HR Assistant

In by Saamis Lethbridge

Sunrise Farms
July 4, 2024
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
  • Lethbridge


Full job description

Sunrise Farms is a group of companies with primary focus in the poultry industry.
From our hatcheries to our “ready to eat” state of the art cooking facilities we service customers in the retail, food service and industrial sectors. We are proud of our support of the Canadian farm as well as our investment in the latest equipment and technologies at our facilities across Canada. Our test kitchens have the most current cooking equipment replicating that used in commercial establishments, to facilitate precision testing. This way you know the product you receive will perform to your expectations. We are proud of our long-standing partnerships with family-owned Canadian chicken farmers to produce high quality products.

Position Summary: 
The HR Assistant will assist with staff and personnel matters pertaining to the plant operations at the facility including, but not limited to recruitment and selection, conditions of employment, absenteeism control programs, and other tasks. He/she also provides support to Management to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
Part Time - 3 days a week


  • Work with Talent Acquisition team to administer the standard recruiting and placement strategies and implementation plans in the areas of talent management, employee relations and employee engagement.
  • Responsible for hourly recruitment, interviews, reference checks, orientation, set up of new plant employees into Dayforce.
  • Provide HR admin support to plant management Team where possible.
  • Monitor and maintain attendance program, prepare letters, reports etc.
  • Assist to ensure all job descriptions are kept up-to-date, accurate and compliant with relevant laws/regulations for all positions.
  • Works closely with Plant HR Manager/Supervisors, and Corporate HR.
  • Maintain employee files, both electronic and hard copies
  • Ensures consistency of HR policies and procedures.
  • Support OH& S coordinator and claims management
  • Other duties as required.


  • Post-Secondary diploma in Human Resources, or business.
  • Minimum 2 years of related administrative experience preferred.
  • Understanding of Employment Standards/labour law an asset
  • High sense of urgency, well organized and able to prioritize effectively.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Highly proficient computer skills, e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, when required.
  • Previous experience with Ceridian/Dayforce an asset.
At Sunrise Farms we are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.
Please note that the expected new hire salary range provided is derived from a group of like roles within Sunrise Farms. The final offer amount for this role will be dependent on geographical region, applicable experience, and skillset of the candidate.
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