Human Resources Director

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Posted: January 31, 2017
  • Reference ID: 61169
Job ID: 61169

This position is a key leader of a complex or multiple Market Unit(s), Coca-Cola Refreshments core operating unit, responsible for all people aspects of our business in partnership with the General Manager and leadership team.  This position is responsible for providing counsel to the Market Unit leadership team on all people related matters and business initiatives.


This position is accountable for building multifaceted plans for the Market Unit that ensures the right talent is in place, supports the development of capabilities and creates an environment that fosters an engaged workforce while mitigating risk.  This position will collaborate and partner with a team of HR Center of Expertise (COE) specialists (Labor Relations, Talent Acquisition and Employee Relation) to lead the execution of HR initiatives across a moderately sized geographic area.

•Supports the General Manager and Market Unit leadership team as the primary service provider connecting with Talent Acquisition, Labor Relations, Employee Relations, and other COEs in adapting the Coca-Cola Refreshments People Plan into  Market Unit specific action programs.    Responsible, in partnership with Talent Acquisition, Labor Relations, and Employee Relations for building management routines to ensure people plan  execution.

•Analyze people metrics to influence the strategic people planning process and provide guidance to leadership in key decision making for employment-related matters.

•Develop Market Unit leadership capabilities to identify employee-related opportunities to develop and implement proactive / preventative solutions to achieve targeted results.

•Lead Market Unit management Leaders through the performance management programs and procedures, including but not limited to performance appraisals, people development forums, succession planning and individual development plans that enable the Market Unit to continue to invest in the building of the capabilities of a highly talented and diverse leadership team.

•Lead change management projects and ensure compliance with the execution of Company Employee Communication initiatives (i.e., change methodology /closures/acquisitions/compensation/benefit plans/policies, and etc.) across the Market Unit.

•Support the HR Service Delivery model through collaboration and partnering with ER to assist with the resolution of complex or high exposure associate complaints, issues and concerns regarding employment practices originating from various sources, including but not limited to grievances, Ethics & Compliance hotline calls, and Solutions complaints.

•Partner with the Labor Relations team in the planning and coordination of Market Unit Labor Relations activities including collective bargaining preparation, strike contingency, positive employee relations training (PERT), implementation of business initiatives and responding to escalating Employee Relations concerns, and ensuring execution of proactive employee engagement programs and plans

•Partner with the Talent Acquisition team and business leaders to identify staffing requirements needed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization and ensure the execution of affirmative action plans and local outreach activities to promote the hiring and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce.


Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree, Human Resources or related field or relevant experience required

 - Post graduate degree in related field or MBA preferred


Minimum Experience Required:  Minimum of five (5) years of exempt-level human resources experience


 Experience Preferred:  Seven (7) or more years of exempt-level human resources experience. Previous consumer products experience. Previous manufacturing or distribution experience. Previous supervisory / management experience. Previous union avoidance experience. Previous experience working in a unionized environment

Coca-Cola Refreshments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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