D. SANDY FARRAR
Saint James, Mo 65559
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Human Resources Professional with broad-based business experience with Lean/Six Sigma/Blackbelt Manufacturing experience. Passion for supporting the achievement of positive business results by aligning HR strategies and initiatives with financial, operational and organizational objectives. Recognized for ability to develop and integrate human resource strategy with business plan objectives that lead to a competitive advantage. Results-oriented individual recognized for building high performing teams. Demonstrated expertise and accomplishments in:
Strategic Business Partnering
Global Multi-Site Locations
Team Building/ Change Management
Shared Services/Process Improvement
Employee and Labor Relations
Training and Development
Staffing and Recruitment
Farrar Consulting, Rolla, Mo,-2015-Present Various HR/Recruiting Projects including Full Cycle Recruiting. Merchandising programs for Nabisco,TNT Partners
Hyla Mobile, Farmers Branch, Tx-2011-2015-Director Of Talent Acquisition Setup and implement approved hiring policies and procedures across all department and offices for a VC funded start-up company. Hire and supervise a team of recruiters and 3rd party head hunters to ensure they conform to duties and responsibilities as assigned. Developed and executed sourcing and recruiting plans to hire 700+ EE’s including all Mgt levels, IT, Supply Chain, Sales, Business Development, Legal, Finance, Mkt/Marcom, Engineering, Admin Support, and 50+ Retail Kiosk Centers, for all North American company locations.
Sealed Air Corp, Tx, 2008-2011 Western Regional Business Partner Responsible for providing overall HR leadership and services for the Western Region, which includes 3 Business Units, Cryovac-Food Packaging, Bubble Wrap, Specialty Materials, and 11 locations in Texas, California, New Mexico, and Arkansas. Work closely in a matrixed relationship with Corp/HR and Regional Mfg/Sales leadership to ensure recruiting, EE relations, workforce development, and productivity needs are met in the region. Develop/execute plans for the implementation of the required strategies and plans to ensure achievement of financial and organization performance/effectiveness goals. Ensure that the workforce and HR requirements for their regional business are aligned with its strategic objectives and desired culture for a positive work environment and union-free status.
Farrar Consulting, Fort Worth, Tx 2007-2008
Projects, Recruiting, Employee Benefits/Risk Management, Organizational Structure, Comp/Benefits
Lockheed Martin-Recruiting for new F-35 test program.
Genesee-Hr Generalist/Recruiting work for Private Equity Metal Fab Mgf Co in Grand Prairie, Tx
Informatics-Tech recruiting for Bar Coding Co in Richardson, Tx
L3 Communications-,Recruitment of hourly Structure Mechs to Aircraft Engineer openings Waco, Tx
RadioShack, Ft Worth, Tx 2006-2007 Director HR-Field /Corporate Recruiting
Create, develop, and implement the talent acquisition strategies to support all Corporate and Field Operation hiring, (5) Distribution Centers, and Sprint/Sam’s Club Kiosks through Shared Services. Responsibilities include leadership of 8 Field HR Directors and 40+ Recruiters for full-life cycle recruitment of 30,000+ full and part time hires for 6000+ locations. Staffing programs managed include college relations, diversity, referral, metric, employment branding, and vendor management. Field HR Directors responsibility included ER, Training, and Retention plans. Also, handle the/sourcing and hiring of Sr Director and above positions including VP & C Level using Lominger Competency Profiles and Caliper Management Assessments.
FARRAR CONSULTING, Austin, TX 2001-2005
RadioShack, Ft Worth, Tx-Executive Recruiter-(6 months)-Recruitment of Sr.Director, VP & C-level for Merchandising, Supply Chain, Strategic Development, Knowledge Management, HR
UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES, Northbrook, IL (2 years) Director Global Talent Acquisition-Business Transformation Team Member & Director of three projects. Partnered with the Board, CEO, & Sr. Management team to build, centralize/drive proactive recruitment strategy & Talent Supply process for US & 36 Country Expansion.
Executive Recruiter-Responsible for design of strategies/process for Integrated Talent Supply &
key searches for Board, C level, VP, Director.
