HR Administrator

Bird Bellows - Radnor Park Industrial Estate, Congleton CW12 4UQ
Bird Bellows
Bird Bellows
Vacancy title
HR Administrator
Bird Bellows - Radnor Park Industrial Estate, Congleton CW12 4UQ
Advertised salary
Employment type
Working pattern
4 day week (Mon-Thurs 36hrs Condensed)
Closing date
24 July 2024

HR Administrator

Full-time, Permanent


Who is Senior Plc?

Senior is a FTSE listed international manufacturing group with 26 operations in 12 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defence, and land vehicle and power and energy markets.

We have a long history of well-respected brands and an excellent reputation in our key market sectors. Senior delivers value to its customers and shareholders via operational excellence that is underpinned by its people and processes.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it…

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect and Trust – Accountability – Excellence

 Who is Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows?

Based in Congleton, Cheshire, Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows was established in 1975 as a family run operation serving the petro-chemical and gas industries. Since then, we have evolved to become one of the industry leaders in the design, development and manufacture of pressure duct systems, flexible joints and insulation for highly regulated industries. We have established customers in aerospace (both civil and military), as well as in the nuclear, oil and gas, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors.

What does the job involve?

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Organise regular Occupational Health Appointments as required, ensuring full compliance with audit requirements.
  • Support HR Advisor with HR recruitment database. To include communication with agencies.
  • Ensure reference requests are and completed and documentation is stored.
  • Prepare/Provide new starter documentation.
  • Prepare induction paperwork and schedules.
  • Liaise with Line Managers to ensure they are aware of their responsibility in the induction process.
  • Administer the probation process ensuring Managers know when review meetings need to take place and letters are issued accordingly.
  • Administer leaver process, ensuring resignations are acknowledged in a timely manner, that the Line Manager is aware of the process and any outstanding annual leave is calculated in accordance with the employee’s terms and conditions.
  • Ensure exit interviews are conducted for all staff either face to face or electronically.
  • Ensure that all HR administration is prepared for both monthly and weekly staff. Forward all associated documentation to the Payroll Officer, including contract variations, new starters, leavers, staff benefits.
  • Ensure the HR Database accurately reflects current staff details. This includes inputting new starters and leavers, change of details and recording of sickness and other leave.
  • Ensure that any training documentation of employees is stored on the training database.
  • Provide appropriate reports from the HR database for the purpose of auditing and monitoring employee data. Carry out annual HR audit to ensure accurate records are maintained.
  • Organise and maintain Senior led e-learning, such as Code of Conduct and GDPR (updating LEARN database following classroom/compliance)
  • Upload induction records to Q-pulse (Company & Quality inductions)
  • Administer and maintain Company benefits, such as Simply Health, Specsavers and Long Service Awards etc.
  • Manage work experience applications/letters of confirmation/certificates of attendance
  • Organise work experience/T-level site visits
  • Organise assessor visits to see apprentices/liaise with mentors
  • Ensure that the HR Audit requirements are achieved.


  1. Ensure that all work activities and records comply with Company policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice.
  2. Support Human Resources in seeking improvements to all aspects of HR.
  3. Actively support the Company to improve the Health and Safety activity by following HSE policies and procedures and raising observations where appropriate.

What key skills, experience and qualifications do I need?

Experience & knowledge


  • Strong IT skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Previous experience of establishing and maintaining employee databases accurately.
  • Demonstrable experience of prioritising and organising work to ensure deadlines are met


  • Experience of working in an HR environment
  • Experience of acting as a Company Representative at formal meetings

Qualifications & training


  • GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent


  • Level 3 CIPD qualification – Associate CIPD

Job related skills & abilities


  • Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to communicate to a range of people clearly and effectively.
  • Experience of working in and positively contributing to a team.
  • Experience of providing excellent customer service.
  • Excellent time management skills and experience of successfully achieving deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experienced in a range of administration tasks, accurate and highly organised
  • Ability to create clear processes and procedures
  • Pragmatic and solutions focussed


  • Completer Finisher

Physical & mental demands


  • Is able to be discreet and respond appropriately to confidential inform
  • The ability to handle confidential information in line with GDPR requirements
  • High levels of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to respond positively to an often reactive working environment


  • Flexibility in working hours

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress your career.

The benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent pension and life assurance scheme
  • Career and development opportunities
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Birthday vouchers
  • Health and wellbeing services
  • Wellbeing/Occupational Health clinics
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free parking
  • Social events