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Human Resources Manager

Mohnton, Pennsylvania, 19540, United States
May 25, 2010

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daniel j. hartung, sphr

* ***** ***** . *******, ************ 19540

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Human Resources Professional

Director of Human Resources, Human Resources Manager

Versatile, accomplished human resources professional offering over 20 years

experience leading global Human Resources initiatives. Proven human

resources leader who performs as a key business partner and provides

critical leadership. Demonstrated ability to learn and teach new concepts,

easily adapt to change and manage multiple concurrent tasks. Effective

team builder and leader who understands the necessity to develop and train

a highly effective staff. Innovative, high-energy person with excellent

organizational and communication skills, a track record of success and the

capacity to assume increasingly significant responsibilities.


( Employee Relations ( Performance Management ( Managerial


( Process Mgt / Lean Principles ( Compensation ( Strategic


( Recruiting / Retention ( HR Metrics ( Policy Implementation

( Union Avoidance ( Change Management ( Project Team Management

( Conflict Resolution ( Succession Planning ( Organizational Planning

( Labor Contract Administration ( Budget Responsibility (

Worker's Compensation


reading berks hr management, West Lawn, Pennsylvania 2009-Present

A Human Resources consulting firm.

Senior Human Resources Consultant

Delivered customized human resources solutions to meet the needs of a

diverse base of clients. Liaised with managers and employees to tailor

solutions in the most cost efficient manner.

Dana Holding Corporation/Dana Corporation 1988-2009

A global leader in the supply of parts and assemblies for the automotive

manufacturing market.

Human Resources Business Partner - Structural Products Support Group -

Reading, Pa (2005-2009)

Provided HR services for this R&D / Technical Center for 170 Engineers, IT

professionals, Logistics professionals and Accountants, supporting 10

manufacturing sites worldwide. Oversaw the implementation of a new human

resources service delivery model. Retrained staff and employees. Ensured

consistent message delivery. Liaised with employees of all levels to ensure

proper adaptation to new model. Revamped, authored and implemented

departmental policies and procedures. Implemented electronic version of

employee handbook. Enhanced numerous corporate processes and tools,

streamlining process flows. Reduced human resources staff while maintaining

service levels.

Selected Achievements:

. Directed the migration to a new human resources service delivery model.

. Initiated the pilot and guided the transition of payroll from accounting

to HR as part of a corporate plan.

Director-Human Resources - Structural Solutions International Division -

Reading, PA (2002-2005)

Directed the day-to-day activities of the human resources department.

Oversaw HR in an organization consisting of more than 1000 employees in

seven locations across the world. Managed immigration for both inbound

foreign nationals and outbound expatriate staff. Created and implemented

human resources initiatives to support corporate strategic goals. Supported

managers and supervisors in all human resources and employee relations

issues. Improved departmental use of technology. Created improved reporting

scorecard for human resources metrics. Cultivated and fostered

relationships with vendors.

Selected Achievements:

. Coordinated the Human Resources communication among five international


. Reduced costs over $110,000 annually by analyzing expenditures.

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Division Human Resources Manager - Spicer Heavy Systems Assembly Division -

Wyomissing, PA (1995-2002)

Directed the human resources management function for three domestic

locations encompassing 550 employees. Designed and implemented Gainshare

plan to improve employee performance. Created strategic human resources

plans that supported divisional objectives. Developed and instituted a

compensation structure for division and plant staff members. Instrumental

in the development of succession planning as well as talent assessment and

development tools and processes utilized corporate-wide. Recruited, hired,

trained and motivated staff.

Selected Achievements:

. Shrunk expenditures in excess of $200,000 per year through diligent

management of overtime and safety.

. Spearheaded a TQM initiative that achieved a 45% improvement in

evaluations of business processes.

Plant Human Resources Manager - Motors & Controls Division - Bristol, CT


Managed the day-to-day activities of the human resources department in a

plant of 450 - 600 employees. Coached and trained all supervisory staff on

Employee Relations issues. Designed and implemented Performance Appraisal

plans that rewarded performance and incorporated budgetary controls.

Launched Employee Survey program measuring employee satisfaction and

providing direction to management for Employee Relations needs.

Selected Achievements:

. Introduced first flexible benefit plan which enhanced employee benefits

and reduced costs $190,000 annually.

. Created internal relationships that changed the perception of HR from an

adversary of change to a change agent.

. Drove culture change that sparked employee engagement.

Previous experience included Industrial Relations Manager, Human Resources

Manager, Employee Relations Manager, Personnel Supervisor and Assoc.

Director, Industrial Relations. Details on request.


Masters of Science - Industrial Relations

University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut

Bachelor of Science - Industrial Relations

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification

HR Certification Institute, Alexandria, Virginia

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