The Company:

McConnel is a multi-award winning British manufacturing company that is leading the way as the world’s number one supplier of Power Arm and green maintenance technology. Based in Ludlow, Shropshire, McConnel offers a comprehensive product portfolio including hedge and verge mowers, self-propelled sprayers and a range of remote-control machinery.

The Role:

Under moderate supervision, manage weekly payroll.   Assist HR Department in carrying out various HR policies and procedures for company employees.   Conduct new employee orientations, process all employee-related paperwork, perform computer data entry for attendance and maintains records for employees pertinent to Payroll. 


  • Enter or accept all employee changes onto Select HR to process timely weekly payrolls.
  • Administer weekly payroll for employees ensuring reasonableness and accuracy.
  • Provide cover for Payroll Administrator for the weekly payroll within other Alamo Group member companies where necessary during periods of absence.
  • Develop and implement methods and procedures for monitoring payroll work activities for weekly payroll.
  • Responsible for resolution of payroll issues.  Provide answers to questions from employees or Managers regarding payroll. Alerting HR Management of any concerns.
  • Ensure Tensor is maintained to ensure timely payroll processing.
  • Run all payroll-related reports and reconciles data where required.
  • Schedule and conduct orientation for new hires, along with follow up meetings as required.
  • Assist HR Department in coordinating Occupational Health Monitoring programmes.
  • Maintain employee electronic files in terms of payroll and notify Production Management of any disciplinary issues.
  • Maintain Production stationary requirements, including keeping accurate inventory.  Notify supervisor of low stock items and recommends new items for order.
  • Distribute payroll checks each payday. 
  • Coordinate the termination process as provided on the termination checklist.
  • Communicate regularly with HR/Production Management about Department/Employee issues.
  • Assist any departments on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Key Requirements:

  • Good level of education.
  • Previous experience within a HR function preferred, but not essential.
  • Solid understanding of payroll.  SelectPay experience preferred.
  • Very good communication skills required, both verbal and written.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.   Positive and respectful outlook.
  • PC literate with excellent MS Word and Excel skills.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Able to plan, organize, and prioritise work demonstrating flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and competing tasks.
  • Able to work overtime as needed to complete assignments.

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