Sr. Human Resources Generalist


Zurn Water Solutions

Brampton, Canada
Full Time
2y ago

Company Description

Zurn Water Solutions is the unrivaled leader in water solutions for health, human safety, and the environment. With our ecosystem of products and systems that are at the core of sustainability we deliver solutions that protect human health, conserve resources, and optimize our customers results.  Water sustains everything. At Zurn we are Sustainably Inspired!

We offer the largest breadth of engineered water solutions and sustainable plumbing products, while delivering total building solutions for new construction and retrofit applications. Zurn designs, procures, manufactures, and markets products that provide and enhance Water Safety & Control, Flow Systems, and Hygienic & Environmental solutions.

Job Description

The Sr. Human Resource Generalist promotes and supports positive, pro-active employee relations by providing and initiating a variety of employee services, activities and communication vehicles. Provides the employees and management team with valuable feedback through daily interactions, counseling, coaching, and reporting various personnel actions.

Supports the supervisory and management team in all functional areas of HR including employee relations, staffing, payroll, compensation and benefits, performance management, training, leave of absence administration, regulatory compliance and labor relations to ensure the operating unit’s goals and objectives are achieved.

The Sr. HR Generalist is relied upon to understand business goals and interpret ambiguous situations while consistently applying company policy and good judgment. At the same time, the Sr. HR Generalist must consider the legal impact of decisions and minimize the potential negative financial risk.


  • The Sr. Human Resource Generalist is responsible for all HR related initiatives at the site including but not limited to: coaching, leadership development, training, HR process deployment (performance ownership, performance improvement plans, compensation/benefits etc); payroll administration, etc.
  • Monitors employee satisfaction and attrition levels and assists developing strategies and employee centered programs and activities to improve employee engagement and retention.
  • Counsels employees and maintains positive employee relations.
  • Conducts all exit interviews and provide feedback to management with recommendations.
  • Provide a broad range of HR services in support of business objectives to include performance ownership, workforce planning, merit process, total associate engagement and organizational change
  • Coaching/mentoring associates at all levels of the organization
  • New hire onboarding and support to assimilate into the organization
  • Responsible for performing HR portions of New Associate Orientation and communicating New Associate information to other departments within the business unit.
  • Work with the Zurn HR Leader to ensure compliance, and claim response in coordination with Legal for Leaves of Absence, Code of Conduct, Discrimination, Harassment and other legal/policy issues
  • ster a culture of safety awareness
  • Ensures consistent interpretation and application of policies and procedures
  • Develops and implements short/long term HR initiatives in support of the business’ strategic objectives.
  • Drive organizational development activities that align with Rexnord Business Systems
  • Partnering with EH&S, be an integral player in leading safety related initiatives including safety committee, compliance, record keeping, etc.
  • Benefits program is communicated in effective manner and understood by associates; ensure associates are referred to Third Party Agencies where appropriate; encourage use of online tools and resources.
  • New hires, associate changes in status and benefits changes are processed in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Ensure that pay and promotion decisions are tied to performance with consideration of internal equity.

Leadership Competencies

  • Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Instills Trust – Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Optimizes Work Processes – Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Self-Development – Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.


  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Communications, Business or related field required
  • 5+  years progressive Human Resources Generalist experience
  • Prior experience with managing Labor Union relationships preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organization and communication skills, ability to multi-task while paying attention to detail and working in a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Individual must demonstrate integrity, flexibility, sound judgment, and strong intuitive skills.
  • Demonstrated professional success in FMLA Leaves of Absence administration, benefits administration, payroll administration, recruitment and associate relations.
  • Possess a continuous improvement mindset
  • Must have a solid background in core HR processes
  • Ability to speak effectively in front of business partners and associates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple project assignments and coordinate activities to meet specific deadlines
  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries.
  • Good hands-on idea leadership experience.
  • Candidates will show great competency in Cross Functional Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Customer Focus, Process Discipline, and Business Acumen.

Additional Information

Total Rewards and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, and Life Insurance
  • Matching Pension Contribution
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Time-Off for Volunteering

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Minority/Veteran/Disabled

Zurn, including it’s subsidiaries, is an accessible employer. Upon request, Zurn accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

At Zurn, we have a longstanding commitment to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion so that all associates feel welcome and valued.

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