HR Advisor


Drummondville, Quebec, CA, J2C 6Z7

Xerxes Corporation, a division of Shawcor Ltd., (Shawcor) is the largest manufacturer of underground fiberglass storage tanks in the world. With nearly 40 years of direct industry expertise, we are recognized as both a leading innovator and a trusted brand. We are always looking to add great people to the Shawcor family, people whose skills and goals match our Mission and Values. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment where integrity and passion drives operational excellence, Shawcor is for you!

Are you looking for a challenging career where you can earn an above average wage, work close to home and help build durable, environmentally sustainable products?  Composite Systems, a division of Shawcor Ltd., (Shawcor) is the world’s largest manufacturer of underground fiberglass storage tanks. We are always looking to add great people to the Shawcor family.


The Opportunity

Reporting to the HR Manager, the HR Advisor will support with a wide range of HR functions and services, to the Drummondville manufacturing facility. Tasks include, facilitating employee onboarding & orientation, maintaining personal/employment records, employee relations, recruitment strategy and general HR business support. This individual will work in a team environment to enhance the organization’s human resources delivery with a focus on open communication and providing positive solutions to difficult problems facing the business as it continues to grow.  The incumbent must demonstrate exceptional writing and oral communication in both French and English


In this role you will:

  • Be a key driver in executing the business strategy, implement human resources programs supporting business initiatives

  • Engage with employees on various HR communications, grievances, and workplace related inquiries
  • Educate leaders on total compensation and proactive management of the compensation cycle, as well as managing ongoing compensation issues
  • Mentoring junior HR Administrator/Coordinator
  • Be a champion of change and provide change management support to the business
  • Providing expertise, guidance and coaching to leaders in managing highly sensitive and complex employee relations matters (performance improvement, terminations, etc.)
  • Modify to Partner with recruitment & Plant Managers on staffing needs
  • Partner with benefits and payroll team on all benefits related inquiries and processes (Short-term Disability, Payroll, etc.)
  • Create and present Letters of Offer/ New Hire documents (on-boarding package) to successful candidate, perform employee orientations on their first day of employment.
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as data entry, including enter new hire information into Human Resource Systems (Payroll/ Success Factors)
  • Process incoming mail, scan and forward to appropriate internal parties
  • Cooperate with their employer for the purposes of protecting the health and safety of themselves as well as other workers either engaged or at the work site where the work is being carried out.
  • Other duties as required


We would love to hear from you if:

  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources/Business or equivalent combination education and experience is preferred
  • Flexible work schedule 1-2 days from home
  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience in an HR related role
  • Broad understanding of HR processes (Recruiting, Talent Management, Compensation, Pension and Benefits, HRIS, Employee Relations), excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (particularly written)
  • Exceptional oral and written skills in both French and English are required
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude providing an ability to deal with challenging situations
  • Computer literate including good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point,)
  • Good working knowledge of various employment laws and practices
  • Team player and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently under the pressure of meeting deadlines
  • Ability to treat all information with a high degree of discretion and confidentiality




  • A challenging career with growth and development opportunities.
  • A competitive salary and attractive compensation package.
  • Group (Medical & Dental) benefits and Wellness programs.
  • An incentive compensation bonus program and Group Defined Contribution Pension plan.
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Providing the opportunity to balance work from home and office




Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All recruiting activities are managed via our applicant tracking system. Please apply online to be considered for this opportunity.


Shawcor is an equal opportunity employer.