People Manager


Job Details


UK Corby Multi User - 12271

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£42k + company benefits

Closing Date

17/03/2021 12:00

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an experienced People Manager based in Corby.

The successful candidate will provide a professional service covering all aspects of personnel, employee relations and industrial relations supporting a culture of continuous improvement to ensure that all contract objectives are achieved and maintained through the performance of people.

Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

How will you contribute?

  • Reporting to the Head of People for Digital & eFulfilment, with a dotted line to the on-site General Manager.
  • Recent and up to date experience in TUPE and volume recruitment activity.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed in line with local agreements.
  • Have a good understanding of employment legislation and ensures practices are carried out in line with changes in legislation.
  • Assists departmental managers on the interpretation of company policies and procedures.
  • Support in delivering the People plan for the year.
  • Active involvement in all colleague engagement initiatives.
  • Provide a professional service to all employees.
  • Ensure accurate operation of Oracle HR and Kronos and other applicable systems.
  • Experience of supporting colleagues back to the workplace from sickness.
  • Management of sickness reporting any anomalies to the Site Senior Team.
  • Prepare statistical breakdowns including analysis of sickness/absence and holidays.
  • Assists in disciplinary / grievance hearings, advising on legislative and company policy and procedures.
  • Contribute towards the improvement of processes and methods of operating practices within the depot.
  • Assist in the coaching, mentoring and development of the management team.
  • Assist with annual pay review/pay claims.

What will you bring?

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Ideally holding a recognised HR qualification
  • Competent knowledge of employment law
  • Previous experience in a warehouse / distribution environment would be desirable
  • Previous experience of absence management
  • Previous experience of Oracle HR an advantage
  • Experience of working within a unionised environment
  • Excellent PC skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload, working under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Confidential and professional approach

What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, 25 days hols + bank hols with the option to buy more, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme, employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking, onsite canteen + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Apply Now!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

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