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HR Advisor

HR Advisor

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  • Permanent
  • West Midlands
  • 35000 – 40000/Year £

Medlock Partners

HR Advisor

Salary £40k
Droitwich – full time onsite

Medlock Partners are proud to be partnering with a global business in identifying a passionate HR Advisor to support their business in the West Midlands. With experience in manufacturing (or a similar sector), you will join a fast-paced business and support with Operational HR and support HR projects across the business.

As a key member of the team, you’ll provide first-line HR advice and guidance, supporting and coaching
managers in line with our HR policies and procedures across all sites.
You will be able to partner with key stakeholders to drive initiatives and champion HR across the business.
Key Responsibilities of the HR Advisor:
Employee Relations

  • Provide advice, recommendations and resolutions to ensure hands-on support, guidance and high-quality service on all day to day employee relations matters.
  • Lead and advise managers on disciplinary, grievance and capability issues, ensuring adherence to policy and legislation.
  • Record and monitor sickness absence, work with line-managers to recognise patterns and support with the application of the absence management procedure.
  • Monitor, review and update local HR policies and ensuring these are current and in line with legislation.
  • Work with Occupational Health to ensure that mandatory health checks and reviews take place as required. Make employee referrals, and request specialist reports as required on specific health issues and develop plans as required.

HR Data

  • Updating and maintaining the HR Information System
  • Manage HR record systems, and metrics ensuring that employee records and information is current, complete and accurate.
  • Advise payroll of required changes new starters and leavers, salary changes, sickness absences etc. ensuring information provided is accurate and presented in a timely manner.
  • Assist the HR Director in providing information to managers to support their roles, ongoing development and to assist in managing their teams.
  • Reporting and monitoring of sickness and absence, using Bradford Score for UK employees

Recruitment and Onboarding

  • Lead full-cycle recruitment activity for professional, technical, administrative and production staff in the UK.
  • Provide an effective onboarding program for new hires, ensuring complete follow-through with ALA assigned orientation programs and establishment of individual training programs.
  • Support management by monitoring and actioning probation periods and various compensation and job changes.

Training and Development

  • To organise UK training, including upkeep of the Training Plan
  • Obtain Training Course Evaluation Forms and monitor and report on feedback
  • Support with the Talent Development Life Cycle, ensuring reviews are completed and saved, supporting with employee development activities that are identified.
  • Provide local support on training events, and support management in developing staff.

Key requirements of the HR Advisor:

  • CIPD qualification Level 5 or working towards
  • Experience at Senior HR Advisor level, ideally in a generalist role is essential.
  • Experience within a manufacturing or engineering organisation is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a team player with the ability to work with people at all levels across the business.
  • Good organisational and administrative skills with working knowledge of HR systems and processes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, practical and logical approach to conflict management.

If you are interested in this HR Advisor position and feel your experience matches the criteria, then please apply now for immediate consideration or for more information please contact Anna Glapiak or Kerry Norman.
Medlock Partners are a professional services recruitment specialist. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years’ experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Job Overview
Offered Salary
35000 – 40000/Year
Job Location
West Midlands
Job Type