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HR Generalist

Job Title: HR Generalist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Salary: 25000 - 30000
REF: J13685
Contact Name: Natalie Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

On behalf of our manufacturing client based in in the Rochdale area we are looking to recruit a HR Generalist on a permanent basis.

Hours of Work

8 – 17.00 Monday – Thursday

8.00 – 13.00 Friday

Salary 25K – 30K DOE


To provide HR generalist service across the Company which includes Employee Relations, Recruitment, Selection & On-boarding, and Performance Management as well as Training and Development activities.


  • Co-ordinate Recruitment and Selection.

  • Prepare employee contracts and induct New Starters.

  • Create and update employee files

  • Advise Supervisory and Management level on HR related matters.

  • Be the first point of contact to employee enquiries.

  • Co-ordinate and / or conduct disciplinaries and grievances, and lead them through to satisfactory conclusions and avoidance of tribunal claims.

  • Liaise with Employment Law advisors on employee related matters as well as keep relevant records.

  • Review and introduce a Performance Appraisal system for Employees.

  • Design and maintain training database, and co-ordinate internal, and external training.

  • Provide training and development activities within the HR scope to Forepersons, Site Supervisors and Managers as required.

  • Administer and manage absence as well as produce daily and weekly summaries for the Managing Director.

  • Keep Employee handbook up to date with current legislation.

  • Work closely with the H&S Engineer as required.

  • Administer the Occupational Health Referral Scheme and liaise with Occupational Health Services on an ongoing basis.

  • Work with all individuals across different departments.

  • Carry out any other activities as requested by the Directors

    • Education and Experience
  • A degree in a relevant subject (Human Resources, Business Administration etc.).

  • Qualified to at least CIPD Level 3.

  • At least one year’s experience within an HR administrative role in a manufacturing environment (plastic industry advantageous).

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation.


Skills and Qualities

  •  Administration and advanced writing skills.
  • Ability to articulate, and communicate well with individuals at all levels.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook.

  • Leadership skills.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

  • Quick learner with the ability to adapt to changing business needs.