HR Advisor (HR Business Partner level)

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HR Advisor (HR Business Partner level)

Salary: £32,000 (full time maternity cover role) 6-8 months

Location: West Yorkshire based (Wakefield)

Our client is a highly successful long established large manufacturing company manufacturing products for blue-chip customers.
This is an excellent opportunity to work in an busy established operational HR team covering maternity leave for one of their key HR Officers. The HR Officer level role is a full on operational HR generalist role working closely with the management team across Operations, Production, Supply Chain and all Head Office functions. The ideal HR candidate will be able to 'hit the floor running' and excel in a busy full on manufacturing environment.
There is a great culture here and a real pride of the products they produce and the clients they serve - a very positive place to work where people work together and go to work with pride.

This role is a 'hands on' being 'visible around the site position, working and liaising constantly with the Plant Management team on all employee matters, advising Managers and staff on people issues including performance management. Making sure you are keeping up with any new legislation and changes and aware of the impact this could have on the site. The role covers all ER, Disciplinaries, Performance Management, dealing with Unions, record keeping and compliance, recruiting and selection, facilitating and delivering development to junior management level, all operational day-to-day HR duties, delivering overall Best Practice, involvement with on going HR projects and supporting and working with the wider UK HR teams, Inductions, payroll liaising, absence and overtime management, working on site closely with all the management team.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a 'hands on' operational HR generalist role working as part of a busy operations management team in a manufacturing company.
Excellent up-to-date employment law knowledge and experience.
Previously worked in an HR team and delivered a full operational HR service to a large manufacturing site
Union experience would be an advantage
Worked supporting payroll and understands time attendance systems
CIPD 5 (ideally)
At least 3 years Operational HR generalist exposure in manufacturing or distribution
Good with IT systems (Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
Strong communicator
Excellent personality and enjoys working close to Plant Management and being visible around the site
An experience ER HR generalist who can hit the floor running and build immediate credibility across the site

Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment.
Established in 1998.
Employ approx 30 staff.
2 offices in Doncaster & Hull.
Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients.
From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.

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