Functional Project Director-Oracle 11i HR, Comp Workforce Management, & transaction centers
support HR Workbench, iRecruitment, Manager/Employee Self Service, Shared Services. (2 yrs)
Mechanical & Materials Eng-Set-up of Hr Dept for Div spin-off
Q4b-RPO-Recruiting Oil & Gas, Supply Chain, ETRM positions-Shell, BP, Kinder Morgan,Sungard
Southern Union-Executive comp/bonus/stock
YCLIP.COM, Austin, Texas 2000 - 2001 Director Human Resources Responsible for all HR activities to establish policies, programs/practices, which ensure the Company of a competitively compensated, highly skilled workforce for a Pre-IPO dot.com startup. Closed lack of 3rd round.
AVIATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Phoenix, AZ 1998 -1999 VP HR & Administration
HR Leader for a 1,500 EE-multi site aircraft maintenance and modification company, FAA Part 145. Provided leadership in developing all HR support for a new company acquisition including EE relations, comp/benefits, staffing, training, EH&S, security, and facilities. Sold to UBS after successful turn-around. Fix-&-Sell, (Formerly Dimension Aviation)
LSI LOGIC Colorado Springs, 1997-1998 Human Resources Site Director Provide strategic human resources support for a 1200+ EE semiconductor organization which includes design engineering, R&D, IT, manufacturing, test, assembly, call center, corporate support, and Expatriate assignments. Staffing coach for all locations. IPO pulled, sold to LSI Logic, (Formerly Symbios Logic)
MOTOROLA, Motorola Computer/Cellular Group, Tempe, AZ, Human Resource MGR
Direct all aspects of the HR function to build a large R&D Engineering, Design/IT, Global Sales & Mfg Group consisting of s/w & h/w engineers with international & remote locations, 150 retail sales & service centers, call centers, and Expatriates in support of telecom, cellular, semiconductor, and enterprise networking. Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award, Member Of College & Experience Recruiting Councils
Motorola Computer/Cellular Group, Urbana, IL, Human Resource Mgr
Special project to quell serious employee unrest problems related to mandatory drug testing as well as recruit a new HR Mgr. Motorola Paging Group, Boynton Beach, FL, Staffing MGR
Special project to establish systems/procedures for new recruitment function. Hired a Staffing Manager and four recruiters.
Motorola Automotive Group, Seguin, Texas, Human Resource Manager Responsible for the administration of all personnel policies and procedures to rebuild and transform a 1200+ high volume automated manufacturing facility. Functional areas of administrative responsibility are staffing, participate management program, employee relations, OFCCP Audits, comp, facilities, training, AAP, health, security.
Motorola Land Mobile Products Group, Fort Worth, Div MGR Staffing. Responsible for the staffing of a multi-plant division including the ability to develop realistic staffing forecasts/plans and corresponding department budgets to support all division hiring including international locations.
GHR ENERGY CORP, New Orleans, Director Human Resources Start-up of three HR departments supporting the build-up of five companies including a 350,000bbl Oil & Gas Refinery, Construction Company, Maintenance & Turnaround Company, Oil Trading Company, & Gas Drilling Company, grew to the third largest privately held company in the US and a top 20 refiner/top 20 natural gas producer. Responsible for all Recruiting and Generalist support. Company closed due to Chapter XI. (Refinery now owned by Valero and Gas Wells now owned by Exxon)
FALCON JET CORP (Sub Dassault France), Little Rock, Human Resource MGR Start-up of HR department and two company locations in start-up of aircraft completion center & FAA Part 145 Repair Center. Build all HR programs to support Coast Guard Contract/Commercial Programs.
AETNA LIFE AND CASUALTY, Dallas, TX, Area Recruiting MGR Recruiting Directed a staff of five recruiters covering a eleven state are and supporting major new multi-office start-ups and current location expansion. Started as a Area Recruiter. . (Program patterned after the Old EDS Recruiting Program)
MILITARY-Entered the United States Army, ROTC, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Field Artillery, Helicopter Pilot and Maintenance Officer with one tour of duty in Vietnam. Top Secret Clearance. Honorable discharge as Captain.
EDUCATION-Southwest Missouri State University, Business Administration/Marketing
Full Athletic Scholarship
Motorola University-Six Sigma, Blackbelt