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Specialist, Human Resources

Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: Brampton, CA, L6T 5T4

Company: CONA Services



About Us


Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada!
Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada’s premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centres, and 5 production facilities nationwide.
We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.
Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Life™, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®,  and A&W®.

About This Opportunity


Based out of our Brampton location and reporting to the Human Resources Business Partner, the Human Resources Specialist will be responsible for providing day to day HR Operations support in addition to  supporting and providing labour and employee relations counsel to frontline leaders across the site Field Sales, Manufacturing, Distribution and Warehouse functions enabling them to make informed business decisions aligned with our culture, best practices and policies. 



  • Supports frontline leaders with Human Resource objectives to include appropriate policy as well as performance management guidance  
  • Provide counsel, training, and guidance to supervisors regarding the interpretation of the collective agreement (s).
  • Support the grievance preparation and administration process working in conjunction with Union representatives, HR Business Partners and internal business stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain filing system for active grievances, including management of grievance liability tracking 
  • Organize, manage and maintain all supporting files and documentation pertaining to grievances and arbitration and employee relations matters
  • Provide guidance, analysis, recommendations and assistance regarding open cases.
  • Act as a change agent to support critical business initiatives and support leaders in all elements of effective change management
  • Respond to inquiries from frontline leaders regarding employee performance or corrective action recommendations including performance management.
  • Support and perform investigations including the preparation of findings o in accordance with applicable policy, procedure and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Respond to and support the resolution of employee inquiries – specifically inquiries requiring escalation with employee self-service related matters.
  • Administer, monitor and support the attendance management program including training, assessing and addressing inconsistencies across all functions. 
  • Support, monitor and maintain KPI dashboards, tracking systems, and documentation, as required including synthesizing and data analysis to provide key insights
  • Support the organization and execution of Academy learning and development programs for the location 
  • Support the annual performance review and compensation planning cycle



  • Completed a University degree in Business with a focus in Human Resources
  • Minimum three (3) years experience as an HR generalist with minimum one (1) years with direct labour relations experience.
  • Experience in consumer-packaged goods manufacturing environments is preferred
  • Proven ability to work closely with leaders to support the resolution of employee issues in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer focused with proven relationship building strengths
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a high-change, fasted paced environment
  • Proven collaboration skills with the ability to gain consensus through personal influence
  • Demonstrated ability to invite diverse perspectives, promote an inclusive work environment and support workforce diversity
  • Accomplished team-builder, skilled at inspiring, motivating and developing people
  • HR data analytics experience is an asset.


What you will need to succeed in this role


  • Strong affinity for labour and employee relations
  • Demonstrated emotional intelligence and communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees and management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Human Resources Practices, labour relations, employment law and recruitment
  • Strong understanding of Employment Standards Occupational Health and Safety and Workplace Safety Acts and Regulations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment 


Important – All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and driver’s abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regards to this once you are contacted for further consideration.
Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with a number of programs, policies and resources in place to support our people.
For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email

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