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Director, Human Resources

Albany, NY
October 24, 2018

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Jessica A. Boudreau

* ******* ***** • Niskayuna, NY 12309 • 518-***-**** • SUMMARY Eight years of applied experience in various human resources roles with several global manufacturing companies and most recently in the hospitality industry. Proven expertise in staffing, recruiting, employee relations, policy and procedure development, compliance regulation, and business analytics. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Director of Human Resources December 2017-Present

BMT Hospitality

• Developed an employee handbook for the company and for each specific restaurant group

• Implemented a new payroll system and transitioned the company to using an applicant tracking system and electronic on-boarding of new hires, successfully streamlining the recruitment process

• Process payroll weekly for 400+ employees of the 10 restaurants in the company

• Provide consultation and recommendations to both managers and employees in the interpretation of policies and procedures, including conducting training/educational sessions as needed

• Responsible for assuring policies are maintained, kept current, and are in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Continually review policies for compliance with current laws and employment issues.

• Recognize compliance issues and proactively suggest solutions or best practices to address issues.

• Conduct investigations on complaints and other high-leveraged allegations in order to mitigate risk and minimize legal action. Responsible for investigating and working with General Managers and Ownership to respond to employee relation issues with solutions or corrective actions in a timely manner

Human Resources Generalist July 2016-December 2017 Saint-Gobain Poestenkill, NY

• Facilitate benefits programs, including annual enrollment, new hire enrollment, LOA programs, tuition reimbursement, pension, 401K, and the LiveWell program

• Develop job descriptions and manage the full cycle recruitment process for all open roles; pre-screen resumes, interview prospective candidates, play a key role in hiring decision process

• Serve as primary resource for line supervisors and managers on employee relation issues including corrective action, performance management, and occupational development and training needs

• Process payroll in Kronos for all hourly/non-exempt staff on a weekly basis

• Partner with plant manager and site management team on implementation of strategic HR programs

• Conduct new hire orientation for all full time and temporary employees

• Maintain all required records and employee files, ensuring compliance to policy, state, and government regulations

Senior HR Business Analyst May 2014-July 2016

SABIC (Yoh) Selkirk, NY

• Partner with Recruiting & Staffing Leader to develop analysis and maintain metrics that drive the talent acquisition strategy and improve ROI

• Manage recruitment marketing by establishing new and maintaining existing social media site content on client-approved social media sites

• Manage the applicant tracking system on a global basis by training new users, advising leadership on best practices, building and running various reports, and identifying key features to use to help maximize resources and improve overall efficiency

• Support recruiters by developing recruitment marketing strategies and establishing relationships with niche job posting sites to attract top talent

• Present analysis on recruitment metrics and marketing campaigns to senior leadership team during quarterly business reviews

Staffing Specialist September 2012-May 2014

SABIC (Yoh) Selkirk, NY

• Provided staffing and human resources support for all U.S. manufacturing sites

• Lead and managed a project team of 15 people to develop SOP’s for our client group to establish consistent staffing and recruiting processes for all business units

• Develop and implement efficient recruiting strategies with the recruiting and staffing team to find and retain qualified candidates

• Partner with client business leaders to facilitate seamless interview process for hiring managers

• Assist with preparation of annual Affirmative Action Plan, including the preparation of government reports related to EEO compliance.

• Post jobs to various web sites, ensuring compliance with OFCCP guidelines for all postings

• Ensure all agency candidates are managed efficiently through BrassRing and assist with further evaluation of contracts and screening external candidates

• Presented a process improvement project to create a more efficient, standardized offer process to increase turnaround time and improve client satisfaction

• Manage the Early Identification and SEED Programs; screen resumes and present qualified candidates to hiring managers, coordinate all interview logistics, and administer entire offer/on- boarding process

Staffing Coordinator December 2010-September 2012

Momentive Albany, NY

• Performed full-cycle recruiting for all entry-level and internship positions for all departments

• Coordinated internship program for Albany and Waterford facilities, successfully staffed 33 interns in 2011

• Received the Business Excellence Award for contribution to the “To-Be Project,” highly confidential project working exclusively with senior level management

• Established and maintained strong relationships with global leadership team

• Organized and attended multiple university career fairs which established lasting partnerships with universities, recognizing Momentive as a competitive Co-op program

• Conducted employee orientation for all new hires in the Albany office

• Managed the applicant tracking system, BrassRing, on a global level

• Created and distributed bi-weekly staffing report and metrics distributed globally Human Resources Coordinator July 2010-December 2010 Momentive Performance Materials Albany, NY

• Managed the coordination of all on-site interview scheduling, candidate travel arrangements, and reimbursement process

• Prepared offer letters and new hire welcome packages

• Managed entire on-boarding process including drug screen requests, background checks, generating new hire paperwork ensuring compliance with I-9 and other required state and federal regulations, and preparing new hire binders

• Assisted new hires pre and post start date and provision required information to ensure smooth transition, on-boarding process, and positive candidate experience

• Maintained and distributed weekly open position report and monthly staffing report

• Managed relationships and coordinate activity with recruiting resources including Internet sites, newspapers, universities, and niche markets

• Posted jobs to internal and external web sites and maintain job descriptions in global applicant tracking system


• Certified Yoh Recruiter: 12 Week Certification Program

• Proficient with all MS Office Programs, ATS (Kenexa BrassRing, OpenJob) ADP, Concur, SAP, and Kronos

EDUCATION Bryant University, Smithfield, RI

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration May 2010

• Major: Human Resources Management, Magna Cum Laude

• Double Minor: Psychology and Legal Studies

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