HR Assistant

HR Assistant

HR Assistant
FMCG Manufacturing

Hours: 8.30am – 17:00, Monday to Friday
25 days annual leave + 8 Bank Hols

Due to continued growth, an ambitious FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a HR Assistant to join their HR team. This company are doing extremely well and have never been busier. They have a fantastic development-driven and rewarding culture. You would form part of an experienced HR team where you could really develop your career for the long term. 

Role purpose:

To assist the HR team in a generalist capacity to ensure a smooth running of daily HR activity. This role will form as an integral part of the HR team to deliver a professional service to the business.

Summary of HR Assistant Responsibilities:
  • Record daily absences, track Return to Work forms and calculate Bradford Factor upon employee’s return to work. Schedule any necessary absence reviews with employees and the relevant manager, be present at the meetings to take comprehensive notes.
  • Manage the new starter process including preparing and issuing contracts, coordinating all new starter paperwork and being involved with the HR induction for our team members to ensure a positive on-boarding experience.
  • Assist the HR Advisor with preparation of any formal letters, including Absence Reviews, AWOL and invites to any investigation/disciplinary meetings.
  • Support with the referral of employees to our Occupational Health provider, ensuring employees have received the relevant medical checks and OH appointments are booked when necessary.
  • Support the HR team with low level ER activity as and when required.
  • Record any employee change of details and updating the system accordingly, liaising closely with payroll to ensure all details are updated.
  • Maintain the employee electronic file system, including new starters and leavers.
  • Assist with employee engagement activities onsite; this will include coordinating all internal communications whilst ensuring relevant activity is displayed around site.
  • Assist with the Temp to Perm recruitment process, liaising with the agency to ensure a robust recruitment process.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience

CIPD Level 3 either part or full qualified is essential for this role. You would need to have previous HR experience, any level, background or sector will be considered. FMCG / Food Manufacturing experience would be an advantage although this is not essential.  

We are looking for a confident and effective communicator with the ability to develop relationships with a wide range of internal stakeholders.  You will have a positive approach to work and will have the ability to work well under pressure in a busy, fast paced environment.

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.

Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.