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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5768

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jan 13, 2022

Human Resources Manager, Corporate


Job Description


The Manager, Corporate Human Resources, acts as the business partner to the Corporate Executive Leadership team and their functional areas, globally. Reporting directly into the CHRO, the HR Manager will also act as the escalation point and central contact for all global HR across our matrixed organization. The successful candidate is skilled at stakeholder management, has a demonstrated ability to influence and build relationships with top leaders and focuses on moving the overall function of HR forward.




Business Partnership

  • Partner with Executive Leaders on developing business, organizational and talent strategies. Support leaders in annual presentations to the CEO. 
  • Assist in identification of emerging talent, enable people leaders to build meaningful development plans and succession plans.
  • Conduct regular one on one check-ins with the business.
  • Ensure alignment on recruitment roadmap, consistency of total rewards and consult on new positions to be hired.
  • Provide advance notice, training and development for leaders as it relates to their teams or changes in the organization.
  • Advocate / be the voice for the corporate segment in meetings that may impact your leaders and their teams.


HR for HR

  • Establish relationships with HR leaders across regions and segments to align and roll out communications and programs developed in conjunction with local divisions or the broader organization. 
  • Maintain consistency for HR hires into the organization through standard onboarding templates and meetings.
  • Provide advice, training and information to HR personnel globally.
  • Support CHRO in building the annual operating plan. Act as the owner of the budget and spend throughout the fiscal year.


Employee Programs

  • Lead annual compensation/ performance cycle for all corporate employees including:
    • Goals deployment
    • Performance appraisals
    • Calibration Sessions
    • Merit, bonus and LTIP planning
  • Facilitate best employer award program applications.
  • Work towards sustainability report goals such as wellness and diversity/ inclusion targets.
  • Ensure Corporate employees are supported by dedicated HR partners and included in region specific decisions/ programs. 


HR Leadership

  • As a member of the HR Leadership Team (HLT), actively participate and contribute to:
    • Annual HR Strategy planning session(s) including establishment of global goals
    • Regular HLT meetings
    • Alignment meetings across HR Leads on the Cambridge, Ontario Campus
  • Work on global projects that scope multiple regions.
  • Own people related metrics such as Voluntary Turnover (VTO) and Internal Fill Rate (IFR).
  • Lead problem solving initiatives, focus on continuous improvement and work through implementation of solutions and sustainment of improvements.





  • A University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources.  
  • HR Designation (I.e., CHRL), preferred.



  • 8+ years spent in human resources with increasing responsibility. Minimum of 3 years in an HR management position. 
  • Experience within an engineering, manufacturing or automation environment.
  • Knowledge of working in a matrixed organization.
  • Strong communication skills with proven experience aligning stakeholders with competing objectives.

Additional Information

Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Corporate division at ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.



Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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