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HR Advisor - Manufacturing

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Nutrition Manufacturing


UK, Warrington

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THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 


We have a great opportunity to join a growing People Team focused on our Manufacturing colleagues, located throughout the UK.

The role is open to CIPD L5 candidates based in the North West (with ability to travel) or near Tywyn, Wales (with willingness to be site based 5 days per week). 


Reporting to: HR Business Partner 

About the Role: 

THG Nutrition is looking to recruit an HR (People) Advisor to join the team focusing solely on our manufacturing business in Tywyn, Wales - Brighter Foods. (Note: where business need requires, you may be asked to assist the team working on our other manufacturing businesses)

The HR Advisor will report into the HR Business Partner and support them in key areas including employee relations cases, data analysis and project work plus support the wider group with HR-related activities. Providing advice and guidance to staff and managers and work with them to ensure they follow processes and procedures.  

Role Responsibilities Include:  

  • Take responsibility for the management of all core ER cases across business areas including all sickness cases, flexible working requests, performance management plans, grievance and disciplinary processes.  
  • Provide advice and guidance to colleagues and managers as required  
  • Liaise with the HR Business Partner to ensure appropriate support is provided to THG on complex ER issues  
  • Coach and influence managers developing their people management/leadership skills 
  • Ensure all cases of formal performance management are documented
  • Support with creation and roll out of engagement activities
  • Delivery of HR module training to internal management team 
  • Work closely with wider People Team (Talent,Payroll/T&A/Shared Service/People Data)
  • Provide advice and guidance to staff and managers and work with them to ensure they follow processes and procedures  
  • Data Analysis  
  • Attrition analysis  
  • Exit Interviews and associated action planning  

To be considered for this role you should have the following Skills and Experience 

  • At least two years HR experience  
  • Clean UK Driving License  
  • Experience advising managers and stakeholders on HR policies and procedures  
  • Experience managing HR cases, within warehousing or manufacturing environment is desirable  
  • Strong technical skills and a good working knowledge of current employment legislation  
  • Strong listening and problem-solving skills 
  • Strong relationship building skills  
  • Ability to analyse data and summarise key findings  
  • Good communication and data presentation skills  
  • Capable of working using your own initiative  
  • Flexible and adaptable  
  • Level 5 CIPD Qualification 

As part of this role, you will be required to travel. 

If you are located in the North West, your base location will be in Warrington or Manchester and you will be required to travel to our site in Wales at 2 times per month (and other UK sites when needed) 

If you are located in Wales, you will be expected to be on site 5 days per week with the requirement to travel to other UK sites when needed.

Please only apply if you can commit to the above travel/location requirements.


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Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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