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 HR Coordinator  for Aryzta

Human Resources 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 24 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.

ARYZTA Americas operates one of the largest specialty bakery businesses servicing all major customers in the retail, foodservice, QSR and convenience store channels.

The Americas Structure includes four operating Business Units: Brazil, Canada, ARYZTA US Baking Solutions and ARYZTA US Consumer Foods, which are serviced by the Americas Central Support Functions covering areas such as Food Safety & Quality Assurance, Environmental Health & Safety, Sustainability, HR, Legal, IT, Finance Shared Services, Procurement, Category Management, and Commercialization.

Job Title

  • Human Resources Coordinator


  • Brantford/Ancaster, Ontario (Canada)


  • Human Resources

Reporting to

  • Human Resources Manager

Position Purpose

Provide assistance and support for all Human Resources policies, practices and procedures.  Provide support to US Payroll team to ensure all compensation programs are processed accurately, on time and in compliance with all applicable legislation.


Key Accountabilities

The HR Coordinator is responsible for dealing with various HR functions, including payroll and benefits administration.



  • 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
  • Foster positive employee relations and effectively manage employee relations issues
  • 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 step increase program, ensuring rates are processed on time
  • Manage benefits administration (GWL) enrolments/terminations and plan changes, and RSP program administration
  • Complete various reports such as vacation entitlements, hires/departures, master employee report, staffing report, etc
  • Monitor data integrity between systems (HR, timekeeping, payroll)
  • Address system issues as needed, and escalate to appropriate team for resolution when required
  • Monitor time keeping program for accuracy, update timesheets as needed to ensure pay rules are applied properly (shift diff, OT, vacation, etc)
  • Set up patterns and hyperfinds in timekeeping system to assist with scheduling and timecard approvals
  • Provide local support to US Payroll department as necessary, review payroll preview on a biweekly basis
  • Participate in various Human Resources initiatives and projects in support of Company goals
  • Performs other administrative duties as assigned, such as employment letters, payroll reimbursements, EHT, etc
  • 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
  • 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 or payroll designation
  • 2-5 years experience in Payroll/HR related field, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of  ESA, Human Rights Code, OHSA , WSIB Regulations and other related legislation pertaining to workplace Human Resources