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Management Human Resource

United States
June 20, 2019

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Frederick C. Carpenter

*** ***** ******** ******, ************, Illinois 62025

618-***-**** or 618-***-**** E-Mail:


** ***** ** ********** ** manufacturing as both an HR Generalist and Functional Specialist in the areas of:

HR Management – Employee Relations – Project Management – HR Information Systems – Strategic Staffing – EEO – Labor Relations – Organizational and Employee Development – Contract Negotiations – Employee/Union Grievances – Arbitration – Workers Compensation – USERRA – Case Management - Dispute Resolution – Mediation Best Practices – Communication Skills – Case Law – FMLA Management Programs – Reduction in Force Planning – Job Reorganization Management - Onsite Medical Department Management - Incident Investigation – Safety Management – Security Management and Best Practices – Workers Compensation Management – Lean Six Sigma

Innovative and resourceful team builder adept at taking quantifiable risk to leverage strategic advantages. Energetic and accomplished leader with highly developed communications skills. Demonstrated strong planning, organizing, execution and leadership skills in all functions of Human Resources, Labor Relations and non-Core HR functions of Security, Safety and Medical Services.


Olin/Winchester Ammunition Division, East Alton IL April 2012 – Present Winchester Corporation Director of Human Resources, Labor Relations, Medical and Security Departments

1st Chair in Plant Negotiations, Grievance Resolution, Arbitration Preparation and Representation, Mediation Preparation and Representation, Employee Discipline, Benefits, Employee Development, Training, Affirmative Action Planning, Enforcing EEOC Training and Standards, Ensuring Plant Compliance with Illinois Department of Labor State Laws, Worker Compensation, Incident Investigation, Human Resource Litigation Matters and Position Statements, Management of 9 Collective Bargaining Units (1500 represented employees) RIF Planning, Job Consolidation Planning, Workers Compensation, Medical Department, Security Management, FMLA Program Management, Management, and FMLA, STD, LTD Management, Onsite Medical Department Management.

ConocoPhillips, Wood River Refinery, Wood River IL Sept 2004-April 2012 Labor Relations Team Leader ConocoPhillips Refinery

1st Chair in Refinery Negotiations, Wage hiring, Grievance resolution, Arbitration preparation and Representation, Employee discipline, Benefits, Employee development, Training, Affirmative action planning, Enforcing EEOC training and standards, ensuring refinery compliance with Illinois Department of Labor state laws, worker compensation, Incident investigation, Employee Intern program, Employee apprentice program, and Human Resource Litigation matters. Management of 8 Collective Bargaining Units (650 Represented Employees), Workers Compensation Management and FMLA, STD, LTD Management.

Tosco Petroleum, Inc. - Wood River Refinery, Wood River IL June 2000-Sept 2004 Production Leader Dispatching Department

Management of 2,000 acre Dispatching department daily operation and employee activities. Management of daily production, maintenance, quality assurance, safety, employee training, scheduling and product shipment.

Equilon Enterprises (Joint Venture Shell Oil and Texaco) Sept 1998 – June 2000 Refinery Systems Coordinator

Shell Oil Company – Wood River Refinery, Wood River Illinois Nov 1988 – Sept 1998


Concord Law School Student 1st year

Webster University – St. Louis, Missouri

Masters of Art, Human Resource Management, October 2008

Masters of Art, Human Resource Development, October 2008

Graduated Cum Laude

Concordia University, Saint Louis Missouri

Bachelor of Arts, Management and Communication

Graduated Suma Cum Laude, October 1995

Professional Development

Certified Labor Relations Professional (CLRP) Michigan State University

Certified Department of Defense (DOD) Mediation Agent for Employee Support for Guard and Reserve (ESGR) In Illinois and Missouri, received the Missouri Ombudsman of the Year award in 2010, and received the ESGR IMPACT Leadership Training Outstanding Contributor award in 2010.

Volunteer EEOC Federal Mediator St. Louis District.

Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 2016

New Mexico Tech – Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings

Professional Memberships

South Western Illinois Employers Association (SIEA) HR Board Chairman

Lewis and Clark Community College, Process Technology (PTEC) Advisory Board Member.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

St. Louis Pathways Apprenticeship Advisory Board Member

City of Edwardsville Illinois Zoning Board of Appeals Board Member

United Way Board Member Southern Illinois

Military Experience

Infantryman School – Fort Benning, Georgia, 1983

United States Army Survival School, Subic Bay Philippines, 1988

Drill Instructor School - Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, 1995,

Officer Basic course Quartermaster – Fort Lee, Virginia, 2002,

Officer Logistician Course –Belton Mo. 2006.

Awarded the Bronze Star for duties served in Iraq 2004 - 2005.


Past Commander of 728th Quartermaster Unit Farmington Mo. and Washington Mo. United States Army Reserve.

Past Commander of 363rd Public Affairs Detachment St. Louis, Mo. United States Army Reserve.

917th Corps Support Group (CSG) Belton Mo. Contracting Officer. United States Army Reserve.

26 years of loyal military service in the United States Army Reserve, with retirement September 16, 2009.

Instructor in the following Training Courses

Conducting Effective Meeting

Facilitation Skills

Open Systems Workshop

Dealing with Difficult People

Expect Respect

Primary Management Leadership (PML)

HR 101 for Supervisors

Labor Relations 101 for Supervisors

Equal Opportunity

Securing the Workforce

Active Shooter Training

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