HR Business Partner


Oil and Gas Jobs

About this role

About this role

We’re hiring an experienced HR Business Partner to join our client’s growing team. This is a permanent, staff opportunity with a leading Lubricants manufacturer.


  • Reliably performs independent Human Resources studies, analyses, and interpretations to draw sound conclusions and recommendations supporting HR and business efforts.
  • Carries out the Company’s policies and procedures, understands and follows state and federal laws pertaining to Human Resources and creates all needed reports, spreadsheets and letters.
  • Designs and develops new and improved Human Resources methods and procedures through partnership with the business, HR Operations, and Centers of Excellence (COE).
  • Provides support of employee and labor relations issues under close guidance of more experienced staff (I.e. bargaining, grievance administration and Union Committee action items).
  • Conducts through investigations of employment matters including recommended follow up under guidance of more experienced HR staff.
  • Maintains, administers and coordinates HR programs and is recognized by peers and managers as having an advanced knowledge and ability.
  • Coaches and mentors managers on the proper ways to navigate employment issues.
  • Credibly and constructively challenges and lead the business and internal HR processes.
  • Will be responsible for administrating and coordinating HR policies and procedures as needed by the business.
  • Increased accountability for the delivery of base Human Resources services and supports the execution of the HR agenda at leadership team table.
  • Looks for continuous improvement opportunities within HR base business and brings forward recommendations to senior levels of HR.
  • Assists with the recruiting process such as initial screening, interview, offer letters (i.e. backup for Recruiter, handling background checks, etc.)
  • Coordinates and handles on-boarding.




  • 4-7 years of previous related work experience combined with demonstrated capabilities required.
  • Deals constructively with problems that do not have defined solutions.
  • Maintains a calm and productive influence in times of uncertainty.
  • Acts with a clear sense of ownership.
  • Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same.
  • Builds strong formal and informal relationships within HFC.
  • Leverages relationships to develop solutions within HR and the business.
  • Admits mistakes, gains insights from experiences and reflects on how their personal style impacts others.
  • Follows through on commitments.
  • Builds trust through a direct and truthful approach.
  • Advanced knowledge of general Human Resources principles and ability to apply this knowledge as it pertains to the company.
  • Advanced skill level in Excel, Word, Outlook, and HRIS applications (SAP experience/exposure an asset).
  • Ability to handle confidential information including .
  • Ability to read and appropriately interpret information from multiple sources.
  • Full knowledge of applicable legislation and employment standards.
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of human resource program breadth including compensation, recruitment, labor relations, staff development.
  • Completes objectives and delivers results that have direct longer term impact within the department.
  • Impact continues to be tactical in nature.



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Join the Brunel Family

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Brunel provides the global recruitment and workforce services you need to lead your industry. With 45 years of market experience in Renewable Energy, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Mining and Infrastructure, we help you finish major projects safely, compliantly, on-time, within budget and at the highest quality, so you can keep growing — anywhere in the world.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Rory Lyden is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Rory Lyden
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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