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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

HR Manager

Artis HR are proud to partner with our client, a global manufacturer serving international retailers. We are looking to recruit a HR Manager to be based on site 5 days a week in Merthyr, reporting into the UK HR Manager, with a strong team of HR professionals on site to support you.

Purpose of the role:

To lead the People Agenda on site and deliver on the organisational strategy to create a Great Place to Work.


  • In alignment with the Group People Strategy, your mission is to design and execute a site HR strategy that empowers the management team to achieve their business goals.
  • Provide a comprehensive HR service that ensures an exceptional employee experience throughout the entire employee life cycle. From recruitment and onboarding to engagement, development, and recognition.
  • Implement Group policies and procedures while adhering to industry best practices.
  • Become an advocate for Enhancing Performance at the site, collaborating closely with the management team to foster a culture of high performance and talent development.
  • Lead the training function to meet all training and development requirements, customizing training plans to enhance the capabilities, skills, and performance of our workforce.
  • Act as an integral member of the Group HR team, contributing to the continuous development and implementation of people-focused initiatives.
  • Support the site management team on strategic workforce planning. This involves identifying current risks and opportunities, understanding future skills requirements, and designing solutions to achieve organisational goals.
  • Mentor and develop the site management team, empowering them with exceptional people management skills that drive productivity, engagement, and inclusivity.
  • Lead the site HR team to provide a best-in-class HR service that encourages development and progression within the department.
  • Deliver timely and insightful people metrics to the site management team to enhance communication, gain valuable insights, and drive performance.
  • Champion the business Values at the site, showcasing the ambitious drive to create an exceptional workplace.



  • An innovative People plan that aligns with both business goals and the Group People strategy.
  • A dynamic Training plan that caters to the specific needs of the business.
  • A nurturing and welcoming culture that embraces inclusivity and shows utmost respect to all employees.

Core competencies for success:

  • Bringing operational focus to service delivery while demonstrating commercial acumen
  • Expertise in resourcing, particularly in strategic workforce planning and forecasting
  • Skilled at managing complex relationships and being an influential and credible member of the senior management team
  • Proficiency in organisational design, with the ability to develop and deliver site people strategies and related projects
  • Proven track record in people management
  • Please note this is a fully site-based role, (Mon-Fri), 37.5 hours per week


  • Subsidised canteen serving multiple hot food options for breakfast and lunch
  • Discounts in well known retailers
  • Values awards program
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Training and development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension plans
  • Life assurance

Apply for this role:

    Advertised by:

    Rachel Jones

    I have 7 years experience recruiting HR professionals across the Welsh market. My area of specialism includes: HR Generalists, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development, Reward and Benefits, and HR Data/Analytics.

    TEL: 07983524345

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