HR Manager

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment are delighted to be working with a leading manufacturing company based in Co. Wicklow who are seeking a talented HR professional, ideally from a manufacturing background for 12 month maternity leave cover.

This is the ideal opportunity to take on a role with broad scope and plenty of challenge.

Your Role
As the Human Resources Manager, you will be tasked with providing an effective HR service to the business, overseeing the performance and development of staff and aligning individual targets with company objectives.

Specifically, you will be responsible for the management of staff resourcing, recruitment and selection, training and development, HR procedures, data protection and GDPR compliance, and recording staff timings.

This will include:

  • Meeting with shift Supervisors and assisting in their team management
  • Planning and issuing the weekly shift staffing sheets ensuring sufficient resources in place across all shifts
  • Managing absenteeism
  • Reviewing and monitoring labour recovery rates
  • Building relationships locally with educators and employment networks
  • Interviewing, testing and inducting candidates for roles across all departments and implementing succession planning
  • Assisting Department Managers with training and development
  • Organising and scheduling training and monitoring its effectiveness
  • Developing and implementing HR policies and practices to comply with best practice
  • Managing disciplinary actions and other staff relations issues
  • Acting as the Data Protection Officer and ensuring GDPR compliance
  • Creating a strong culture of performance management
  • Scheduling and managing the Covid 19 response team and ensuring adherence to HSA guidelines by all staff
  • Being a key member of the Operational Excellence team driving continuous improvement in the company
  • Leading the weekly Safety Meeting and driving a culture of safety first within the organisation
  • Working with IT support provider to ensure any issues IT resolved quickly
  • Building relationships locally with educators and employment networks


About You

  • At least four years' HR management experience in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Experience in all areas of HR compliance, including confidence in employment law and the day to day application of this
  • A human resources qualification
  • The ability to organise and plan effectively
  • Plenty of initiative to work alone and as part of a team

Other organisations may call this role HR Manager, Senior HR Advisor, Human Resources Advisor, People Operations Manager, HR Operations Manager, Employee Relations Manager, ER Manager, Senior HR Generalist, or Senior Human Resources Generalist.

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