HR Supervisor


About NTP:

Avery Dennison NTP is the leading manufacturer of heat transfer labels for sportswear, work-wear and branded clothing.

Our factory in Gaupne, Norway, has been operating for 31 years. Our 130 employees manufacture high-quality labels for transfer onto textiles. Most of our production is sold to the Nordic market, but we also export significant volumes to some of the largest global brands.

We're looking for a HR Supervisor to a permanent position, to meet the strong growth in the coming years. The HR Supervisor will lead the HR department in Norway. The right candidate is familiar with the different HR tasks and motivated by working both as 1st line support and developing best practice. The position will be located at our facility in Norway and report to HR manager Europe.


  • Work in conjunction with country business unit leader and regional HR leader to facilitate long-term HR initiatives aligned with the local and global strategic agenda

  • Recommend and implement employee communication strategies, plans, policies and guidelines in accordance with company’s HR Strategies, in order to sustain company’s culture and enhance employees’ engagement

  • Help the plant and operation leaders to provide employees with development opportunities and ensure that they are able to meet current and future performance standards

  • Administer all  employee related processes including payroll, leaves, employee training, performance appraisals, promotions, hiring, and terminations

  • Manage specific projects as determined in the annual HR plan and participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives

  • Improve HR effectiveness and internal customer satisfaction by driving continuous improvement activities

  • Provide proactive coaching, consultation and direction to management in areas of performance management, training and development, compensation and overall organizational effectiveness

  • Counsel and advise employees and the leadership team regarding people policies, industrial relations, labor law, regulations, workforce, organization and employee issues

  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource policies

  • Promote effective communications and employee relations

  • Act as a Strategic HR Business Partner for country business unit leader and operation leaders

  • Act as a team role model

  • Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, major in Human Resources, Business or related field preferred

  • At least 5 years work experience in HR functions, with experience in manufacturing environment

  • Strong knowledge of employee relations and legal issues

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management

  • People-oriented and good customer-focused mindset

  • Good command of oral and written English

  • Able to influence and resolve controversial, high-impact human resources issues

  • Willingness to take on what needs to be done, innovative problem-solver

  • Strong project management skills

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating, planning and deploying HR programs and initiatives;

  • Practical knowledge in common computer software.

What we offer

  • A solid company in growth with a global market exposure

  • Good and creative work environment

  • Competitive compensation and pension benefits

If you have questions regarding the position please call Tom Dyrdal, Business Unit Director Avery Dennison NTP, +47 47902531.

Click here to apply for the position.


About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company's applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at www.averydennison.com