Employee Relations Business Partner in Charlotte, NC at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/22/2021

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Job Description

Requisition ID:  20386 

Posting Locations: Charlotte 

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Job Overview

The Employee Relations Business Partner supports all functions within the Market Unit by providing direction and assistance in the application of required HR processes and objectives for all managers and employees within the assigned geographical region. The ER Business Partner performs all activities related to proactive and reactive ER, LR support to include but not limited to policy interpretation and guidance, legal compliance, Employee Relations training, investigations, and teammate engagement. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who can relate to individuals at all levels within the organization across multiple geographies. Our actions reflect our values and support our purpose while focused on Coca-Cola Consolidated One Team execution.



Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as a Cultural Advocate fostering our Purpose and Values (i.e., Values, Stewardship, Safety and,or Quality).
  • Conducts consistent facility visits promoting positive employee engagement and facilitates and schedules Employee Engagement sessions.
  • Develops and executes Employee Engagement session action plans in partnership with operational leadership and facilitates positive employee relations and development training
  • Coaches and counsels leaders on performance management for non-exempt exempt. 
  • Serves as a liaison for policy interpretation and guidance for non-exempt and exempt teammates.
  • Performs Case Management System maintenance and Administration.
  • Assists with general employee inquiries including compensation questions, payroll errors, benefits questions, etc.
  • Conducts Employee Investigations, both union, and non-union.
  • Assists and responds to employee relations issues such as employee compliance, harassment allegations, EEOC and NLRB complaints.
  • Conducts stay and exit interviews, and analyzes data providing recommendations related to problematic trends.
  • Responds to teammates’ issues and complaints to protect the organization’s general liability interests.
  • Provides support to the HR Business Partner team on various initiatives including, but not limited to training facilitation, policy and program roll-out, feedback sessions, etc.
  • Serves as a teammate resource and trusted advisor through managing and maintaining strong relationships.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Self-directing, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Multi-task oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional conduct and appearance
  • Maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Sense of urgency with all levels of management, employees computer, word processing skills including Microsoft Office)
  • Good Driving Record
  • Equipment used will include Laptop, Printer, Copier, Scanner, Fax, Smart Phone, Personal Vehicle
  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule, requiring up to 50% overnight travel in a calendar year, as well as some very early and late hours.
  • Physical Effort: Nominal physical effort. It is necessary to walk through a variety of facilities including Sales Branches, Manufacturing Facilities, Warehouses, Fleet and Equipment Services Centers.
  • Ability to be able to lift 25 pounds.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as necessary by car and, or plane


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Knowledge acquired through 3 to up to 5 years of work experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Four Year Degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License SPHR, PHR, or SHRM-CP Certification Preferred


Work Environment

Normal office environment, some warehouse and manufacturing plant exposure (noisy conditions, extreme temperatures)

Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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