People and Culture Manager – Que Pasa

Job No: NP207
Location: Delta, BC

  • Exciting opportunity in a rewarding role with Nature's Path - 1 of Canada's Top Employers for 6 years in a row!
  • Be a part of a values-based organization with a mission to leave the earth better than we found it.
About the Opportunity
This role will be accountable for the overall planning, management, and direction of all plant People, Culture and Mission functions including recruitment, payroll and benefit oversight, compensation at a facility level. As a member of the plant management team, the People and Culture Manager will work with plant leaders in the areas of strategy development, short- and long-term planning, project management, training, health and safety and operational excellence to meet strategic objectives.

Critical Outcomes for this Role Include:

Creating a formal and clear overall Human Resources and Strategic Plan that effectively supports the objectives and vision of Nature’s Path Foods by:
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring policies related to team members and their working environment. Using consultative, hands on, as well as strategic approach ensuring all policies meet the needs of team members, business objectives & government requirements

To ensure that Que Pasa Management is meeting or exceeding all legislated regulations by:

  • Providing advice and counsel on best practices in the human resource field, solutions to various human resource issues and direction in human resources for contemplated changes
  • Ensuring that team members are being trained to meet the current and future needs of the organization.
  • Ensuring that there is a safe and healthy work environment through support of the plant health, safety and wellness program

Developing Managers and Team Members to meet Nature’s Paths current and future people needs by:

  • Setting a personal example in leadership, as ‘servant leader’ and supporting Managers and Team Leaders to coach in a way consistent with the “Nature’s Path Way”.

Respectfully and capably representing the best interests of Nature’s Path in all internal and external dealings:

  • Building and maintaining a high performing team of human resources professionals who are capable of delivering results effectively and efficiently.
  • Motivating, guiding, and directing all staff to contribute to their maximum to the realization of Nature’s Path Foods’ goals and objectives. 
  • Defusing conflicts within a diverse workforce, focusing on team development 
  • Having an active interest and understanding of the production environment 

Success in this role will require:

Education

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree; preferably in Human Resource or a related field

Experience

  • CHRP designation an asset
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in Human Resources
  • Experience with payroll support and benefit administration. ADP experience a plus
  • Experience in food production/manufacturing sector an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. 
     

 About Nature's Path

Nature’s Path is a sustainably-driven, deliciously-healthy organic food company that believes in "leaving the earth better than we found it". At Nature’s Path, we believe in the idea that you can come to work, and help make the world a better place in the same day. Nature’s Path has received numerous awards such as the Greenest Employer award, BC’s Top Employers award, and Financial Post’s Ten Best Companies to work for in Canada!

As a family-run, privately-owned company with locations in Canada and the U.S., our company was founded with strong entrepreneurial spirit and mission to leave the Earth better than we found it, which has become part of everything we do. Since our establishment in 1985, we have expanded to employ a team of over 600 employees in U.S. and Canada! Our company’s innovative brands include Nature’s Path, Love Crunch, Envirokidz and Que Pasa.

We are passionate about food that is good and good for you! Founded in 1985, Nature’s Path Foods is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, employing approximately 500 people at its facilities in both Canada and the United States. The family-owned company is the number one producer of organic breakfast foods and snacks sold in natural, specialty and retail grocery stores in 40 countries worldwide. The company’s innovative brands include Nature’s Path®, EnviroKidz™, and Que Pasa.  

Our goal is to be a trusted name for quality organic foods in every home– socially responsible, environmentally sustainable and financially viable. We believe that everyone should have access to delicious food that is both good for people and the planet. If you share our vision, please explore our opportunities and take the path to a new and exciting career! Visit Nature’s Path online at www.naturespath.com, join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Upon joining Nature's Path, you will become part of a vibrant team that contributes to bringing healthy, organic food to the world in a sustainable way. At Nature’s Path, we follow 5 core competencies and, as a result, strive to build a culture that is: performance driven, always improving, team focused, honourable and respectful, and sustainably and socially conscious.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in Nature’s Path Foods; candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by Nature’s Path.   

 

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