Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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United Kingdom - Heysham
Job Description

Recruitment and Selection

  • Work with line managers and supervisors in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process as required, including preparing job descriptions, providing advice to managers on the recruitment process and on managing headcount effectively.
  • Promote and advertise roles internally and externally in line with standard policy. Track incoming applications.
  • Organise and participate in selection interviews and providing feedback on candidates, sending rejection letters where appropriate, tracking and recording recruitment data.
  • Submit offer template for salary approval in a timely manner.
  • Provide the HR Administrator with the appropriate details to complete the offer letter and contract.
  • Maintain the headcount prediction spreadsheet
  • Deliver an informative and comprehensive induction to new line managers, updating content of induction as required.

Payroll Preparation

  • Provide HR1 with all relevant information prior to payroll cut off such as starters, leavers, timesheets, unpaid absences, family leave, salary increases/decreases, etc.
  • Assist by checking the payroll data at key designated points during the process, ensuring compliance requirements are met.

Employee Relations

  • Provide a dedicated HR advisory service in relation to absence and health issues, conduct and capability, grievance matters, organisational change and the range of employment and employee relations matters.
  • Investigate employee relations issues including grievances and disciplinaries, and recommend appropriate action, participating in hearings where necessary.
  • Provide advice to managers regarding the process of organisational restructuring and redundancy and support them through the implementation process.
  • Prepare HR Management Information to gain greater insight into the trends and to support continuous improvement in the management and monitoring of sickness absence, performance, retention etc. Provide appropriate recommendations to line managers to tackle any issues observed.
  • Support managers with the performance review process to ensure a culture of high performance. Provide coaching to line managers in handling performance and conduct issues.
  • Oversee the Occupational Health function, ensuring health surveillance and annual reviews are completed, prepare management referral paperwork and provide advise to Managers and and EHS as necessary.

Other general day-to-day requirements

  • Actively support the HR Manager with implementing / revising existing and/or new policies and procedures to ensure that the Company meets best practice, holds clear consistent policies across all sites and complies with current employment legislation.
  • Assist with recording and preparing data reports for department, management team and US parent company (currently all on Excel spreadsheets.
  • Assist with general benefits administration, e.g. liaising with pension, private health and fleet providers as required and dealing with appropriate documentation.
  • If required assist with training and development requirements.
  • Assist as required with any other projects, which may arise from time to time;
  • Any other duties as required from time to time, commensurate with the post-holder’s abilities, experience and authorities.
  • Effectively perform your duties whilst acting at all times in accordance with the Dignity at Work Policy, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and our values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
  • Embrace and participate in PPI initiatives to identify improvements and cost savings to the business.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Proven generalist HR experience at advisor / officer / senior advisor level;
  • Good general knowledge of all key aspects of employment law;
  • Good general knowledge of common HR processes and procedures, e.g. recruitment, performance management, leavers, absence management, etc.;
  • Intermediate level Microsoft skills in Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet;
  • CIPD Qualified or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential and secure;
  • Travel to other Fisher Scientific sites may be required within the UK and Ireland.
  • You are required to be smartly presented at all times and have a professional approach when dealing with customers and key stakeholders.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Proven generalist HR experience at advisor / officer / senior advisor level;
  • Good general knowledge of all key aspects of employment law;
  • CIPD Qualified or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential and secure;

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