Job Description

HR Manager – £50,300 per annum

A well-established international manufacturing company is moving to the Gloucestershire area, and we will open up ample opportunities for new recruits.

Are you an experienced HR Professional, looking to work for a global company?
Do you have 6 years’ experience within HR and the manufacturing sector?
If you want to be part of something meaningful then please apply!

The HR Manager participates, in a leadership capacity, in the human resources function at the plant, including recruitment and selection, employee relations, work life balance, maximise partner morale, communications, wage and benefit administration, training and development, compliance to all regulatory agencies relating to employment, policy administration, manages labour relations to ensure social peace and union relations.

They will work closely with leadership in developing and implementing policies and programs to meet the goals and needs of the organisation through the most effective and efficient use of human resources.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and coordinate policies and programs, partner handbook for a successful new country launch and operations, in partnership with key stakeholders: recruiting and staffing, including recruiting firms and staffing companies; compensation and benefits administration; employee and labour relations; learning and development; records management; compliance and personnel transactions.
  • Implement thorough communication to ensure high level of understanding and maximising the company’s total compensation package.
  • Assure that methods and processes are effectively installed that will measure and improve partner job performance, teamwork, management style, plant organization design needs, and plant climate. Identify opportunities to improve HR processes by applying SPS concepts and principles.
  • Assure that global programs and structures are implemented and adhered from the beginning and that career paths are well defined and operational.
  • Initiate, administer, and act as a central interpretation resource for personnel policies and procedures.
  • Implement programs and policies to control and minimise the cost of partner turnover and absenteeism; optimize partner morale through management development, and proper communications.
  • Monitor, educate and suggest areas for improvement for a “brilliant at the basics” delivery and smooth partner experience.
  • Work with HRTL to standardise HR work to improve efficiency.
  • Work with the HRTL to implement Strategic Workforce Planning initiatives that involves shift structure; crew deployment; head count; and position design & classification to maximize partner schedule stability & predictability and reduce overall labour costs. This includes maintaining appropriate staffing requirements, for both hourly and salaried openings, including management recruiting and selection.
  • Advise partners and leaders with regards to absences, conduct, capability, investigations, grievance issues and other employee relations matters.
  • Administer the job bidding system at the plant, including career counselling; assure preparation and regular maintenance of job descriptions for plant-based jobs, both hourly and management.
  • Administer benefits, compensation, and partner performance, learning and development programs.
  • Handle all tasks and responsibilities such as onboarding, payroll, new hire orientation, exit interviews, termination and grievance processes, data management into HRIS system, auditing for compliance and accuracy.
  • Determine best avenue in recruiting (e.g., advertising, direct contact, employee referrals, employment agencies, job fairs…) Oversees recruiting, screening, placement of potential and current partners
  • Coordination of external recruiters and temp agencies.
  • Handle monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting activities for the site
  • Deliver numbers and paperwork to external auditors on their request
  • Support yearly budgeting activities with respective numbers


  • Broad knowledge of several human resources principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills. Intercultural and global mindset. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and forward thinking.
  • Ability to work in teams and gain commitment and support for a plan is critical.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work without a lot of direction: work independently with multiple people at many levels.
  • Strong presentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively and deliver presentations in an understandable manner.
  • Demonstrated history of responsiveness to customer needs and proven results, as well as ability to assess areas in need of improvement and recommend alternatives.
  • Ability to evaluate the financial impact of various labour deployment approaches.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office and HR Information Systems (Workday preferred).
  • Multi-lingual a plus with preferences being Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Bulgarian, or Czech


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Labor Relations, HR, or related field
  • CIPD certified.
  • 6+ years’ experience

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