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Management Manager

Charleston, SC, 29401
August 12, 2012

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Lisa Cary, sphr

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Charleston, SC 29414 - 843-***-****


Petrochemical Manufacturing - Aviation - Industrial Controls


Results oriented HR professional with extensive talent management,

labor and employee relations, project management, HRIS and continuous

improvement expertise. Over twelve years of progressive generalist

experience in Fortune 100 companies, exhibiting an intense customer

focus and passion for continuous improvement.

Track record of utilizing creativity and communication skills at all

levels to drive large scale organizational change and process

improvement, improve labor relations while increasing management

flexibility and enhance supervisory and management skills in employee

relations and performance development through training programs and

individual coaching.


BOEING SOUTH CAROLINA (BSC) - North Charleston, SC - 2009-Present

Boeing SC is a fabrication, assembly and delivery facility established

in 2010 through acquisition and new site development. Prior to

acquisition in 2009, the site was comprised of Global Aeronautica (a

joint venture of Alenia North America and The Boeing Company) and a

Vought Aircraft Industries facility. The campus now includes a Final

Assembly facility, a Delivery Center, an Interiors Center and an

Emergent Operations facility. BSC fabricates, assembles, paints and

delivers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

HR Manager, Assembly & Integration and Site Production Engineering

Provide HR Leadership and direction across Aft and Mid Body Assembly &

Integration and Site Production Engineering support groups comprising

a total population of ~2500 direct employees and ~1000 contractors;

Provide site HR leadership in the areas of Talent Acquisition,

Learning, Training & Development and Lean Manufacturing.

Direct a staff of ten salary HR professionals

Developed an HR Service Delivery Model and HR Operating Rhythm to

improve HR Best Practice Sharing and Strategic Business Partnership

while maintaining a high touch Employee Relations culture

Partnered with Mid Body Leadership to improve Employee Engagement

scores an average of 15% across 38 of 39 questions in a population of

~1000 employees

Partnered with Production Engineering Leadership to develop and deploy

an Employee Engagement plan to maintain BSC's Union Free status

Led HR Talent Acquisition for BSC, hiring and on-boarding 5 HR

professionals in 12 months

Developed and deployed the BSC Site HR Lean Manufacturing approach;

leading the site as the first integrated function

HR Manager, Staffing

Provided staffing leadership to develop Acquisition and Learning,

Training & Development strategies and processes for Boeing SC.

. Directed a staff of seven salary HR professionals

. Implemented an Applicant Tracking System within 60 days from start


. Led the recruitment team in hiring over 400 direct employees and

200 contractors in less than 3 months; hired ~1000 employees in ~1


. Was selected to represent site HR for Global Aeronautica

acquisition due diligence activities

. Led a cross functional team comprised of members from SC State

Entities, Boeing Learning, Training & Development (LTD) and Site HR

to implement a pre-employment training and selection program for

hourly positions to improve candidate quality

. Implemented a branding and media plan that included print and video

advertisement and virtual interface

. Managed contract labor vendor interfaces for up to 15 suppliers and

over 1000 contract labor employees

DANAHER, Sensors & Controls Group (DSCG) - Elizabethtown, NC - 2007-


Danaher is a $12.7B diversified technology company that competes in

the Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial

Technologies and Tools & Components industries. Danaher employs over

50,000 people worldwide.

HR Director, Specialty Products (SP)

Provided multi site HR and HSE leadership and direction across the

Specialty Products lines of business comprising ~$110M in annual

revenue & a total population of 500 employees at three facilities

located in NC, SC & CT; Provided global project leadership in the

areas of Talent Acquisition and HRIS.

. Directed a staff of four salary HR and HSE employees & four hourly

manufacturing employees

. Led 2008 strategy and metric development for the worldwide Sensors

& Controls HR team

. Acted as the Talent Acquisition leader for WW DSCG decreasing cost

per hire while increasing diversity & compliance

. Acted as Lead Negotiator for the 2008 IBEW Contract Negotiations

holding wage rates to 65% of budget

. Implemented an hourly performance appraisal process to recognize

individual performance & decrease overall cost

. Drove continuous improvement efforts in Talent Acquisition, Payroll

& Accounting including standardized vendor contracts, search plans,

requisitions and reporting processes as well as the global

implementation of Taleo

. Lead reductions in total case incident rate (TCIR) by 30%,

eliminated repeat audit findings & reduced total findings by 50%

. Participated in multiple Kaizen efforts in manufacturing to improve

productivity and reduce variation & waste

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, Specialty Materials (SM) - Hopewell &

