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Employee Relations Business Partner


Capitol Heights, MD, US


Requisition ID:  32044 

Posting Locations: Alexandria; Annapolis; Baltimore; Capitol Heights


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Employee Relations Business Partner


REFRESH your career by joining our exceptional Human Resources team! Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is the largest Coca-Cola bottler in the US, is looking for Employee Relations Business Partner!


Things you should know about working as a Employee Relations Business Partner: 


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/LR 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, Collective Bargaining Agreement Management, Employee Relations training, investigations, negotiations, teammate engagement, grievance and arbitration processes.  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. 


What would success look like?


Proactive Employee Relations:

  • 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
  • Facilitates and schedules Employee Engagement sessions
  • Develops and executes Employee Engagement session action plans in partnership with operational leadership
  • Facilitates positive employee relations and development training


Reactive Employee Relations:

  • Coaches and counsel leaders on performance management for non-exempt (union and non-union) and exempt
  • Liaison for policy interpretation and guidance for non-exempt (union and non-union) and exempt
  • Assists with general employee inquiries (i.e., compensation questions, payroll errors, benefits questions, etc.)
  • Conducts Employee Investigations (union and non-union)
  • Assists and responds to employee relations issues such as employee compliance, harassment allegations, EEOC and NLRB complaints


Labor Relations:

  • Provides guidance and interpretation on Collective Bargaining Agreements within assigned territory
  • Ensures compliance on all provisions within the Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Manages grievances, assists with arbitrations
  • Leads the contract negotiations process, from preparation to execution
  • Acts as a liaison between the Union business agents and Company representatives




  • Minimum three (3) years Human Resources experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Self directing, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Multitask oriented, strong organizational skills
  • Professional conduct and appearance
  • Maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Sense of urgency with all levels of management/employees
  • Advanced computer/work processing skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Good Driving Record


Travel: 50%+ 


All candidates will be subject to pre-employment testing: Background Check, Drug Screen, and Physical Abilities Test (if applicable).



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

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC