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Human Resources Manager

Nelson, BC, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

We are looking for a Human Resource Manager to join our dynamic team!

DROP Group provides support and resources to our design and manufacturing companies within the industrial manufacturing and marine fields. We primarily create made-to-order sprockets and marine components with industry leading turnaround times and quality.

As Human Resources Manager you'll oversee our most important asset - our people! You'll develop policy that will shape our culture, identify and develop leaders, and oversee employee performance to elevate the whole team.

DROP Culture

We invest in our people. That means hiring from within whenever possible and developing latent talents within our team. Any time you learn a new skill, the whole company benefits, so we’re here to help you reach your goals by providing regular opportunities for growth and recognition.

We’ve worked hard to make DROP a place we love to be at. You can learn all about our corporate culture on our website.

The Perks

  • Competitive wage, bonus structure, benefits package and long-term employment.

  • Subsidized learning opportunities to develop skills that will stay with you for life.

  • Positive corporate culture around transparency and career growth.

  • Get out on the mountain with our corporate ski pass program

  • Team lunches and the odd adventure experience - trapshooting, rafting, golfing, bowling and so much more! 

  • A great opportunity to have a long-term career in the West Kootenays with a progressive and growing manufacturing company that values the community.

You'll Be A Great Fit At DROP If...

  • You value the community small towns offer, but still want a company big enough to offer you a career, with room to grow.

  • You like to solve problems efficiently, and can do so while juggling multiple projects.

  • You’re an excellent communicator and enjoy connecting with clients and co-workers over the phone, by email, and in person.

  • You believe that teamwork means reaching our goals together, each bringing unique skills to the table

  • You have career goals in mind, and want the opportunity to learn skills that will help you get there.

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy

  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital

  • Build open and honest partnerships with leaders and employees

  • Understand the business while integrating HR strategies, policies and processes aligning with HR efforts with business goals

  • Identify barriers to success and facilitate positive change in people management

  • Nurture a positive working environment

  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance

  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs

  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics

  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management 

  • Provide leadership in fostering an organizational culture, customer satisfaction, employee engagement, innovation, productivity and excellence.

  • Works alongside the Controller to set, monitor, and achieve budget targets.

  • Continuous monitoring of adherence to internal polices and employment standards.

  • Implementation of a variety of HR programs such as compensation, benefits, health and safety etc. while also successfully managing these programs;

  • Support team members within the company by devising strategies for performance evaluation, staffing, training and development etc.

  • Recruitment, training and retention of top talent in the industry enhancing our core strengths of the business and having a strong and diverse team.

  • Participate in HR workshops, seminars, and conferences to connect with other HR professionals and keep updated with the latest trends.

  • Ensure all staff maintains the knowledge, skills and abilities required to function to the best of their abilities in their roles.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Human Resources or related experience.

  • Minimum 5-years of progressive experience in Human Resources

  • Professional designation as Chartered Human Resources Professional (CHRP) considered an asset

  • Demonstrable experience with Human Resources metrics

About DROP Group

The DROP Group of Companies is a privately owned Canadian-based operation with a focus on delivering innovative high-quality products and services. The team’s deep product knowledge, ability to adapt, and backing of a fully integrated advanced manufacturing facility allows DROP to design, develop and manufacture 100% of our products in-house. This granular control over product design, production, and shipping allows us industry leading quality control and turnaround time.

With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, cutting-edge machining and fabrication equipment, and 1.5 million pounds of raw and semi-finished materials, DROP Sprockets is able to offer the most comprehensive sprocket line in the industry.

DROP Marine uses all the same resources to design and fabricate marine vessels and equipment with an unimpeachable level of quality. Our work boats and equipment are overengineered to provide dramatically lower maintenance costs and reduce downtime associated with repairs.

Success At DROP

People often ask what it takes to succeed at DROP – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. We support and push one another to innovate and get out of our comfort zones. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We have a “get ‘r done” approach to everything we do.

At DROP Group, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the company. If you would like to join us, tell us about your experience and what you can add to the team!

If you’re from out of the area, let us know why you would like to relocate, along with your history with the West Kootenays! 

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