Human Resources Specialist

Wabtec Corporation

Winnipeg, Canada


Position summary

ake yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Who will you be working with?

You will be working closely with the director of HR for Canada to support employees and managers in a variety of human resources related activities across Canada and multiple business units within Wabtec.

How will you make a difference?

Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Specialist is responsible for coordinating/administrating several HR functional areas including benefits management, recruitment, onboarding & EHS training, employee engagement and file management. The coordinator will provide day-to-day support to managers and employees and assist the HR director with various projects, reporting, communications and harmonization of policies and procedures.

What do we want to know about you?

  • Certificate in human resources with a minimum of 3 years' years of professional work experience in the human resources function with responsibilities in HR coordination, recruiting, employee relations, health and safety, and benefits.

  • Strong knowledge of Workday or other HRIS and benefits systems and processes.

  • Knowledge of employment standards legislation for various provinces.

  • Exposure to payroll practices.

  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.

  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and related business and communication tools.

  • Fantastic organizational and time management skills.

What will your typical day look like?

  • Organize, maintain and update employee HRIS information as needed.

  • Track benefit plans, including health care, retirement, Workers Comp, etc.

  • Make sure all health and safety regulations are followed, assign EHS training and lead the EHS committee.

  • Under the leadership of the HR director, be a vital source of human resources information, answering any questions employees may have.

  • Support any other special projects the HR director needs assistance with.

  • Manage the recruitment process of hourly and intern roles in Canada.

  • Handle onboarding of new hires including benefits enrolments and responding to employee questions regarding the process.

  • Assist employees and manager with the disability process.

  • Work closely with HR Ops and payroll for employee transactions and questions.

  • Works closely with HR director to create and communicate policies and procedures.

  • Actively works with Canada HR Team on policy, benefits and documents harmonization.

  • Produce and submit reports related to payroll and human resources.

  • Assist with payroll related transactions and ad-hoc HR projects.

You may also be asked to perform other duties outside of your function or trade, for which adequate training will be provided if necessary.

Wabtec offers a comprehensive benefits plan including vacation, health, dental, and retirement.

Wabtec will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.