[POSITION CLOSED]  Job Title: HR & Training Administrator

Business Brief

Street Cranexpress is a family-run, innovative British business with 50 years’ experience in the lifting equipment sector.

Our main offering is the routine maintenance of all makes and models of lifting equipment. We also offer repair and refurbishment, modernisation, installations, and certification of overhead cranes and hoists. At its core, Street Cranexpress is a customer service company; we pride ourselves on our ability to keep customers’ factories productive, no matter the industry or brand.

In addition to the benefits listed below, there will be many routes of progression available to you at Street Cranexpress, thanks to our emphasis on growth and heavy investment in training and development.


The Role

To coordinate all aspects of HR and training ensuring the company’s compliance with legal requirements


Duties of The Role


  • Source, book and communicate training bookings to employees
  • Record, monitor and evaluate training undertaken
  • Maintain accurate training records and monitor expiry dates
  • Provide support in identifying skills gaps and putting development plans in place
  • Coordinate the appraisal process; this will include sending out reminders, filing completed paperwork and ensuring requested training is booked
  • Support the UK Service Manager in the recruitment, management and development of the Street CraneXpress Apprentices
  • Create annual training strategies and liaise with the MD/Directors to ensure it is in line with the business strategy and within budget


Human Resources

  • To coordinate all aspects of recruitment including reviewing and updating job descriptions, placing adverts – alongside marketing to ensure that the role is posted on our social media sites and our company websites, liaising with recruiters, organising and attending interviews and making offers of employment
  • Manage the onboarding process by preparing and sending out contracts of employment and offer packs, liaise with Fleet, IT and Administration to ensure all workwear and equipment is in place, mandatory training is booked, check that all documentation is received and processed, and plan and carry out company inductions
  • Support the recruitment and management of company apprentices, student placements and graduates, liaising with education providers and mentors to maximise learning
  • Provide administration support and advice to line managers during disciplinary and grievance cases, seeking legal advice where required.
  • Arrange Occupational Health reviews and report areas of concern to the SHEQ Manager
  • Promote company benefits including Westfield Health and the pension scheme
  • Order and issue eye test and influenza vouchers
  • Record and monitor absence data ensuring that medical certification is obtained when required
  • Produce letters to confirm any contractual changes to employees’ terms and conditions such as pay increases, promotions, demotions and changes to working hours
  • Administer the leavers process by confirming leaving arrangements in writing, recalculating holiday entitlements, ensuring the return of company property and notifying the payroll provider
  • Support pregnant employees to ensure that they are working safely, their employment rights are understood and protected, that all paperwork is processed and provide induction on their return to work
  • Hold and maintain employee records securely
  • Conduct return to work interviews for all employees
  • Conduct exit interviews with all staff who terminate their employment
  • Assist the Accounts department in preparing weekly and monthly payroll for the payroll provider
  • Manage the holiday booking system, calculate entitlements and set and communicate the annual holiday calendar
  • Schedule employee appraisals, ensuring that they are completed on time and in line with company guidelines
  • Keep abreast of changes to legislation particularly that governing working conditions and hours, and increases to national minimum wage and SMP/SPP/SSP
  • Hold and review company policies and procedures in conjunction with the SHEQ Manager and Directors
  • Any other ad hoc projects as instructed by the group’s Directors
  • Create annual HR strategy liaising with MD and company Directors to ensure it is line with the business strategy/needs


Skills Required

  • A proven track record of working within a HR & Training function
  • A good working knowledge of health and safety training within the engineering or construction industries
  • Experience of recruiting and supporting Apprentices
  • Must be organised and able to prioritise own workload
  • Be adaptable to change, flexible and able to work unsupervised, using their own initiative
  • Must have a confident telephone manner
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite
  • A good standard of secondary education
  • CIPD qualifications (or equivalent) would be desirable but not essential


What We Offer

  • Full time: 08:45 – 17:00 Monday to Friday
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 33 Holidays including bank holidays
  • Paid birthday benefit
  • Competitive salary
  • Private on-site gym facilities
  • Westfield health cover
  • 2 x basic wage death in service benefit
  • Social events


To apply please email us at [email protected]

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Tyler Street,
Sheffield, S9 1GL
Tel: +44 (0)114 243 1142
Email: [email protected]