HR Generalist

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Date: 03-Nov-2022

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:371943 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Within a dynamic and collaborative HR team, and under the responsibility of the Engineering HR business partner, they are responsible for providing HR support to the Engineering function, ensuring compliance with the company, to the deployment of Alstom's HR initiatives and to ensure that managers develop their human relations skills to take care of their teams. That is also a key player in promoting Alstom's values of Agility, Inclusion and Responsibility.


Main Responsibilities

Counselling Business on HR topics:

  • Be proximate to the business – both line managers and employees, in order to understand their issues and prepare HR actions to address them
  • Understand and prioritise business needs, and translate them into HR actions, and then deliver
  • Implement Business / Corporate/Group HR strategy as applies to the Region / Globally 
  • Ensure that all policy and rules are followed
  • Advice, support and influence management on all HR related issues, policies and processes
  • Deliver day to day operational support (People process, data accuracy, etc.)



  • Coordinate recruitment activities for the Engineering group in collaboration with the Talent Acquisition team
  • With Talent Acquisition team, build a good base for sourcing of candidates, including internal candidates, and build relations with recruitment agencies
  • Makes sure the process of induction and probationary period is well performed


International Mobility:

  • Coordinate international mobility activities for the Engineering group in collaboration with the International Mobility team
  • Be the central point for the international mobility activities for the employees, managers, International Mobility team and the vendors
  • Ensure internal and external equity within the process


Total Rewards:

  • Support implementation of annual salary review and STI/bonus payments 
  • In collaboration with the Compensation team, make salary proposals for new hires and promotions 
  • Ensure internal and external equity within the process
  • Highlight any compensation and benefits issues 


  • Build managers’ ownership of the management of their people, including coaching
  • Support the annual People Review, including development plans and ensure feedback to individuals
  • Support the development activities appropriate to each individual
  • Support the training programs, and measure their efficiency

Experience & Competencies Required

  • University degree, majoring in human resources
  • 3 years HR experience in a similar industry/environment
  • Generalist HR management experience covering all areas of HR management practice. 
  • Influence and resilience within a matrix organization structure
  • Fluent in French and English, both written and spoken

Competencies & Skills 

  • Organizational skills 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Business acumen
  • Intercultural awareness
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) 
  • Ability to manage time and projects effectively


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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