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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

HR Manager - Plant (m/f/d)


Birmingham, GB

Req ID 25083

We are looking for a new colleague in HR at our location in College Road, Birmingham.


Your tasks as HR Manager - Plant (m/f/d):

  • Responsible for providing the Human Resource leadership and management for the site supporting the Company’s key financial and operational objectives and Strategic Action Plans (full responsibility for all elements of HR Strategy, Policy and Practice)
  • Supervision of 3 direct reports, providing direction and strong leadership on HR related topics through developing strategy and policy
  • Identify new business needs and / or review effectiveness of existing practices and identify opportunities to improve. Develop / amend new policies where required
  • Responsible for managing relationships with employees (both directly and through other managers), local trade unions and time trade union officials. Negotiate on all employee relations activities, including the annual contract review and wage negotiations
  • Coach and mentor the sites management and supervisory teams to encourage local decision making, whilst maintaining site wide consistency on specific elements such as TMS, appraisal, discipline and grievance, work performance, absence management etc


Your profile as HR Manager - Plant (m/f/d):

  • Minimum of HNC/HND Standard or equivalent in a business management discipline and full CIPD qualification
  • Good generalist experience in HR discipline within a high-tech manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working with Trade Unions and good understanding of Employment Law
  • Must be PC literate, be a good team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate innovative ideas / techniques in maintenance / problem solving. Strong leadership and ability to motivate others (at all levels and functions)


Be part of our ZF team as HR Manager - Plant (m/f/d) and apply now!


Elise Cosquer

+49 211 584 222 221

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