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Crane Payment Innovations HR Administrator in Oldham, United Kingdom

HR Administrator

Location Oldham, U.K.

Department Human Resources

Employment Type Full Time

Have you ever used the self-checkout in a supermarket? Used a coin redemption machine at a bank? Maybe you grabbed a drink from a vending machine or paid to park your car? If you’ve answered with a resounding “YES”, then you’ve done so with the aid of one of the 10 million devices installed by Crane Payment Innovations (CPI).

We make the technology that powers your everyday life, enabling more than 4 billion transactions every week in more than 143 currencies worldwide. From cash and coins to cards and mobile, we keep the world of payments moving with smart validation devices and business management software.

Headquartered in Malvern, PA, CPI is supported by: >2,500 global associates, 7 manufacturing sites, 12 corporate offices and 43 service branches.


You’ll be joining our HR team, providing a responsive, customer-centric first line of HR advice and support to the business for general HR enquiries in line with our policies and procedures. Under the direction of the HR Manager, you will administer HR processes aligned to the associate lifecycle, including recruitment, probation, merit review, talent management, starters and leavers.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Liaising directly with associates and managers to provide first line HR advice and guidance to the business on all general HR queries, policies and procedures

  • Dealing with all aspects of the new starter process and offboarding for all EU locations, including production of offer letters, contracts of employment and setting up electronic new starter files

  • Working closely with the Payroll team to ensure starters, leavers and pay changes are processed accurately and on time

  • Maintaining and updating the HR systems (HR Select and Peoplesoft) ensuring data integrity and adhering to strict deadlines for all Europe locations

  • Recruitment administration including arranging interviews and updating the applicant tracking system

  • Producing reports from the HR systems on an ad-hoc and scheduled basis

  • Managing the HR inbox, responding to or re-directing enquiries to other members of the team as appropriate

  • Providing administrative support for employee relations issues such as setting up meetings and taking notes in meetings e.g. Attendance management and disciplinary meetings

  • Supporting the delivery of HR processes including performance appraisals and merit review

  • Supporting administration relating to CPI’s intellectual capital program which involves retention, development and succession planning

  • Assisting with visa and immigration administration


You’ll be a proactive, customer-focused, highly organised and detail-oriented administrator. You will possess excellent communication and people skills and have previous experience in an administration role, preferably within Human Resources.

You will be an adaptable, flexible team player, able to operate in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience working in an administrative role, preferably within Human Resources

  • CIPD qualification or working towards one would be advantageous

  • Must be proficient with the full suite of Microsoft office program including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word

  • Experience of HR systems such as PeopleSoft and Select HR would be beneficial

  • Excellent written and spoken English skills

Personal Attributes

  • High energy level and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong attention to detail is critical

  • Deadline driven, with a strong commitment to deliver promises on time and in full

  • Team player

  • Excellent communication skills verbally and in writing


  • Competitive salaries

  • 25 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays

  • Private Healthcare

  • Contributory Pension scheme

  • Life insurance

  • Opportunities to travel and work at our global sites

  • Community involvement and volunteering events

Sound interesting? Come see why we areOneCPI ( !

CPI is part of Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Founded in 1855, Crane provides products and solutions to customers in the aerospace, electronics, hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising, transportation, and other markets. The Company has four business segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Fluid Handling, Engineered Materials, and Merchandising Systems. Crane has approximately 11,000 employees in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CR).

Crane Payment Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.