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A HR Generalist is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Clare based client. This is approximately a 9 month contract with a very successful manufacturing facility in Shannon.

Role of this position

  • To provide full day to day operational support to the site across all aspects of Human Resources.
  • Act as the point of contact for all recruitment needs within the business such as drafting job descriptions, screening applications, scheduling interviews, conducting interviews with department managers
  • Employee on boarding: preparing offer-letters, contracts, conducting reference checks, organising pre-employment medicals, preparing induction record etc
  • Prepare weekly and monthly payroll with all transactions and changes and submit to outsourced payroll provider
  • Maintain leave records and keep systems updated with leave records such as annual leave, illness, and unpaid leave, parental leave etc
  • Responsible for all HR related correspondence including confirmation of employment letters, mortgage applications, maternity forms, social welfare forms etc.
  • Control, manage, and advise on employee and industrial relations
  • lead and provide expert advice and support on all Employee Relations issues
  • Coach and guide management on all aspects of people management including Performance Management, Learning and Development, Talent Review and Development, statutory and other leaves, HR policies and procedures
  • Develop, update and enhance HR policies, procedures and processes, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and best practice.


  • Degree in Business/HR Discipline.
  • 3-5 years strong HR Generalist experience in a medium sized unionised manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in dealing with Unions
  • Ability to successfully influence senior level management, executives and key customers.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the flexibility to operate well in a multi-cultural rapidly changing, often high-stress environment.
  • Knowledge of positive and progressive employee relations and a proven track record of success.

Please call Gillian Dunphy today for further information on 061-365969 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900