HR Business Partner

Job location:
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment:
September 12, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07548

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

HR Business Partner

Job Summary

HR Business Partner 

St Austell, Cornwall 

Full time - Monday to Friday 



We have a great opportunity to join an experienced HR team as a true partner in an organisation operating on a global scale with multiple sites in the UK

Not only is this an opportunity to work with some amazing and genuinely welcoming people, there is the opportunity to develop and for continued professional development as we can support you with time off for study and the costs of learning

We are looking for someone who can thrive in a fast paced environment and who has significant experience of managing an employee relations case load as an HR professional. Ideally qualified to CIPD level 5 but we can be flexible depending on experience. Experience of working with Unions and knowledge of sponsorship and right to work processes would be a bonus

This role supports all of our business units outside of Cornwall with 25% of your time spent visiting our sites in Devon, Dorset, Stoke, Cheshire and Yorkshire

What's in it for you? 

Salary of £40,000 

25 days holiday plus bank holidays 

Pension Plan 

Life Assurance 

Income Protection 

Company Sick Pay 

Health and Wellbeing Programme 

Flu and eye care vouchers 

Discount reward hub 

Employee discount scheme 

Cycle to work scheme 

You will be: 

Partnering with senior stakeholders 

Building strong relationships with managers and employees 

Handling day to day HR issues such as absence management, discipline and grievance, recruitment, succession planning and people development/training needs 

Our people are important to us, our workplaces are diverse and inclusive whilst maintaining the health, safety and environmental standards on site, for yourself and others around you. We're an organisation with a wealth of career and development opportunities that allow you to tap into your full potential.

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.