HR - HR Officer

Amphenol Ltd - Whitstable, Thanet Way, Whitstable, Kent, United Kingdom Req #28
02 August 2022
The Company:

With innovation and engineering at the heart of our business, Amphenol Ltd (ALTD) has been at the forefront of using the latest technologies and practices for over 50 years to meet the needs of interconnection in a variety of applications. As part of the Amphenol Corporation - a leading global interconnect Fortune 500 specialist company, ALTD is continuing to grow and significantly investing in the future.  

Based in Whitstable Kent, ALTD has maintained its status as a market leader in the Aerospace and Military industries and growth targets remain on track as part of our strategic plan. With c230 employees across a wide range of disciplines, our end-to-end manufacturing capabilities provide endless opportunities for our employees to grow their career and professional experiences.   

More information on the job vacancy you have selected is available below, however if you have any additional questions please contact the HR Department on 01227 773200 or email

The Vacancy:

Job Description


Job Element


Job Title

HR Officer

Reports to / structure

Director of HR (UK)

Department / Location

HR / Whitstable


Provides HR Support to ALTD & AMAR

No budget responsibility

Purpose of the role

Responsible for supporting the HR function in day-to-day activities including working with and giving guidance to line managers and employees.

Duties and responsibilities

Human Resources

Provide expert coaching and advice to managers on HR matters including policy, procedures, employment law, employee relations, and organisational values

Support line managers with disciplinary, grievance & absence management cases

Work collaboratively with employees, managers and Occupational Health to promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of employees

Assist colleagues and managers to develop their skills in terms of HR knowledge and people management

Day to day responsibility for the HR Assistant to ensure that all administration is carried out in an efficient manner, complying with data protection principles

Make effective use of the HR Information System (HRIS) to support managers, monitor potential issues, and provide high-quality reports where required

Take an active role in researching, writing, consulting on and implementing new or updated HR policies/strategies 

Update & support relevant managers with monthly headcount and forecasting data

Take a leading role in recruitment activities to ensure processes run smoothly & our practices meet the needs of the various functions/levels.  Develop effective relationships with recruitment agencies where required

Ensure contractual terms and conditions are in line with current legislation and job descriptions updated as necessary

Support the company’s Apprenticeship programme, working closely with each function to ensure the apprentices are developing their skills and experience in line with the apprenticeship standard. Review with the apprentice on a regular basis. Engage with local schools and colleges to promote the ALTD apprentice programme for the future

Support managers in identifying training and development requirements.  Provide training/coaching for managers on HR related topics

Support the HR team on a range of projects and initiatives as they arise

Carries out such other duties that may be reasonably requested.

Person Specification

CIPD qualified or studying towards gaining the qualification

Prior experience in HR

Excellent attention to detail

HR systems experience

Ability to deal effectively with change and ambiguity

Excellent communication skills

Health and Safety responsibilities

Take reasonable care for health, safety and the environment and others who may be affected by work activities, as well as co-operate on health and safety issues with Amphenol.

Ensure that all employees, contractors and visitors comply with Amphenol Ltd’s Health & Safety Policy use Health and Safety equipment provided.

Business responsibilities

Required to follow the Work Instructions as identified in the Quality Systems Manual:

WI-HR-002 – New Starter Inductions

WI-HR-003 - Training

WI-HR-004 – Recruitment

WI-GDPR-001 – Subject Access Request

WI-GDPR-002 – Data Breach

This job description is provided to clarify the main components of the role and is supplemented with work instructions, specific processes and Company Policy. 

Employee Agreement


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Employee Signature..........................................................


The Benefits:
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Subsidised Restaurant facility 
  • Free onsite parking 
To be considered for this position please click the 'Apply now' button, and thank you for your interest in Amphenol LTD.

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