Job Human Resources Business Partner in Oakville

Human Resources Business Partner

Job description

ARCHMILL HOUSE is a leading custom manufacturer of high-end architectural millwork and premium store fixtures serving commercial, institutional, and retail markets. Archmill has worked tirelessly to build a reputation as the most respected and trusted millwork companies in Canada, possessing the experience and resources to meet any challenge. Our primary focus is on market segments where quality custom architectural millwork matters.

Job Summary
The Human Resources Business Partner is a strategic business partner who works across all organizational layers to provide organizational design consultation and support, management, employee coaching and development, employee relations, investigation and resolution, workforce planning, recruiting, and training. In addition, this role lead the Human Resources team.

Duties and Responsibilities

Business Partner/Organizational Development:

  • Develop the short and long term strategic HR roadmap including identifying ways to cascade and promote the vision within the organization
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and retention of talent
  • Lead in the development and reporting HR metrics that support business goals, objectives, and best practices
  • Proactively partner with functional leadership to identify organizational, talent, culture or morale opportunities
  • Conduct organizational/issue assessments and develop sound, business-oriented solutions
  • Drive the development and the execution of organizational design needs and the related change management support
  • Facilitate the planning and implementation of agreed to plans
  • Develop & monitor key KPIs for the department in relation to hiring, retention, training etc.

Talent Management & Employee Relations:

  • Provide day-to-day coaching and performance guidance to people managers
  • Support the recruitment and selection process to attract talent in a way that continues to build the organizational effectiveness of Archmill
  • Facilitate the planning and lead the execution of the Talent Management processes (e.g. Annual Performance Review, Talent Review and Succession Planning, Development Planning)
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the talent management related programs and processes
  • Ensure compliance with employment law and adherence to policies
  • Primary lead on all employee relations issues, conducting investigations, determining findings and aligning management on recommended actions
  • Contribute to the development and execution of programs/initiatives designed to improve the employer brand of Archmill.

Training & Development:

  • Lead the training, development, and mentorship programs
  • Design, develop and facilitate custom trainings as needed to close learning gaps
  • Ensure a robust curriculum is in place to ensure people managers are well equipped to respond to and/or mitigate employee relations issues and drive strong performance
  • Work with external resources to negotiate the delivery of learning and/or development programs to meet organizational key needs
  • Work with employees and managers to develop customized, individual development plans as needed
  • Support the implementations and ongoing administration of the internal Leaning Management System.

Compensation & Benefits Administration

  • In partnership with the HR Coordinator, support the evolution and day-to-day management of the position and compensation structures.
  • Prepare sound new hire/promotion offers consistent with the internal guidelines while fairly valuing the incoming talent considerations
  • Work to benefit consultant to develop and implement any plan design changes

General HR Functions & Administration:

  • Support the compliance to internal HRIS data management and data integrity
  • Contribute to the development of process improvement initiatives within HR to drive efficiencies and improve quality of services and deliverables
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and execution of core employer programs to drive a unique experience and reputation as an employer of choice

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on leadership, guidance, mentorship, and performance management to the Human Resources team to achieve their highest potential

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, organizational development, business management or business administration or related field.
  • 7-10 years of Human Resources experience with at least 5 years with HR Business Partner responsibility supporting several key functional areas within an organization
  • Proven ability to successfully lead, manage, develop, and motivate teams
  • Experience in business partnering with senior members of the management team
  • Critical thinker with the ability to think outside the box, understand the big picture and develop tactical and strategic business solutions
  • Solid business acumen and strategic thinking abilities with a willingness to perform the more tactical, day to day duties when necessary
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle conflicting priorities on time and accurately
  • Team player with the ability to take ownership of all projects involved
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success
  • Thorough working knowledge of relevant employment legislation including Employment Standards
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Detail-orientation with a logical, methodical approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with and influence the decision making of senior management through a polished executive presence and consultative management style
  • Superior communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to address and influence all levels within the organization


At Archmill, we are seeking Ideal Team Players who are Humble, Hungry and Smart (as referenced by Patrick Lencioni in his book, The Ideal Team Player).

  • Humble – Who shares the credit and success with team members
  • Hungry – Who is always looking for more responsibilities and learnings
  • Smart – Who is emotionally intelligent and has good judgement

Relationship building is key internally to maximize your effectiveness. This individual must be experienced as well as comfortable interacting with all levels of leadership.

WHAT WE OFFER: We offer competitive salary and benefits. This is an exciting time for us as our team continues to grow! Archmill offers a fun and collaborative work environment!

MISSION: Our commitment is to provide quality architectural products on time & on budget to the environments of our clients, where our personnel are challenged & inspired to reach their full potential & make a difference.

VISION: To be #1 in architectural interiors for multi-location enterprise.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Oakville, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • What is your salary expectation for this position?


  • Human resources management: 7 years (preferred)
  • Team management: 5 years (preferred)
  • Manufacturing: 3 years (preferred)


  • CHRL (preferred)
Job Human Resources Business Partner in Oakville

Archmill House