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HR Specialist (14-months Contract)
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Human Resources
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: November 22, 2022
Job Location:

Mississauga, ON
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Job Description

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Hunts, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, VH Sauces, Pogo and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit

Conagra Brands est une des principales entreprises d’aliments de marque en Amérique du Nord. Son histoire est jalonnée de grands succès alimentaires qui sont le fruit du travail d’une équipe passionnée par l’innovation et la croissance. Conagra offre des choix pour toute occasion grâce a des marques réputées comme Hunt’s, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, les sauces VH, Pogo, Vlasic et des marques émergentes, dont Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein et Frontera.

Nous sommes très fiers d’avoir la culture la plus influente, la plus dynamique et la plus inclusive du secteur alimentaire. Pour en savoir plus, visitez

Position summary:

Reporting to the Senior HR Manager, the Human Resources Specialist assists in providing Human Resources support, including but not limited to, recruitment and retention, staffing and orientation, project management, training and development, reporting, policies and procedures and assisting in the coordination of human resource planning initiatives. This role provides administrative HR support to the team on all aspects of the employee lifecycle and partners with internal COE’s to support the administration of HR programs and projects as assigned. The successful incumbent requires strong systems & process orientation, ability to draw conclusions from various data inputs, focus on continuous improvement and solid collaborative skills.

Position Responsibilities:

Talent Acquisition

  • Plan and lead full life cycle recruiting for various corporate roles in Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and Finance.
  • Develop strong relationships with hiring managers and stakeholders and equip them with the knowledge and tools they need to support the hiring process.
  • Provide an advisory approach to talent acquisition - ensure the entire process delivers a positive experience for hiring managers and candidates through effective coaching, planning, communication and delivery of outcomes.
  • Proactively source talent by leveraging social media and other online networks to identify and attract qualified candidates.
  • Screen, interview, and short list candidates for hiring managers and ensure all interviews are scheduled accordingly.
  • Identify, share and implement best practices and trends in talent acquisition.
  • Plan and lead all Co-op recruitment efforts with our university program in Finance and Marketing.
  • Manage new hire process to include coordination and conducting new employee orientation and onboarding sessions.
  • Support termination process to include preparation of documentation, scheduling & conducting exit interviews, sending notifications and collecting company property.
  • Process all employee changes via HRIS (Workday) and partnering with internal HR COE’s to ensure required documentation and processes are transactioned.

Human Resources

  • Manage employee and management inquiries related to HR programs and practices, and engage appropriate HR team members as required related to performance management, employee relations, disciplinary, and compensation issues.
  • Respond to and resolve employee questions related to policies and procedures, benefits, and other HR practices and programs.
  • Support the Human Resources function with day-to-day administration, including employee inquiries, composing letters, memos, presentations and other documentation as directed.
  • Perform routine and ad hoc reporting from various HR systems to support the needs of the business and the HR Management Team.
  • Maintain compliance with federal and provincial employment practices and standards.
  • Serve as primary contact person for Unemployment questions and required government reporting and information.
  • Maintain HR employee files and audits as necessary.
  • Assist in coordinating employee related on-site meetings and events as required.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications, Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related degree preferred, working towards CHRP designation
  • 2-3 years of professional experience, preferably in Human Resources
  • Knowledge of Human Resources related legislation both federal and provincial
  • Basic understanding of benefits and compensation administration, market pricing, labor law, and organizational development
  • Ability to manage projects and problem solving
  • Effective and deliberate communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).
  • Experience with PeopleSoft, Workday or other HRIS preferred
  • Ability to effectively multi-task with a strong sense of urgency
  • Keen attention to detail; identifying errors and making recommendations
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, change in a dynamic business environment
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and effectively manage those relationships.

Conagra’s culture of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. This position requires you work from our Mississauga office [3] days a week.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor.

A titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès a l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard a la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire.


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