Human Resources Advisor – Supply Chain & Manufacturing (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Excellent Career Progression Opportunity with High Profile Surface Coatings Manufacturer
  • Permanent Full-time Role Available Immediately
  • Attractive Salary Package with Benefits



Our client is one of the world’s largest coatings companies, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. Well-known and highly respected, this multinational Surface Coatings manufacturer, employs more than 40,000 people in more than 70 countries across the globe.



Based in the Western suburbs of Melbourne, the successful candidate will be reporting to the Country HR Manager ANZ and supporting the needs of Supply Chain and Manufacturing. This permanent full-time role represents an exceptional opportunity for a driven and committed HR professional. We are looking for someone that is ready to take the step in their career and prove themselves as a valuable team member and key contributor of the HR function.

Key Duties Include:

  • Coach and support people managers with employee management, annual performance reviews and talent management processes
  • Provide coaching and advice to managers to facilitate planning and decision making in areas such as recruitment and people development
  • Be the ‘Champion’ for Industrial Relations in Australia and New Zealand
  • Provide HR support for EBA / site agreements and negotiations
  • Work with managers to identify and manage talent devleopment
  • Leverage the CoE’s expertise and resources to build a talent pipeline and ensure succession planning
  • Work with managers to improve employee engagement, encourage employee communication and support local engagement or community events
  • Safeguard the company by ensuring compliance to local legal requirements in all aspects of HR policy, taking advice from outside legal advisors where required
  • Help to promote awareness of the company’s Speak Up process and participate in investigations as required
  • Participate in local internal and external audits
  • Lead by example by using and promoting all applicable corporate and site policies and procedures with regard to personal conduct and HSE standards



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Degree qualification in Human Resources or a related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in an HR capacity
  • Experience in IR related matters and exposure to EBA agreements and negotiations, highly regarded
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English with highly developed interpersonal skills to liaise effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent time management skills  with the ability to excel in a fast paced, complex environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to make decisions and work autonomously but as an integral part of an extended team
  • Ability to travel when needed
  • Well developed influencing and problem solving skills
  • Business acumen
  • Conceptual, analytical and result-oriented approach
  • Service and customer oriented with a solution focused mindset
  • Ability to execute strategies, including planning and implementation of various initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships internally and externally
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Must have full working rights



To apply for this role, please submit a targeted resume accompanied by a Letter of Application addressing the above selection criteria by using the “Apply Now” button below. To have a strictly confidential discussion about this role, please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours. After hours please feel free to call Helen on +61 438 620 434.

Please note that we prefer all documents submitted to be uploaded in MS Word format (i.e., .doc or .docx).




We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. As we receive a large number of applications every day, we can only contact short-listed candidates. If you do not receive a call from our Recruiters, then your details will remain on our database for future suitable roles.