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Human Resources Manager

Los Angeles, California, 91343, United States
February 27, 2018

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M. Trini Guevara, PHR

***** ****** ***.

North Hills, CA 91343


Human Resources Manager

**/**** – Present HAECO Americas Pacoima, CA

Responsible for the full range of human resources including organizational development, change management, staffing, learning and development, compensation and benefits, and employee relations for all sites across the US within Line Services division.

Serve as a management and employee consult for Human Resources issues, ensuring consistency with company policies and practices.

Work collaboratively with senior leadership in understanding business strategies and crafting key initiatives to support the culture and key leadership needs.

Proactively work with Planning, Accounting, Talent Acquisition and Plant Manager to forecast workforce needs and create a budget for the year.

Manage performance management process including compensation, benefit program and Affirmative Action Plan.

Perform investigations related to employee complaints and HR related issues.

Administer workers compensation and safety program.

Represent HAECO at events including community relations functions and recruiting events.

Train and develop assigned staff to function with maximum efficiency and professionalism.

Analyze and improve HR related processes including development of documentation of departmental procedures and training materials.

Perform scheduled and random audits of human resources activities and recordkeeping practices assuring compliance with employment related regulations

Assist in maintaining Union-free environment. Stay abreast of legal implications of Company actions in maintaining good employee relations.

Responsible for full cycle recruitment for executive, professional and temporary positions.

Assist in AS9100 and customer audits of quality and operations.

Human Resources Manager

06/2008 –06/2012 Cinelease, a Hertz Company Los Angeles, CA

Serve as advisor to Executive team in developing, implementing, and evaluating corporate and personnel initiatives, policies and procedures.

Evaluate departmental procedures to streamline and/or automate processes to improve customer service levels, reduce paper flow, and improve human resources data management.

Handle all aspects of recruitment and counsel managers on candidate selection.

Ensure planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees.

First line contact in resolving employee issues for both union and non-union employees.

Maintain employee benefits programs.

Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and by participating in professional societies.

Serve as company’s Designated Employer Representative for Federal Drug and Alcohol testing for class A and B drivers.

Administer workers compensation claims in the most cost efficient manner.

Human Resources Generalist

10/2005 – 05/2007 TA Aerospace Valencia, CA

Provide guidance to management regarding HR policies and practices related to staffing. issues and concerns, employee relations, compensation and benefits.

Administer employee transactions and changes related to employment, such as benefits, leave of absence, worker’s compensation and termination activities.

Conduct new employee orientation and exit interviews.

Participate in employee communication efforts.

Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment and Affirmative Action Plans.

Administer recruitment strategies for exempt and non-exempt positions.

Provide benefit and HR support to employees.

Human Resources Manager

3/2004 – 10/2005 Pacific Aviation Los Angeles, CA

Implement Human Resource programs such as employee recognition and referral incentives.

Recommend and train management on policy and practice changes.

Resolve employee relations issues.

Prepare personnel forms, records, statistics and handle highly confidential matters.

Handle workers compensation and unemployment insurance claims.

Maintain accurate employee benefits records including new enrollments, family and employment status changes, as wells as COBRA processing and compliance.

Manage all aspects of company’s recruiting process including new-hire orientation.

Benefit Specialist

3/2003 - 2/2004 Benefit Service Center, Inc. Chatsworth, CA

Correspond with payroll, insurance carriers, administrators and service providers on issues related to billing, eligibility, coverage and deductions .

Maintain benefit records including new enrollments, family and employment status changes.

Prepare insurance reports summarizing claims and coverage.

Prepare reports and payment requests for monthly billing.

Communicate benefit information to employees as needed.

Ensure compliance with company polices as well as State and Federal regulations.

Determine COBRA eligibility and administer COBRA benefits.

Assist in cost-saving analysis during open enrollment.

Payroll Administrator

7/2000 - 1/2003 NetZero, Inc. Westlake Village, CA

Gathered, reviewed and submitted payroll data through ADP system.

Resolved discrepancies, questions and problems raised by employees and/or management.

Maintained accurate employee files and tracked all payroll related changes.

Prepared and submitted weekly 401k plan contributions to plan sponsor.

Updated employee 401k contributions and loan payment records.

Maintained employee vacation request and balances.

Reconciled monthly group insurance bills.

Implemented use of department database for filing system.


Master of Public Administration

California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management

California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR)

Society for Human Resources

Fluent in Spanish

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