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Date:  27-Feb-2023
Job Req ID:  12616
Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  GB
City:  Manchester
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  HR Business Partner


An amazing opportunity to join our team as a HR Business Partner, based at our fabulous Manchester Trafford Plant!  Your responsibilities will include providing support to the HR Manager within the plant, with the development and implementation of HR strategies and programs in support of the required plant strategy.


Here's a taste of what you'll be doing!


  • Partnering with business leaders and creating credible relationships with business leaders and people managers to understand any business issues, assessing potential HR requirements and implementing appropriate solutions to address these.  You will also partner with the business closely to lead the delivery of pro-active and innovative HR programs in the required plant, including executing SC key projects.
  • Collaborate across Centres of Excellence (COE); central functions and the Plant Manager to design and implement strategic programs within the plant
  • Contribute to designing local training activities and talent management strategies and support implementations of those strategies in the required plant
  • Support Employee relations cases, as well as ongoing consultation and relationship with local works councils and employee representative groups
  • Support compensation planning processes across the plant, General support to HRM including audit support for ISO /MQFS and 1st stage payroll sign off
  • Support the delivery of HR initiatives such as Talent Management, Performance Management Process, career succession and management, managing recruiting exceptions and supporting job fairs in plant areas
  • Provide business unit and local market related expertise and input to other HR colleagues across Europe as required
  • Drive Leadership Effectiveness, Talent Management (non manager levels) and People Capability at the Plant.  Lead Employee engagement and Inclusion & Diversity projects as part of local People COE


Your recipe for success!


  • CIPD certification required
  • Experience of working within a Manufacturing Plant, with a focus on HR program delivery
  • Good working knowledge of domestic employment law and HR best practice
  • Flexible, problem solving approach, strategic thinker and strong team player       
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills


About Kellogg's! 


Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success.

With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work/life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation. 

We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.

We are a diverse Employer, a foundation member of the Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerate gender parity and drive inclusion in the European retail & Fast-Moving Consumer Goods value chain and we are committed to reaching 50:50 gender representation for all leadership level roles by 2025


Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site. If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact  


Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal business by the end of 2023, resulting in two independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

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