Chesterfield, VA - 2004-2006

Honeywell Specialty Materials is a $5.3B business group that

manufactures high-performance materials and employs approximately

10,000 people at more than 80 manufacturing & sales facilities


HR Manager, Chesterfield Plant

Provided Organization Design leadership and Labor & Employee Relations

support in a 350 employee polymer plant with 100 salary & 250

unionized (Teamster) hourly employees; Provided site HR Leadership and

directed site HR Re-alignment and process establishment in a high

visibility nuclear chemical plant in Metropolis, IL from January 2006

through April 2006

. Participated in the Honeywell Operating System (HOS) training and

implementation kick-off

. Led a multi-functional Organizational Re-Design team to reduce

overall people costs by $4.9M

. Developed and implemented a full scale reorganization communication


. Provided Labor and Employee Relations support to on-site and global

client groups including Maintenance, Supply Chain, HSE & Global

Capital Projects

. Developed and delivered monthly supervisory training seminars

HR Manager, Hopewell Chemical Plant

Provided HR & Labor Relations Leadership in a 750 employee

chemical plant with 225 salary & 525 hourly employees represented by

six unions (Steelworkers, ICWUC, IBEW, IAM, UA and IAHFIAW) under 2

labor contracts

Directed a staff of three salary HR employees

Provided primary labor & employee relations support to all 750

Hopewell salary & hourly employees; including but not limited to

grievance management, performance management and performance


Led South Section contract implementation team activities including

supervisory training & productivity tracking

Collaborated with management, vendors and union leadership to develop

and implement structured safety program parameters that would satisfy

the interests of corporate, local management and union parties

HR Generalist, Hopewell Chemical Plant

Provided HR & Labor Relations support to > 550 employees in on-

site and global client groups including Operations, Maintenance,

Engineering, Global Capital Projects & International Sales & Marketing

in a 750 employee chemical plant with 225 salary & 525 hourly

employees represented by six unions under two contracts

Managed the implementation of a plant-wide reorganization & IRIF

impacting approximately 150 employees and resulting in >$8M cost

reduction; included managing successful effects bargaining with North

& South Unions

Built trust & stability in a difficult labor environment by

understanding the business strategy & management expectations &

responding to union concerns in a timely and reasonable fashion;

included responding to all 3rd step grievances

Developed FLS training modules & people management tools focused on

driving consistency & accountability

Partnered with Legal Counsel to manage to closure a substantial legal

suit, workers compensation disputes & EEOC charges and mediation

SHELL CHEMICALS - Norco, LA - 2001-2004

Shell Chemicals is the petrochemicals arm of Royal Dutch Shell

(RDS) and produces products ranging from ethylene and propylene, to

intermediates such as styrene monomer, ethylene glycol, solvents and

detergent alcohols. RDS employs over 104,000 employees in more than

110 countries.

HR Analyst, Norco Chemical Plant

Provided Labor Relations & Project Management support in a multi-

site chemical plant with 200 salary & 450 hourly employees represented

by two unions under two labor contracts

Provided employee & labor relations support for approximately 200 West

Site & 150 East Site staff & hourly employees; included but not

limited to management of grievance process, gain share program &

disciplinary transactions

Participated in preparation & negotiation of the 2002 PACE National

Contract Negotiations

Managed large scale coordination of the contingency planning process

for the refinery & chemical plant sites

Participated in preparation & negotiation of the 2003 NCWU local

Contract Negotiations

Provided research support for NCWU Arbitration, PACE affiliation vote

& other site-wide labor issues

Managed the Norco Chemical Diversity Council & AAP/EEO efforts at the


Acted as the regional (TX, LA, AL) Change Manager for the Shell global

HRSAP development & implementation

DELL - Round Rock, TX - 2000-2001

Dell is a multinational technology corporation that develops,

manufactures, sells & supports personal computers and other computer-

related products. Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide.

HR Generalist, Small & Medium Business Group (SMB)

Provided consultative HR support to 750 Sales, Customer Service,

Marketing & Tech Support client groups in multiple locations.

Managed high volume employee relations issue & leave of absence cases

Designed and implemented people management instructional templates & job

aides that were adopted as a best practice across the consumer segments

Provided primary HR support to senior management on new site selection and

development, multiple reorganizations & multiple IRIF exercises

Led extensive 1v1 management coaching & interactive group sessions on

performance management, leave management, preventing sexual harassment &


BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB, Plainsboro, NJ - 1999

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) manufactures prescription

pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter drugs and health care products in

several therapeutic areas. BMS employs over 43,000 people worldwide.

Intern, US Medicines & Global Marketing

Drove corporate initiatives and process improvements in the

Staffing Function of US Medicines & Global Marketing


Masters Degree - Human Resources & Industrial Relations

Concentration in Employment Law & Negotiation

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

GPA: 3.90

Teaching Assistantship

Bachelor of Arts Degree - International Studies

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Russian

Minor in German

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

GPA: 3.85

Phi Beta Kappa, Graduated with Honors

Study Abroad in Russia, 1994

Self funded graduate & undergraduate education with scholarships and part

time work


Certifications & Memberships

Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHR) Certification from

2002 to present

Member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) since 2000

Training: Human Resources and EHS

Senior Management Leadership Program (Boeing), Honeywell Positive Employee

Relations (Certified Trainer), Honeywell Structured Safety Process (HSSP),

Interest Based Bargaining, Behavioral Interviewing, Case Investigation &

Employment Law, EEO & AAP Administration, Unionized Workforce Management,

Union Avoidance Strategy, Behavioral Based Safety

Training: Business Process Improvement and Lean Manufacturing

Experience in the facilitation & execution of lean manufacturing training &

activities including:

Accelerated Improvement Workshop (AIW), Value Stream Mapping (VSM), 5S,

Standard Work, Transactional Process Improvement, Variation Reduction, Six

Sigma, Voice of the Customer, Policy Deployment, Root Cause &

Countermeasure, Ideation & Visual Management

Training: Systems

Experience in System Implementation, Integration and Consolidation;

specifically ADP, Peoplesoft, Oracle, HRSAP, Taleo & Kronos


Awarded Honeywell Bravo Gold Award for Project Paragon Implementation

(2005) and Site Leadership during South Contract Negotiations (2005),

Nominated for Shell Chemical Champions of Excellence for Diversity Council

Work (2003) and awarded Dell Transactional Sales Team Player Award (2001)

and Dell Business Systems Division (BSD) Customer Care Cross Functional Key

Contributor Award (2000)

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