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Senior HR Leader

Location:
Sunnyvale, California, United States
Salary:
$230,000+ annual
Posted:
February 18, 2018

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Kay M. Ozaki, MS, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP

San Jose, CA 95118

ac4is1@r.postjobfree.com 408-***-**** www.linkedin.com/in/kayozaki

Strategic and innovative Human Resource (HR) executive who translates business vision into HR initiatives to improve performance, profitability, growth, and employee engagement while minimizing risk. Passionate, results and relationship focused leader who thrives in fast-paced, high growth organization to align and support key business objectives.

HR Expertise

Organizational Development

HR Best Practices

Labor/Employee Relations

Change Management

Training & Development

Rewards & Recognition

Talent Acquisition

Leadership Development

Risk Management

Performance Management

HR Policies & HRIS

Management Coaching

Professional Experience

FUJITSU-PFU AMERICA, Sunnyvale, CA 2016 – Present

Head of HR Sr. Global HR Director Global leader in computer and document imaging

THINK SURGICAL, INC., Fremont, CA 2012 – 2016

Head of HR Director HR and Administration- Leader of surgical robotics for orthopedic surgery

GENERAL ELECTRIC, Fremont, CA 2010 – 2012

Site Head of HR Manufacturer of advanced sensors for medical, military, semi-conductor

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BAE SYSTEMS INC., Santa Clara, CA 2007 – 2010

Senior HR Business Partner and Labor Relations Representative British Aerospace -largest Global defense org to design, development, and production of combat vehicles

Recruited to support Union and Staff/non-union workforce of more than 600 employees in all HR related matters.

•Negotiated unprecedented contracts and developed unique collaborative relationship with union; minimized grievances and improved employee relations with employees towards anti-union representation.

•Coached managers on complex employee relations, investigations, and performance management issues, including transgender and post-traumatic syndrome crisis cases.

dPIX, Palo Alto, CA and Colorado 2006 – 2007

Head of HR Global leader in Xray sensors, Si-Technology for manufacturing

•Recruited to open new office, transfer employees and manage HR in both CA and CO; reported to CFO and managed 3 staff.

•Improved retention, employee morale and engagement by implementing initiatives to improve culture, high turnover, communications, and trust among management; Great Place to Work Committee including Champions from every department.

NTT COMMUNICATIONS- NTT AMERICA, San Jose, CA 2001 – 2006

Head of HR Regional HR Manager Largest Global Telecommunications in Data Networking

Recruited to manage 4 offices on West Coast and upgrade HR processes and programs.

Managed all HR: recruiting, training, comp and benefits, performance management, M&A and management coaching.

Advised top management on legal issues which could have saved them $1million in legal fees.

Education and Professional Credentials

Juris Doctorate, JD (pursuing), Northwestern California Law School, CA

Advanced Strategic HR Management, Cornell University, NY

Master of Science (MS), HR Management, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Prelaw and International Business, Penn State University, State College, PA

SPHR – Senior Professional Human Resources

SHRM-SCP – Senior Certified Professional Human Resources

GPHR – Global Professional Human Resources

Executive Coaching, Center for Executive Coaching Institute, Palm Coast, FL

Professional HR Affiliations

Bay Area HR Executive Committee (BAHREC) – Board of Directors and VP of SHRM Certification, Foundation and Community Service- exclusive group of senior HR professionals promoting networking and monthly Leadership seminars

Bay Area HR Forum (BAHRF)– exclusive group of senior level HR professionals

Society for Human Resource Management, SHRM

Northern California HR Association – NCHRA



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