Remco - Brampton, ON

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Company Description

For over 40 years, family owned Remco has built a solid reputation across Canada as the leader in fashion warehousing and distribution. Our vast experience in the apparel business has allowed us to successfully apply our transportation knowledge to other consumer products as well. Manufacturers and distributors of electronics, computers and peripherals, accessories, office supplies and other consumer goods now choose Remco as their transportation provider of choice.

Job Description


To provide human resource services in the areas of recruitment, selection and hiring process for the entire company. Also provide HR services in the areas of new hire on boarding, and administration of health and safety processes, HR reporting and HR administration.


This position reports to the HR Manager. Works closely with Payroll Administration Associates in Montreal and Brampton offices. Interacts with Operations Managers, Department Managers, Supervisors and all associates regularly.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with HR Manager to determine staffing needs for each facility and develop cost effective strategies to meet needs
  • Conduct research on best venues to place job advertisements, participate in career fairs
  • Establish creative recruitment venues to attract qualified permanent and employment agency candidates for all vacant and new positions
  • Create and ensure relationships with temporary agencies, keep track of agency contacts and all appropriate government paperwork
  • Development and placement of job advertisements in a timely manner
  • Headhunting for specialized positions to reduce the need to use Recruitment Agencies for permanent hires
  • Maintain a resume database
  • Screen resumes, conduct interviews in a professional manner and in accordance with federal and provincial laws and make recommendations for hire
  • Ensure recruitment process is being followed and work with hiring manager to develop their interviewing skills
  • Administer and evaluate all appropriate job specific testing
  • Conduct reference checks and criminal checks on successful candidates and decline unsuccessful candidates
  • Track and report recruitment activities including advertisement costs, cost per hire, turnover rate, status of current recruitment
  • Work with Department Manager and Operations Manager to maintain and update job descriptions
  • Conduct all on boarding activities/New Hire Orientation with all new associates and work with hiring manager to develop new hire training plan
  • Administer all policy and procedure sign off’s for new hires
  • Organize and ensure follow through of various health and safety initiatives including maintaining monthly workplace inspections, JHSC Committee meetings are completed by each facility
  • Ensure all H&S certificates and first aid certificates are current, track and enter all certification training in HRIS system
  • Any other duties assigned by Management


  • Protect his or her own health and safety, by complying with the law, and by understanding the practices of the Company.
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards within work area
  • Report any workplace hazards to your manager
  • Insure correct handling and storage of all office equipment


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work independently within a fast paced environment
  • Ability to Multitask and keep organized
  • Excellent MS office products knowledge
  • Previous experience working with an HRIS system
  • Ability to demonstrate ability to deal with diverse workforce and build positive relationships
  • Previous experience in a HR role or recruitment is preferable
  • University or college education with a focus in Human Resources or Business Administration required