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Portage, Michigan, 49024, United States
Posted:
March 31, 2011

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Keith E. Mitchell Home: (269) ***- ****

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Portage, MI. 49024

abhonk@r.postjobfree.com

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Human Resource Professional with 30 years experience in Recruitment,

Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives, Employee Relations, Government

Compliance (EEO/AA), Employment Litigation, Labor Relations, and HR

Systems Integration. Demonstrated competencies in strategic

planning, project management, HR metrics, statistical analysis and

HR workflow/systems design & implementation.

Selected Accomplishments

Developed a comprehensive Recruiting and Sourcing Strategy to ensure

effective recruitment of diverse candidates in support of company's

D&I initiative. Developed and tracked associated metrics.

Developed comprehensive D&I Strategic Plans, the associated metrics

and successful implementations within company business units.

Designed and implemented an HR Data Warehouse for government

compliance and internal diversity & inclusion reporting.

Completed four SAP Data Warehouse training courses through SAP

Corporate Training.

Developed company's reduction-in-force methodology for tracking

employee selection, and the statistical analysis procedures for

determining potential adverse impact on protected classes.

Served as subject matter expert on SAP Business Warehouse

implementation for the HR function.

Served as project manager for the selection and implementation of an

Applicant Tracking System.

Developed HR compliance infrastructure and administrative processes

for 60 company locations to ensure consistency in meeting AAP/EEO

regulatory requirements.

Proficient in the use of SPSS statistical analysis software, the MS

SQL Server database, and Crystal Reports software.

Career Summary

SR. EEO Specialist, HR Kellogg Company 01/2010 -

Compliance Present

Director, Staffing & Kellogg Company 01/2008 -

Recruiting 01/2010

Global Director, ER, EEO Underwriters Laboratories 09/2006 -

Compliance & Diversity Inc 01/2008

Manager, EEO Compliance & Pactiv Corporation 06/2003 -

Diversity 09/2006

Manager Workforce Diversity Abbott Laboratories, Corp. 06/2000 -

HR 05/2003

Manager Staffing Technology Abbott Laboratories, Corp. 04/1998 -

HR 06/2000

Manager Corp. Test & Abbott Laboratories, Corp. 03/1993 -

Assessment HR 04/1998

Manager Lake County Abbott Laboratories, Corp. 03/1992 -

Employment HR 03/1993

Manager Division Employment Abbott Laboratories, Ross 07/1990 -

Division 03/1992

Personnel Services Manager Ohio Power Company 08/1989 -

07/1990

Human Resources Supervisor Ohio Power Company 06/1987 -

08/1989

Benefits Administrator Ohio Power Company 06/1985 -

06/1987

Personnel Assistant Sr., Ohio Power Company 05/1982 -

Labor Relations 06/1985

Personnel Assistant Ohio Power Company 05/1980 -

05/1982

Education/Associations

Masters of Arts - Industrial Organizational Psychology, Western

Michigan University

Bachelor of Arts - Psychology, Michigan State University

Served on the Equal Employment Advisory Council (EEAC) Board of

Directors from 2006-2009.

Member of National Industry Liaison Group (NILG)

Detailed Career History

SR. EEO Specialist - HR Compliance, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek,

MI (01/2010 to Present) (Previous position eliminated

due to HR re-organization and reduction-in-force)

Provided subject matter expertise to HR professionals and business

unit management in the areas of EEO laws and Affirmative Action

regulations.

Developed company-wide EEO compliance strategy and partnered with

business units to ensure successful implementation and establishment

of goals.

Developed HR metrics and associated methodology for consistent

reporting on D&I key performance indicators to senior management.

Defined SAP data requirements in standardizing and implementing HR

and D&I metrics. Provided reports and metrics to all management

levels.

Managed fact-finding investigations related to internal and external

EEO complaints, charges and litigation. Recommended appropriate

remedies to resolve complaints and charges. Wrote and/or reviewed

company position documents to clearly communicate the facts related

to issues or allegations, and the company's affirmative defense.

Submitted company responses to appropriate Federal and State

agencies.

Worked with internal and external counsel to define defense

strategies, and to prepare company's responses to charges and

lawsuits.

