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Human Resources

Blue Bell, PA
September 06, 2018

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Mary Kay Kozeniewski

**** ****** **** **** **** Bell, PA 19422

Home: 610-***-**** ~ Cell: 610-***-**** ~


Skilled Human Resources professional with multiple years of experience in the manufacturing industry. A person who is committed to building organizations focused on achieving results, teamwork, and customer focus. Consistently recognized for expertise in solving complex HR issues in a timely and efficient manner. A creative thinker, problem solver and decision maker who has strong communication, interpersonal, negotiation and mediation skills.

Employee Relations Benefits Administration HRIS Administration

HR Compliance Recruitment Performance Planning and Management

Professional Experience


(Privately held full service commercial real estate company specializing in the development, management, and operation of office and flex space in the Northeast)

Human Resource Manager

Implement and lead Human Resource practices, policies and objectives that provide an employee oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes quality and continuous improvement. Keep Management Team abreast of all significant issues that could jeopardize achieving company goals.

Partner with Management Team to finalize and rollout Employee Handbook to all employees. Responsible for ongoing rollout of policies and procedures to 65 employees located in 4 states.

Transitioned from Paychex to ADP Workforce Now realizing 50% cost savings in addition to more ancillary services, such as Recruitment, Time and Attendance, HR Assist and Benefits Portal being offered thru ADP.

Direct all day to day benefits administration. Worked with Benefits Broker to transition from small employer to large employer group plans allowing for annual savings of $100,000. Consolidated plans to national plans to allow uniformity of benefits offered to all employees as well as offer voluntary life insurance plans. Made recommendations for employer/employee cost sharing for all benefit plans to assure competitiveness and attract new hires.

Created and implemented new hire onboarding, new hire forms to capture necessary data in order to assure information necessary for compliance. Established termination process to assure proper notifications given to benefits carriers and IT to assure timely termination of services.

Provide employee relations counseling and problem solving for managers and employees to ensure a productive environment, remaining consistent with company values and policies in adherence to state and federal regulatory law.

Manage recruitment through use of Intranet based job search to reduce agency fees by 100%.

Compose job description for each position in the organization.

Rollout performance review system and ensure timely merit increase for all employees.


(Leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical products)

Manager, Human Resources Programs SEPTEMBER 2011 - MARCH 2016

Worked to create a culture of high quality and confidence in HR Shared Service organization to deliver results in line with Ametek’s strategy. Ensured accuracy and integrity of all data.

Oversaw administrative systems, processes, and procedures for efficient management of Ametek's benefit programs. Managed program communications related to operational and administrative tasks and ensures consistent, appropriate, and accurate communication with employees.

Assisted with due diligence and implementation for change of outsourced benefit vendor to assure seamless transition to employees.

Provided ongoing analytical and technical support to vendors. Managed and monitored all interfaces between Ametek outsourcing partners and vendors; resolved data integrity issues, suggested protocols for ongoing administration of plans.

Delivers front-line operational and consultative support to business leaders and functional managers. Provided severance data to all US Field HR. Provided guidance and support to 80 US Field HR on various employee benefit plans; provided guidance and guidelines to outsourced service centers, ensured integration between Ametek and all vendors.

Assisted with the integration of acquisitions, organizational changes, and modifications within the benefits operation.

Senior Human Resource Shared Service Specialist OCTOBER 2007 -SEPTEMBER 2011

Provided guidance to HR Managers from 60 US locations regarding establishment of HR policies and procedures, FLSA, FMLA, and ADA in accordance with federal and specific state laws. Coached and counseled managers on the interpretation of policy and the processes that ensure fair treatment of all employees.

Provided human resources and benefit administrative services for 6,500 Ametek employees within multi-state/multi-locations across the U.S. Consulted and advised employees on eligibility, provisions and other benefit related matters; provides prompt research and resolution to issues.

