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HR Business Partner

Ocean City, NJ, 08226
March 06, 2019

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SONYA LOGUE, SHRM-CP 570-***-****

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Ocean City, NJ 08226


• Payroll Management

• Benefits Administration

• Open Enrollment

• Employee Relations

• Performance Reviews


Human Resources Manager & Event Coordinator June 2018 – September 2018 Waterfront Marine, Somers Point, NJ and Edgewater, MD

• Supported site management & employees in 4 locations, consulted with 2 sister companies regarding employee relations & engagement.

• Performed all aspects of the employee life cycle: recruiting, on-boarding, training, coaching & terminating.

• Initiated a complete drug screen policy, for use during pre-employment, accident & random screenings.

• Installed a new HRIS system (USA Payroll) including a fingerprint scan time & attendance system in conjunction with the current payroll system.

• Developed a compensation program & improved the employee review process for 90 day evaluations

& annual reviews to include employee self reviews/manager reviews.

• Designed an Emergency Medical Plan to help management & employees should an emergencies occur to include personal injuries/illnesses as well as accidents in the workplace.

• Organized various customer events: rendezvouses, dealership open houses & customer appreciation party.

• Produced & filmed dealership promotional videos for Robalo Boats & Chaparral Boats that were showcased at the boat manufacturer meetings.

• Identified medical insurance options for the 2019 plan year helped employees understand their current plan.

• Investigated employee issued, provided feedback & ensured proper follow-up.

• Managed workers’ compensation cases.

HR Administrator February 2017 – June 2018

Amcor Rigid Plastics, Millville, NJ

• Assisted 150+ co-workers at a local molded plastics manufacturing facility & worked closely with Senior Leadership at corporate headquarters who ensured all 195 sites in 40 countries were in compliance & sharing best practices.

• Accurately processed payroll within Ultipro. Audited time records & resolved any discrepancies; tracked vacation accruals; maintained payroll records & reports; prepared gain-share payouts as well as reimbursements.

• Promoted the benefits programs & ensured employees understood the available benefits.

• Provided assistance with workers’ compensation claims.

• Coordinated employee engagement surveys, ensured actions plans were developed & implemented within each department.

• Administered co-worker Leaves of Absences & assisted employees filing disability claims.

• Implemented recruiting strategies for a diverse workforce, conducted new-hire orientations & arranged for all on-boarding activities.

• Fostered & trained 24 Amcor plants across North America for a self-built training platform.

• Participated in the Plant Safety Audit Team that conducted 3 audits a week to ensure the plant was operating in accordance to ISO 9001.

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ May 2008 - February 2017 Benefits Specialist April 2014 – February 2017

• Planned & implemented Annual Open Enrollment for the benefit eligible team members.

• Consistently complied with laws & regulations, ensuring the company adhered to ACA (Affordable Care Act)/IRS regulations.

• Acted as a liaison between employees & insurance carriers regarding coverage, claims & invoices.

• Monitored FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) cases that exhibited patterns of misuse & abuse.

• Prepared Supplemental Insurance invoices & conducted audits to balance systems.

• Supported the Benefits team with preparing various reports & analytics. Employment Specialist October 2012 – April 2014

• Processed on-boarding of new-hire, re-hire & re-instated employees, ensured drug tests, background checks & casino licensing were completed prior to the employee starting work.

• Reviewed & maintained all employee Form I-9’s in addition to tracking employment authorization cards, visas & conducted self-audits.

• Represented the company at various college carrier fairs & conducted onsite interviews. Customer Assurance Specialist March 2009 – October 2012

• Maintained relationships with all departments to confirm a timely resolution of service issues.

• Ensured relationship repair, investigation & response writing was completed timely.

• Involved with Process Knot committee that saw opportunities property-wide & sought solutions.

• Built property Compendium and analyzed the All Associate Annual Survey results. Premium Services Coordinator May 2008 – March 2009

• Provided courteous & efficient check in/check outs while focusing on the needs of VIP customers.

• Coordinated the stays of the casino’s VIP customers, communicated with Butlers, Food & Beverage, Bell Services, Transportation, & Relationship Marketing to ensure a uncompromised visit. SOFTWARE SKILLS & HONORS:

• Experienced in USA Payroll, Ultipro, Workday HRIS, Kronos time management, Ceridian HRIS, PDS Vista HRIS, PeopleSoft HRIS, DataMagine document management system, Smartben Benefit system.

• Mastery of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook & Sharepoint)

• Ability to work on either operating system: Windows and MacOS

• Successfully completed Amcor’s White Belt training course - July 2017

• Finished Atlantic Cape Community College’s Access course - July 2016

• Participated in Atlantic Cape Community College’s Advanced Excel-level 3 course - March 2016

• Completed Human Resource Professional Series from Atlantic Cape Community College - 2016

• Accomplished Upward Mobility, a Borgata management training course - May 2012 EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) 2019 Social Chairperson of the Ocean City Marlin & Tuna Club since 2013

• Plan annual Club Kick-off event for 200+ members, develop various social events and collaborate with annual fishing tournaments.

Pennsylvania State University - May 2008

BS: Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Management - HRIM GPA: 3.50

• Vice President of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, 2006- 2008

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