José A. Vilar
Los Angeles, CA *****
A.F. Gilmore Company – Los Angeles, CA.
Human Resources Manager – Feb. 2014 to June 2018
Responsible for planning, developing, implementing human resources activities, procedures, and programs for the company and providing strong support and assistance to the executive management team of the company as requested. Responsible for managing the daily HR activities relating to the full cycle of employee staffing, employee education and training. Management development, labor relations, benefits administration, as well as salary surveys.
Provide advice in the areas of employee relations, performance management, recruitment and separation, workers compensation, disability and leave management, benefits, job descriptions, compensation, policy and procedures, and other areas of human resources.
Benefits Administration to include; medical, dental, vision, LTD, Life, 401(k) administration, interface with insurance Brokers, WC Carriers, third-party administrations, Labor Attorney and other outside HR related vendors.
All aspects of employee administration including, job placement and screenings, new hire administration, performance review and new goals, payroll support, performance counseling, terminations and COBRA supervision.
Managing employee relations cases by working with employees to resolve sensitive or difficult work-related problems. Conduct investigations, review employee coaching documents and performance action plans.
Collective bargaining of union agreement and negotiations.
Assure company remains in compliance with all employment requirements for federal, state and local labor laws and filing of all mandatory benefit plan reports.
Establish HR performance metrics and provide monthly reports of accomplishments and challenges and evaluate progress on HR activities.
Supervise the company’s ADP payroll system.
Manage the worker’s compensation insurance plan. OSHA filings, and work with Facilities and Maintenance departments to assure all health and safety requirements are met.
Administration and confidentiality of employee files and ensure compliance with state and federal laws.
Serve as a resource, business partner, and subject matter expert in human resources practices, for employees, operating managers and executives.
Proactive identifying and managing employee relations activities and functions that improve employee safety and moral.
Goldstar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Santa Monica – Los Angeles, CA.
Director of Human Resources – Temp. Consulting services - Oct. 2013 to Feb. 2014 – $80k Annual
Domino Realty Management Co., Beverly Hills, CA.
Director of Human Resources - Dec. 1998 to Oct. 2013
Responsible for providing general human resources management and implementation of policies. Planned and developed activities, procedures, and programs for the company. Provided support and assistance to the executive management team of the company. Manage daily HR activities relating to the full cycle of employment and staffing. Promote education and training for employees. Management development, labor relations, benefits administration and salary surveys, manage payroll process and benefits administration.
Maintained employee relations, performance, recruitment and separation, disability and all other leaves.
Full administration of benefits included; medical, dental, vision, LTD, Life, 401(k) administration, open enrollment meetings. Met with insurance Brokers, WC Carriers, third-party administrations, attorneys and all other human resources related matters.
Employee administration including, new hire, training, job placement, screening, performance appraisals, reviews, counseling, terminations and COBRA supervision.
Conducted investigations, reviewed employee coaching of documents and performance.
Maintained company compliance with all federal, state and local labor laws, filings of mandatory benefits plans.
Provided weekly and monthly reports as needed.
Supervised payroll department and system updates.
Managed the worker’s compensation insurance plan, OSHA filings, health and safety training, claims and general liability support.
Full administration of confidential files and ensured compliance with state and federal laws.
Served as a resource and subject matter expert in human resources practices for employees, operating managers and executives.
Managed bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls. Maintained and updated biometrics system.
Safety inspections of residential and commercial properties.
Alternative Lending Capital, Orange, CA
Human Resources/Payroll Manager – Aug. 1997 – Dec. 1998
Managed and maintained human resources department, employee relations, hiring, policies and procedures, terminations, federal and state compliance, and overall administration of benefits plans, 401(k) retirement plan and payroll process.
Full administration of employee relations, recruitment and employee orientation.
Maintained company policies and procedures, progressive discipline and terminations
Processed ADP payroll for 500+ employees including, Broker commissions and Loan Officers across 35 States.
Processed semi-monthly bi-weekly payrolls, monthly reports.
Implemented garnishments and judgments via payroll.
Maintained company compliance with all federal, state and local labor laws.
401(k) administration, annual census reporting, and conducted enrollment meetings periodically.
Managed all benefits and renewals. COBRA and worker's compensation administration.
Established safety programs and procedures, safety inspections, and management training.
Support with 5500 census and reporting.
Southland Financial Services, Fullerton, CA
Human Resources and Payroll Manager- Sept. 1994 – Aug. 1997
Employee relations, recruitment and terminations, orientation.
Document, investigate and resolve any employee issues or problems.
Processed ADP payroll for 450+ employees including Broker commissions and Loan Officers across.
Updated and maintained time management system as required.
Managed benefits including; medical, dental, LTD, Life and 401(k) retirement plan, benefits renewals and enrollment meetings. COBRA and worker's compensation administration.
Reconsolidation of benefits and general ledger preparation.
Tracked vacations/sick, personal leave, absence and FMLA/PDL for 100+ employees
Implemented Safety Programs, safety awareness, incentive plans and training.
Montclair High School, Montclair, CA
Associate in Science Degree - Business Administration - Chaffey College
Professional Certification and Training:
Supervisor Workplace Harassment Training
Fair Housing Guide to Managing and Leasing Rental Property
California Chamber of Commerce
Skills: Bilingual (Fluent in Spanish), Microsoft Outlook, MS Office Suite, WORD, Excel, ADP & Paychex Timekeeping Software and Biometrics, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) certification.