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Human Resource Manager

Columbia, South Carolina, United States
October 31, 2018

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Allen Kaiser, SHRM-CP, PHR

*** **** ******, ********* ** 29073


• Talented Human Resource professional with over twenty years of experience in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating personnel and labor relations strategies including policies, programs and procedures to address federal, state, local and organizational Human Resource requirements • Active strategic business partner who is consistently involved in operational issues outside the scope of Human Resources • Key member on Task forces that created a national Human Resource mentoring program and developed a national program to gauge Human Resource competencies • A reputation for establishing key policies and fairly administering them in the field • A proven track record of effectively managing Human Resources directives within a distribution/retail environment with approximately 100 employees throughout South Carolina. • Broad working knowledge of human resources • Excellent management skills • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills • Sound consulting and decision-making skills • Solid financial and analytical skills • Advanced knowledge of employment labor laws and regulations • Superior communication skills (oral and written) • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills • Ability to work with relational databases, spreadsheets, and presentations.

Current Employment

Human Resource Manager

Genuine Parts Company DBA NAPA Auto Parts Charlotte NC

September 2018 – Present

Human Resource Manager

Genuine Parts Company DBA NAPA Auto Parts Columbia SC

September 1998 – September 2018

Primary Responsibilities:

Sourcing and recruiting associates for all departments including a distribution center and retail stores throughout the state of South Carolina.

Consistently administer Genuine Parts Company policy and procedure in a distribution center and retail stores throughout the state of South Carolina.

Genuine Parts Company Human Resource Mentor 2006 – Present.

Administer training to include all areas of safety, HAZCOM, HAZMAT, supervisory skills and

customer service skills.

Oversee compliance of Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, American with

Disabilities act, Affirmative Action, and all federal and state labor law guidelines and postings.

Administer associate benefits including: major medical, dental, life, vision, 401K, pension, vacation, holiday, personal days, parts purchase, stock purchase, savings bond purchase, short term disability, long term disability, flexible spending, health savings and educational assistance.

Involvement in all hiring and discharge decisions.

Head company spokesperson for all unemployment hearings.

Administer all aspects of workers compensation.

Administer and oversee all facets of Distribution Center Safety plan.

Guide management in all areas of counseling and appropriate progressive discipline.

Lead all property investigations dealing with labor relations.

Plan and host company events.

Complete operational executive management duties when assigned.

Maintaining associate files in accordance with federal law, state law and company guidelines.

Run bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls to include a variety of pay plans, bonus structures,

commissions and other monetary incentive programs.

Track associate attendance and administer Genuine Parts Company policy.

Lead all training initiatives and track associate training.

Lead Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) initiative.

Lead annual United Way Drive.

Previous Employment

Human Resource Administrator – August, 1996 – September, 1998

Embassy Suites Hotel, Columbia SC

Accounts Receivable Manager – August, 1992 – August, 1996

Embassy Suites Hotel, Columbia SC

Front Office Supervisor – August, 1991 – August, 1992

Embassy Suites Hotel, Columbia SC

Awards and Acknowledgments

2017 Genuine Parts Company Human Resource Manager of the year – Atlantic Division

2016 Genuine Parts Company Human Resource Manager of the year – Atlantic Division

2011 Genuine Parts Company Distribution Center Manager of the year – Columbia SC

1997 Embassy Suites Hotel Department Head of the year – Columbia SC

1994 Embassy suites Hotel Ambassador Award

Professional Affiliations

SHRM – Society for Human Resource Management – 2006 - Present

Professional Certifications

SHRM-CP – SHRM Certified Professional – January 2015 – Present

PHR (Professional in Human Resources) – June 2006 – Present

Achieve Global Trainer – April 2015 - Present


Master of Music – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor MI

Bachelor of Music – University of Michigan - Ann Arbor MI

Diploma – Interlochen Arts Academy – Interlochen MI

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