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Date Added: Wed 14/09/2022

HR Business Partner

Hayfield Green, DN93RJ, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £55000 - £60000/annum additional benefits package

Lontra, an innovative multi-award-winning engineering technology company, have partnered with Elevation Recruitment Group, to manage the extensive recruitment drive for the set-up and launch of their new £17m smart factory in Doncaster.

As part of their core values, Lontra are committed to creating a diverse workforce, with an inclusive culture, where everyone is valued and able to participate, to achieve their potential as well as a focus on good work-life balance.

The new facility is based close to Doncaster Sheffield Airport, with excellent road and transport links.


Lontra is a technology company delivering ground-breaking air compressor designs.

With their headquarters situated in the heart of the UK, they are backed by world-class technical, commercial partners and supporters, including SKF, WEG, Beckhoff Automation, Yaskawa and National Instruments.

Their flagship product, the Blade Compressor® has been proven by Severn Trent Water to drive down energy costs by 21 percent.

The business continues to develop new technologies and is expanding into new industries including, food and drink production, pharmaceutical manufacture, and water treatment.

Lontra's CEO Steve Lindsey was a finalist in the prestigious European Inventor Awards 2017 and has assembled an expert team to drive growth and success.

Our culture of doing things differently, encourages initiative and integrity. Good design, innovation, creativity and curiosity are at the forefront of our work.


This role offers an exciting opportunity to be one of the founding members of the Doncaster team, to apply your skills to the fast-growing field of clean technology, playing a leading role in the production of a new world-class design of compressor.

The successful candidate will be capable of working as a core member of the manufacturing team whilst ensuring supplier product and process' quality requirements are met.


*Actively contribute to the development and execution of the company's strategic goals; specifically in its rapid expansion and aim to be an employer of choice locally
*Work closely with the local teams to provide comprehensive and confidential HR support.
*Be accountable for the development, deployment and management of the Company's Human Resources Management Systems; Operating procedures, Standards, Policies and Processes
*Work closely with the Senior Management Teams to develop a deep understanding of organisational structures, talent acquisition and management
*Develop and implement HR systems and processes that progressively manage and deliver personal and professional development as well as a focus on succession planning
*Support on all employment legislation, ensuring managers are coached and developed to manage ER effectively.
*Be accountable for the development and management of HR's Annual Operating Plan, Budget and Long Range Plans in support of the Company's business
*Responsible for internal and external HR audits
*Develop close working relationships with local external organisations to promote Lontra as an employer of choice and facilitate the ongoing pipeline of talent into the organisation


As HR Business Partner for Lontra, the successful applicant will be a fundamental part of our team, supporting all aspects of HR for the business. The role will create, develop and implement a high quality and progressive HR function and framework that ensures the company meets and exceeds its targets with respect to Company Values, Culture and Standards, Statutory and legislative ER obligations.

Thus enabling an innovative, vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce with personal and professional development at its core.


*Minimum CIPD Level 5 / Degree qualified
*Demonstrable experience in an HR leadership position
*Previous experience of a 'start-up' or rapid growth organisation
*HR Generalist, ideally with specific focus on Talent management, Recruitment and Learning & Development.
*Deep knowledge of key HR competencies; Employment Legislation, Recruitment, Employee Relations, Compensation & Benefits
*Highly IT literate in MS Office applications, and preferably experienced with HR systems / data management
*Effective time management, delegation and organisational skills.
*Effective written and oral communication skills

Elevation Recruitment Group are handling all applications, we would love to hear from you if you meet the required skills, experience and are looking to join a forward-thinking progressive organisation.

Please get in touch today with a copy of your latest CV and a member of our team will make contact
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