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Human Resources Assistant at Penske Truck Leasing

Human Resources Assistant

Penske Truck Leasing Kitchener, Ontario Full-Time

Position Summary:

The Human Resources Assistant is responsible for performing professional human resources work in a variety of concentrations, including staffing, special projects and administrative duties for Human Resources and Recruiting. This position requires someone with top-notch skills in organization and prioritizing tasks. A people person who is detail and solution oriented looking to launch their HR career will excel in this environment.

Must have the ability to be flexible and support varying start times.

Major Responsibilities:

- Assist in the recruiting of new employees (job descriptions, job posting, interview process, pre-selection, reference checks, recommendations, letter of offers and employment contracts).

- Assist with HR projects

- Assist with all onboarding and orientation programs

- Provide support with Benefit enrolment and annual open enrollment sessions

- Assist in the development and issuing of HR Simplified memos and emails weekly or as required

- Complete job abandonment and confirmation of employment letters, as required Prepares and processes all hiring and termination forms and informing all accesses/removing accesses to all computer software.

- Update and organizes tracking and recording of all profiles, directories, licensing, recognition, education, and training records.

- Ensure managers submit employee reviews in accordance with HR processes (i.e. 90 day review and annual reviews)

- Work with training team and managers to ensure that new employees are trained in required areas and copy of their completed training plan is kept in their HR files.

- Support Attendance Management Programs by providing ongoing support of the operations in preparation of letters and follow-up where required.

- Support performance management processes and reports using Company management tools and processes. This may include supporting the roll out of new performance management tools.

- Must own a vehicle.

- Post-secondary education in Human Resources or a business related field

- 1-2 years’ experience in HR administration or related field

- Working towards their CHRP an asset

- Excellent computer skills with and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

- Must be able to travel to multiple locations and support where needed

- Ability to keep current and have a solid understanding of Provincial Employment Standards and Canada Labour Code (Federal) Legislation

- Health and Safety and First Aid Certified an asset

- Experience with HRIS an asset

- Excellent communication skills

- Must be able to communicate effectively with all work related contacts, both orally and in writing.

- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

- Effective time management skills

- Multi-task oriented and have demonstrated experience using office equipment.

- Must be able to use tact, discretion and maintain information in the strictest of confidence.

- Must be able to work flexible work hours and shifts depending on operational needs. Extended hours as requested, and or as required, to meet the job demands.

- Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

- Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete a Penske employment application, submit to a reference verification (to include past employment and education) are required

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally

communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Penske is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit URL blocked - click to apply to learn more.


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