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Location:
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
Posted:
November 14, 2018

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John P. Nester

**** ******** *****

Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Mobile 513-***-****

ac7o0z@r.postjobfree.com

Versatile Human Resources EHS manager with expertise lean manufacturing, system implementations, process improvement, value stream mapping; labor relations; contract negotiation and administration, benefits, payroll, talent acquisition, and union avoidance. Safety: program design and compliance.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Master of Arts, Industrial Relations University of Cincinnati

Bachelor of Arts, Economics University of Cincinnati

SPHR, Six Sigma Black Belt & Food Safety Certified

CAREER SUMMARY

Connor Sports, Amasa MI

HR Consultant

Provide HR, EHS, and HRIS, lean manufacturing, value stream mapping, change management, union avoidance and project management support developed to accomplish client’s missions and improve operating and financial results.

Silgan Containers 2015 - 2016

Regional Human Resources Manager

Provide a wide range of HR, employee and labor Relations, employment performance management support for multiple union and non-union manufacturing locations in seven states

Titan Tire Corporation 2013-2014

Human Resources Manager

Manage industrial relations, worker compensation, employment and employee benefits

Transformed HR strategy to promote collaboration and improve human capital utilization and organizational effectiveness

CURWOOD, DIVISION BEMIS, INC 2011-2013

Human Resources Manager

Manage industrial relations, payroll processes, group benefits and safety programs

Manage all post acquisition issues related to pensions, litigation and employment

Member of Process Improvement & Food Defense Teams

HR Consultant 2009-2018

Projects include: Connor Sports, GSI Commerce (ecommerce), Community Mercy Health Partners (Health Care), Consolidated Metal Products (Automotive), University of Cincinnati Business College (Higher Education), ATS Light Alloy Wheels (Automotive), Koch Foods (Food), Safety Shoe Distributors (Safety) Aegis Security (Protective Services), Clopay (Garage Door Division)

Revised HR operational and training documents for TS 16949 Quality Certification

Updated Employee Handbook and position descriptions

Recruited production and maintenance workforce establishing record production levels

Drafted position statements to successfully defend OCRC agency charges

Obtained favorable resolution of BWC Worker Compensation claims avoiding 30K in defense costs

CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, Cincinnati, Ohio 2007-2009

Manager, HR Operations reported to Sr. Director, HR Technology & Services Delivery

Manage HRIS People Soft transactional support for 11,325 employees and 4500 non employee population.

Provided support for 800 Directors/Managers in processing authorized employee transactions

Developed metrics reporting process for HRIS and service level compliance

Redesigned work flow which achieved 20% annual increase in transactions processed

Participant in People Soft Manager Self Service implementations

Administered 2008 Employee Appreciation Bonus Plan

Completed project to digitize employee files and records

AMERICAN MICRO, Batavia, Ohio 2005-2007

Director, Human Resources reporting to President

Conducted national search to recruit precision CNC process engineers & set up technicians which enabled Company to achieve 20% sales and profit growth

Developed & implemented HR processes for subsidiary start up in Xiamen, China which reached 3M sales within first six (6) months of start up

Implement Group health plan design changes in health (HSA), life and disability coverage which improved employee benefits and achieved 20% savings in annual premiums

Chaired Safety Committee reducing BWC premiums and recordable injuries

Drafted Ohio BWC application resulting in 40K Safety Grant award

ESCO Corporation, Covington, Kentucky 1996-2005

Participant in Lean Manufacturing Project doubling through put with 30% reduced direct labor

Member of ORACLE Implementation Team (HRIS, Payroll)

Negotiated replacement group benefit carrier generating 400K savings over a four-year period.

Negotiated 1998 & 2001 CBA’s & 2003 Severance Agreement with Ironworkers Union.

Developed union avoidance communication strategy to defeat 2003 Ironworker’s organizing campaign.

DORMAN PRODUCTS, Division of R&B, Warsaw, Kentucky

Manager, Human Resources Reporting to Corporate General Counsel

Coordinated facility expansion project monitoring contractor performance and contractual compliance

Managed litigation discovery efforts related to transfer of ownership, termination of pension plan, product liability & worker compensation claims

Maintained union free status in Steelworker Decertified operation.

THOMSON REUTERS, Florence Kentucky

Manager, Human Resources Reporting to CEO/President,

Provided HR support for Ohio and Kentucky Distribution Centers

Maintained union free status in Teamster Decertified facility.

Implemented standardized job classification and pay practices processes

Developed and implemented multi-site Employee Handbook.

EQUITABLE BAG CO. INC, Florence, Kentucky

Personnel Manager for Midwest Division Reported to Division Vice President

Managed industrial relations, safety, payroll processes, group benefits and employment

Member of negotiating team in four Collective Bargaining Agreements with United Paper Workers Union.

UNION EXPERIENCE

Teamsters, Machinists, Steelworkers, Iron Workers and Paper workers

Industries served include health care, manufacturing and distribution centers, food packaging, printing, paper and flexible packaging, construction and mining equipment, automotive, aerospace and medical device manufacturing and publishing order fulfillment.

COMPLIANCE STANDARDS

EEOC, ERISA, OSHA, FLSA, ADA, COBRA, FMLA, NLRB, GFSI, TS 16949, Joint Commission



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