Managed OFCCP compliance audits, the annual AAP development cycle,

and all Department of Labor reporting requirements. Served as the

company's principle representative for all contact with the EEOC and

OFCCP.

Provided subject matter expertise to assess risk and potential

adverse impact related to re-organizations and

reductions-in-force decisions.

Director, Staffing & Recruiting - Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI

(01/2008 to 01/2010)

Provided strategic direction in the development and implementation

of company's recruiting and sourcing strategy, including diversity &

inclusion initiatives related to talent acquisition.

Directed Staffing Department of eight (8) employees in providing

professional, non-exempt and field sales recruiting for U.S.

headquarters and field operations.

Directed nationwide professional recruiting events, college

relations and career fair events.

Managed relationships with Recruitment Process Outsource (RPO)

vendor and professional recruitment agencies (contingent and

retained). Successfully completed RFP process to consolidate vendors

and standardize contractual terms in order to deliver significant

cost savings.

Responsible for providing staffing-related services for organization

of 20,000 U.S. based employees. Department recruits and hires

approximately 4,000 employees per year.

Director, Global Employee Relations, EEO Compliance & Diversity -

Underwriters Laboratories, Northbrook, IL. (09/2006 to 01/2008)

Responsible for coordinating and directing all global employee

relations, compliance and diversity programs. Responsible for

oversight of employee relations' policies throughout the

organization.

Responsible for maintaining a positive employee relations climate by

working with all levels of the organization to coach, counsel and

guide employees. Developed processes, programs, training

communications, etc. to aid management in maintaining a positive

work environment.

Assisted in resolving manager/employee issues by investigating

complaints, evaluating findings and recommending courses of action.

Provided strategic and tactical advise/counsel on a wide range of

management and workplace issues (terminations and performance

improvement issues).

Provided strategic leadership and direction for the development and

corporate-wide implementation of the company's compliance strategy.

This included Department of Labor regulations, European Union Equal

Treatment Directives, and country specific EEO-related laws (were

the company has a presence). Provided subject matter expertise and

guidance to management on significant issues with legal and public

relations implications.

Provided oversight and managed fact-finding investigations related

to internal and external complaints, EEO charges and litigation.

Provided direction to field staff in completing thorough

investigations. Recommended appropriate remedies to resolve

complaints and charges.

Provided oversight for all OFCCP compliance audits, the annual AAP

development cycle, and completion of all Department of Labor

reporting requirements. Served as the company's principle

representative for contact with the EEOC, the OFCCP and other

governmental agencies on employment-related matters. Interacted with

outside local council within each country to ensure the company is

in compliance with local country laws and directives.

Developed, implemented and monitored organization-wide programs and

initiatives on diversity & inclusion to increase employee awareness,

and to integrate the concepts within company culture.

Manager, EEO Compliance & Diversity - Pactiv Corporation, Lake

Forest, IL. (06/2003 to 09/2006)

Advised HR staff and senior management on appropriate interventions

to address employee relations and EEO related issues.

Provided subject matter expertise to HR professionals and business

unit management in the areas of EEO laws, Affirmative Action

regulations, Employee Relations policies and practices, FMLA and ADA

regulations.

Developed company-wide Diversity & Inclusion strategy and partnered

with business units to ensure establishment of goals and successful

implementation.

Developed HR metrics and associated methodology for consistent

reporting to senior management and the Board of Directors.

Managed fact-finding investigations related to internal and external

complaints, EEO charges and litigation. Recommended appropriate

remedies to resolve complaints or charges. Wrote and/or reviewed

company position documents to clearly communicate the facts related

to particular issues and the company's affirmative defense.

Submitted company responses to appropriate Federal and State

agencies.

Reviewed HR staff recommendations relative to disciplinary action

involving employee violations of Company policies and procedures.

Provided risk assessments when members of a protected class were

impacted.

Investigated and managed all high-risk employment-related complaints

and EEOC charges. Worked with internal and external counsel to

develop defense strategies, and to prepare responses to charges and

lawsuits.

