HR Advisor

  • Peak Scientific
  • Glasgow
  • 09/07/2020

Job Description

This position is a 6 month fixed term contract based in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and enthusiastic HR Advisor to join our HQ team at Inchinnan to provide best practice HR support to Manufacturing Operations. You will be working in true partnership with the business, playing a key role in supporting the delivery of our people strategy and “employee life cycle”.

THE ROLE:  Reporting to our Global HR Manager you will provide wide ranging, flexible support to all employees, bringing proven HR generalist experience, ideally from a manufacturing background. You will build trusted relationships which enable you to guide, support, evaluate risks and provide advice on HR policies, employee relations, performance management and health and wellbeing. Key areas of responsibility include:

Performance management - providing advice to managers to support them having difficult conversations and managing poor performers

Employee relations - supporting on disciplinaries through investigations and hearings, whilst keeping a commercial perspective to mitigate employment law risks

Health & Well-Being - consulting and advising on health and well-being aspects which impact employees, ensuring they are well supported, and have access to the right resources

Performance Development Review - supporting the performance development review at interim and year end cycles. This includes supporting salary and bonus modelling with senior business stakeholders

Employee Development - liaising with managers and HR Support Services to ensure employee training needs are met and training plans are implemented

Ad hoc Global HR projects

YOU THE CANDIDATE:  Will have a proven track record in generalist HR with robust ER knowledge and experience. You will be an outstanding communicator, with evidence of achievement in a fast paced HR generalist role and experience of working with HR information systems. Have a positive “can do” attitude, a sense of humour and excellent relationship management skills with an ability to quickly establish credibility, trust and partnership at all levels within the organisation. Your other attributes will include:

Degree qualified with or working towards a CIPD qualification

Up to date knowledge of UK Employment legislation

Excellent IT skills, including; MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

BENEFITS :   31 days annual leave , h oliday purchase scheme (up to an additional 5 days per annum) ,  Life assurance,  Flexible start times,   Cycle to work scheme,   Subsided onsite fitness/yoga classes,   Birthday gifts chocolates or wine.

THE CULTURE: Our values are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, and while our approach and atmosphere within the business is fun, friendly and informal, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. These company values are what inform and protect our unique culture, which in turn shapes our brand and differentiates us in the eyes of our partners around the world.  At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

THE COMPANY:   Peak Scientific is a global leader in developing innovative gas generation solutions for analytical laboratories in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, biomedical, pharma, petrochemical and environmental.  With over 20 years of sustained growth, Peak has firmly established itself as a dominant player in laboratory gas generation - a market which is estimated to be worth over £250m globally, and still growing. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 500 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade.

There is a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within a rapidly expanding technology manufacturing business, in a very energised and challenging environment. If you can see yourself in our global business, please click the Apply button.