HR Advisor

HR Advisor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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An exciting and ambitious FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking an experienced HR Advisor to join their team. This requirement is due to business growth and some very recent HR departmental changes which have created further opportunities for the team. This is a fast paced, evolving business who can offer genuine career progression and development in the short term.

Reporting to the HR Manager, you would have the responsibility to work closely with Site Management to embed the culture and values that are key to the business, as well as supporting local levels of management and employees to ensure the best performance in a motivating environment.

Summary of HR Officer Responsibilities:
  • Provide your business areas with HR support covering all aspects, such as providing advice and guidance on best practice, company policies, terms and conditions of employment and legislation
  • Assist the site HR team to implement the people strategy and implementing companywide initiatives. Acting as a point of contact for relevant business areas for all HR related queries. Providing advice, guidance and interpretation to operational departments on all people issues.
  • Deal with employee relations issues which include performance management, ensure managers have an effective appraisals process in place and manage under performers through a performance improvement plan.
  • Support managers with any disciplinary or grievance cases that may arise. In addition to administration this may include coaching, providing advice, considering best practice and evaluating risk in relation to the best course of action.
  • Responsible for complete end to end recruitment practice including preparing and placing adverts, job descriptions, person specifications and interview scripts. Coaching and supporting line managers in interviews through to offer stage, providing a proactive service to hiring managers 
  • Report on key HR metrics for management on a monthly and weekly basis.
  • Build line manager capability by providing a coaching role to the line managers ensuring they work closely with Supervisors and Team Leaders to ensure that individual performance levels are achieved ensuring consistency of approach, providing guidance and support where appropriate.
  • Proactively work with your business area ensuring employee absence processes are being adhered to in line with the absence management procedure, work with the OH team in managing short and long terms cases to resolution.
As this is a manufacturer, ideally you will have will experience of working within a similar FMCG Food or similar fast paced manufacturing OR distribution environmen. You will be a confident and effective communicator with the ability to develop relationships.  You will have a positive approach, able to present compelling messages and influence others.  You will be an excellent organiser with attention to detail, the ability to multi‐task and able to make difficult decisions.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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