Scott Miracle Canada Employee Relations Advisor Full Time in New Brunswick

Scott Miracle Canada

Branch NB CA

Employee Relations Advisor
New Brunswick

Understanding of provincial and federal legislation to ensure compliance across your facilities.. This person can work from home and travel as needed to your…

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants….in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family…the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We are looking for an Employee Relations (ER) Advisor who will grow at our New Brunswick, Canada peat moss operation. This person can work from home and travel as needed to your manufacturing facilities.

As part of the North America HR Operations team, the ER Consultant is responsible for ensuring day-to-day Human Resources activities are being fulfilled in 8 manufacturing facilities located in four provinces. The HR Operations organization offers an empowered work environment that encourages creativity, initiative and professional growth.

In this role you will:

  • Provide day-to-day Human Resources advice, direction and counsel to leadership with respect to employee relation matters and interpretation of collective agreements of 8 unionized and non-unionized manufacturing facilities.
  • Investigate and resolve complex and sensitive employee relations issues for field operations.
  • Ensure compliance with provincial and federal laws and regulations relating to labour relations, employment standards, human rights and privacy legislation.
  • Support union/management relationships (i.e. resolve labour relations issues, assist with collective bargaining, etc.)
  • Support union/management relationships including promoting a progressive labour relations framework.
  • Support the grievance & arbitration processes.
  • Assist with collective bargaining; this includes preparation, research and attending negotiations for all collective bargaining throughout the Company.
  • Provide recommendations and input to Human Resources initiatives and programs related to compensation, recruiting, union/management and employee/management relations and communication.
  • Participate in the estimating, contracts and bid processes by providing advice and recommendations pertaining to provisions within the collective agreements.
  • Play a key role in ensuring projects, including transformation initiatives, meet objectives by increasing employee adoption and usage.

The perfect person will have:

  • Minimum 5 years practical Generalist experience in a Human Resources role.
  • Full bilingualism in French/English (read, write and speak clearly).
  • Labour relations experience.
  • Experience in an unionized and non-unionized manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution, within a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of collective bargaining, collective agreement administration and union/management relations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the full spectrum of human resources theories and practices.
  • Understanding of provincial and federal legislation to ensure compliance across your facilities..
  • Ability to effectively influence managers and employees at all levels within the organization.


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: , NB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-26
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