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Human Resources Manager

Location:
Utah, United States
Salary:
90,000 - 110,000
Posted:
August 10, 2018

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Craig Kinney Page *

Craig Kinney

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Spanish Fork, UT 84660

Cell: 801-***-****

ac6mkc@r.postjobfree.com

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

Policies & Procedures Development Employment Law Benefits, Compensation, & Performance Analysis and Management Organizational Design and Development Site / Plant Closure Professional Experience

Rio Tinto West Jordan, UT

As a member of the Regional Operations team the group forms part of the broader People Services division which supports the delivery of our Human Resources function. It offers global expertise and services in areas of recruitment and day-to-day HR operations. HR Adviser – US Regional Operations 01/2017 – Present Responsibilities and accomplishments included:

• Provide human resource support and coaching to leaders, client groups and Human Resource Business Partners

• Conduct investigations into breaches of policy and procedure

• Advise on human resources policies and procedures, employee relations, performance, labour and regulatory issues

• Assist in the implementation of human resources programs and policies within the business

• Provide recruitment support to leaders as required

• Identify improvement initiatives in HR processes Ideal HRCM Spanish Fork, UT

Provide Human Resources consulting services specializing in Executive Compensation, Sales Compensation, Salary Administration, and Performance Management for emerging and mid-sized corporations. Founding Principal 02/2013 – 01/2017

Responsibilities and accomplishments included:

• Develop new business and cultivate relationships to support special projects and regulation guidelines within Human Resources departments for small to midsize companies to ensure organization initiatives achieved.

• Develop new and update existing job descriptions and classify exempt and non-exempt status to ensure organization fully compliant with state minimum wage, ADA requirements and FLSA regulations.

• Analyze competitive compensation trends and conduct compensation analysis utilizing Aon Hewitt to attract new talent and increase employee retention.

• Create curriculum and facilitate Manager and Employee Sexual Harassment training, including management questionnaire testing to ensure organizations in compliant with AB1825 and EEOC regulations.

• Develop performance management analysis, forms and guidelines, including Performance Appraisals, Pay for Performance Program and Corrective Action to prevent Title VII discrimination claims and ensure company’s initiatives achieved. Nellson Nutraceutical, LLC. Salt Lake City, UT

Hired to implement corporate policy and to facilitate organization and leadership development efforts, working with employees and managers to address root causes of human resources issues, and to provide leadership and support of closure of Salt Lake City, UT powder division plant of a leading third party manufacturer and full service provider of high quality nutrition bars, nutritional powders and healthy snacks. Human Resources Business Partner 11/2015 – 10/16 (Plant Closure) Responsibilities and accomplishments included:

• Acts as single point of contact for internal clients and supports them in achieving their business goals.

• Strategic business partner, change agent, and member of the line management staff.

• Leads change management projects for internal clients and HR.

• Act as project manager for large cross-functional change management projects

• Designs robust succession pipelines and supporting the talent management for the entire organization.

• Oversees the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization.

• Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.

• Keeps HR processes in full compliance with the legal and regulatory (internal, external) framework.

• Consults legal counsel to ensure that policies comply with federal and state law.

• Oversees recruiting, testing, and selection process to fill vacant positions.

• Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward Company goals.

• Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues. Acts as the independent advisor for employees in tough situations. Craig Kinney Page 2

• Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs. Provides immediate feedback on HR processes, procedures and initiatives.

• Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation.

• Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

• Assists senior management in the development of solutions through cultural and process perspective organizational development.

• Develops and drives company-wide programs and initiatives (e.g., salary review, workforce planning, and organizational change)

• Contracts with outside suppliers to provide employee services, such as temporary employees.

• Participate and lead corporate projects as part of the One Nellson HR Transformation.

• Participate in Corporate compensation processes in line with guidelines (i.e., salary review, bonus, etc.).

• Ensure the implementation of all Nellson processes including Recruitment, Talent, Workforce Planning and Engagement Surveys.

