HR Manager - Manufacturing

Job Title: HR Manager - Manufacturing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
REF: LCE0107_1625149339
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

HR Manager - Manufacturing

Competitive Salary + Bonus + Pension


An exciting opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join the team at a global FMCG manufacturing company in Colchester.

The HR Manager will be a key member of the site leadership team delivering a first-class HR service across site.

Key Tasks

  • Provide expert HR advice, ensuring that company employment policies and procedures are interpreted in line with employment legislation
  • Drive a positive company culture ensuring alignment of people and policies
  • Work closely with line managers to improve people management practices, facilitate coaching and development support
  • Work with leadership team to manage staffing budgets, salary structures, holiday planning, performance appraisals, succession planning
  • Manage all recruitment and on-boarding activities
  • Administration of wages, salaries and benefits via outsourced payroll provider
  • Point of contact for all Employee Relations issues and advice
  • Co-ordinate organisation plan to changes in short, medium and long term


  • Min 8 years' experience of managing a HR function within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Degree calibre / CIPD level 7
  • Experience gained in a unionised environment
  • Experience of managing compensation systems for hourly paid and salaried employees
  • Excellent knowledge of employment legislation and adopting best practice
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Highly organised
  • Actively supports and contributes to the success of other departments

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At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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