Lea L. Kingsley
Trenton, Michigan 48183
Technically savvy Human Resource and Operations professional with more than ten years of experience in the healthcare and automotive supplier arenas. Areas of expertise include:
Employee Satisfaction Surveys
Mergers & Acquisition
Software Application Training
Global Employee Training
MS – Education – University of Phoenix
BS – Business Management – University of Phoenix
AAS – Respiratory Therapy – Washtenaw Community College
OEConnection/Clifford Thames – Livonia, Michigan 2014 - present
Automotive industry original equipment parts marketplace that connects buyers and sellers to market.
Manager – Authoring Operations in NA (2017 – present)
Promoted to support Vice President and 29 direct reports serving on-site at Ford Motor Company with technical projects as well as HR and Operational responsibilities that included financial compilation, analysis, report generation, and forecasting.
Co-launched “Above and Beyond” Employee Recognition program covering 750 global employees and their exceptional contributions to the success of the company.
Selected by CTO to serve as 1 of 2 Administrators creating and managing the Company Intranet open to entire global population. Trained employees on use of web portal thereby providing open communication and consistent distribution of up to date company information.
Chosen by V.P. to assume Project Manager role in development and launch of new product slated to generate $l.9M in annual revenue.
Human Resource/Operations Manager (2014 – 2017)
Hired to establish Human Resource function governing five professionals and 29 on-site individuals. Managed entire life cycle of hiring from recruiting to onboarding and termination. Also managed financial analysis and forecasting.
Authored Employee Handbook containing Company Mission Statement, all HR policies, benefits, time-off guidelines, employer/employee expectations, etc.
Dispatched to United Kingdom to gain familiarity with Agresso – a specialized financial software platform. Assisted in customization, creation of manual, and implementation of software application covering monthly billing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
Conducted analysis of employee compensation by shadowing cross section of population.
Selected by CEO to create an Employee Satisfaction Survey for 300 employees to identify cultural and operational issues of concern. Evaluated vendors, customized tool, administered anonymously and received over 70% participation. Personally, analyzed data, categorized results and presented to Executive Management Team.
Reduced operational expenses by continually evaluating and analyzing vendors and negotiating more favorable rates resulting in savings of $5,200 annually.
City of Cape Coral Charter School Authority – Cape Coral, Florida 2010-2013
Middle School Teacher/Science Department Head
Served as a Middle School Science Teacher and Science Department Head. As a Department Head I supervised, mentored, and evaluated department personnel and participated in the interviewing and hiring process.
Located a portal tailor-made for students of differing abilities to access so that higher levels of accountability were instilled among parents and students alike regarding planning and work to be completed.
Florida Cancer Specialists – Fort Myers, Florida 2009
Human Resource Representative
Responsible for partnering with an HR Team verifying employment, coordinating new hires, administering benefits, billing insurance companies, and complying with ever-changing industry regulations. Prepared correspondence, analyzed data, generated reports, and managed projects.
Introduced and managed various company functions and employee recognition programs to boost morale and foster a collaborative environment. Projects ranged from a blood donation event and a breast cancer walk to ice cream socials.
Trinity Health – Novi, Michigan 2003 - 2008
Executive Administrative Assistant/Human Resources
Served as Executive Assistant to CEO, CFO, Director of HR, Director of Missions, and Director of Life Care Planning, then progressed to management of multiple HR operations. Responsibilities included documentation, compliance, insurance billing, project management, employment verification, and data gathering and analysis.
Planned and managed the lifecycle of numerous confidential reports for CEO.
Coordinated a week-long annual convention for 100 executives and upper level managers, including budgeting, planning, travel, meals, and the selection of an offsite venue.