Managed all OFCCP compliance audits, the annual AAP development

cycle, and completing all Department of Labor reporting

requirements. Served as the company's principle representative for

all contact with the EEOC and OFCCP.

Provided subject matter expertise to assess risk and potential

adverse impact related to re-organizations and

reductions-in-force decisions.

Served as subject matter expert on SAP Business Warehouse

implementation for the HR function.

Served as project manager for the selection and implementation of an

Applicant Tracking System.

Developed company's reduction-in-force methodology for tracking

employee selection process and statistical analysis procedures.

Manager, Workforce Diversity - Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL.

(06/2000 to 05/2003)

Provided guidance to 30 business locations on compliance with

government regulations related to EEO and Affirmative Action Plans

(OFCCP).

Represented company in interaction with the Department of Labor and

other agencies.

Provided guidance and training to business units on establishing and

maintaining employee mentoring programs and diversity/inclusion

initiatives.

Performed employee survey research and developed metrics for

reporting results to senior management and Board of Directors.

Designed and managed the development of an HR data warehouse for

government compliance reporting and HR metrics.

Designed and implemented a diversity/inclusion website.

Developed and hosted an EEO/AAP Compliance seminar for company HR

professionals.

Manager, Staffing Technology - Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL.

(04/1998 to 06/2000)

Provided strategic direction in the development and enterprise-wide

implementation of internet and intranet based technology, such as

career websites, job posting systems and management of applicant

tracking system (Restrac).

Performed organizational research and statistical analysis to

provide senior management with decision support data and trend

analysis.

Provided functional guidance for company-wide employment testing

program.

Manager, Testing & Assessment - Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park,

IL. (03/1993 to 04/1998)

Developed an innovative workforce selection and development program.

Managed the validation and implementation of an employment testing

program for the selection of hourly job candidates at 15 company

locations.

Managed the development of Skills Enhancement training for job

applicants and employees who failed employment testing.

Developed and implemented outreach programs for local high schools.

Recruited and managed training course instructors for skills

training program.

Manager, Lake County Employment - Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park,

IL. (03/1992 to 03/1993)

Managed ten (10) employees in providing non-exempt recruiting

services for corporate headquarters and six (6) divisions.

Managed the administration of temporary agency contracts, new

employee orientation, internal job posting system and student intern

programs.

Provided staffing related services for organization of 15,000

employees.

Manager, Division Employment - Ross Laboratories, Columbus, OH

(07/1990 to 03/1992)

Managed five (5) employees in providing professional and non-exempt

staffing services for division headquarters.

Managed nation-wide recruiting, college relations, and

implementation of affirmative action plans.

Managed student internship programs, employee relocations program

and temporary agency contracts.

Provided staffing related services for organization of 2,000

employees.

Personnel Services Manager - Ohio Power Company, Canton, OH.

(08/1989 to 07/1990)

Managed professional recruiting and college relations program.

Responsible for managing affirmative action program, employee

relations, management development, employee training, and

educational assistance program.

Provided guidance to 12 sites on EEO/AAP compliance, audit support

and employee relations' issues.

Human Resources Supervisor - Ohio Power Company, Canton, OH.

(06/1987 to 08/1989)

Performed generalist duties in the areas of Labor Relations,

Employee Relations, Staffing, College Relations, Compensation &

Benefits, and Workers Compensation.

Administered human resource policies for population of 830 employees

at company headquarters.

Chaired investigation committees for safety related accidents and

incidents.

Benefits Administrator - Ohio Power Company, Canton, OH. (06/1985

to 06/1987)

Administered company benefit programs covering approximately 4,500

employees.

Communicated changes in ERISA, and IRS regulations as they impacted

company policies and employee benefit plans.

Provided functional guidance on benefit plans to senior management

at company headquarters, seven regional offices and five power

plants.

Personnel Assistant Sr., Labor Relations - Ohio Power Company,

Canton, OH. (05/1982 to 06/1985)

Provided guidance to 12 sites on labor relations issues and contract

interpretation.

Performed research and wage rate surveys in preparation for contract

negotiations, grievances and arbitrations.

Managed company-wide program designed to forecast annual staffing

needs, labor costs and to provide data for utility rate increase

requests.



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