Job Title

HR Assistant (Student Placement)

Job Description

Put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for a Human Resources Assistant (Student Placement) at our facility located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. 

HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 80 years.

Hyster-Yale UK Limited employs nearly 1,600 people across Europe, of which over 700 are based in our Craigavon Plant. We bring over 236 different products to the market, ranging from the smallest pallet truck to 48 tonne container handling trucks.


Located in the Human Resources Department in HYG Craigavon, this position will report to a key member of the Human Resource Team. The successful applicant will work in a team responsible for providing the following key accountabilities:

  • Dealing competently with internal and external customers
  • Participating in project work as directed
  • Collating and reviewing current policies and procedures
  • Updating and maintaining the Company Employee Handbook
  • Supporting STEM committee
  • Supporting cleansing of HR archives
  • Assisting in recruitment processes
  • Assisting with Absence Management process

  • Candidates should be students working towards a formal qualification in a Human Resources discipline or similar
  • Competent in MS Office packages
  • Strong teamworking and communication skills, proactivity and personal initiative and a desire to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • (Shortlisting criteria may be enhanced as necessary).

  • Competitive Salary
  • 33 Days Annual Leave (Pro rata)
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Opportunity to learn, develop and gain experience in a fast-paced Human Resources Department which will provide excellent exposure to all aspects of Human Resources activities, within a supportive team environment.
  • START DATE: June/July 2023

    END DATE: June/July 2024

    LOCATION: 88 Charlestown Road, Portadown, Co Armagh, BT63 5PP

    The closing date for applications is Friday 20th January 2023.

    The successful candidate will be subject to background checks.

    We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

    Job ID


    Employment Type

    Full time

    Employment Status

    Intern (Fixed Term)

    Work Hours


    Travel Required


    HYG EMEA UK Craigavon


    88 Charlestown Road

    Zip Code

    BT63 5PP



    Relocation Assistance Available