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Nuclear Fuel Services HR Generalist in Kanata, Ontario

BWXT Medical Ltd. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT Medical Ltd. employs over 150 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Medical Ltd. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.

We are seeking a HR Generalist for our Kanata, ON location.

Job Summary

The Human Resource Generalist works in partnership with employees, managers and directors on a variety of employment related matters and provides guidance and recommendations in accordance with applicable legislation and internal policies.

Key focus areas include: Labour and Employee Relations, Recruiting, Performance Management, Benefits and Compensation. This p osition supports locations in Kanata, Ontario as well as Vancouver, British Columbia.


  • Meet with the business units on a regular basis to keep current on issues at the local level that have an impact on the business. Listen to the needs of the business and take ownership to explore/deliver solutions.

  • Work with the business units to create workforce plans that will allow for proactive recruiting and better utilization of current resources.

  • Work with the hiring managers at the beginning of the salaried staffing process to confirm position is approved, and budgeted; develop hiring specification (job description, competencies, salary range, etc.); participate in the candidate evaluation process; set compensation for offer; on-board new hire (strategic plan, organizational alignment, etc.);

  • Handle employee relations issues and investigations working closely with Legal and Ethics & Compliance.

  • Provide high level support to Shared Services-led initiatives (succession planning, compensation planning, change management initiatives, etc.)

  • Provide labour relations support at selected locations with bargaining units and/or may be identified as a specific labour relations specialist at those sites with large bargaining unit representation.

  • Collaborate with HR team members across the BWXT organization on specific projects and initiatives.


  • Human Resources Management Diploma and/or University degree.

  • CHRP designation would be a definite asset.

  • Experience working in a unionized, federally legislative environment is preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a HR.

  • Sound knowledge of human resources best practices.

  • Strong knowledge of employment standards, legislation and company policies and procedures as they relate to labour law requirements and HR.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills.

  • Effective planning, organization and time management skills.


  • Work with collaborative teams within the growing nuclear, pharmaceutical and nuclear medicine industries

  • Competitive compensation packages

  • Employer-paid pension plan

  • Profit sharing plan

  • Bonus plan

  • Competitive Health and Dental benefits

  • Life insurance

  • Educational Refund Program

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

BWXT Medical Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.