Job title: HR Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Human Resources and Personnel
Salary: GBP £45,000.00
Location: Burneside, UK
Job published: 2022-07-26
Job ID: 32077
Contact name: Martin Norris
Phone number: +447379689616
Contact email:

Job Description

Role: HR Manager
Employer: James Cropper PLC

Location: Burneside, Kendal

Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: £40-£45,000

Benefits: 33 days annual leave per annum, 6% Pension Contribution, Medicash Health Plan, Life Assurance, James Cropper Profit Share, Employee Assistance Programme


James Cropper is expanding its Human Resources capability as it continues the trajectory to build world-class operations in advanced materials and bespoke paper products. Increasing our HR capability will help power continued growth, innovation, and pursuit of being the best in class.

The Role

In partnership with Realise HR, the region’s specialist HR & People agency, we are seeking a new HR Manager to help lead the day-to-day delivery of the HR function. You will provide operational and HR support across the entire employee lifecycle of HR, including recruitment and selection, onboarding, induction, employee relations, employee engagement and wellbeing, communications, and rewards and benefits. You will also lead and drive projects relevant to the HR function.

As HR Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering a full human resources service to your dedicated client group, executing all employee lifecycle processes from onboarding to exit.
  • Working alongside our People Partners to execute and deliver divisional HR initiatives and projects
  • Leading on employment relation cases, including leading disciplinary and grievance hearings
  • Coaching and assisting line managers with people management and supporting via creation and deployment of tool skits
  • Support the recruitment and selection process of employees across all disciplines to ensure a fair and structured approach ensuring we attract, recruit, and retain the best talent to meet our needs
  • Drive a high-performance culture within Within a diverse and people centric working environment

About You

  • Proven background working in HR operations (ideally within manufacturing/engineering)
  • Exceptional at building relationships, communication & excellent leadership skills
  • Experience of working in collaboration with Trade Unions (preferred)]
  • CIPD qualified

Don't meet every single requirement? At Realise, we are dedicated to helping our clients build diverse, inclusive and authentic workplaces, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement, we would encourage you to apply anyway! You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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