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Manager Human Resources

United States
March 16, 2018

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Personal Attributes

Dedicated, enthusiastic and empathetic Driven to deliver Influencer & Motivator Team Oriented Lead by example Over 10 years of increased leadership experience


Human Resources Benefits & Compensation, Recruiting, HR Office Administration, Employee & Labor relations

Legal/Compliance OSHA, EEOC, FMLA, ADA, FSLA, USDA, Visa & Immigration

Payroll & Systems eTime, ADP Payforce, SAP Globalview

Professional Experience

BONDUELLE FRESH AMERICAS (Contractor) July 2017- Present

HR Manager /Human Resource Business Partner, JACKSON, GA

Interim HR Manager managing the HR Department with 2 HR Representatives

Provide strategic and operational support to a team of approximately 700 employees.

Created talent management plans to align with a short and long term strategic plans.

Created and executed plans to integrate teams into the new organization, including organization

Collaborated with leadership to resolve complex employee relations issues; conducted effective and thorough investigations keeping all cases out of litigation.

Analyze trends and metrics to develop solutions and programs aimed at creating a sustaining company culture; facilitated several "lunch & learns", developed mentoring opportunities, organized town halls and implemented team building events to improve engagement and morale.

Effectively manage multiple resource actions reducing plant headcount toward an 85% Fulltime Vs 15% temporary employee status.

Successfully held multiple job fairs partnering with the DOL in recruiting both Hourly and salaried employees.

Guided and assisted managers in the areas of talent management, employee recognition, performance management, employee coaching, etc.

Created a national Head Count efficiency

Collaborated with Department Managers to review vacant positions, reallocate staff duties, and streamline procedures.

Work with temp agencies to recruit “High Performing” hourly Talent.


HR Manager/ HR Business Partner (Seating), SIMPSONVILLE, KY “NEW LAUNCH SITE” 2016- July 2017

Site HR Manager managing one HRG and one night shift HRBP (Simpsonville, KY)

Managed complex and difficult HR Projects cross-functionally

Provide strategic and operational support to a team of approximately 800 employees

Built strong business relationships with other departments and operations

Recruited for both hourly and salary key talent while meeting hiring plans and budget targets.

Worked with leadership team to manage talent development including mentoring, leadership development programs.

Utilized the (OHP) Organizing Human Production to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization, at all levels (e.g., evaluation of cost, clarifying roles and responsibilities, organization design, etc.)

Helped develop HR team members so they can become HR Business Partners

Drove a culture of growth, meeting commitments, and positive employee relations.

Managed ADP Payroll for both Hourly and Salaried employees

Implemented the delivery of HR Processes to ensure alignment with the corporate initiatives

Corporate HR Manager (Seating), AUBURN HILLS, MI 2014-2016

Interim HR Manager for Multi sites (Wentzville, MO, Cleveland, MS, Simpsonville, KY, Madison, MS)

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources along with the Vice President of Human Resources, I provide human resources support, guidance, and advice to the leadership and local HR teams of the Regional Business Unit. This consists of seven manufacturing locations with over 2500 total employees in unionized and non-unionized facilities and net sales of over $450 million dollars and over $7 million dollars of payroll.

Responsible for Expat administration including: Visa & immigration processing, global relocation and repatriation. Coordination of all required documentation working with local counsel to secure proper work Visas such as L-1A, L1-B, H1-B and Green Cards.

Lead recruitment activities within the Taleo system for all salary positions including key leadership roles within the Regional Business Unit. Improved the on-boarding process for all new hires to help create a welcoming and productive orientation. Support the performance management process by identifying potential employees for succession planning and career development opportunities. Create career development plans, analyze training needs, and provide coaching and mentoring plans where necessary.

Ensure compliance with state and federal laws such as: COBRA, EEO, FMLA, ADA and FLSA, respond to claims and conduct follow up investigations as necessary to represent the company’s position to claims. Support the benefits administration with open enrollment, benefit changes/terminations, STD/LTD claims, to meet internal and external compliance standards. Coordinate and support the HR budget & payroll processes within the HRIS system, create reports to audit users and identify areas for improvement. Identified as a Faurecia University trainer to conduct training in interviewing skills for all hiring managers.

Work in coordination with supervisors, HR managers, Plant Managers and administration to communicate information to Team Members in a timely manner.

Support site HR Managers in investigations and serves as the Team Member’s advocate in ensuring consistent and equitable treatment

Responsible for performance management for over 200 salaried employees and over 2000 hourly

Human Resources Generalist (Exhaust), COLUMBUS, IN (UNION PLANT) 2012-2014

Trained 25-member management team on interviewing techniques and best practices, conducting workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions that contributed to sound hiring decisions

Reduced benefits costs by 15% annually through meticulous recordkeeping and ensuring that company did not pay for benefits for which employees were ineligible

Respond to EEOC charges and employee concerns and conduct unbiased investigations as needed to ensure company complies with U.S. legal statutes.

Compliance Administor ensuring compliance with state and federal laws: including (COBRA, EEO, FMLA, ADA and FLSA).

Maintained accurate employee documentation while being respectful of confidential information

Facilitated new staff orientation including reviewing company policies and procedures

Review and implement new company policies and procedures

Created a positive work environment by communicating with all Team Members to resolve routine questions and concerns, as well as gauge Team Member morale.

Attendance & FMLA Administor: evaluated processes to improve employee morale to reduce absenteeism and tardiness, counseled employees, administered discipline as needed, administered and monitored FMLA and disability leaves.

Employee Relations representative (UNION PLANT), investigated and resolved complaints( i.e. sexual harassment, hostile work environments, EEO) up to and including terminations with the MOD employees.

Production Supervisor (Exhaust), COLUMBUS, IN (UNION PLANT) 2011-2012

Direct report of 40 personal to ensure 100% quality cost and delivery of emission systems for Ford motors.

Develop sustainment, restoration and modernization budgets and expense plans that include projections for work load, manpower and service levels saving $10,000.

Determine methods of improvements through problem solving groups, and workshops on quality improvements methods (5s, TPM, 6M).

Follow procedures to halt production line in cases of safety risk while promoting improvement of working conditions and ergonomics.

Develop teams through proper staffing, integrate new teams member with appropriate training, and foster individual development plans for employees.

Education & Training

Indiana Wesleyan University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Master of Business Administration, Human Resource Management

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

Bachelors of Science, Workforce Education & Training

Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, New Jersey

Associate of Science, Electronic Studies

Professional Development/Affiliations/ Certification

Public Speaking (Faurecia University)

Leadership Architect Certification (Korn Ferry)

Recruiting Fundamentals (Faurecia University)

HR Fundamentals (Faurecia University)

Employee Relations (Thornburg Law Firm)

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

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