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HR Manager (Manufacturing)

HR and Learning & Development

Linda Hunter

Associate Director
Commercial & Administration
01506 517 216
07557 116134


Escape Recruitment Services Commercial Division are currently recruiting for a HR Manager for our Client, a leading Manufacturing organisation based in the Stirling area.

Based in a small HR team and reporting to the Group HR Director, you will be responsible for leading HR day-to-day operational activities for the manufacturing site, support the development of UK HR site strategy whilst focusing on process and system improvement and implementation within the HR department.

Responsibilities Include

  • Develop HR strategy in line with Group and Site Operations Strategy.
  • Manage Recruitment plans and strategy, including on-boarding and induction.
  • Build strong internal awareness of HR, encouraging employees to engage with HR and provide support and positive working relationships.
  • Work closely with Operations Leadership team and attend regular management meetings.
  • Point of contact for manufacturing site employees and managers, providing guidance, coaching and advice on HR related policies.
  • Provide line management to HR Administrator.
  • Work closely with Group HR, Occupational Health and Health & Safety.
  • Devise Learning & Development plan this will include succession planning, identifying training needs and coordinate.
  • Company rewards which includes annual salary reviews, pension, holiday entitlement etc.
  • Employee relations including disciplinaries, grievances, attendance and performance management.
  • Implement Group policies and procedures, ensure these are communicated and adhere to across the site.
  • Provide data and reports as required by site and Group.
  • Maintain HR database, employee records and files.
  • Review current HR systems, processes and procedures and identify opportunities to streamline and implement improvements

Background Required

  • Solid experience of working within a HR generalist role at Senior HR Advisor, HR BP &/or HR Manager level within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ideally educated to degree level with CIPD to minimum Level 5 or above although experience will also be considered.
  • Comfortable working in a hands-on HR role, covering all areas of HR including administration to strategy.
  • Able to demonstrate specific experience in employee relations and engagement with up to date UK employment law and legislation knowledge.
  • Exceptional communication skills at all levels.
  • Confident IT skills including MS Office, HR database, T&A & ERP systems.