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Job Title:  Human Resources Manager


Northamptonshire, NTH, GB, NN12 6PF

Business Unit:  Abaco Business Unit
Posting Date:  Nov 19, 2022
Job Description: 

Position Summary:

The HR Manager will be a hands-on leader capable of providing strategic and tactical support to deliver services and programs for the Abaco’s business in the UK and other international locations.  This role will partner with business leaders and will be responsible for providing functional support in areas of Employee Relations, Performance Management, Recruitment and Staffing, training, and all other HR related areas.  The candidate will be responsible for the employees across the UK and also in a number of European and APAC offices where Abaco has small sales teams.  This role will be part of a team of global HR professionals and will require effective communication and partnership within the Abaco business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Acts and serves as the day-to-day resource for the employee population to deliver AMETEK’s Policies, Procedures and Programs.
  • Responsible for staffing and recruitment of best-in-class talent while providing guidance to managers on best organizational practices to effectively meet the demands of the business.
  • Creates and maintains job descriptions.
  • Updates organizational charts each month. 
  • Creates and maintains employee files in accordance with applicable laws.
  • Provides guidance to managers on employee communication, conflict resolution and other employee relations issues and concerns.
  • Conducts new hire onboarding orientation.
  • Conducts stay interviews and manages exit interviews and offboarding.
  • Prepares internal employee communication regarding activities and other company events.
  • Responsible for fostering a positive working environment and serve as ambassador in promoting the company’s recognition program to increase employee motivation and engagement.
  • Administers other programs such as Salary Planning, Performance Management, Benefits Enrollment and other programs in alignment with AMETEK’s corporate strategies.
  • Provides guidance on HR training initiatives in alignment with the business needs and other Abaco training programs.
  • Works collaboratively with business unit leaders, creates reports and serves as business partner in providing HR data as needed.
  • Assists business with the coordination of employee meetings, luncheons or other activities.
  • Effectively communicates and engages with HR leadership and greater HR global team on matters relating to the Abaco business.
  • Contributes and participates in HR Roadmap and projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned in relation to the HR functions and other related business operations.
  • Observes all safety and security procedures.
  • Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Fully CIPD qualified


  • A minimum of 5 years of HR relevant experience. 
  • Manufacturing experience is required; experience in a MoD environment would be a plus.
  • Experience with UK law and regulatory agencies affecting UK labor population.


  • Understanding of HR best practices and current employment and compliance regulations
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work with confidential information
  • Customer-focused attitude, with a high level of professionalism and discretion
  • Extremely strong organizational skills
  • Outstanding time management, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet business unit  goals in a fast paced, highly competitive environment with a focus on customer service
  • Confident and effective in dealing with different levels of management up to executive leaders.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills well developed problem-solving skills; solid organizational skills; and the demonstrated ability to be self-directed.
  • Requires a hands-on individual with the ability to see the big picture.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment
  • Self-starter who is also a strong team player
  • Must be able to function with minimal supervision and be able to prioritize work tasks
  • Ability to maintain composure when facing change or working under pressure
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and trusting working relationships

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.