IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire a HUMAN RESOURCE BSUINESS PARTNER for our Hudson Bay, SK client.


Hudson Bay is a town of 1,500 people in the Red Deer Valley, between the Porcupine and Pasquia Hills in NE Saskatchewan. Widely known for its forestry, agriculture, wildlife, outdoor recreation, and snowmobiling trails, Hudson Bay is a vibrant, safe, and friendly community that is full of adventurous, and scenic activities. You can learn more about Hudson Bay town here:


This position is a part of the Hudson Bay OSB Leadership Team and the Human Resources Team. This position reports to the Human Resources Director, Panels with dotted line responsibility to the Mill Manager As a strategic business partner, the Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the human resources systems at the Hudson Bay operations.  This position focuses on meeting business performance objectives through effective HR planning, development, coaching and problem solving.

Serve as a member of the lead team promoting the safety and well-being of all the associates in the manufacturing facility.

Major responsibilities include providing direct support and consultation for:

Role model Key Values including Safety, Integrity, Citizenship, Sustainability, and Inclusion.

Strategic business partner to the Hudson Bay leadership team as well as the broader Region HR team.

Provide top-quality coaching, consultations, and solutions in all areas of HR, including labour relations, employee relations, talent management, and leadership training.

Work closely with management and the union to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention.

Partner with site leader to develop strategic workforce plans to meet current and future talent needs.

Partner with local community high schools, colleges, and universities to create pipelines of future talent.

Administer and provide guidance on compensation review/planning and performance management processes.

Partner with leaders to develop and implement diversity and inclusion strategies.

Responsible for salaried and hourly staffing functions (including sourcing, recruiting, retention, and on-boarding process).

Promote and encourage innovative thoughts and ideas.

Analyze trends and metrics to develop solutions and programs.

Ensure site compliance with provincial and federal laws.

Participate in business-wide HR initiatives and continuous improvement projects.


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field

At least 5 years of Human Resources Manager experience or equivalent HR Business Partner role.

Experience providing counsel to leaders and employees on issue and grievance resolution in a unionized environment.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build positive relationships across all levels of the organization.

Experience in multiple HR disciplines including compensation practices, employee relations, talent management, diversity, performance management, and federal and provincial laws.

Strong levels of personal and professional integrity.

Able to build trust and maintain confidentiality as a key confidante of employees and management.

Demonstrated safety leadership.

Strong coaching and influencing skills.

Experience in leading change management initiatives.

Ability to effectively navigate through ambiguous situations.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, assess HR implications and manage details.

Excellent computer skills, including proficient in MS Office (Excel., Word, PowerPoint).

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation and facilitation skills.

Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Professional HR certification is an asset.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to Stefanie Howse –