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Human Resources Resource

Spring Lake, Michigan, 49456, United States
October 28, 2016

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Sonya Warber

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Spring Lake, MI ***56



To make an impact to an organization with in Human Resources

Employment History

Human Resource Manager – GHSP, Grand Haven, MI

February 2013 to September 2016

Strategic direction of the Human Resource team of three direct reports

Manage Union relationship with United Steel Workers with 300 union members

Negotiated new 5-year contract, implementing right to work

Responsible for recruiting, hiring, development and performance management of Non-Union employees

Responsible for plant safety - ensuring compliance with MIOsha and injury management

Responsible for the Emergency Response Team - ensuring training, documents and procedures are kept current

Budget responsibilities for Plant Human Resources

Ensure all HR functions are relevant and implemented

Member of both the Global Human Resources Team and Plant Operations Team

Human Resource Manager - Shape Family of Companies

October 2000 to February 2013

Shape Corp, Grand Haven, MI

January 2006 to February 2013

Manage employee relations at assigned plant(s), including recruiting, hiring, and performance management

Participate in continuous improvement solutions with Manufacturing and the Human Resources Department

Implemented new HR computer software for all US Shape locations

Assisted with the startup plants in Texas, China and Czech

BR Metals, Spring Lake, MI

February 2005 to January 2006

Implemented and managed HR process, including safety, training and TS certification

Implemented Safety Team and Handbook

Critical in the organizational change to Shape Corp

Track Corp, Spring Lake, MI

October 2000 to February 2005

Responsible for all HR functions, including staffing, safety, and training

Participated in the facility move form Grand Haven to Spring Lake

Branch Supervisor - Manpower, Grand Haven, MI

1996 to 2000

Supervised a staff of 12 Service Representative

Oversaw the placement and performance of 400+ temporary workers at various companies

Developed On-Site offices at local companies


Davenport University - Holland, MI 2005 – current

Business Administration/Human Resources

Expected graduation – Spring 2016

Zeeland High School - Zeeland, MI


Other Experience

Advisa Leadership Academy

Spring Lake Middle School Girls Track Coach

United Way Campaign Organizer

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