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Human Resources Generalist ( 12 month contract)

Listowel, ON, Canada

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is an inspiration and education-driven crafts company in the North American market. Bernat, Red Heart, Caron,  Coats & Clark and Yarnspirations are our key brands,  supporting brick and mortar and e-commerce sales channels. Our products are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, this individual will be responsible for providing support, guidance, and employment relations advice to organizational leaders in the management of people to meet business objectives and to ensure consistent application of HR programs, policies, and legislation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partner with Site Operations at our Listowel Manufacturing & Distribution locations to execute on HR programs, policies, and procedures to optimize operational performance.

  • Coach, provide guidance, and recommendations for leaders in relation to employee related concerns which can include performance management, attendance, and employee exits.

  • Support leaves management and active investigations as they occur.

  • Responsible for talent acquisition activities and reporting metrics to improve efficiencies.

  • Maintains confidential human resources records.

  • Maintains open communication channels with employees and managers by answering questions, explaining policies and procedures, utilizing all communication channels, including our Open-Door policy.

  • Maintains HR practices by recommending changes or clarification of existing policies, developing new policies and procedures as required.

  • Conducts and develops internal training sessions.

  • Perform other duties as required.


  • 3-5 years’ experience in Human Resources.

  • CHRP or CHRL designation, viewed favorably but not required.

  • College or University education in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.

  • Experience working with complex employee relations tasks and leading investigations.

  • Prior knowledge and application of HR related laws, principles, and best practices.

  • Experience in coaching and providing guidance to leaders.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint).

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.

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