Human Resources Business Partner

Date:  Nov 14, 2023

Lively, ON, CA, P3Y 1K6

Req ID:  28686
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite 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

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, Hard Rock, the HR Business Partner will be the main point of contact for employees and managers within for assigned departments. This includes supporting employee relations, performance management program guidance, compensation administration and departmental planning. This position will also assist with HR project management in support of enhancing business results and driving performance.

Key Job Responsibilities

  •  Serves as first point of contact for employees to answer routine questions and provides guidance on human resource policies and procedures. Escalates issues to the HR Manager as appropriate.
  • Develops, implements and maintains company policies and procedures and related documents as needed. Ensures policies and procedures comply with applicable laws and regulations and meets organizations objectives.
  • Works with department managers to develop workforce planning requirements, develop organization designs, develop job descriptions and provides recruitment support to meet workforce planning needs.
  • Leads the creation of recruiting and interviewing plans for each open position identifying effective recruitment sources and screening, assessment techniques for position in collaboration with hiring managers.
  • Ensure employee data within Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) maintains accuracy in comparison to payroll, benefits and employee files.
  • Work closely with management and employees to continuously improve workplace culture, build morale, increase productivity, employee engagement and retention.
  • Support yearly performance management and compensation administration processes as guided by corporate human resources.
  • Administer medical, dental, insurance, pension programs in collaboration with brokers and contracted providers.
  • Support biweekly payroll administration processes in collaboration with corporate payroll services.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining employee recognition and rewards programs.
  • Ensures proper processes are established, implemented for HR documentation management including employee onboarding forms, change forms, disciplinary records, performance review forms, etc.
  • Completes monthly, quarterly HR Reporting, as required.
  • Ensures proper processes are established, implemented for internal communications including announcements, memos and annual HR program communications. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources. CHRP Designation is an asset.
  • Five or more years of progressive experience in Human Resources position with generalist capacity for exposure to a multitude of HR functional responsibility areas.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of personnel administration.  
  • Strong understanding of provincial and federal requirements and regulations.
  • Experience administering payroll, benefit and pension plans including disability case management.
  • Experience with recruitment process and systems.
  • Experience utilizing HRIS systems for data administration and reporting.

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 allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. 

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, and a conviction for which a pardon has been granted. 

Accommodations during the application process are available upon 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.