Conrad I. Arnold Jr.
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INNOVATIVE HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
Performance-driven professional with 30 years of combined experience in Human Resources management, benefits, compensation, and labor relations. Strategy architect in the development of innovative HR solutions to streamline processes and capitalize on organizational growth opportunities. A creative thinker, problem solver and decision maker who effectively balances the needs of employees and the organization. Strong communication, interpersonal relations, negotiation and organizational skills.
Recruitment & Retention
Compensation and Benefits
Labor Relations - Managed Labor relations and negotiated contacts in 3 Company Divisions. Skills include Negotiation preparation, Chief Spokesperson, Strike Preparation, Contract administration, Arbitration.
Benefits - Managed Benefits at Corporate level. Negotiation with Vendors, Health and Welfare Plan design and analysis, Pension Administration, Executive Benefit management, 401(k) Plan design and administration, and Government Reporting. Saved $300,000 on average per year through negotiations, Plan design changes, etc.
Compensation - Managed Compensation at the Corporate level. Skills include Incentive plan design and administration (sales and management), Design and administration of Pay for performance systems, Job analysis, Salary/pay system design and administration which resulted in closer alignment of employee work to company objectives.
Deferred Compensation Plans - Researched and updated Companies Deferred Compensation program. Included bringing the plan in to compliance with regulations, writing the plan document, implementing changes, and cloning the employee plan for the Board of Director's which resulted in a competitive leagally compliant plan for the company’s executives.
Sales Bonus Designs - Developed and implemented process of an Annual Sales Bonus Plan review where HR facilitates a review to ensure the plans meet the Business objectives defined for the year. Marketing, Financial and Sales goals are compared to plan designs to determine if we are reinforcing the correct behaviors with the plan designs. This has become an ingrained process for our domestic Sales plans.
Bonus Administration Automation - Over time have developed series of spreadsheets that are used to complete quarterly and annual plan payments, and are used in forecasting plan payments for planning and finance accrual purposes. Sheets complete calculations and generate summary sheets for Salespeople.
Generalist - Policy and Procedure writing, progressive discipline, Employee counseling, Employment, AAP/EEO, Communications, Orientations, Employment Law.
Technology - Very literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, write advanced formulas, and can create simple database applications. Strong systems orientation. Participated in a team that designed and implemented the Corporate HRIS system for Goulds. Selected and implemented early Talent management system to automate the recruiting process from application thru acceptance.
Indpendent Contractor February 2015 – July, 2017 Work independently installing higher end Kitchens and Bathrooms. Project management, carpenter, electrician plumber, etc.
ITT Corporation, Industrial Pump Value Center (various positions listed below)
Director, Group Human Resources 2001 – June 2013
Manage a staff of four professionals handling HR for 900 employees and provide support to other HR managers overseeing an additional 1,000 employees globally. Responsible for Compensation, Benefits, Employee Relations, Policy and Procedures, Performance Management, etc..
Manager, Group Human Resources
Same duties as outlined above. During this assignment ITT acquired Goulds Pumps Inc. as a wholly owned subsidiary. Managed the process of integrating Goulds into ITT from and HR perspective.
Manager, Corporate Compensation, Goulds Pumps, Inc.
Responsible to execute corporate compensation strategy including competitive base salaries and variable pay plans.
Manager, Corporate Benefits
Responsible for all Benefits functions for the Corporation, Design and administration of all Retirement and Welfare plans, legal compliance, and administration of all plans.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
Bachelor of Science, Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry & Syracuse University, cum laude – GPA 3.3 (est)
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CERTIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS
Society of Human Resource Management.