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HR Coordinator

City & State: 

Brantford, ON, CA, N3S 7X6

N3S 7X6
Job Category:  Human Resources
N3S 7X6

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

Job Title

  • HR Coordinator


  • Brantford, Ontario


  • Human Resources

Reporting to

  • Manager, HR-Business Partner

Position Purpose

Provide assistance and support for all Human Resources policies, practices and procedures. 


Key Accountabilities

The HR Coordinator is responsible for dealing with various HR functions, primarily consisting of recruitment and onboarding, HR administration, and hourly performance management. 



  • Provide HR support and advice to management and employees to ensure the fair and equitable application of Human Resources policies and procedures, assist with general inquiries
  • Lead in recruitment and selection for hourly roles (posting jobs on SuccessFactors and various job boards online, setting up job fairs)
  • Conduct pre-screening interviews, schedule interviews, and ensure completion of background checks and employment references, prepare and present job offers
  • Deliver new hire employee orientations as required, and ensure all online onboarding, paperwork and training is completed.   
  • Enter and maintain data in HRIS; including all new hires, transfers, terminations and other data entry to ensure accurate and complete information and reporting is available
  • Manage the probationary review process, supplying all departments with timelines
  • Manage step increase program, ensuring rates are processed on time
  • Monitor benefits program (Manulife) plan changes, and RSP program administration
  • Complete various reports such as hires/departures, staffing report, etc
  • Monitor data integrity between systems.  Address system issues as needed, and escalate to appropriate team for resolution when required
  • Provide direction and support to Supervisors for completion of accurate timecards.
  • Participate in various Human Resources initiatives and projects in support of Company goals
  • Performs other administrative duties as assigned, such as employment letters.
  • Adhere to GMPs and Health and Safety rules as outlined in employee handbook
    • Keep work area clean and clear of hazards
    • Report any unsafe conditions, incidents or injuries to supervisor immediately
    • Use all prescribed personal protective equipment
  • Ensure GMP’s and safe food handling practices are being followed
    • Monitor and enforce GMP compliance by all operators
    • Ensure all work areas are clean and organized and free of spills, water, wood, and debris
    • Complete incident reports for all FM/GMP incidents
  • Primarily in contact with:
    • Human Resources Manager - setting direction -weekly
    • US Payroll Team – daily/as needed
    • Employees & Supervisors - daily/as necessary
    • Government Departments - as needed
    • Prospective Employees – as required
    • Temporary Agency – weekly/as needed
  • Perform all other duties assigned



Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • Superior analytical skills with the ability to identify problems before they arise
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated successful team problem solving, conflict resolution and planning skills
  • Self starter with demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good organization and follow-up skills
  • Strong computer knowledge, including prior working knowledge with a HRIS


Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level


  • College Diploma or University Degree in Human Resources and working towards a CHRP designation
  • 2-5 years experience in HR related field, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of  ESA, Human Rights Code, OHSA , and other related legislation pertaining to workplace Human Resources


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Use a computer keyboard and monitor more than 70% of total work time.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • ARYZTA Limited is a 24 hour/ 7 day manufacturing operation
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold.
  • The noise level in the work environment varies from none to moderate to loud.

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.