Human Resources Business Partner (Maternity Cover)

HR Business Partner, (maternity cover contract) in a fast growing FMCG based in Co Tipperary. This is an excellent opportunity to further your experience in a manufacturing environment.
The HR Business Partner will report to the Managing Director and work as part of the HR Group. Primarily working on the Tipperary site but may be required to assist on the company’s other production facilities.
You will be responsible for providing human resource guidance and support to the management team and its employees on the Tipperary site.
Key areas of focus for this role
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Employee Relations and engagement
  • Continuous improvement projects to deliver on the overall business strategy
  • Delivery for human resource customer
Responsibilities include:
  • Promote Health & Safety, Food Hygiene, Environmental, and Quality policies
  • Take ownership of and drive source recruitment
  • Create an employer brand in the market place
  • Maintain and build upon relationships and visibility with educational establishments
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process
  • Coordinate the organisation of pre-employment tasks and induction for new employees
  • Generate and share people metrics with the key stakeholders in the business on a monthly basis
  • Maintain and update the HRIS system
  • Deal with day to day administration of the function and strive to improve processes in this area.
  • Work with employees and managers to provide coaching and support to meet the needs of the business
  • Managing absence within the business
  • Facilitate and promote the employee recognition and consultation forums
  • Take part in employee grievance and disciplinary meetings
  • Champion employee engagement initiatives
  • Take ownership of and drive all HR related projects to include the role out of an employee self-system and upgrade of employee handbook and policies to electronic system.
  • Take a lean approach to all tasks to ensure that they address the needs of the internal and external customer and add value to the business
Key Experience and Qualifications
  • Must have a qualification in Human Resources
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar human resources role
  • Must have a passion for human resources, continuous improvement and keen business awareness
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with fluency in English both written and verbal
  • Must be highly organised with a good work ethic and efficient in completing tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Experience using the HRIS (TMS)
  • Proficient in MS Office, and excel
  • Preference for experience in a unionised manufacturing background