For three decades, Unipres has prided itself on delivering excellence in the automotive industry from our base in Sunderland. We are a global company powered by local people – focused on achieving product excellence, committed to developing our skilled workforce and dedicated to driving forward innovation across the automotive industry.

The Sunderland plant, is the focal points of Unipres operations in Europe. As a manufacturer of press-formed automotive components, we apply technical skills, including expertise in safety and environmental performance, to create a range of technology solutions tailored to meet the needs of our customers.

At Unipres we create opportunities, strive for excellence, provide customer satisfaction and make cars safe

We now have the opportunity for an experienced HR Administrator to join our busy Human Resources team. This role will provide a comprehensive administrative support function to the Human Resources Department. Ensuring that tasks are completed in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the updating of all HR data systems
  • Monitoring shared HR email and allocate emails to relevant personnel
  • To assist in the recruitment process, preparing and placing adverts, preparing contracts and ensuring all relevant documents are prepared, issued to new starters etc.
  • To manage the induction process ensuring that all new starters have provided all the relevant documentation and have received all specified training.
  • To provide support in the management of annual appraisals, logging completions and recording of relevant information.
  • Co-ordinate the return to work process, ensuring relevant documentation has been provided and recorded
  • Assist in the logging and recording of Fit Notes ensuring that up to date Fit Notes are received by relevant employees
  • Co-ordinate the administration of leavers, issuing of relevant letters, recording on trackers and arranging leavers medicals and leavers discussions
  • Assisting in the organisation of Occupational Health Appointments and administration of reports
  • Co-ordination of company long service and attendance reward programs
  • Co-ordinate the administration of Manpower Requests, ensuring that all documentation has been provided prior to authorisation
  • Act as minute taker in relevant meetings

Essential skills /Experience

  • Previous experience of supporting a fast paced HR team in an administrative role
  • Competent in the use of all Microsoft Office packages
  • Experienced user of a HR information system (preferably MHR iTrent)
  • Able to work on own initiative, prioritise own workload and work to dead lines
  • Ensure work is accurate at all times
  • Able to work in a confidential environment
  • Experience or working with and contributing to the success of a team
  • Reliable and flexible, able to adjust to changing work load

Salary: £25,454 – £26,794 a year


  • Monday – Thursday: 7:45am – 4:30pm
  • Friday: 7:45am – 1:45pm

What can we offer you?

  • Annual holiday entitlement of 26 days and 8 Bank Holiday (company shut down in summer and Christmas)
  • SMART working – ability to work from home 2 days per week and adjust start time +/- 2 hours
  • Free onsite car park
  • Free electric car charging points on site
  • Car lease scheme
  • Pension (GPP) 4.5% employee and 4.5% employer
  • Life Assurance 4x pensionable pay (after 1 years service for GPP members)
  • Private healthcare
  • On-site occupational health support
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Profit share
  • Sports and social club
  • Long service awards
  • Monthly prize draw
  • On- site canteen

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