HR Apprentice

Closing Date: Thursday 30th June 2022

Department: Human Resources

Full Time


Established in 2000, Turbine Surface Technologies is a joint venture between Rolls- Royce and Chromalloy, providing specialist coatings solutions to state-of-the-art gas turbine components. Situated on Sherwood Business Park in Annesley, Nottingham.

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join TST as a HR Assistant Apprentice, our dedicated HR team are an integral part of the business that provides comprehensive business support with a people centric open-door policy. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate looking to begin a career within HR, with opportunity to be involved with a range of HR activities.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support HR Recruitment/ Coordinator in the onboarding process; compile induction packs in readiness to be issued to new starters.
  • Support short term absence: managing the absence line, informing Line Managers of any absent employees, logging absence and updating the HR system on a daily basis.
  • Provide absence and punctuality metrics through HR system reports, assisting in the Punctuality procedure, running lateness reports and liaising with line managers to issue counselling notices.
  • Assist with internal and external HR related enquiries or requests, escalating where necessary.
  • Assist with projects as and when required, at times responsible for managing and delivering own projects.
  • Ensure leavers are processed as and when required; assisting with exit interviews.
  • Assist with internal recruitment for shop floor, sending out invite and outcome letters, setting up interviews, and interviewing candidates as and when required.
  • Assisting in the coordination of the yearly Ethics presentation.
  • Input the HR Proformas including Holiday and Request to leave early forms as and when required.
  • Update the HR System (TMS) with employee change of details such as contact details.
  • Ensure the forms outside HR are replenished on a regular basis.
  • Support the HR team in sending out standard letters and any other correspondence required.
  • Scanning and filing as and when required.
  • Empty the HR Box daily.
  • Support the HR team in day to day tasks and project work, and to carry out any other duties that may be required by the Company.


Behaviours and Personal Attributes:

  • A keen interest in working in HR
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, be a “people person”
  • Works well as a team member and builds effective working relationships with all levels
  • Attention to detail – go the extra mile and not settle for “good enough”
  • Ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, whilst being able to work under pressure
  • Strong organisational skills and self-motivated
  • Tact and ability to deal with difficult situations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Interest in career development and training within the workplace.
  • Understands importance of confidentiality at all times and handling confidential personal information.
  • Understands and complies with the Company’s health and safety policies and procedures.


You will also be part of the TST culture which offers:

  • Private health care scheme:
  • Mental health support- including free counselling sessions
  • Dental; reimbursement of dental work from an annual allowance, option to pay to upgrade cover
  • Free eye tests and reimbursement on glasses from annual allowance.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service.
  • Free on- site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Opportunity to be a part of production related bonus scheme.
  • Refer a friend reward scheme.
  • Day off work for your birthday.

Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential. We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.

Company Values:  

 The ability to demonstrate, understand and apply our workplace values:

Operate Safely:  Doing the right thing, safely and sustainably and not walking by when we can make a difference.  Getting it right first time, saves time, minimises disruption and provides the best possible service.

Operate Openly with Customer Focus:  We have a duty to work together and follow procedures to create the correct environment to deliver the right service.   We listen and encourage openness, with views and opinions being valued.  Believing we are good is not good enough, our customers must share our belief and share our successes, recognising what we say, we do.

Operate with Respect and Dignity:  Treating people as we would want to be treated, with respect and patience and respecting diversity in our workforce and the communities in which we work.

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AS9100 Certified
ISO14001 Certified