Human Resources Coordinator
Castlegar, BC, Canada
1d ago

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America.

In the past decade, we've infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we're growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Human Resources Coordinator for our BC Operations based at our sawmill in Castlegar, BC .

The Human Resources Coordinator will be responsible for fulfilling Interfor’s full-cycle skilled trades recruitment needs and creating a robust pipeline of talent for Interfor’s skilled trades (millwrights, sawfilers, electricians, planer technicians) positions across BC Operations in union and non-union operations.

We are open for this role to be based at our mill in Castlegar, BC or Grand Forks, BC.

What You’ll Do

  • Build excellent working relationships within HR and operations and proactively get to know the business to understand and anticipate recruitment needs.
  • Review workforce plans and HR metrics to create internal programs to address skilled trades hiring needs including external sourcing and creating and implementing internal apprenticeship programs.
  • Coordinate all activities involved in the recruitment and selection of hourly operational / trades / maintenance employees including planning and hosting hiring events across BC Operations in virtual and in person environments.
  • Manage full cycle recruitment activities including job postings, interviewing, onboarding / offboarding, and other similar activities as required.
  • Assist with digitizing employee files at operations.
  • Assist with Interfor’s Diversity & Inclusion initiatives by building relationships with diverse network groups to source diverse candidates.
  • Proactively seek out and execute innovative ways to attract and retain hourly employees
  • Collaborate with the corporate recruiting team to implement and embed existing recruitment processes, community relations activities, and brand standards.
  • Maintain recruitment records and manage data through ATS, Cornerstone OnDemand.
  • Lead the coordination of all activities related to planning and hosting virtual and in-person hiring and community events across BC Operations.
  • Providing training and support to hiring managers and staff involved in the selection process.
  • Produce regular and ad-hoc recruitment reports including time to fill HR Metrics.
  • Develop and manage a workforce consumption forecast with operations leadership and HR to ensure Interfor is proactively meeting its current and future skilled trades needs.
  • Travel as needed within BC Operations to provide HR coverage and assist with implementation of HR initiatives.
  • What You Offer

  • Minimum of 3 years of Human Resources experience preferably in an industrial sector with a focus on recruitment for production and skilled trades roles.
  • Relevant work experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment considered a strong asset.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Cornerstone or related ATS.
  • Tableau experience preferred.
  • Diversity and inclusion experience highly desirable.
  • Workforce planning experience highly desirable.
  • Maintain a valid BC Driver’s License.
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours as required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to build and manage relationships with hiring managers and HR teams in- person and remotely.
  • Strong networking and communication abilities to connect and ensure a positive candidate experience throughout the hiring process.
  • Experience with virtual interviewing platforms.
  • Knowledge of skilled trades positions and British Columbia training and apprenticeship regulations including Red Seal, mandatory certification and union requirements.
  • Experience creating and implementing internal apprenticeship programs.
  • Experience with managing the recruitment process with data and measuring HR recruitment metrics.
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly interactive team environment across various locations.
  • High level of energy, motivation, initiative, and commitment.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.
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