HR OFFICER
(Maternity Cover:  9 month contract)

Our Company

Based in Coalisland, Co. Tyrone, Northern Hydraulics Ltd are one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of precision engineered products. Throughout our 34 years in the industry, our global OEM clients in the excavator, mining and quarrying and materials handling industries, have come to expect from us the highest quality products.

Accredited with Investor in People – Silver Status, and recently recognised as a Best Managed Company by Deloitte (2019, 2020 & 2021), the business has undergone considerable expansion in recent years and continues to do so today.

The company have ambitious expansion & investment plans for 2022 & beyond and are currently recruiting for a HR Officer to cover an upcoming period of maternity leave for a 9-month period.

The Role:

The successful candidate will report directly to the Managing Director and will be tasked with maintaining and developing a first-class HR service for our growing workforce which currently consists of over 80 employees.

The business has ambitious plans for continued growth and as such recruitment and retention are key factors on the agenda as is constantly improving our overall employee experience.

This is a great opportunity for someone in the early stages of their HR career who is keen to apply themselves in a fast-paced environment. The role is diverse and covers all areas of the HR remit which lends itself to offering an excellent experience within the HR field.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Early finish on Friday
  • Westfield Health cover
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to saving schemes
  • Store discounts
  • Plus much more…

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • End-to-end management of high-volume recruitment process
  • Issuing and ensuring return of new-starter documents
  • Conducting induction process
  • Accurate processing of starters and leavers
  • Provide high quality professional HR advice to line managers
  • Support line managers in dealing professionally with disciplinaries, grievance and performance management issues
  • Proactively monitor absence
  • Assist the accounts department in providing accurate payroll information
  • Generate HR reports and information as requested
  • Identify learning & development opportunities and arrange suitable training
  • Liaise with local schools and colleges as a representative of the company
  • Responsibility for maintaining the company training & review programmes
  • Maintenance of accurate records
  • Monitor and develop employee benefits administration
  • Contribute to the company’s well-being and employee engagement strategy
  • Any other duties within reason and capability

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in Human Resources Management or other relevant area of study or QBE
  • Minimum of 2 years HR experience
  • Experienced in dealing with core HR issues including disciplinary matters
  • Strong experience in dealing with high volume recruitment
  • Well organised with ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines
  • Highly confidential
  • Awareness of relevant legislation and implications on employees and the business
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite and experienced with HR systems

Desirable Criteria:

  • Engineering or manufacturing industry experience
  • CIPD Qualification
  • Knowledge of TMS / IVMS software
  • Knowledge of Investors in people
  • H & S training awareness

Hours of work:

Mon – Thur: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fri:                   8:00am – 2:00pm

Closing Date:
Sunday 21st August 2022

How to apply:

To apply please send a copy of your CV to info@northernhydraulics.com quoting ‘HR OFFICER’ or apply via our website.

Please note: Northern Hydraulics Ltd reserves the right to enhance essential criteria in the event of a high volume of applicants, in such an instance only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Equality Statement:

Northern Hydraulics is an equal opportunities employer.

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