HR Officer

Job Summary

This is an excellent opportunity to join Andros UK as a ‘hands on’ HR Officer and be involved with all aspects of HR.

In Andros we believe the HR Officer should be a proactive team player with strong customer service and problem solving skills. They should have the ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion and diplomacy.

They should be self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy or as part of a team. With the ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure within a high performance, fast moving environment

This role will suit someone who enjoys taking responsibility and ownership and is looking for an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial fast pace environment where they can really make a difference. You will support and advise across two sites, Oldford, factory and, London, Head office on a wide range of activities.

The successful candidate will work as a close support to the Factory Manager to ensure that the service and advice provided supports the companies’ objectives and the achievement of these.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

·         Point of contact for general enquiries from employees, managers and external contacts for the entire employee lifecycle.

·         End of month reporting for People and Development Manager and Finance.

·         Assist Line Manager, in ensuring all training needs on site are met.

·         Support Line Managers at absence and performance management meetings.

·         Monitor and Manage labour to reduce costs and overheads.

·         Liaise with external labour providers; this will include customer audits, ensuring they are adhering to company policy & procedures.

·         Provide H.R. information for all customer audits carried out on site.

·         Advise on maternity and paternity policy & procedure.

·         Develop and contribute to the Andros UK business.

·         Involvement with all the organisation and promoting of social activities.

·         Management of canteen activities, monitoring of associated costs.

·         Review and development of all company policies, procedures and handbook.

·         To undertake ad hoc jobs/projects to support the HR function


Background & skills

Andros is looking for proven HR Officer with generalist experience of two years, preferably in manufacturing,  with a confident personality and attitude. Someone who wants and has the skills to contribute positively to the growth of the company.

.         2+ years experience in a similar HR role.

·         Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

·         An ability to communicate with people at all levels, both verbal and written.

.         Strong administration and organisational skills.

·         Highly proficient computer skills – a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word – is essential to this role.

.        An ability to work to deadlines and under own initiative.

.          Proven ability to organise and prioritise work throughout a changing environment.

.         Experience of working in a unionised environment.

.          Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines when necessary.

.           Good organisational and time management skills.

.           Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build great working relationships.

.           Discretion and an understanding of confidential issues.


The role is based full time in Frome, Somerset with occasional visits to the head office Hammersmith, London.  Office based – Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 17:30 (1hr for lunch).

Company Package:

.         Company pension 6 % employer contribution

.         25 days holiday + Bank holidays

.         Company sick pay after 1 years’ service

.         4 x Death in Service

·         Free car parking

·         Subsidised canteen

·         Staff shop

·         Free eye test and £90 towards prescription glasses after probation

·         Long service recognition to include additional holiday

·         Wellbeing initiatives