Human Capital Generalist
Region :   Canada > Ontario
Location :   Woodstock
Activity sector :   Human resources
Position number :   2013-289
Status :   Permanent
Agropur cooperative
Founded in 1938, Agropur cooperative is a Canadian dairy industry leader, with sales of 3.8 billion dollars. With some 3,400 shareholders, it has over 6,000 employees at 29 plants, numerous distribution centers and offices across Canada and the U.S. Agropur processes more than 3.3 billion liters of milk annually and offers an impressive array of products, including such popular brands as Québon, OKA, Sealtest, Natrel, Island Farms, IÖGO and Schroeder.

Job Description

The Human Capital Generalist performs a number of key HC activities at Woodstock in the areas of employee relations, hourly recruitment, training, health and safety, and related projects.

Specifically, the Human Capital Generalist:

  • Supports the Human Capital Manager;
  • Promotes positive employees relations with an emphasis on communication, respect, and teamwork;
  • Acts as a front-line resource to respond promptly to group benefit, pension, payroll, and other employee-related matters;
  • Leads the hourly recruitment process at Woodstock;
  • Coordinates activities related to training, development, and health and safety;
  • Maintains training records and follows up with Operations to advise of requirements;
  • Ensures the consistent application of HC policies and procedures;
  • Participates in various committees - such as Health & Safety and Training - to support the Operations;
  • Supports the regional Prevention Manager with health and safety programs, audits, and the like;
  • Supports the Health & Wellness Specialist with health and safety claims administration and return to work;
  • Administers the hourly Payroll at Woodstock; and
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • University degree with a focus in HR Management;
  • Certificate in Human Resources Management with a view towards fulfillment of CHRP designation;
  • Three to five years of HR Generalist experience;
  • Working knowledge of relevant employment, health and safety and labour legislation;
  • Exposure to training programs;
  • Excellent interpersonal and follow-up communication skills;
  • Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and HRIS (Windows); and
  • Good command of spoken and written English (bilingualism is an asset).
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