Sign in

Human Resources Manager

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
August 19, 2018

Contact this candidate



**** **** *** ******

Cleveland, OH 44111

cell: 216-***-**** email:


Bilingual HR Manager with multi-state experience, accountable for developing, directing, and coordinating a variety of manufacturing and professional work related to staffing, compensation and benefits, employee relations, safety and operations; providing HR generalist support to all levels within the organization.


Staff Recruitment and Development

HR Policies, Processes and Procedures

Compensation Administration

New Hire Orientations

Leadership Coaching and Counseling

Change and Conflict Management

Employee Relations & Incentive Programs

Benefits Negotiation, Implementation & Admin

Safety/Safety Training

Community Relations


Workers Compensation

Payroll Processing & Administration


AMOTEC, INC, Cleveland, OH 2017- present

HR Recruiter Consultant

Recruited, screened, interviewed, performed reference checks and coordinated department interviews for highly qualified applicants, developed and oversaw new employee orientation.

Place individuals in various Administrative and Industrial assignments for Tier I and Tier II manufacturers in temp-to-perm and permanent positions.

ATHENS FOODS, INC., Brook Park, OH 2014-2017

Plant Human Resources / Recruiting Manager

Implemented employee incentive programs designed to provide workers with additional benefits, retirement bonus, merit awards, and appreciation programs to reduce turnover.

Prevented a union takeover challenge in 2016.

Communication effectively with all levels of employees share information and have a clear and concise understanding of concerns, needs and opportunities of improvement.

Serve as a liaison with coaching others on departmental concerns; work with others to identify concerns and evaluate options to determine appropriate actions.

Implemented cost saving measures to reduce personnel OT cost without sacrificing quality

Revamped the Safety/Quality/HR training program to include all competencies were covered and implemented a leadership training program for supervisors, team leads and potential team leads

Updated personnel and safety policies, including the company handbook

Ensure required EEO data is collected and maintained.

Established a successful succession planning program as they a lot of personnel retiring.

PRODUCE PACKAGING, INC, Cleveland, OH 2005-2011

Plant Human Resources Manager 2012-2014 rehired

Helped grow the organization from 60 to 230 employees

Administration and implementation of all aspects of payroll and timeclock operations weekly

Effective administration of all aspects of employment process to include pre-employment to post-employment issues.

Recruited, screened and hired non-exempt personnel.

Updated all policies and procedures including the handbook

Directed and coordinated all activities involving the recruitment and screening process.

Interface with other departments to ensure a harmonious working relationship.

Provided employee relations counseling, administered the Employee Complaint process, provided guidance and support to supervisors and managers and assured fair and equitable treatment throughout the organization.

Investigated claims of discrimination and harassment, prepared reports of findings, and made recommendation of action.

Established and implemented annual employee training

Implemented all HR procedures and related aspects for their sister company, Great Lakes Packers

GARICK LLC, Cleveland, OH 2011 - 2012

Corporate Human Resources Manager

Managed and provided HR support to approximately 250 employees located in 11 different states (OH (2 sites), GA, NC, SC, IL, KY, VT, TN, FL, IL, NH)

Managed 4 Administrators in HR Administration, Personnel Records, Payroll Processing, Hiring Practices

Provided employee relations counseling, administrated the employee complaint process, provided guidance and support for Plant Managers and Supervisors

Provided safety and human resources training in English and Spanish

Managed and processed payroll on a weekly basis

Recruit, Screen and Interview potential candidates for vacancies.

Develop recruitment strategies to increase sales and achieve sustainable competitive advantage.

Processed weekly payroll and maintained employee database

Coordinated all payroll deductions, and prepared relevant benefit information for processing Form 5500 annually.

Handles all Workers Comp claims for all sites.

Coordinate all UIB Administration for all of those states

RAN ASSOCIATES, INC. Cleveland, OH 2000 – 2005

Recruitment/Operations Manager

Recruited, screened, interviewed, performed reference checks and coordinated department interviews for highly qualified applicants, developed and oversaw new employee orientation.

Place individuals in various Administrative and Industrial assignments, temp-to-perm and permanent positions.

Contracted and solicited new employers in the NE Ohio areas.

Recommended new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

Reviewed and negotiated contracts. Extensive budgetary planning using MS Excel.

Performed training as needed at various clients.

Negotiated, revised and calculated payment and billing rates, balancing profit margins and forecasts for budget planning.

Investigated Workers Comp and UIB claims


Operations/Sales Manager

Managed the temporary placement division of this personnel agency.

Recruited, interviewed, screened and placed administrative, financial and computer personnel in various corporations and non-profit companies throughout New York City.

Solicited and developed relationships with Human Resources Departments, and placed personnel in both temporary and permanent positions.

Negotiated and reviewed contracts.


Project Manager Employment Programs

Developed, implemented and managed programs designed to place welfare recipients and refugees back into the workforce.

Recruited and hired staff and participants and offered support services.

Consistently exceeded program goals required by the NY Dept. of Social Services and NYC Dept. of Employment.

Managed the following supportive services: liaison with State and City agencies, present pre-employment job readiness, interview techniques, and job placement.


Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH May 2005

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and Psychology with a concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology GPS 3.45


MS Office, Microsoft Outlook, BroadBean, BullHorn ATS; Cleveland TimeClock, TimeTrax, CBIZ HRIS, CBIZ Time & Payroll System; Empower HR Time & Payroll; Timeclock Plus, Avionte, MaxHire, exposure to ADP Payroll Systems


Society of Human Resource Management

Contact this candidate