Role Reports To

Director of HR

Job Description

Job Title: 

HR Officer

Job Purpose:

To support the Director of HR and assist the Senior HR Officer in a wide range of HR activities.

Main Duties

To support the Director of HR and assist the Senior HR Officer in:

  • Providing day-to-day support to line management and employees in the implementation of the established HRM policies and practices including disciplinary, grievance and performance management
  • Provide pragmatic and risk assessed advice to line managers when supporting them with employee relations cases
  • Assisting line management in training needs analysis through performance appraisal and in organising suitable training activities
  • Undertaking recruitment and resourcing activities, internal and external, up to but not including senior management appointments
  • Attending Health & Safety meetings as necessary and ensuring timely actions are maintained and assisting with producing Health & Safety documentation
  • To assist in the organisation of occupational health activities
  • Assisting with the regular consultation processes with the trade unions and Employee Consultation Group
  • Providing accurate data on absence management and other HR reports to management
  • Assisting with the HR department’s administration tasks in all aspects of the employees lifecycle as required



  • Previous broad HR generalist experience
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Demonstrates a high level of customer service
  • High level of attention to detail - able to maintain accuracy
  • Flexibility and positive “can do” attitude – prepared to do a bit of everything!
  • Ability to multitask and work within a busy and varied HR environment
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with computerised T&A and HR systems - experience of Workday is desirable, but not essential
  • A proven background in dealing with employee relations within a unionised manufacturing environment
  • Can demonstrate an awareness and proactive approach to supporting the management of health and safety
  • Be aware of and demonstrate the company values and behaviours


  • CIPD qualified

Travel Requirements

Occasional travel to UK sites

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