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Manager Management

7950, United States
May 25, 2010

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Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950

(973) ***-****


Broad based HR Professional specializing in the delivery of strategic and

tactical HR processes to management and employees. An innovator in

developing HR strategies and solutions to drive profitable growth,

strengthen operations, enhance productivity and improve financial results.

Developed and implemented cost effective pay programs, performance

management systems, organization design guidelines, staffing programs,

employee relation practices, union contract administration procedures and

management development programs which included coaching and mentoring.

These programs support the Company need to attract, retain and develop

people to run the business. Areas of expertise include:

Client Relationships Problem Solving Career Mentoring Conflict


Benchmarking Training Performance Management Project



Division Director, Human Resources 2000 - 2009

L-3 Communications Space and Navigation Division

Aerospace Company that designs and builds high performance navigation and

pointing components utilized in Space and Land Vehicles.

. Created a standardized technical matrix to record and track areas of

expertise for all engineers. Led a project team to develop a database

which was utilized to meet manpower skill requirements on all


. Instituted management development program which improved performance

discussions between management and employees on expected

behaviors and desired attributes. Utilized a 360 feedback process.

. Implemented an employee referral reward program which increased resume

flow by 10% for critical technical staff.

. Reduced employee appraisal cycle time by 11%. Combined technical and

HR skills by implementing a web- based on line performance appraisal


. Implemented organization redesign to meet current and future business

requirements. Partnered with Division President to add an Engineering

organization for the Division.

. Held grievance payments to less than $1,000 annually and won 2

termination arbitrations. Counseled management in designing

appropriate response to the first step grievance process of the union


. Implemented high volume full cycle recruiting effort which resulted in

70 new engineer hires. Staffing levels assured completion of work

milestones to meet customer payment schedule.



Senior HR Generalist 1993 - 2000

AlliedSignal Government Electronics Division

Designed and produced Avionic and cockpit systems for use in the military.

. Reduced payroll cost by $1 million dollars to meet financial

requirements. Designed and implemented a voluntary reduction in force

program which enticed 40 participants. This model was used for future


* Created a successful retention program for 30 Software Engineers to

support future business opportunities. Organized a team of unit

managers to approve competitive adjustments based on employee

performance and individual criticality to the business.

* Created new hire process which improved the skill mix for Program

Managers to fill 8 open positions. Led cross business unit team to

develop Program Manager Competencies and to implement performance

metrics for current Program Managers.

* Reduced engineering turnover by 9%. Created a technical career path

structure through facilitation of a division-wide task force.

Compensation/Benefits Manager 1985 - 1993

Staffing Manager

General Electric AstroSpace Division

Aerospace Company that designed produced and tested satellites for the

commercial and military industry. Designed and executed HR practices and

process while serving in various management roles.

* Eliminated one management layer and instituted an employee work

teaming concept. Facilitated an engineering task force that designed

and implemented a new organization structure.

. Contributed savings of over $1,000,000. Reduced cost per

hire by 75%.

. Directed the compensation planning process to be competitive for

hiring 1200 engineers in 18 months.

. Designed compensation and benefit plans for a joint venture start-up

company. New business was created to utilize satellite data.


MA, Adult Education, Rutgers University

B.A., Early Education-Sociology, Jersey City State

University, SPHR Trained, Ceridian HRIS, Success

Factors proficiency

AFFILIATION American Compensation Association, SHRM

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