Bilingual Human Resources Business Partner

Bilingual Human Resources Business Partner

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Guelph, Ontario

Human Resources




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Guelph-based company to hire a Bilingual Human Resources Business Partner.

Our client is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth. They are building a high performance organization which is vision and purpose driven built on humanistic values- achievement, trust, respect, integrity, accountability and affiliation. Their HR team is at the heart of this transformation enabling and supporting employees and leaders to transform to achieve beakthrough results. As an HR team they are passionately embracing change, continuously pursuing excellence and reinventing ourselves to better support our organization’s vision and our culture. Their goal is to become a place where employees can have their best work experiences and make a real impact! If you are looking for the opportunity to make a real difference, be part of a bold transformation and grow personally and professionally on this journey we have an exciting opportunity for you!
The organization has over 85,000 employees Globally, with 400 subsidiaries.

Th Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will be supporting specific departments, leaders and teams on all aspects of the talent management cycle from talent acquisition, performance development and coaching, onboarding and talent development, to employee relations, compensation decisions and leadership coaching to advance the high-performance humanistic culture. The HRBP will also lead and/or support the execution of HR initiatives and programs as defined by our vision and priorities in various areas including  talent management, employee relations, employee engagement, culture transformation, organizational development to help drive a culture of high performance and strong employee engagement and retention. In addition depending on the incumbant’s prior experience and interests this role may lead and/or support initiatives in the areas of HR compliance and HR operations.

Reporting to the VP of HR and People Development, the HRBP is both a strategic and hands-on role and is critical to executing our talent initiatives and priorities.

Benefits & Perks: 

  • Compensation: 100k +
  • A dynamic environment with opportunities for growth in a respectful and bold organization that promotes achievement and rewards accountability
  • The opportunity to part of a multinational global organization which is a leader in its industry and has a footprint across 80+ countries offering growth and development opportunities in Canada and internationally
  • Strong compensation and a corporate recognition platform that promotes encouragement and collaboration providing both intrinsic recognition as well as monetary rewards
  • An open-door environment that promotes close collaboration within all levels of the organization
  • A work environment that values the integration of work and life, providing flexibility within the day-to-day role
  • Group Benefits Program and Retirement Savings Plan
  • Coaching, mentoring and continuous support from our management team
  • Continued professional development opportunities throughout your career
  • A hybrid work model with access to our modern and bright office location in Guelph offering an onsite gym, unlimited coffee/tea, and a outdoor patio in the summer


  • Acts as a trusted business partner providing coaching, guidance and support to assigned teams and leaders in the areas of talent management, succession planning, performance development, conflict resolution, employee relations, compensation, employee engagement, communication and change management
  • Leads talent acquisition for assigned teams or roles in a way that ensures the best talent that fits with Wurth Canada’s culture is hired
  • Supports leaders in the successful onboarding of new hires by partnering on the preparation of a solid onboarding plan for each new hire
  • Collaborates with the HR team to continuously improve our processes in the areas of Employee Relations, Performance Development, investigations etc.
  • Leads and/or supports HR initiatives and projects in collaboration with the HR team and internal stakeholders. Seeks out process improvement opportunities and leads initiatives to develop and implement solutions
  • Provides people leadership coaching to leaders  and supports their development as effective leaders
  • Leads by example and helps leaders foster a value driven culture of accountability, engagement and high performance
  • Leads and supports the development of company-wide policies, procedures and programs, aligned to industry best practice
  • Helps drive employee engagement; works with leaders and teams to action engagement and culture programs and initiatives
  • Delivers training on HR topics to leaders, new hires and teams
  • Leads by example as an ambassador of our culture; drives change by partnering with business leaders and other internal groups to proactively manage changes impacting team members


The Knowledge and Experience you bring to the role:
  • A bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, or a related field. A completed or near completion CHRP or CHRL certification preferred
  • 5 years plus of progressive HR experience with prior experience in talent acquisition/recruitment and as an HR Generalist and/or HR Business Partner
  • Prior experience in all areas of the HRBP role, including talent management, performance improvement, conflict resolution, employee relations, compensation, employee engagement, career development, recognition, communication and change management
  • Proven ability to develop successful partnerships with leaders to support talent acquisition and management
  • Strong  knowledge of labour and employment laws in particular in Ontario. Knowledge of employment requirements in other provinces would be an asset (in particular BC, Alberta, Quebec)
  • Experience leading and/or supporting HR projects from concept to implementation
  • French (written and spoken)

How can you be successful at this job?:
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills, which can be applied at all levels
  • A passion for people, a strong sense of personal integrity, and a desire to do the right thing
  • Independent, organized, and passionate about detail
  • A team player; excellent at building relationships within your team and across teams
  • Experience with HR best practices and a track record of owning projects end to end
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to juggle multiple activities,projects and deadlines at once
  • Experience with rapid and complex changing work environment
  • Proven ability to think critically and anticipate issues before they arise, and proactively suggest solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Business acumen with an ability to align people solutions to business goals
  • Hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the "pulse" of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

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