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DSV encourages inclusivity and are committed to diversity in the workplace while welcoming applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Our goal is to provide an inclusive environment for all to succeed.   We work with candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best.  Please reach out to Human Resources should you require accommodation during the recruitment process.   

Location: [[Milton]] 
Job Posting Title: [[Senior HR Manager]] 
Time Type: [[Salaried]]



Location for this position: CAN - Milton, Yukon Court - must be able to travel to other sites in Ontario province (Airport Road/Milton, Brampton, Markham) weekly as well as scheduled visits to site in Surrey BC and new Alberta site in 2024!

The Senior Human Resources Manager is responsible for providing HR leadership and guidance by working in partnership with business leaders at sites / branches or within functions.   This position, under guidance from senior HR leaders, is responsible for the successful implementation of strategic HR initiatives in Talent Management, Performance Management, Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, Change Management and Compensation and Benefits.  Responsible for the execution of recruiting strategies for mid to lower level Professional and Managerial positions as well as Administrative/Clerical and Maintenance/Warehouse positions as required. Additional Human Resource duties such as retention strategies, legal compliance, payroll, communication, orientation, and training as well as some administrative functions.  In some locations, additional duties outside of the Human Resource role may be required.


  • Partners with business leaders to help guide and support business initiatives and align them against the Human Resource strategy. 
  • Acts as a change agent, working in partnership with business leaders to drive the transformation agenda- developing transition / change plans, leading communication, and engagement activities, ensuring managers are equipped to handle all people matters.
  • Responsible for the establishment of robust recruitment processes and procedures to ensure the attraction and retention of talent.
  • Implements, interprets, and administers employee and labor relations programs, projects, tasks, or initiatives that align with company goals and objectives.  Responsibilities include employment, employee relations, labor relations, compensation administration, performance management, benefits, recognition, training and planning of staffing requirements and workforce communications.  Must be visible and accessible. 
  • Facilitates and/or provides training and development (including orientation) to management and the workforce.
  • Provides coaching and consultation to managers and employees to facilitate problem resolution.
  • Maintains and coordinates employee recognition programs.
  • Drives exit interview process and analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Provides consultation to management and responds to all employee matters to gain resolution.
  • Promotes diversity related initiatives within assigned area or country.
  • Supports timely and effective communication and administration of deliverables.
  • Utilizes internal and external data, generates and analyzes reports as required to provide basis for business cases and meet regulatory requirements as necessary.
  • Interpret and provide advice and guidance to all departments pertaining to the Employment Standards Act (ESA), Human Rights Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations (OHSA), the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) and other applicable laws and regulations.



Education & Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or Social Sciences and a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources required or equivalent combination of education and work experience.


Computer Skills:  

  • Microsoft Office
  • Experience with HRIS systems

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
  • Previous experience with payroll processing and timekeeping systems
  • HR Certifications Preferred – CHRL or SPHR, etc.
  • Experience in 3PL industry a plus!

Language Skills 

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

Other Skills 

  • General working knowledge of human resources, management skills, problem solving, conflict resolution skills, consulting skills, change management, operational management skills, decision making skills, financial, analytical skills, and influence skills.
  • Knowledge of local employment and labor laws/regulations.
  • Work overtime as dictated by business whether mandatory or voluntary.
  • Must be able to work in unregulated temperatures within the warehouse during the warmer and colder months can range from mild to moderate.






Leader of Others


  Business Acumen

  Communication / Building Partnership

  Developing Others


  Leadership Excellence

  Leading Change




Independent Contributor



  Communication / Building Partnership

  Customer Orientation

  Developing Oneself

  Drive for Results

  Embracing Change

  Problem Solving

  Professional Competencies







  • Bending


  • Walking and Standing


  • Sitting

Ability to Lift/Carry and Push/Pull

  • 11-20 pounds
  • Reach above shoulder, squat, or kneel.


Other Physical Requirements:




While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

At DSV, we keep supply chains flowing in a world of change. We provide and manage supply chain solutions for thousands of companies every day – from the small family-run business to the large global corporation. Our reach is global, yet our presence is local and close to our customers. More than 75,000 employees in over 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. We aspire to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

DSV is a dynamic organization that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals.

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