People Assistant


Job Details


UK Trentham Screwfix - 11496

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Working Pattern

Full Time


between £21,000 to £23,000

Closing Date

30/06/2021 11:00

About the role...

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our People Team on a 6-month fixed term basis. The role will be reporting directly to the Site People Advisor, from our state of the art distribution centre based in Trentham, supporting our shared service team.

What you'll bring...

Working within a team of 5, you’ll be responsible for carrying out administration duties relating to employee relations whilst ensuring local spreadsheets and people systems are kept up to date. You will produce accurate weekly and monthly reports, as well as supporting the People Team or management team with ER issues, in particular with low level complexity absence, disciplinary and grievance issues including advice, minute taking, supporting meeting and writing relevant correspondence. Additionally to this, you will ensure accurate adherence to People procedures and policies within the organisation.

About you...

Ideally, you’ll be currently working in a HR/People environment with some experience. You’ll be a confident communicator with the ability to communicate to a variety of stakeholders. You’ll be proactive and have a solution driven approach, with a strong ability to priorities your workload.

CIPD Level 3 would be beneficial for this role.

Sound knowledge of MS office packages is essential.

Experience using Oracle/Kronos is advantageous.

About us...

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

That's not all...

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. 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.”

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

Note to recruitment agencies: we prefer to recruit direct, but we do have a Preferred Supplier List for when we need a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.

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