an impact in their workplace. If that sounds like you, come join this industry leader!


Position Summary:

The Human Resources Specialist will be a motivated, thoughtful, results-oriented, self-starter responsible for leading all aspects of human resources at the plant level, to include; recruiting, on-boarding, retention, engagement, employee relations/investigations, training and development, benefits, compensation & payroll, policy development, and regulatory compliance such as BC employment laws and safety.  


Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and participate in key projects to drive HR strategies to improve our business, and that align to business strategic imperatives
  • Influence and communicate with all levels of the organization, from production employees to plant leadership
  • Drive all talent acquisition activities by fully understanding hiring manager needs and delivering an effective interviewing/selection process; identify qualified candidates through resume screenings, phone screens and preliminary interviews
  • Promote a positive work culture by driving team engagement initiatives and employee advocacy
  • Advise, guide and coach plant leadership on all areas of talent to manage the work to support engagement and performance
  • Ensure employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, investigated and resolved
  • Communicate and promote all company health & welfare benefits, including RRSP
  • Maintain accurate workforce information and ensure payroll record accuracy for processing
  • Work along side plant and regional leadership to build out strong succession plans.


Experience and qualifications, you will need for success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred with 2+ years of business partner/generalist experience, to include payroll processing in a manufacturing environment
  • A result-oriented individual who assumes ownership of his/her work with a strong sense of urgency, excellent organizational skills & attention to detail; ability to follow up and execute quickly and efficiently while maintaining confidentiality
  • Demonstrates initiative, tenacity and the ability to think critically to reach the best solution
  • A confident communicator (both verbally and in writing), proactive, and approachable
  • Effective problem solving, process improvement and critical thinking skills
  • Team-oriented with the ability to flex in support of timelines and deliverables
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and HRIS systems


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

Date Posted:  Nov 19, 2021

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