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HR Officer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/10/2019
  • Duration: feb 2020
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The Role:

Develops, advises on and implements people policies. Support departmental objectives, business processes and systems. Oversee recruitment activity, ensuring a professional service is delivered.
Reporting to the Head of HR/HR Manager within an operational team. Collaboration with functional areas, the wider HR team, Finance, Payroll and external suppliers.

Main Responsibilities:
1. Support the business area by providing a full generalist HR service to functional areas delivering high quality solutions, in line with Key Goals, and providing advice to managers to understand and implement policies and procedures.
* Development and communication of policies/procedures in line with changes in legislation and best practice
* Development and delivery of management training workshops to support new policies, plus other ad hoc training and development as and when required
* Support Managers through 1 to 1 coaching and provide feedback and guidance as appropriate
* Act as a trained assessor at recruitment assessment centres
2. Provide appropriate employee relations support to managers, including conducting investigations, disciplinary and grievances in line with Company procedures.
* Advise, coach and develop managers on a wide range of HR matters in line with Company policy, employment legislation and best practice
* Support investigation, disciplinary and grievance meetings in line with Company procedure
* Support managers in meetings relating to other employee relations matters e.g. flexible working requests, maternity, absence management, performance management
* Ensure that Colleagues leaving the Company are processed effectively through the leavers process and conduct exit interviews where appropriate
3. Generate accurate headcount forecast information.
* Provide salary information and other employee related statistics as required in line with data protection principles
* Report monthly headcount forecasting and reconciliation and update any relevant reports
* Monitor Attendance / Absenteeism. Analyse data and generate relevant reports as required
4. Generalist Activities.
* Host Company Induction
* General duties within office, e.g. answering telephone, ad hoc queries
* Operate in a cost conscious manner keeping cost at the forefront of everything

The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Generalist HR experience within a fast moving, pressurised environment.
Knowledge and application of recruitment, employee relations, reward, talent management and development tools and techniques
Ability to work on own initiative with excellent planning and organisational skills
Ability to communicate at all levels within the business
Previous experience of working within a unionised environment is preferable.

IT literate in Microsoft Office.
Working knowledge of SAP HR is desirable.
Awareness of current Employment legislation.
Knowledge of customer area operations and responsibilities desired.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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