Human Resources Manager

Job Description

Energy Automation Solutions Division has an opening for a Human Resources Manager at its Montreal, Quebec location.  


Position Overview:

The Human Resources Manager provides leadership to three (3) Canadian sites (Montreal, St-Bruno, St-Romuald/Levis) for the Energy Automation Solutions (EAS) division under the Electrical sector.  This role is critical in executing our talent initiatives, providing a high level of internal customer support and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement.

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.  


About Energy Automation Solutions Division:


The Energy Automation Solutions (EAS) division delivers intelligent energy solutions by combining power systems expertise with innovative technologies to help our customers generate, deliver, and manage energy safely, efficiently, and reliably. The EAS business primarily serves global utility customers and, in some markets, commercial industrial, and renewable energy markets.. The technical skills, innovative thinking and the tireless dedication of our employees around the world are Eaton's greatest resources.


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand the business strategy and identify opportunities to improve organizational capability and drive culture change to align with business goals.

  • Implement effective and robust change management and communication plans for all key stakeholders that ensure positive outcomes for the division.

  • Utilize best practice methodologies to enhance organization structure, roles and responsibilities, job redesigns and job descriptions and skills assessments

  • Partner with leaders to assess talent needs. Develop talent management strategy to address any gaps or opportunity areas.

  • Drive HR functional excellence through deployment of Eaton programs, ensuring quality of process and content alignment with the Eaton Business System.

  • Act as a change agent and lead key change management initiatives for the three sites and/or assigned business teams.

  • Counsel and/or coach employees and managers regarding employee relations, performance management and facilitation of informal/formal investigations.

  • Monitor the "pulse" of employees to ensure employees are engaged.

  • Lead and assist with HR projects and programs throughout the EAS division

  • Lead the French Language Committee for the region.

  • Ensure compliance with all country and province specific laws.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 5 years of Human Resource experience working in a matrix environment. 

Success Criteria:

  • Develop and adapt HR programs to support the business and its employees.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn the business and be a leader of the HR function for the region.

  • Capability to effectively coach and mentor.

  • Strong knowledge of country and province employment regulations required.

  • Passion for working with people and organizations to help them grow, develop, advance, and succeed.

  • Drive collaboration within the business and function.

  • Highly organized and demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, keep projects on schedule, and ability to address quickly changing business requirements

  • Ability to quickly and effectively build rapport with others.

  • Ability to create, adapt and deliver clear and concise communications to various groups of employees and stakeholders in a variety of formats, and work across all levels of the organization.


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: EPG EAS Electrical Automation Solutions

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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, 25 % of the Time