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Human Resources Business Partner

Date: 03-Mar-2023

Location: Toronto (GTA), ON, CA, M9L 1L8

Company: CONA Services


Work Location -  Weston (Hybrid)

Employee Type -  Regular Employee FT  Salaried


About This Opportunity

In this role you will work with a great team in all aspects of human resources and labour relations. You will execute activities aligned with the business while ensuring strategies, plans and initiatives are delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and best practices. This is a critical role in leading and fostering productive labour relations and employee engagement. This position is primarily based at our Weston facility (Highway 400 & Finch) and also supports our Greater Northern Ontario and Kingston market units. Travel to these locations will be required. 


•    Lead labour relations priorities within the assigned region including the administration of collective agreements and labour management relationships.
•    Provide advice, coaching and counseling support to local management in the area of labour relations: contract interpretation, discipline, attendance management and grievances.
•    Lead investigations and fact finding on employee and labour relations issues related to harassment and disciplinary issues.
•    Balance the advocacy of employees with the requirements of the business to ensure decisions are fair.
•    Implement Human Resources programs for all employees salaried, union and non-union.
•    Champion the performance and talent management processes in the Region including participation in talent reviews and succession planning.
•    Conduct training for employees and managers as required on labour relations, attendance management, anti-harassment and discrimination.
•    Ensure best practices are followed by staying current with labour and employment legislation and HR industry developments and contribute to continuous improvement by influencing HR strategies, policies and procedures.
•    Act as a change agent to support critical business initiatives and support leaders in all elements of effective change management.
•    10-15% travel and required to be in facilities 2-3 days per week


•    University degree, college diploma or equivalent experience with a focus in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
•    Minimum of 3 years human resources/labour relations is required.
•    Experience supporting multi-location operations with multiple collective agreements. 
•    Proven ability to work closely with leaders to support the resolution of employee issues in a fast-paced manufacturing and distribution environment.
•    Customer focused with proven relationship-building strengths and solid experience developing workforce plans based on business goals.
•    Comfort and ability to thrive in a high-change and fast-paced environment.
•    Proven collaboration skills with the ability to gain consensus through personal influence.
•    Demonstrated ability to promote an inclusive work environment and support workforce diversity. 
•    Comfort with HR data, analytics, and HRIS systems is an asset.
•    Capable of communicating and supporting employees at all levels of the organization.

About Us

Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada Bottling!


Coke Canada Bottling 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 five production facilities nationwide.


We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love. We pride ourselves on building diverse and sustainable relationships with our customers, consumers, stakeholders, and communities through our shared values: lead with an entrepreneurial mindset, collaboration, integrity, accountability, quality and safety.


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®.


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. In addition, all new employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide Coke Canada with proof of vaccination. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regard to any of the foregoing once you are contacted for further consideration.


Coke Canada Bottling is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with several programs, policies and resources in place to support our people. For individuals requiring 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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