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Site HR Officer/Advisor/Generalist

Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Bucharest, RO

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About GKN Aerospace

A Truly Global Business 
Every day, around the world, we help aircrafts fly further, faster and greener.  We’re the world’s leading tier one aerospace supplier of systems and components. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 13 countries serving over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers with sales of £2.8bn. Together as “one GKN” we’re moving our business and industry forward developing technologies that rapidly decarbonise aircraft, and innovating to help build a new generation of planes that produce zero emissions.  We’re putting sustainability at the heart of what we do; driving our objective to becoming a net zero greenhouse gas emissions business before 2050! 

Making a Difference 
It’s great to know you’re making a difference to the future of aviation! Whatever part you play you’ll be helping us deliver operational excellence to our customers.

Job Summary

GKN Aerospace is an original aerospace innovator. For decades, GKN Aerospace technologies have inspired and industrialised the aerospace industry, combining engineering and technological excellence. Today we are truly global. With 17,000 employees in 48 manufacturing locations in 15 countries around the world. All major aircraft and engine manufacturers rely on our advanced technologies. Based in our Bucharest site, we are seeking to recruit a HR Officer focused to act as the sole point of contact for all HR related matters for the site. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders to understand their needs with HRIS ,ensuring these are reflected in reporting and analytics
  • Provide standardised system data reports and associated analysis for relevant stakeholders
  • Develop and deliver training to key system users within the site
  • Assists in onboarding efforts, collection, data entry, and processing of relevant candidate and new hire information
  • Prepare and maintenance of employee files
  • Conduct onboarding and orientation activities whilst acting as the main point of contact for all new starters 
  • Work with rewards team / payroll teams tracking and reporting on payroll and benefits data
  • Coordinate and complete relevant country compliance requirements

How You'll Contribute

To help us make a difference, you’ll bring your passion and talent for what you do along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:


  • Fluent in English
  • Previous experience in a HR role 
  • Experience working with a HRIS 
  • Experience working in Payroll input administration (ideally with Success Factors or Workday)
  • Experience of HR Business Process framework


  • Experience in delivering training 
  • Experience Coaching and developing leaders 
  • Experienced in recruitment 
  • Previous experience in Engineering/manufacturing environment

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do. To be successful in this role you must be comfortable working in a plant or small office team setting with the ability to work effectively in a complex and fast-paced environment. You will be  adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve problems in a timely manner.

What We'll Offer

Once you’re on board you’ll recieve a competitive salary dependant on experience.

As well as a competitive package we’ll offer you a world of opportunity. We want to see your career fly!  We’ll support your career progression by providing you with learning and development opportunities.  That’s the beauty of being part of a global business, once you’re on board you never know where you career journey may take you! 

Why Join Us

A Great Place to work needs a Great Way of Working
Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN.  Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute.  It’s a culture that won us ‘The Best Workplace Culture Award’ last year.  By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work. We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.

Hybrid Work Approach
We understand our employees thrive by working differently, what works for one may not work for another, offering different ways of working is core to us creating a great employee experience. We’re pleased to provide a hybrid working approach enabling you to balance your time between working remotely and working in our offices.  We’re also keen for our employees to achieve a work life balance so we’re happy to discuss flexible working options with you should the role be able to accommodate it. 

Join us and keep the world moving … click on the link below to apply