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Human Resources Manager

Milton, Canada
Human Resources


Job Description

Eaton has an opening for a Human Resources Manager located in Milton, Ontario. 

As part of the site leadership team, this person will contribute to the site’s organizational effectiveness and financial points by providing direction in human resources and facilitating organizational change. The primary function of this role is to develop, direct and administer a human resources program consistent with Eaton policy and applicable legislation. Key areas of responsibility include, employee relations, recruitment and retention, training and development, performance management and employee engagement, breakdown and improvement of HR metrics/KPIs. 
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

Essential Responsibilities: 
  • You will provide effective advice and coaching to managers and employees with respect to employee relations, attendance management, corrective discipline, and other people related issues. 
  • You will manage Talent Management cycle including performance and organizational capability assessment reviews to assess pipeline strength, define skill gaps and identify and implement necessary developmental actions. 
  • You will direct and coordinate the recruitment, selection, promotion, and succession processes. 
  • You will work in conjunction with managers and employees to identify training needs. Provide and co-ordinate training programs. 
  • You will review key HR metrics, examine route causes and trends and recommend appropriate actions to meet goals. 
  • You will co-ordinate with division human resources on job evaluation and compensation issues and administer compensation program.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Minimum 4 years of progressively responsible Human Resources professional experience. 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required. 
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the Canada on a permanent basis without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered. All candidates must reside within 80 kilometers of Milton to be considered.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • University degree or diploma in Human Resources Management or related field. 
  • Experience in, or business knowledge of the electrical or related industries. 
  • Strong MS Office Skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with HRIS software 
  • Experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Sound knowledge of relevant Human Resources related legislation, practices and precedents. 
  • Strong consulting skills and a demonstrated ability to partner with others effectively across the organization. 
  • Proven critical thinking skills (including well-developed analytical and problem solving abilities). 
  • Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills (influencing, negotiating, motivating) to work effectively with internal and external business partners.
  • Demonstrated facilitation and presentation skills. 
Position Criteria: 
  • Promote the company’s mission and vision by actively supporting Eaton’s Code of Ethics, Values and Philosophy. 
  • Establish and implement HR policies and procedures, which are consistent with divisional/corporate initiatives and legislative requirements. 
  • Implement, promote and maintain a safe work environment by supporting a zero incident culture. 
Accessibility policy:  Eaton has in place accessibility policies for accommodating employees with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodations, please let the recruiter or hiring manager know so that we can work to make reasonable adjustments that best suit your needs. Accessibility information may be found at:

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: North America – Canada
Organization: ESSG CA Canada

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 052145