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Human Resources - HR Generalist II

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Calgary, AB, CA, T2H 2W4

Req ID:  30488
Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial, and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.


Focusing solely on mining, Komatsu Mining designs, manufactures, distributes, and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load, and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Customers receive a superior experience through direct relationships with Komatsu Mining's support people and through its services located close to the mines. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron, gold, and other mineral resources, and the company employs people worldwide.


Komatsu Mining Corp. offers rewarding experiences and unique growth opportunities:

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health & dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Personal wellness spending account
  • Company-sponsored registered pension plan (RPP) and matching program.
  • Safety boot voucher
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-supplied tools
  • 4/5 Rating on Glassdoor 
  • Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting, innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment
  • Discussion regarding full compensation package conducted upon initial pre-screen


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Job Overview


This position undertakes a broad range of HR-related responsibilities and is a critical partner within the HR team. This position is involved in every aspect of the employee life cycle and provides a wide range of activities and support to many programs and processes including talent acquisition, talent management, employee engagement, performance management, employee development and training, employee relations, compensation, policy development and general administration. This role must be well-versed in employment laws and standards, and compliance. The Sr. Generalist will also be involved with HR project management and participate in several operational priorities in support of enhancing business results and driving performance.


Shift: 5x2- Monday to Friday (Hybrid)
Location: Calgary, AB
Relocation: This position does not offer relocation

Key Job Responsibilities


  • Serves as the first point of contact for supporting employees and managers with queries and provides guidance with employee relations and HR policies and procedures
  • Partners closely with HR Managers and performance leaders across the organization on initiatives including managing job descriptions, creating job requisitions/approvals to hire, and preparing and presenting offer letters to successful candidates
  • Facilitates the full employee lifecycle from onboarding to offboarding ensuring a positive employee experience including provisioning of resources, coordination of introductory meetings and employee pulse checks, performing exit interviews and managing various other employee programs
  • Ensures the data integrity and consistency of HR employee transactions utilizing a variety of HRIS systems
  • Acts as next level support for pension and benefits administration, and vacation management when required by the team
  • Initiates discussions with HR Managers to identify areas for improvement and opportunities across processes, practices, and programs
  • Takes ownership of keeping up to date on company policies and procedures and proactively identifies opportunities to revise, edit, and communicate practices, policies and procedures including related support documents as needed
  • Ensures compliance with changing provincial legislation and alignment with organizational objectives to minimize business risks
  • Coordinates employee fringe benefit plans through finance/payroll, including health and wellness, employee referrals, and education tuition reimbursements
  • Coordinates semi-annual HR performance cycles in collaboration with HR Manager’s and the team
  • Partners with HR managers to coordinate the facilitation of corporate training
  • Drives the process for ensuring compliance with averaging agreements/variance arrangements for provinces across Canada
  • Produces people metrics/reporting, when required
  • Champions a safe and positive work environment by demonstrating HR and Komatsu’s core values and best practices



  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of formal education and experience in Human Resources
  • Minimum of 5+ years of progressive HR experience
  • Knowledge of all functional HR areas including employee relations, employment law, recruiting, performance management, compensation, benefits, program and process management, and employee development
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and develop effective relationships with all levels of employee stakeholders including management
  • Strong HR administration skills with a demonstrated ability to coordinate and prioritize numerous activities in a deadline orientated environment
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong analytical skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Has a dependable “can-do” attitude with enthusiasm for innovation and process improvement
  • Brings an elevated energy to the team in pursuit of operational excellence
  • Knowledge of SAP Success Factors is an asset
  • Previous work experience in the mining, manufacturing, or energy sector is a plus
  • Working towards CPHR designation is an asset
  • 10 to 20% travel is required

Additional Information

Komatsu (Joy Global - Canada) is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce strongly contributes to our business growth and product innovation.

As we search for collective healing and true reconciliation, we are striving to build respectful partnerships with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada and would like to honour all the traditional territories that make up the land in which we gather, work and play. Komatsu is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted.


Accommodation during the recruitment process is available on request.


While we appreciate all applicant submissions, only those considered to be most qualified will be contacted for further assessment. 


Note to Recruiters: Komatsu and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Komatsu, directly or indirectly, will be considered Komatsu property. Komatsu will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written, and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.

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