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Human Resources Manager - Atlantic Poultry Inc. (Filled)

Human Resources Manager

Port Williams, NS

Atlantic Poultry Incorporated (API) is a significant supplier of high-quality feed, chicks, fresh eggs, and poults to Atlantic Canada’s poultry industry. Formed in 2012, API is a private company and is proudly owned and operated by Atlantic Canadian farmers. An integrated agricultural producer, marketer, and distributor, API has operations in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

The API brand is defined by integrity, sustainability, and a strong sense of quality, purpose, and alignment among partners – whether farmers, processors, or distributors. Headquartered in Port Williams, Nova Scotia, API is an hour from Halifax and an international airport. API employs approximately 170 people directly through its hatcheries, farms, grading station, and feed division. API is committed to feeding communities through stewardship of the land and animals in their care and inspiring the next generation of Atlantic Canadian farmers.

The company is recruiting a Human Resources Manager to support operations and work closely with managers and supervisors. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Human Resources Manager will be proactive and energetic on all aspects of the attraction and recruitment of front-line employees, supervisors, and management. They will have a natural ability to foster strong employee relations, create a culture of safety and learning, and will take initiative with staying up to date on HR best practice and regulations. The Human Resources Manager will be responsible for implementing relevant HR practices and policies, particularly in the areas of occupational health and safety, and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

The Human Resources Manager will lead the department, with one direct report, and together they will actively promote employee communication and internal accountability, while also building external relationships with community, workforce and economic development organizations. The Human Resources Manager will have experience facilitating temporary foreign worker opportunities. They are a self-starter, proven relationship builder, and creative thinker who works collaboratively within the organization and the broader community.

The ideal candidate will have five plus years of HR generalist experience, which includes handling talent acquisition, occupational health and safety, employee relations, EDI initiatives, policy development, training and development, and benefits administration. Manufacturing/agriculture experience and a CPHR designation will be considered assets but are not required.

This is an exciting role to build leadership skills and grow business acumen with a company that is dedicated to maintaining strong and locally owned business in the food and agriculture industry.

To learn more about Atlantic Poultry Incorporated please visit:

Royer Thompson is committed to presenting a diverse and inclusive roster of candidates to our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from the following under-represented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of one of these under-represented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume. Additionally, we provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the recruitment process, please contact

Please submit your resume and interest online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Aimée White ( in confidence at 902-422-2099.

Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a Canadian talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative, caring, and entrepreneurial spirit.

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