• Set challenging HR goals with a close cooperation with HR and internal clients

• Selling HR projects and initiatives to internal clients and getting buy-in

• Designing cross-functional development programs in co-operation with Training & Development Manager Schaeffer Industries Lindon, UT

Hired to develop and provide full HRM support to the organization, including policies and procedures for this privately held steel manufacturing company with business units in California, Utah, and Washington. Human Resources Director 10/2013 – 11/2015

Responsibilities and accomplishments included:

• Facilitated and implemented Performance Management, Corrective Action and Sexual Harassment training for managers to increase effective management, reduce turnover and ensure state and federal law compliance.

• Developed new and updated existing job descriptions and classify exempt and non-exempt status to ensure organization fully compliant with multiple state minimum wage, ADA requirements and FLSA regulations.

• Analyzed competitive compensation trends and conducted compensation analysis utilizing multiple salary data points to attract new talent and increase employee retention.

• Developed and implemented HR policies and procedures, including salary, benefits, recruitment, training and development, employee communications, employee relations, workforce planning, and executive coaching and trained managers and staff to ensure compliance with organizational guidelines upheld..

• Developed, implemented and managed Employee Handbook and updated guidelines, including attendance, code of conduct, performance expectations and dress code to ensure company’s culture and values fully supported.

• Analyzed California, Utah and Washington employment laws and revised and updated documentation to ensure fully compliant with state laws.

• Recruited, interviewed and hired qualified candidates for all disciplines up through executive level utilizing effective recruiting methods, including social media and direct sourcing to support manufacturing operations in 3 states.

• Negotiated and approved vendor contracts terms and agreements, including benefit brokers, staffing agencies, background screening services and job boards to ensure maximum support for all business units and ensured cost competitive.

• Managed, coached, and directed up to 4 team members supporting 100 employees including, Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll, Administration, and Health, Safety, and Environment to support business units and achieve organizational objectives.

• Directed and coached business unit managers with employee compensation, performance evaluations, corrective actions, terminations and conducting exit interviews upon employee departure.

• Identified, developed and presented quarterly departmental and cross departmental Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats analysis to Executive Management and implemented process improvements that achieved analysis initiatives.

• Designed, planned, and implemented strategic workforce cable of providing increased responsiveness, flexibility, and cost control aligned with current and changing market dynamics.

• Managed new hire, open enrollment and status changes for medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits developed and managed benefit cost ratio matrix to ensure expenses allocated accurately. NuSkin Enterprises Provo, UT

Hired to develop and manage all aspects of Human Resources within US and support operations in Asia/Pacific, Canada, EMEA, and Latin America for this $1.5B publicly held direct selling and multilevel marketing company which develops and sells personal care products and dietary supplements. Human Resources Generalist/Global Compensation Analyst 03/2009 – 02/2013 Responsibilities and accomplishments included:

• Managed, coached, developed and directed team of up to 7 within Human Resources, including Benefits Specialist, Payroll Specialist and Human Resources Coordinator to ensure business units and more than 1,200 employees fully supported.

• Analyzed competitive compensation trends and conducted compensation analysis utilizing Towers Watson, Mercer, Aon Hewitt, and Kenexa databases and compiled current market data to ensure competitive edge and increase employee retention.

• Developed job descriptions and prepared compensation analysis for US, Asia/Pacific, Canada, EMEA, and Latin America operations to ensure business units fully supported.

• Developed new and updated existing job descriptions and classify exempt and non-exempt status to ensure organization fully compliant with state minimum wage, ADA requirements and FLSA regulations.

• Developed and managed organizational charts, succession planning and cross training within US, Asia/Pacific, Canada, EMEA, and Latin America that increased employee retention by 8%.

• Analyzed workforce production levels and developed and implemented organizational restructure within Warehouse that improved production, reduced workers compensation claims by 50% and increased overhead revenues by more than $1MM. Craig Kinney Page 3

• Created curriculum and facilitated Manager and Employee Sexual Harassment training, including management questionnaire testing to ensure organizations in compliant with AB1825 and EEOC regulations.

• Developed offer letters, contracts, bonus payout guidelines and relocation packages to support new employee hires and ensure At-Will employment practices outlined.

• Successfully defended 8 Labor Department claims and presented discovery documentation during investigations which resulted in case dismissals and no discrimination or labor violations charged.

