HR IS Specialist (Bilingual French & English)

Location: Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10-13-2017
Canada Bread Company, Limited is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®. Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada. The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada.  It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns, and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Canada Bread seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.

Canada Bread serves major grocery chains, retail outlets, and foodservice operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream, and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and foodservice outlet.

The incumbent will be responsible for the accurate and timely administration of all ORACLE HR transactions, as well as maintaining the highest level of data integrity, reporting expectations, trouble shooting and coordinating efforts between Human Relations and Payroll. The ideal candidate will be someone who thrives on working in a stimulating, multi-jurisdictional and fast paced environment.
  • Execute day-to-day ORACLE HCM administration, ie. processing all HR transactions, maintaining the highest level of data integrity, timeliness and confidentiality
  • Create and Perform audits
  • Act as a primary HRIS support resource and look for continuous improvement opportunities in both HRIS and field HR processing
  • Undertake quality checks of data; liaise with Field HR and Payroll to maintain data integrity and processing timelines
  • Assist and advise HR regarding ORACLE processes
  • Assist, review and advise on tasks related to Payroll requirements
  • Participate in investigation of Human Relations related systems issues and make recommendations for process improvements, depending on findings
  • Capable of mass reporting, analysis and follow-up with necessary stakeholders, including counsel and change management as required
  • 3-4 years experience in HR systems and/or support related roles
  • Minimum of 2 yrs of working ORACLE (HR) knowledge and functionality
  • Post-secondary education in business or Human Resources, combined with related experience is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel)
  • Knowledge of HRIS systems and applications
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, deliver effective results & meet tight deadlines/ targets
  • Detail oriented & Organized
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written skills required
  • Proactive and collaborative team player with a strong customer service focus
  • Demonstrated professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality, ethics and company standards
  • Process improvement experience a definite asset
Please note all offers of employment at Canada Bread Company, Limited are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.

Canada Bread Company, Limited is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact Canada Bread Accessibility at
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