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HR Officer

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/06/2015
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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.

The Role:

Develops, advises 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.


- 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 centres.
- 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 relation 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.
- Generate accurate forecast information.
- Provide salary process and conduct exit interviews where appropriate.
- Report monthly headcount forecasting and reconciliation and update any relevant reports.
- Monitor attendance/ absenteeism. Analyse data and generate relevant reports.
- Host company inductions
- General duties in office e.g. answering the phone, ad hoc queries.
- Operate in a cost conscious manner, keeping cost at the forefront of everything.


- 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 (manufacturing)


- Member of CIPD - Grad CIPD or working towards.
- HNC/ HND or 4 GCSE's (A - C) or equivalent, including literacy and numeracy.
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