HR Business Partner

Location
Littleborough, UK
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Posted
22 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Function
Human Resources
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This role is responsible for contributing to our Strategic Roadmap, by delivering a professional generalist HR Business Partner service to Littleborough teams (350 employees in Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, R&D and finance).

This role will report directly to the HR Director, EMEA Operations, Supply Chain and Quality.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
•    In partnership with managers and as part of the Littleborough Management team and the EMEA HR team, deliver an agreed HR agenda which support business growth, builds capabilities and drives engagement. 

•    In Partnership with the Littleborough Management team, support the Operational Excellence program (Journey to Excellence) and effectively lead any change management initiatives in support of organisational and employee related changes in any areas.

•    In conjunction with the Littleborough Management team and through robust recruitment and development processes, ensure organisational design and resource capability are in place to enable achievement of business goals.
•    Work in partnership with managers to ensure effective management of complex employee relations issues, by providing pragmatic HR solutions which meet business needs and ensure McCormick values are adhered to.
•    Work closely with HR expert functions (Compensation & Benefits, Learning & Development, Talent Acquisition and Internal Communications) to ensure appropriate deployment of HR processes (Talent review, Employee Engagement Survey, Annual Salary review, Learning and Development, etc).

•    Work closely with our Shared Services Center based in Poland, who provide HR administrative and transactional support to the Site.

•    Participate in Regional and Global HR Projects which support Operational Excellence Programs.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

•    HR related degree (CIPD) 
•    Proven significant experience of providing generalist HR support in a manufacturing environment
•    Strong knowledge of UK employment legislation
•    Experience in managing employee relations in a matrix, multi-country/cultural environment
•    Proven success in supporting significant change 
•    A strategic and hands-on approach is essential
•    Ability to influence without formal authority at all levels of the organisation
•    Ability to build trust and credibility with a strong customer-service orientation
•    Excellent communication (written and oral) skills
•    Ability to build relationship at all levels of the organisation
•    Good balance of autonomy and reporting
•    Energy, curiosity and enthusiasm to be able to deliver results in a very fast-paced environment
•    High integrity, pragmatic approach and sound judgement
•    Effective time-management skills and good attention to detail
•    Values all people
•    Fluent in English; another language would be a plus
•    Good knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SAP
•    Knowledge in TPM deployment in a manufacturing environment would be a plus


COMPANY

McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 10,000 employees around the world and more than $4.2 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures and food service businesses.
 
We have a passion for flavour. The company is serving customers from nearly 50 locations in 24 countries and consumers can buy our brands in more than 110 countries. Our industrial business flavours snacks, wraps, beverages and many other products for customers, which include global restaurant chains and leading food manufacturers.
 
With approximately 4,500 employees, the company has operations in 13 countries across the Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) Zone and serves customers in more than 25 markets through its consumer and industrial businesses. McCormick is present in key consumer markets with leading brands, including Schwartz in the UK. McCormick EMEA Headquarters are located in Haddenham (UK).
 
McCormick entered the Polish market in 2011 with the acquisition of the Kamis business in Stefanowo. The company currently employs more than 900 people in Poland, this role will be based at our European Shared Services in Lodz. McCormick set up it's EMEA Shared Service centre in Lodz in 2014, currently employing more than 130 people.
 
TO APPLY

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, please apply via our careers centre at http://www.mccormickcorporation.com/Career-Center (job req.n° 60261).

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader.

As an Equal Opportunities employer, McCormick is committed to a diverse workforce.