Site HR Manager - Food manufacturing

Posted 10 January by High Profile Resourcing Ltd
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Site HR Manager - Food manufacturing

Location: South Lincolnshire

Salary: £45-55,000 + car allowance + bonus +corporate benefits

Our Client is seeking an outstanding individual with an impressive HR career trajectory to join a dynamic progressive site of 800 employees. If you have worked in a unionised manufacturing or logistics business we would be very keen to hear from you.

Reporting to the Head of HR for Manufacturing, your role will be to drive and deliver effective support to on-site operations to ensure delivery of first class and compliant HR practices which will reinforce the company’s vision, values and operating processes.

If you are high energy, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and enjoy executing against the demands of a fast-paced high growth organisation, then consider joining our Client’s team to help drive your career forward.

The HR Manager will be responsible for providing full human resources generalist support to the site. Such support will include recruitment and retention, HR program administration, employee and Industrial relations, compensation and benefits administration, performance management, coaching and counselling, employee engagement programmes and plenty of meaty project work.

The role:

  • Work with functional/departmental and site leaders to ensure that internal customer requests/needs for HR services are being met in a timely and effective manner.
  • Analyse, interpret, develop, and implement HR policies, programs, and procedures as appropriate.
  • Identify and apply multiple recruiting strategies to ensure a timely and appropriate response to fill open positions. Minimise time to fill open requisitions while improving the fit of new hires.
  • Direct interaction with functional and site leaders and employees to gain a first-hand feel for their daily responsibilities and challenges.
  • Utilise expertise in diverse HR disciplines to provide comprehensive and effective HR support.
  • Form solid working relationships, based on thorough knowledge of the business and HR procedures, with the functional/departmental/site leaders. Coach leaders on appropriate and proactive management techniques.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the plant culture, environment, and supporting functions.
  • Manage and support a variety of escalated employee and industrial relations activities.
  • Develop baseline expertise in all of the HR disciplines. Actively pursue developmental activities to accentuate personal strengths.
  • Lead and develop a team of HR and L&D professionals to create an outstanding HR offering

The person:

  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • CIPD qualified or a relevant Masters degree
  • You will have worked as a People Manager, HR Manager, Resourcing Manager or Senior HR Business Partner within a large-scale production operation, ideally across Food Manufacturing.
  • You must have experience of full site responsibility. You will need extensive change management experience, coupled with talent and succession planning skills.
  • Experience within a fast-paced environment and have a wealth of knowledge and experience in implementing a great People Strategy and dealing with complex Employee Relations related issues.
  • Previous people management skills will be required to be successful in this role
  • You'll have had exposure to Industrial Relations and working in unionised environments.
  • You will be a self-starter, be innovative and creative in your ideas and be driven by culture change and be pragmatic in your strategic thought process.
  • You will hold a desire to step up in your career alongside the development of the current HR team.
  • You will have the ability to build credibility through good technical skills and be competent in all areas of people management, exercising strong judgement, forward thinking and influence.
  • Ability to appropriately maintain confidentiality & professionalism
  • Sense of urgency in addressing organisational/individual needs
  • Ability to make timely and informed decisions and understanding of when to escalate issues
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others in the organisation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience of partnering business leaders and ensuring HR has a seat at the business table.

To apply please email your CV, or for more information please contact our office.

Reference: 37001411

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