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HR Officer

Location North East | Salary £25,000 to £30,000 plus competitive benefits


Our client is a large international manufacturing business with multiple sites across the UK.

A permanent position has arisen for an experienced HR practitioner who will provide an efficient and effective HR service to a group of stakeholders within a fast moving manufacturing facility.  The position has a generalist focus with responsibility for the day to day HR management of the production workforce as well as maintenance of the HRIS system.

Job Description

Main responsibilities:

  • Working as part of the HR team to ensure business and production objectives are achieved.
  • Manage all aspects of Employee Relations including: Absence Management; Disciplinary and Grievance issues; Capability and Performance Management.
  • Support all employee relations issues with the Production team.
  • Update and review procedures to ensure compliance to new employment legislation.
  • Develop Policies and Procedures to ensure the effective management of Human Resources within legislation and best practice.
  • Assist in managing recruitment processes to support production levels and develop strategies to enhance and make improvements.
  • Support management of Agency Contractors.
  • Liaison with Agency Suppliers.
  • Update and manage the Time and Attendance system.
  • Coordinate and support managers within the Performance Appraisal processes.
  • Provide advice and guidance on Learning and Development activity.
  • Support the payroll function with any queries in relation to Starters; Leavers; Maternity and Paternity.
  • Support the business with general people queries and give advice according to company guidelines and legislation.

Person Specification

Successful applicants will:

  • Have demonstrable HR experience ideally gained at an Officer or Advisor level previously.
  • Be resilient and confident in supporting stakeholders at all levels within the business.
  • Have strong generalist HR competencies and be comfortable in assisting with Employee Relations issues.
  • Have experience of working within fast-paced, commercial environments.
  • Be able to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Have CIPD qualification or working towards this.


Katie Nevin

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