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Human Resources Manager

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
January 31, 2017

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Sanjay (Jay) Ramrekersingh B. Comm. C.H.R.M

**** ****** ********, ***********, *******, L5N 6V9

Human Resources Manager Director, Human Resources

Strategic Human Resources Generalist with strong leadership capabilities in Human Resources Management, Operations and Hospitality. Senior Human Resources management experience driving change while consistently delivering value added solutions with full accountability. Capable of effectively leading executives and Human Resources professionals to meet and exceed expectations while developing cultural diversity.

President and Owner – JNR Enterprises – Jan. 2010 - Present

Specializing in sports apparel sales, home furnishings and home décor, this family owned business designed to strengthen sales and leadership skills and utilize entrepreneurial capabilities and meet objectives.

Human Resources Manager /GM – Woznuk Structural Innovations (WSI) – Nov 2014 – Jan 2016

Woznuk Structural Innovations, (WSI) is a Canadian owned company focused on a patent pending foundation system that has been designed for single family, multi-family and town home construction. As a start up business, significant responsibilities include developing and deliviering sales presentations to potential clients and creating a corporate culture with sound Human Resources values.

Drafted major Human Resources policies, procedures and HR guidelines

Created corporate Human Resources Programsincluding performance management, total rewards, and onboarding programs.

Lead research and anaylsis into sales territories and potential markets for the new product

Corporate Human Resources Manager – Multimatic Inc. - Aug 2013 – Oct 2014

Multimatic is an automotive parts manufacturing company with global operations in North America, Mexico, the UK, and China with multiple joint ventures in other countries around the world. With specific responsibilities managing and directing global corporate programs and driving change, this Senior Management role focused on manpower planning employee/union relations, performance management,toal rewards, succession planning and global talent acquisition.

Developed and implemented a succession planning process for global divisional use

Effectively initiated an international talent acquisition process

Lead the employee performance and development programs

Director, Human Resources – Monir Precision Monitoring Inc. – Jan. 2011-May 2013

As the Director of Human Resources for both Monir Precision Monitoring and its start-up subsidiary, GeoSupport, this role strategically partnered with senior product managers and business ownership to develop short and long term Human Resources strategic plans.

Mentor and coach senior managers in the areas of performance management and employee development

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Performed full cycle recruitment and forged long term relationships with university and college program managers.

Effectively implemented an HRIS system

Developed a talent acquisition programs for both business units in North America.

Human Resources Consultant - Aug 2008 – Jan. 2010

As an independent HR consultant, facilitated the development and deployment of strategic HR plans which focused on key business opportunities and challenges for my clients.

Enhanced compensation and benefits programs, interviewing and selection process and added on boarding process that positively impacted retention

Initiated and conducted Supervisor training and development centered on employee engagement and inclusion directives.

Lead strategic project management processes and assisted with legislated compliance in all major areas of Human Resources and Health and Safety/Wellness programs.

Human Resources/Operations Manager – Sherwin Williams – Feb. 2002 – Mar. 2008

This Sherwin Williams division warehoused and distributed an inventory of $56M annually. As the primary leader, motivator and employee advocate, the focus was on upholding the corporate core values of developing People, exceeding Customer Service expectations, maintaining H&S priorities and meeting stringent financial goals.

Financial Accountability (P&L) executing an annual budget ($4.5M) to meet and achieve corporate financial metrics

Effectively utilized Six Sigma and Lean tools, to drive Quality/process improvements and realize bottom line cost savings with targeted savings of $100K annually

Mentor direct reports and coach Operations management group by delivering Strategic Human Resources programs and partnering with Senior Management in both the US and Canada.

Coordinated Six Sigma Projects as Continuous Improvements Champion

Human Resources Manager – Sherwin Williams

As the Senior Canadian Human Resources Manager, was successful in modeling company core values, beliefs, philosophies and principles while building solid internal business relationships with multi-divisional executives.

Effectively championed employee relations, performance management and employee development programs while building and monitoring ongoing employee satisfaction.

Actively collaborated with global Human Resources network and IT professionals to develop and deploy an interactive company- wide (HRIS) Human Resources Information System for more than 30,000 employees in North America Europe and Mexico.

Energetically lead full cycle recruiting and on-boarding process driving organizational culture, diversity and company brand.

Encouraged and fostered employee-management engagement at all levels in a constantly changing work environment.

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Previous Positions:

Human Resources Generalist – Supercom Canada distribution centre, - 2000 –2002

Human Resources, Employee Relations – Maple Leaf Foods - 1998 –2000.

Human Resource Assistant - Johnson Matthey limited (mat leave) - 1997 –1998.

Assistant Human Resources Manager – Hilton Hotels Toronto - 1996 –1997.

Human Resources Assistant - Malton Neighbourhood Services (Gov’t contract) - 1995 –1996.

Restaurant Assistant Manager – Holiday Inn Toronto Airport -1993 – 1995.

Restaurant Manager - McDonalds Restaurants – 1991 – 1993.

Community and Volunteer Commitments

Board of Directors - Meadowvale Minor Hockey Association (MMHA) - May 2009 – 2012

Assistant Coach Mississauga Ice Warriors – 2015 – 16 season.


Certificate in Human Resources Management (CHRM) – Ryerson University

Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm.) – Ryerson University

Member (Current and active) of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA)

CHRP - designation in progress

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