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Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Tennessee, United States
January 31, 2018

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Katrina D. Fortwengler

*** **** **., ******, **., 38355 * (731) ***-**** * Objective

To obtain a position where I can apply my education, 10 years Human Resources experience, and engage with staff using my excellent people skills and effective communication abilities. Education

North Side High School – Jackson, TN.

Graduated 2000 * Honor Society * Rewarded for Academic Excellence Tennessee Technology Center – Jackson, TN.

Completed 2001 * Data Entry/Administrative Assistant Certification Bethel University – McKenzie, TN.

Current * Bachelors of Science in Business Management/Organization Development Related Skills/Trainings

• Business Accounting

• Microsoft Office


• Federal Regulations

• Employee Relations and Retention

• Recruiting

• Benefit Coordination and Administration

• Employee Development/Training

Professional Experience

Human Resources Generalist/Specialist * Reinhausen Manufacturing * May 2013 – Present

• Responsible for employment processes such as recruiting, interviewing, and selecting employees for available positions.

• Oversees performance reviews and evaluations for salary and hourly staff.

• Organizes training programs for all employees and maintains accurate records.

• Plans and conducts new employee orientation.

• Administers benefit programs such as life, health, dental, and disability, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, 401k, and employee assistance.

• Maintains records and ensures compliance with EEOC and AAP regulations and other required government reporting.

• Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.

• Prepares reports for production’s lead time and working hours for corporate office in Germany.

• Recommends and creates procedures to increase employee morale and retention.

• Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions and ensure policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.

• Administers performance review program for all employees to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization.

• Oversees the administration of the plant worker’s compensation program including accident investigation, maintenance of the OSHA log, and accident reporting to the insurance carrier.

• Co-founder and Team Lead for the Organizational Development Team (employee retention).

• Prepares and maintains yearly budget for the Human Resources department and the Organizational Development Team.

Katrina D. Fortwengler

132 Juno Cv., Medina, TN., 38355 * (731) ***-**** * Professional Experience Continued

Reinhausen Manufacturing Continued

• Preserves good employee relations through effective communication and prompt attention to associate concerns.

• Assist with the VISA process for global employees and prepares proper documentation for immigration and attorneys.

• Responsible for preparing and processing payroll and attendance records for entire plant and satellite offices.

• Maintains new hire information for all US, Canada, and Mexico subsidiaries.

• Represents company in issues such as unemployment hearings, work related injury claims, and other legal matters.

• Enforces company policies and issues disciplinary actions when necessary. Accounts Payable Coordinator *Bethel University* December 2012 – May 2013

• Customer and staff relations and communications.

• Entry and maintenance of electronic customer files.

• Retrieval and entry of invoices.

• Accurate routing of charges and accounts for the General Ledger.

• Coordination and issuing of payments.

• Inside and outside sales

• Account audits and reconciliation for accurate charges and cost cuts. Human Resources Assistant * US Farathane * November 2011 – November 2012

• Coordinated Open Enrollment for medical insurance and 401K benefits.

• Managed and maintained benefit information for eligible associates.

• Processed and audited paperwork and prepared orientation for new associates.

• Assisted with coordination of payroll processing using ADP and Enterprise E-Time.

• Maintained updated personnel records.

• Conducted initial screening of hourly associates.

• Assisted associates and Human Resources Department with any related Human Resource matters.

• Reconciled and audited statements for the company credit cards.

• Created daily reports to track production and downtime of presses. Human Resources/Office Manager * Spirit Lake Recovery, LLC. * January 2009 – May 2011

• Supervised daily activities of Administrative Assistant and interns.

• Recruited, trained, and coached all newly hired associates.

• Maintained personnel records including audits for licensure.

• Created and updated company’s policies and procedures.

• Assisted with creating compliance resolutions for Joint Commission regulations.

• Reconciled monetary flow of all accounts payable/accounts receivable.

• Processed payroll for hourly associates.

• Coordinated intake process and verification of insurance benefits.

• Negotiated insurance contracts, payment contracts, and approval of services.

• Submitted insurance claims including determining correct CPT coding/batching for all insurance claims.

• Created and maintained financial reports and spreadsheets/charts to track patient admissions for regular presentations to the Board of Directors.

• Authorized, audited, and reconciled usage of company credit cards. Katrina D. Fortwengler

132 Juno Cv., Medina, TN., 38355 * (731) ***-**** * Professional Experience Continued

Administrative Assistant * Cumberland Heights * January 2006 – September 2008

• Maintained personnel records including audits for licensure and yearly trainings.

• Assisted with creating compliance resolutions for Joint Commission regulations.

• Reconciled monetary flow and deposits.

• Coordinated intake process and verification of insurance benefits.

• Organized and conducted random drug screening procedures.

• Created and maintained spreadsheets/charts to track patient admissions and attendance at 7 Outpatient sites, marketing efforts, mandatory trainings, and monthly reports.

• Audited and reported Aftercare participation for case workers.

• Developed and implemented rewards program for patients. References

Kinny McPeake

Reinhausen Manufacturing

Organization Information Manager

2549 N. 9th Ave

Humboldt, TN. 38343


Jonathon Chung

Reinhausen Manufacturing

IT Coordinator of the Americas

2549 N. 9th Ave

Humboldt, TN. 38343


Nicole Evans

Allenberg Cotton Company

Domestic Execution Analyst

6374 Corban Cv

Bartlett, TN. 38135


Jack Holland

Bethel University

Manager of Work Studies

325 Cherry Ave

McKenzie, TN. 38201


Walter Butler

Bethel University

University President

325 Cherry Ave

McKenzie, TN. 38201


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