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Human Resources Manager

Location:
Lenoir City, Tennessee, 37772, United States
Posted:
June 21, 2011
Email:
abg5a2@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
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HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
Operations Support & Strategic Partnership

My objective is to excel as a strategic team member in a leadership role that utilizes my extensive experience in
Human Resources. I am highly driven result oriented professional with strong communication skills aimed at
implementing profitable solutions and achieving organizational goals. Hands-on experience in HR and
EH&S Leadership, Organizational Development and Front-line Management, I have a demonstrated
success record in:
Employee Relations in Union and non-Union environments.
Developing recruiting strategies that quickly retain and promote the best talent.
Company recordkeeping and regulatory/technical reporting
Planning, implementing, and improving policies that align with organizational targets.
Training and Development with excellent facilitation and presentation skills
Employment Law compliance management

CORE COMPETENCIES

Employee Relations Recognition and Reward Change Management

Employment Law Compliance 360 Performance Reviews Technical Reporting

Policy and Program Development Workplace harassment resolution Succession Planning

Recruitment and Retention Talent Development Team-building Strategies

Wage and Benefit Administration Incident Investigations Training/Facilitation

Union Contract Negotiations Workers’ Comp Management Performance Appraisals

Supply Chain Mgmt Support Dispute Resolution 15 + yrs. Experience


RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Successfully promoted positive employee relations with single and multiple locations in Companies
ranging in size from 50 to over 2000 employees.
Staffed and operated a facility through a 100+ day lockout without failing on any customer shipment.
Designed an associate communication program that resulted in process improvements yielding a $12K
per quarter savings in consumable materials.
Managed day-to-day employee relations reducing employee disputes and grievances by approximately
88%.
Initiated organizational development and change management efforts by integrating employees to
functional business goals.
Coordinated “line ownership” activities and warehouse logistics plan that resulted in 99.5% on time
delivery and increased equipment uptime run rates.
Championed and implemented a full behavior based hiring/selection program with proven outcome
that resulted in a decrease in turnover by 92%.
Produced comprehensive Employee Relations training module used in corporate training program.
Managed HR, EH&S, Organizational Development and Payroll functions simultaneously in support of
multiple business units.
Successfully managed 25 separate collective bargaining agreements with 4 unions in 17 states; served as
Lead Spokesperson and obtained favorable agreements at 12 contract negotiations in a one year period.
Managed safety program that achieved a nearly 2 year “0” recordable accident rate.
Facilitator of cross-functional transitional work team planning: Visual Management, Kan Ban, Kaizen
process, Skill Block Team Member Progression Plan and 5-S Housekeeping.
Served as frontline Team Leader on new product launch motivating first production team to exceed
daily/weekly case count goals.
Co-wrote safety article published in Milling Journal Magazine 2008

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Solid career progression with full range of experience serving in multifunctional leadership roles such as,
Human Resources and EH&S Management, Frontline Supervision, Training and Facilitation.

Security Consultants Group, Inc. Oak Ridge, Tennessee 2008-2011
Position: Corporate Labor Relations Manager – Business focus: HLS/FPS Federal Contractor (Union
and non-union) Reason for leaving: Company acquired by competitor and relocated operations

Weigel’s Corporation, Knoxville, Tennessee 2008 - 2008
Position: Corporate Director of Human Resources – Business focus: Retail Store Operation (Non-Union)
Reason for leaving: Career advancement

Knoxville Milling Company (White Lily Foods), Knoxville, Tennessee 2003 – 2008
Position: Human Resources Manager and EH&S Manager – Business focus: Food manufacturing
(Union) Reason for leaving: Asset divestiture and facility closure

US Ecology, Inc., Oak Ridge, Tennessee 2000 – 2003
Position: Human Resources Manager/Administrative Facility Manager – Business focus: Process
radioactive waste for decontamination and disposal (Union) Reason for leaving: Facility closure

Breed Tech. Safety Restraint Systems, Knoxville, Tennessee 1998-2000
Human Resources Generalist- Business focus: Tier II OEM Automotive safety restraint products (Union)
Reason for leaving: Promotion/Corporate Chapter 11 and permanent production curtailment

Harvard Industries, Doehler-Jarvis, Greeneville, Tennessee 1996-1998
HR Supervisor/ EH&S Manager- Business focus: OEM automotive aluminum die cast/semi-permanent
mold casting (Non-union) Reason for leaving: Corporate Chapter 11 and facility closure
Exide Corporation, Speed Clip Division, Bristol, Tennessee 1994-1996
Health Safety & Environmental Manager - Business focus: OEM and aftermarket automotive lead die cast
and assembly facility (Non-union) Reason for leaving: Facility closure
Professional Services Group, Inc., Bristol, Tennessee 1990-1994
Laboratory Analyst, Industrial Pre-treatment Coordinator, Safety Supervisor- Business focus: Contract
Operations for Municipalities (Non-union) Reason for leaving: Career progression

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Health
East Tennessee State University, 1990