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HR Generalist
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Human Resources
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: May 08, 2019
Job Location:

Richmond, BC
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Job Description

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Essential Responsibilities:

Recruitment and Retention:

  • Facilitate, in partnership with staffing organization and the business partners, recruitment pipeline for current openings, candidate selectionand futuretalentneeds.
  • Coordinates requisition approval process, posting process, resume management and communication with hiring manager to ensure deliverables are communicated and adhered to.
  • Conducts telephone screens and in-person interviews with candidates, schedules interviews and verifies references.
  • Provides feedback and makes candidate recommendations to the hiring managers and/or supervisors.
  • Ensures positions and job descriptions are accurate
  • Plays an active role in the onboarding process, development and training of new employees and follow up during the first 90 days of employment.
  • Tracks hourly performance reviews

Employee Relations:

  • Supports the ongoing development of highly engaged/ employee-oriented workforce with company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.
  • Serves as initial point of contact for all employees’ inquires and concerns.
  • Assists in delivery and implementation of training programs.
  • Assists in the development, management administration and communication of HR polices, programs, procedures, and guidelines to align with the company’ strategic goals and objectives.
  • As a strong player on the business team, assists in driving strategic people initiatives to ensure alignment with organizational goals
  • Assists in the investigations of employee complaints, resolutions and performance reviews.
  • Assists and advises line management on appropriate progressive disciplines and action plans.
  • Helps develop employee development plans
  • Plays significant role in the planning and execution of all employee events
  • Coordinates and executes recognition programs
  • Organizes and participates in roundtable meetings and employee council meetings
  • Conducts hourly exit interviews.
  • Manages and administers the Attendance Program.
  • Participated with Return to Work Plans.
  • Maintains the employee bulletin boards.

HR Projects:

  • Work on national HR projects and programs: planning and implementing projects (timelines and milestones) for key initiatives, both regional and national in scope.
  • Designand execute ad hoc reporting, conducts analysis and draws conclusions that aide in making sound business decisions.
  • Participates in market based compensation analysis


  • Ensures all pay rates, salaries and merit increases are properly inputted into Workday.
  • Verifies time card approvals and submits all adjustments.
  • Reviews payroll results, pulls and reviews payroll register and submits timely corrections.
  • Monitors unpaid balances on premium and generates letters regarding premium arrears.
  • Generates hourly step increase letters.
  • Complies and inputs annual hourly increases.
  • Tracks employee leaves including vacations
  • Serves as support to the payroll department as required.


  • Maintains employee related databases and ensures all data is kept updated
  • Enters all employee information into HRIS and maintains employee files
  • Assists in composing and distribution of various Company communications, including memos, letters and using the electronic communication board
  • Prepares corrective action letters
  • Keeps meeting minutes and distributes as necessary
  • Updated organization charts
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Complies with and enforce all ConagraFoods Canada Manufacturing policies, procedures, practices
  • Complies and stays up to date on all employment laws and trends
  • Understands and observes all safety procedures and practices in order to support Safety of the workforce; attends periodic safety meetings as required; recommend changes to improve safety procedures

Successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Post-Secondary education in HR Management or Business Administration with minimum 3+ years in a progressive HR Generalist role. CHRP designation is strongly desired.
  • Experience in manufacturing seen as definite asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employment law and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience with Employee Relations and Investigations.
  • Demonstrated experience withbenefits and compensation administration, market pricing, labor law, and organizational development.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, changeina dynamic business environmentas well as conflict management and mediation skills.
  • Demonstrated experiencemanagingprojectsand problem solving.
  • Effective anddeliberatecommunicationskills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,Visioetc).
  • Experience with Workday, Kronos or other HRIS.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively multi-task with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Keen attention to detail; identifying errors and making recommendations.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
  • Self –motivated fast learner with “A can do” positive and friendly attitude.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor.

À titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard à la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire.


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