Human Resources Business Partner

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Date: 15-Feb-2019

Location: Richmond, BC, CA

Company: Purolator

We’re making a difference.  You can too.


Looking for an opportunity to learn and grow?  And to be part of a winning team where your contributions are recognized, respected and rewarded?


Right now, we’re looking for a great person for our Human Resources Business Partner position.  Reporting to the Senior Human Resources Business Partner, this position will provide comprehensive generalist HR services in a defined geographic area. The successful candidate will work closely with all levels in the organization to champion employee loyalty and to support Purolator’s culture and values. 

This position is not only fast paced and challenging, but extremely rewarding due to the strong influence and associated value HR has at Purolator! The position although generalist in nature, has a strong focus on recruitment and retention, and is well suited for an experienced HR Professional with 1-3 years' experience. This is also a great opportunity for an exceptional and motivated HR Assistant/Coordinator who would like to take the next step in their career.

Job Description:

  • Work closely with the Senior HR Business Partner, District Managers and local management to champion employee loyalty and to support Purolator’s culture and values
  • Provide support and direction to the local management teams to ensure proper and consistent practice of HR policies and initiatives – focus on recruitment
  • Responsible for providing proactive employee/labour relations, contract interpretation and administration, grievance handling and arbitration preparation. 
  • Assist in areas such as workforce planning, talent management, performance management, attendance management, claims management and accommodation
  • Provide status updates to managers on regional issues and initiatives
  • Assist in the development and facilitation of learning/training initiatives
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Promote a safe and healthy work environment
  • Enhance employee equity and diversity
  • Other duties as assigned




  • 1-3 years' experience in an HR generalist role or an exceptional and motivated HR Assistant/Coordinator looking for the next step in their career.
  • Background in recruitment is an asset.
  • HR related degree/diploma
  • Experience and knowledge of labour relations including contract interpretation, as well as other employment legislation
  • Demonstrates high energy, internal motivation
  • Approachable, supportive, visible HR practitioner
  • Skilled persuasive communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to build strong relationships at all levels
  • Resourceful, flexible, innovative
  • Computer literate (MS Office)
  • Possessing or working towards a CHRP designation is considered an asset


Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.


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