Cafe Rio Salt Lake City, UT

Hired to provide full HRM support to the organization and further develop the Human Resources department to be capable of better supporting the organizations business units as the company expanded into new markets, including California. Human Resources Manager 05/2008 – 11/2008 (Lay-Off) Responsibilities and accomplishments included:

• Facilitated and implemented Performance Management, Corrective Action and Sexual Harassment training for managers to increase effective management, reduce turnover and ensure state and federal law compliance.

• Developed new and updated existing job descriptions and classify exempt and non-exempt status to ensure organization fully compliant with multiple state minimum wage, ADA requirements and FLSA regulations.

• Analyzed competitive compensation trends and conducted compensation analysis utilizing multiple salary data points to attract new talent and increase employee retention.

• Developed and implemented HR policies and procedures, including salary, benefits, recruitment, training and development, employee communications, employee relations, workforce planning, and executive coaching and trained managers and staff to ensure compliance with organizational guidelines upheld..

• Developed, implemented and managed Employee Handbook and updated guidelines, including attendance, code of conduct, performance expectations and dress code to ensure company’s culture and values fully supported.

• Analyzed California employment laws and revised and updated documentation to ensure restaurant expansion fully compliant with state laws.

• Managed and administrated Family Scholarship Program, Home Buying Program and Emergency Loan Program that increased recruiting top talent and employee retention.

• Recruited, interviewed and hired qualified candidates for all disciplines up through executive level utilizing effective recruiting methods, including social media and direct sourcing to support 26 restaurants and more than 900 employees within 4 states.

• Successfully defended 2 Labor Department claims and presented discovery documentation during investigations which resulted in case dismissals and no discrimination or labor violations charged.

Precision Assembly Orem, UT

Hired to develop and manage Human Resources department, including policies and procedures for this privately held electronics manufacturing company. Human Resources Manager 03/2006 – 05/2008

Responsibilities and accomplishments included:

• Managed, coached, and directed up to 4 team members supporting 100 employees including, Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll, Administration, and Health, Safety, and Environment to support business units and achieve organizational objectives.

• Directed and coached business unit managers with employee compensation, performance evaluations, corrective actions, terminations and conducting exit interviews upon employee departure.

• Identified, developed and presented quarterly departmental and cross departmental Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats analysis to Executive Management and implemented process improvements that achieved analysis initiatives.

• Designed, planned, and implemented strategic workforce cable of providing increased responsiveness, flexibility, and cost control aligned with current and changing market dynamics.

• Developed Employee Handbook and updated guidelines, including attendance, code of conduct, performance expectations and dress code to support company culture and values.

Waterford Research Institute Salt Lake City, UT

Hired as an HR Generalist and quickly promoted to HR Manager to develop and manage the Human Resources function for a not for profit children’s educational software company.

Human Resources Manager 10/2004 – 03/2006

Responsibilities and accomplishments included:

• Developed new and updated existing job descriptions and classify exempt and non-exempt status to ensure organization fully compliant with state minimum wage, ADA requirements and FLSA regulations.

• Facilitated and implemented Performance Management, Corrective Action and Sexual Harassment training for managers to increase effective managing, reduce turnover and ensure state and federal law compliance.

• Managed and negotiated medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits and ensured costs competitive and reported company and employee monthly costs.

• Managed benefit administration, HRIS and payroll for more than 100 employees utilizing ADP system. Craig Kinney Page 4

Education

Clark University Worcester, MA

Master of Science, Professional Communication degree (2004) GPA: 3.40 Concentrated Studies - Human Resources Management and Development, and Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, and Mediation (Labor Relations) Worcester State College Worcester, MA

Bachelor of Arts, Communications degree (2003) GPA: 3.20 Minor: French

Skills & Certifications

PC Proficient: Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and various databases including HRIS systems. Human Resources Certificate (Mountainland Applied Technology College MATC). OSHA-30 (General Industry) Certified

Languages: Portuguese (native), Spanish (fluent), French (fluent) Memberships & Associations

Member/Former Board Member – Intermountain Compensation and Benefits Association (ICBA) Member – Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Member – Human Resources Association of Central Utah (HRACU) Member – World at Work

Member – Alpha Mu Gamma



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