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HR Generalist

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As a HR Generalist you will handle various HR processes for 240+ employees (FTE + temporary) in our Distribution Center and office in Fradley Park. You will also handle company car fleet and related invoicing as well as support selected Payroll processes.


  • Provide HR administration in relation to the employee lifecycle - Starters, Leavers and Changes, including Employee letters, Payroll Forms and follow up on employee benefits paperwork
  • Maintain the employee personnel files
  • Monitoring staff absence, ensuring all dates and information are correct for payroll purposes
  • Conducting, updating and maintaining Right to Work and Visa/Sponsorship records, identifying and following up where renewals are needed.
  • Delivering the HR Corporate induction
  • Creating and distributing the company newsletter in partnership with business stakeholders to provide all UK employees with business news and updates
  • Provide HR representation and support at meetings, such as disciplinary, grievance and absence review meetings
  • Dealing with Maternity and Paternity applications, ensuring communication with Maternity ladies before and during leave.
  • Support the HR Manager with year-end tasks such as Year-End Process Review, Data Validation, Merit Review and Bonus processes
  • Handling company car fleet, including annual administrative checks such as Driving License checks
  • Supporting employees to access ADP platform for their electronic payslips, P60s and P11Ds
  • Raising PO numbers and liaising with companies to raise invoices and pass for payment and approving invoices through dedicated systems and portals.
  • Supporting payroll with ensuring the correct correspondence is sent to employees regarding pay discrepancies, overpayments, sick pay/deductions and SSP
  • Maintaining the Time and Attendance system, including setting up all new employees, reviewing errors, making amendments and supporting employees with accessing their records.
  • Notifying Benefits Providers with details for all new starters, leavers and changes with the correct paperwork.

Minimum Requirements

  • GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent qualifications
  • Basic understanding of HR and/or Payroll
  • Good command of MS Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Fluent in English (written & spoken)


  • High level of attention to detail
  • Able to communicate clearly with employees of various levels and with those who don’t speak English as their primary language
  • Formal HR or Payroll Qualification would be an asset
  • Understanding of company car administration would be beneficial, but not essential

Hard Skills

  • Hiring and firing
  • Workforce planning

We offer

  • 4Ts Values: Truth, Transparency, Teamwork, Trust
  • LinkedIn Learning with 17,000 courses to choose from
  • Corporate Citizenship Philosophies – environmentally sustainable and socially sensitive business practices
  • Discount for some of our products of brands Parker, DYMO, Sharpie, Yankee Candle and others
  • Global Service Anniversary Program – recognition of milestone service anniversaries and birthdays
  • Give@Newell – paid time-off for charity activities dedicated for local communities right where you live/work
  • Global company with development opportunities, both locally and internationally