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Human Resources Manager

Lenoir City, Tennessee, 37772, United States
June 21, 2011
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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


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


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


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


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


Bachelor of Science, Environmental Health

East Tennessee State University, 1990