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HR Generalist Part time

Date: Dec 8, 2018


Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

HR Generalist – Part time 20 hours per week




With headquarters in Torrance , California, the HR team is truly Global. Based in Ashford, Kent, Hardigg UK Ltd require a part time HR Generalist, to oversee the UK site and support the EMEA HR team based in Barcelona.  The HR Generalist is required to manage the payroll & benefits administration, recruitment, HR policies and procedures, training and employee relations. Providing excellent external and internal customer service through effective and timely communication with all, employees, potential employees, agencies, managers and directors.


What You’ll Do:


Payroll & Benefits, Time and Attendance, Recruitment and Selection, On-boarding and Leaver Administration , Maintain the HR Database and Reporting for payroll, Employee Relations

  • Administrate the payroll process, for UK and employees in EMEA countries, liaising with the HR Generalist in Peli Products, Barcelona, third-party payroll providers and Finance to ensure timeliness and accuracy of employee’s salaries.
  • Enroll employees into Benefits programs, assisting with policy communication, and service provider’s presentation.
  • Preparation of job descriptions, job requisitions, role profiles, liaise with Recruitment agencies creating job advertisements, conducting interviews and reference checks.
  • Perform administrative processes relating to recruitment, for example, screen CV’s using the online recruitment module within success factors, schedule interviews with hiring managers, sit on interview panels and administer testing.
  • Administer the process for new employees, for example; send offer letters, employment contracts, and process all pre-employment checks.
  • Support new hires with the automated onboarding process using success factors
  • Conduct orientation meetings with new employees using the global orientation presentation and liaise with Line Manager’s to ensure they are aware of their responsibility in the orientation process.
  • Oversee the probationary process on Success Factors ensuring Managers know when review meetings need to take place, ensuring reviews are completed in a timely manner and any performance issues are raised to the HR Manger.
  • Ensure resignations are acknowledged in a timely manner and ensure payroll is processed correctly and exit interviews are conducted either face to face or electronically.
  •  Ensure the HR Information system (Success Factors) and time and attendance system (Softworks) accurately reflect employee details. This includes inputting starters and leavers, contractual amendments, change of details, probationary reviews, annual performance reviews and merit increases, annual leave and recording of sicknesses and other leave, correcting any AWOLS or absences accordingly with line managers prior to the payroll cut off.
  •  Provide appropriate reports from the HR database for the purpose of payroll, auditing and monitoring employee data for example sickness and lateness. Follow up with appropriate line manager as per the absence and lateness procedures.
  • Provide day to day advice to Line Managers and Employees on general HR related queries, coaching management and employees on policy and procedures, escalating more complex issues to the HR Manager.
  • Lead formal meetings, such as employee disciplinary and grievances undertaking such tasks as may be required, upto and including dismissals.
  • Offer coaching to managers on performance related issues
  • Networking and support with Global HR projects in an effort to gain better knowledge and expertise of HR regions and best practices.
  • Maintaining standard Human Resources documents and letters and manage the files stored on the cloud system (Box)


What You’ll Need:


  • Strong Microsoft Offic Skills, ability to mail merge, create presentations and design spreadsheets including formulas, "what if" scenarios
  • CIPD level 5
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an advisory role, preferably manufacturing with demonstrable experience of ER issues, Flexible working requests, organizational change and performance management


Bonus Points For:


  • Payroll experience
  • Success Factors knowledge
  • Softworks knowledge


Why Join Peli Hardigg? Here’s a glimpse of the Perks


  • Generous pension contributions with a competitive match
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Peli!
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays – pro rated for part time depending on number of days worked
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Medical
  • On Site Parking
  • Free Tea, Coffee and premium branded cold drinks provided to all employees
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…




With over 40 years of creating the toughest, virtually indestructible, and most dependable products on the market, Peli Products remains the global leader of high-performance protective case solutions, advanced portable lighting systems, and consumer products we use in our everyday lives to include coolers, phone and tablet cases, backpacks, and drinkware. Our products are depended upon by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, life sciences, defense/military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer.  Pelican's products are designed and built to last a lifetime.


Next Steps of the Selection Process:


  • Our hiring team reviews applications and select candidates.
  • We’ll invite candidates to complete a one-way video interview on Spark Hire.
  • After the submitted one-way video interviews are reviewed, we’ll invite a final number of candidates for in-person interview(s).



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



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