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Human Resources Advisor

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  • Don't miss this opportunity to use your Human Resource experience in a challenging role!
  • Put your expertise to work in a dynamic role within a collaborative team environment!
  • Receive competitive compensation and benefits with a global leader!


Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Methanol can be found in products from windshield washer fluid to recyclable plastic bottles, plywood floors to paint, silicone sealants to synthetic fibers. The energy sector is one of the most rapidly growing markets for the use of Methanol and greatly relies on the expertise and commitment of Methanex as their trusted supplier.

With the care of the environment as the root of their business, Methanex is a Responsible Care® company committed to the safe, ethical and environmentally sound management of the chemicals it makes and uses. Responsible Care® is an ethic established by the Chemical Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). The Responsible Care® ethic is an integral part of Methanex’s global commitment to ensuring the well-being of all stakeholders, wherever Methanex does business.


Methanex is currently seeking an HR Advisor to join the team in Medicine Hat on a full-time basis.

As a collaborative member of the Human Resources team, you will be a business partner to plant leaders and employees, delivering human resource services based on established practices, guidelines, standards and policies. More specifically within this role, you will provide support in human resource functions such as recruitment, compensation, training, immigration processes, job evaluation, conflict resolution, performance management, talent management, workforce planning, and competency development. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading full-cycle recruitment and selection activities in collaboration with the hiring supervisor or manager which will include reviewing position descriptions for new or vacant positions, completing the job evaluation and grading, developing and advertising positions, coordinating shortlisting, leading interviews, completing reference checks, and preparing offers of employment. 
  • Ensuring effective onboarding processes are in place to support employee commencement and orientation. 
  • Coordinating and/or leading psychometric testing and related support for employees, supervisors, and managers as required. 
  • Coordinating and assisting HR processes, in collaboration with other Methanex sites, relating to Extended Business Trips (EBT), Global Assignments, and immigration matters for Methanex employees who are visiting or on loan from the Methanex Medicine Hat site.
  • Facilitating site performance management processes by providing employees, supervisors, and managers with training on the online system and assistance in completing performance planning and review activities while also supporting supervisors and managers with issues related to employee underperformance.
  • Supporting the development, review, and maintenance of foundational human resource policies, guidelines, and tools in alignment with Alberta Employment Standards, the Alberta Human Rights Act, and other relevant legislation as well as coaching employees, supervisors, and managers with respect to their application. 
  • Sourcing, organizing, coordinating, and /or facilitating internal and external training options and learning opportunities in order to meet identified knowledge, skill, and competency development objectives for employees, supervisors, and managers. 
  • Coaching supervisors and managers on people management and leadership strategies. 
  • Collaborating in the review and implementation of recruitment and retention strategies including facilitating exit interviews for departing employees. 

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources, Business Administration or another relevant discipline combined with three to five years progressive, relevant experience in a human resources generalist role. A Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is considered an asset and an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

You will also possess:

  • Strong understanding of leading practices in human resources and employment-related legislation
  • Solid human resources generalist knowledge
  • Strong customer focus demonstrated by a dedication to exceed the expectations of internal and external customers
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented with strong time management skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Sound judgment with a demonstrated ability to make valuable decisions and recommendations based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, and experience
  • Flexibility, including the ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to maintain information in absolute confidence

With a demonstrated respect and sensitivity to cultural differences, this role is well suited to someone who has superior interpersonal skills, including a strong ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

This role is well suited for an extremely detail-oriented individual with outstanding organization, prioritization, planning and time management skills, including the ability to respond to shifting priorities. 

Above all, you must be results-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to consistently exceed identified goals and foster the accomplishment of results by oneself and others, have superior problem solving, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to professional development. 

If you have the drive, determination, and ambition to meet and exceed expectations, then we invite you to apply today!


Building on our core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism, our corporate culture encourages communication and teamwork and rewards employees for creativity and innovation. We are also very active in supporting educational and training/development initiatives. We sponsor scholarships and co-op programs at local colleges and universities as well as hands-on training programs at our manufacturing facilities.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can expect an industry competitive salary along with benefits.

Join this thriving and team focused market leader today and expand your experience with a new challenge - Apply Now! 

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