You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
STEMCELL Technologies

Human Resources Operations Associate

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Job Description Summary

The HR Operations Associate will be responsible for ensuring our HR Operations processes and programs run seamlessly across STEMCELL's global organization.

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all HR related paperwork accurately and in a timely fashion including new hires, terminations, promotions, transfers, salary increases, and confirmation of employment letters.
  • Act as the key liaison between HR and Payroll by providing timely and accurate information on pay-impacting issues, manage communication between teams & ensuring accuracy of payroll-related transactions in the HRIS system (Workday).
  • Respond in a timely manner to inquiries and requests from managers, employees and HR team members related to HR programs, policies, systems and procedures.
  • Ensure that all data is recorded thoroughly and accurately in the HRIS system (Workday) and completes regular audits to ensure data integrity.
  • Support with HR systems testing as needed and assists with general report preparation.
  • Maintain documentation on HR processes, training documents & knowledge articles.
  • Support HR Business Partners with HRIS transaction training.
  • Support with general employee communications and training initiatives with the HR Business partner team.
  • Review existing people processes and recommend new approaches to create efficiencies and improve data quality.
  • Support the HR Coordinator with benefit administration and related activities, as well as support with troubleshooting issues or data discrepancies.
  • Support with HR related research as requested and contribute to process & policy development .


  • Minimum undergraduate degree in a relevant field, or post-degree HR diploma.
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience.
  • General knowledge of Human Resources.
  • Experience with HRIS Systems (Workday preferred).
  • Intermediate Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills (G-Suite experience preferred).
  • Comfortable working independently and with a team.
  • Excellent judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and obsession with accuracy, while keeping the big picture in mind.
  • Clear, concise communicator, both orally and in writing.


STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as "Scientists Helping Scientists" - standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply.

Create an account by selecting the create account button. You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number. Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!

Human Resources