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HR Generalist

Company:  Ball Corporation

Wakefield, GB, WF2 0XE

Date:  13-Aug-2022
Job Category:  Human Resources
Req ID:  20662

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?

Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.

We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminium tins, cups and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.

Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.

We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.



Position overview:


To assist the HR Manager in the continuous improvement of the HR function, providing support to the plant team. Become champion for employee relations on all business unit  levels. This positions is responsible to act backup  during absence of HR manager. Supports the delivery HR services to meet business needs ensuring compliance with corporate policy and Country contractual & legislative requirements.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Maintains personnel records  and hire to retire  processes of the employees in SAP SF system and paper files where it is applicable.
  • Employee relations and Industrial relations (IR) : Assist HR manager in Strategies and negotiate with union and local collective committee  for wages, benefits and working conditions for long term agreements.
  • Support HR manager in  HR strategy  implementation  effectively and that organization complies with all relevant regulations, laws and employment standards.
  • Performs in recruiting, selection, and placement of candidates for plant hourly and non-exempt salaried positions. 
  • Performs and assists in the establishment and implementation of new employee orientation programs.
  • To follow and maintain organization’s SOPs and safe working practices.   
  • Make sure the accurate employees data is up to date in the local payroll system and  SAP SF.
  • Inputs and manage data and provides associated management reporting in according with the business requirements.
  • Controls the availability of all necessary documents for personnel records in in accordance with the Labour law and internal policies in all location.
  • Participates in the development and coordination of local regulations related to personnel management. Develops regulations and SOPs. 
  • Advises  HR managers  on labour  /tax  low related issues.
  • Participates in maintenance of an integrated management system. Applies the standards of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
  • Comply with all legal requirements related to environment and safety.
  • Communicating with external partners (social security, health insurance, tax, accident insurance etc.)
  • Maintaining and tracking the personnel records : vacation, relocation,  sick leave, maternity leave, recovery, dismissal, including the timely transfer of data to the payroll provider for final payment upon dismissal.

Experience required:


  • Higher education
  • CIPD qualified or working towards level 3 
  • Experience in the relevant position for at least 2 years
  • Work effectively in multitasking
  • Work effectively in a team and maintain working relationships with others
  • Able to handle confidential information and keep it safe
  • Confident user of computer programs: MS Office, SAP SF ot other HRIS
  • Fluent in English

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.

Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.


No agencies please.

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