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HR Generalist

MacEwen Petroleum Inc.
  • Job Code
    HR & Payroll35/2019

HR Generalist

Location: Maxville, Ontario


Human Resources at MacEwen Petroleum

MacEwen Petroleum Inc is a privately owned petroleum wholesaler and convenience company which has been in business since 1976.

The company is enjoying robust growth and development and to support this we are adding to the HR and Payroll team.

The small HR & Payroll Team supports 240 employees within two distinct companies, working from 13 divisional offices from Stratford to Timmins to Cornwall.

The range of HR & Payroll services is hosted in-house from the MacEwen head office in Maxville, Ontario.


Role Summary:

This full-time role splits time between human resources activities, recruitment and benefit administration.


Recruitment and Selection

This includes working with Managers to identify and respond to talent acquisition and recruitment processes

  • Owns the recruitment and selection process, which includes the elements of:
    • Post opportunities to the sites proven to drive quality applications
    • Undertake preliminary shortlisting, telephone interviews.
    • Coordinate interviews in discussion with Managers.
    • Maintain competition files and correspond with candidates
    • Attend and lead, when required, the interview process.
    • Obtain references
    • Arrange pre-employment tests
    • Assign training classes and add new employees to employee portal
    • Prepare letters of response.
    • Assist the Director, HR in the preparation of offers of employment.
    • Work with Managers to ensure consistent on-boarding standards.
    • Manage the 8-week performance review process.

Human Resources Administration

  • Maintain confidential employee files, in paper and electronic format.
  • Update benefit data as required.
  • Assist with health and wellness programs, the employee newsletter and communications.
  • Create and provide employee correspondence when required.

Benefit Administration

  • Administer the various benefits and RRSP plans offered to employees
  • Track eligibility and makes presentations to enroll new employees.
  • Respond to inquiries and ensures that employees requests are completed and contributions are accurately documented and action taken.


  • Learn the Payroll process and act as back up if required
  • Attend classes and training as required
  • Participate on the H&S Committee
  • Undertakes research for new legislation, policies and projects.
  • And any other duties which may reasonably be required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to be Successful:

  • Post-secondary education in Human Resource Management is required.
  • 2 years’ general HR experience, including recruitment.
  • CHRP or working towards
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both official languages, verbal and written is required.
  • Previous experience processing payroll is desirable, ideally with Desjardins system
  • Must be a self-starter and pro-active
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity and confidentiality is essential


  • Must be willing to bake or buy cookies when we have a charity bake sale, bring in a can of peas for our food drives, decorate the angel tree for our Children's Aid Christmas gift program, flip burgers at our employee lunches, wear costume at Halloween and happily wear an ugly sweater on Christmas Eve. All this to say....be an active participant with our employee and community support programs and an enthusiastic HR Team member.
  • This role requires occasional travel to other Company locations to assist in on-boarding and benefit presentations


We are pleased to provide:

  • A competitive salary
  • Performance based bonus program
  • Full benefits and RRSP matching program after three month of employment
  • 3 weeks vacation to start
  • Gym membership and tuition reimbursement programs

Candidates wishing to receive this job posting in a different format are asked to contact Human Resources


Posted: 2020-01-02 Expires: 2020-02-01

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