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Coventry, GB

HR Advisor

Company Overview


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of talented employees in 39 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #166 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation


Role overview:


Providing all round HR support to a busy manufacturing facility, supporting the employees and leadership to ensure best practice HR support.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Manage high volume Employee Relations issues at the Coventry plant such as: Attendance Reviews; Disciplinary (up to and including dismissal); Grievance & Flexible Working Requests.
  • Support Managers, providing advice and guidance in respect of all ER matters escalating complex cases and appeals as appropriate within the HR structure.
  • Work alongside other members of the HR team to ensure that all employee relations issues are dealt with in a timely manner in line with the Company policies and procedures
  • Support Managers in respect of managing poor performance and performance improvement plans.
  • Effectively manage short and long-term absence processes, to drive a reduction to below the Company target
  • Work with Occupational Health & Management to ensure that all employees with restrictions or issues are being managed back into the business, escalating capability cases to HRBP, if required.
  • Ensure that Occupational Health referrals are received and/or completed prior to appointments


Ideal candidate:


  • A degree or equivalent in a relevant HR related subject or experience within a HR role
  • An empathetic and engaging style
  • A best practice approach to Employee Relations with some experience of mediation.
  • SAP SF knowledge would be a plus.