Entered data accurately and timely in ADP EV3 HR database for corporate employees; developed and generated database reports using the Reportsmith application.

Served as member of transition team which assists with on-boarding processes for newly acquired businesses. Setup benefit interfaces and communicates newly acquired business’s information to all vendors and Accounts Payable to assure proper chargeback to division.

Served as the subject matter expert for HR Managers of newly acquired businesses by advocating use of fundamentals of change management and EAP program to assure smooth transition to Ametek culture.

Coordinated annual benefits open enrollment processes.

Human Resource Shared Service Specialist MAY 2006 – OCTOBER 2007

Completed the data entry process for new hires, changes and terminations for 2500 employees.

Assisted employees in the efficient and timely resolution of HR and benefit claims issues.

PFIZER (GSK transitioned to lease) AUGUST 2005 – MAY 2006


(Sterile aseptic pharmaceutical site responsible for third party manufacturing of Cephlasporins and Hycamtin)

Senior Human Resource Generalist

Found and utilized best practice resources to provide guidance to employees on career planning, conflict resolution and work-related issues as related to potential site closure and/or sale procedures.

Worked with leaders to design, develop and implement organization structures and processes that promote efficiency, employee commitment and ensure the achievement of the business strategy.

Researched issues, developed recommended approach regarding Human Resource matters in compliance with policies and procedures, while minimizing legal exposure to company.

Responsible for the successful application and implementation of the processes, frameworks and tools in support of the business needs in the areas of staffing, compensation, performance management, employee development and talent management.

Diagnosed, influenced, facilitated and implemented solutions using a consultative approach with Site Leadership Team that resulted in a positive impact on the culture to address needs of the business.

Created processes and solutions in partnership with management which support a positive employee relations environment through effective communications, policies and practices. Consulted with Corporate Law on legal actions over employee discipline and policy issues.

Prepared and conducted on-going training for the organization on key issues and trends such as; remote team building, creating a high performance culture, employee engagement, immigration, performance management, and handling difficult conversations.


(A subsidiary of Tyco International Ltd, Yarway products (Steam trap products, valves and instrumentation, and control valve products) have been designed and manufactured to the highest standards and performance for the power industries.)

Human Resources Assistant

Communicated open positions through use of internal job posting system, internet and employment agencies. Facilitated recruiting/selection process of candidates.

Initiated new hire offer letter, background check and orientation for all employees at manufacturing facility and sales and service centers across United States. Prepared and discussed packages with severed employees regarding the following documentation: General Agreement and Releases, benefits cover letters, COBRA sheets, and insurance conversion information. Communicated severance pay information to Payroll.

Maintained records and prepared statistical reports concerning recruitment, interviews, hires, transfers, promotions, terminations and turnover, including AAP and EEO.

Served as the local administrator for the workers’ compensation program. Established a physician panel and assignment of rehabilitative services on necessary claims as cost initiatives. Reduced workers’ compensation utilization by 50% and accomplished closure of manufacturing facility with minimal exposure of workers’ compensation claims.

Administered health and welfare benefit plans. Established and maintained relationships with vendors, Administered medical, dental, Section 125, COBRA, EAP, FMLA, Short/Long Term Disability, Life/ADD and Employee Stock Purchase plan. Coordinated annual open enrollment and conducted open enrollment meetings for all employees and entered benefit updates electronically.

Prepared weekly and semi-monthly timesheets for all employees utilizing Kronos. Submitted timesheets to Payroll for processing via ADP. Implemented annual employee appraisal program.

Led transition team in the conversion and implementation to HRIS system with advanced capability of generating complex reports.

Developed positive and proactive employee relations and effective oral and written communications within the scope of the hourly union contract and Tyco policies.


BS, Psychology, Business Administration minor

Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus Notes, Outlook, Kronos, ADP Payroll System ADP EV3, EV5, WorkforceNow, ADPR Reporting, SharePoint, BenefitFocus, Spectrum Ivantage and PeopleSoft

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