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Human Resources Accounts Payable

Pomona, California, 91766, United States
October 14, 2016

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A highly organized and motivated Sr. HR Generalist with multifaceted

experience in employee relations, benefit design and administration,

union contract interpretation, talent recruitment and development,

information systems, regulatory compliance, and retirement programs.

Blends computer savvy and financial experience to problem-solve with

efficiency while cutting costs. A concise communicator who interacts

effectively with diverse groups and leads highly productive teams

toward established goals. Secures corporate prosperity with a strong

commitment to excellence.


RIO TINTO MINERALS, Boron, California

Human Resources Advisor, April 2012-Present

Human Resources: Recruitment, interviewing, employee relations, job

descriptions and I-9, W-4, and applicant tracking Facilitate the

recruitment process, coordinating the needs of management and recruiters,

including Graduate and Intern programs. Consultant on compensation issues.

Advisor for all salaried employees' needs. Attend in Union grievance

meetings. Administered the service award program.


HR Reporting

Advisor to Salaried Employees

Union experience

Service Award Program Administrator

TXI RIVERSIDE CEMENT, Ontario, California

Benefits Coordinator, Western Region, 2005-2011

Led human resource and benefits coordination in eight locations in

California with two unionized facilities as well as one location in

Colorado. Performed wage adjustments and bonus calculations according to

union contracts and advised benefits department on issues related to union

contract. Educated managers and supervisors on proper practices and

procedures in regards to employee discipline, family and medical leave act

(FMLA), sexual harassment, and performance evaluations. Successfully

conducted open enrollment meetings at seven different locations and

maintained accountability for FMLA, COBRA, CFRA, and all types of leave for

six locations. Maintained information on benefit costs crucial to budget


Administrator for pension plan, calculating pensions, set-ups, and audits.

Oversaw medical for eligible retirees.

Proved instrumental in bringing down pension error rate from 33% to 0%

after instituting new processes.

Worked in conjunction with corporate management to facilitate efforts in

benefit administration.

Prepared open enrollment materials, communications, and mailers. Designed

benefit guides for three locations.

Handled all billing for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental

death and dismemberment (AD&D), and COBRA for California facilities.

Employee Relations

Human Resource and Benefits Coordinator, Western Region, 2003-2005

Held responsibility for personnel recruitment, including hiring and

training employees at facility housing 119 employees. Worked closely with

plant managers and supervisors to provide guidance on human resource

issues, policies, and problem solving to achieve positive outcomes. Took

on all aspects of benefits coordination. Worked closely with teams during

transition of mass layoff, reducing personnel by 80%.

Accounts Payable Supervisor, 1992-2003

Oversaw all accounts payable personnel and procedures for five plants.

Assisted in development and implementation of new accounts payable

procedures and standards for new software. Coordinated all department

activities and directed all efforts toward meeting deadlines. Provided

daily guidance for personnel on proper processing of accounts payable.

Spearheaded implementation three separated data systems, resulting in more

efficient and productive department. Interacted with other department

heads as member of management team to resolve mutual problems.

Additional Experience

ROMAN EMPIRE FURNITURE MFG., Los Angeles, California, Credit and Accounts

Receivable Manager



B.S., Business Administration and Human Resources


WorldatWork Benefits Professional Certification

Professional Development

TXI Management Training

Leadership Training


Fluent in English and Spanish.

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