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Human Resources Manager

Holly Springs, Mississippi, 38635, United States
October 05, 2016

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Telephone: Address:

662-***-**** **0 Hickory Hill Cove Holly Springs, MS 38635

Career Objective: Seeking a position where I can apply my broad experience in Human Resources and my organizational, communication and leadership skills.


The Pictsweet Company September, 2015 – September, 2016

Human Resources Manager, Bells Plant

Responsible for Human Resources Department of 700 employee plant

Supervised team of 5 full-time and 1 part-time employees

Managed recruitment for salaried positions and oversaw hourly hiring for high turnover plant

Communicated benefits and enrolled in HRIS

Responsible for safety for the plant

Managed performance review process for the plant

Administered FMLA, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability

Responsible for employee relations, terminations and disciplining

Sims Metal Management November, 2012 – September, 2015

Regional Human Resources Manager, South Region

Responsible for Human Resources duties for all of the Southern Region which included locations in Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama and Louisiana

Handled numerous reductions in force including shutdown of Gulf and Alabama locations

Managed performance review process and improved timeliness and ensured 100% completion of reviews for our region. Utilized PeopleFluent for salaried reviews and succession planning.

Administered FMLA, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability

Held Open Enrollment Meetings for South Region and assisted employees with benefits issues. Managed the transition to an Employee Self-Service Portal

Represented the company in several EEOC mediations and handled unemployment claims

Conducted training with managers and employees including Valuing Diversity, Anti-harassment, and Code of Conduct, etc.

Handled recruitment and onboarding for the South Region

Advised management in appropriate resolution of employee issues

Responsible for timekeeping for the region utilizing Kronos

Managed the HR/Safety Assistant

Hunter Fan Company February, 2002 – July, 2012

Director of Human Resources


Proposed, communicated and administered personnel policies. Completely revised the Employee Handbook

Developed job descriptions for all positions

Managed employee benefits program. Contained or decreased the insurance cost for five years. Implemented Health Reimbursement Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts. Administered freeze of pension plan.

Key resource for Employee Relations

Developed and managed the compensation and performance review programs. Revamped the performance review program and improved timeliness of reviews by 75%.

Administered an effective recruitment program

Assisted in organization training and development efforts

Assisted with 5 Reductions in Force

Managed Human Resources Teams in two locations

Hunter Fan Company

(2002 – 2007)

Prior to being promoted to Director of Human Resources, I was the Human Resources Manager for the Distribution Center and was responsible for companywide benefits.

Successful in maintaining union free status

Initiated a robust training program for supervisors, managers and leads

Improved the Safety Program. Created a Safety Committee and coordinated meetings.

Managed workforce of 200 plus additional 50 – 75 temporary workers during peak season. Negotiated lower rates with staffing agency.

Responsible for administering companywide benefits including a pension plan

Assisted with Due Diligence during company sale

True Temper Sports January, 1999 to January, 2002

Human Resources Manager

Performed Human Resources duties at both the corporate office and the Olive Branch Plant

Set up benefits program after spinoff from Black & Decker

Handled termination of the pension plan

Communicated benefit changes to union employees at the Amory facility

Advised on employee issues at both plants and the corporate office

Oxford Wire & Cable Services, Inc. July, 1997 to December, 1998

Human Resources Manager

Managed all Human Resources duties and key person responsible for all employee issues at this Japanese owned plant.

East Arkansas Regional Mental Health Center June, 1986 to January, 1996

Human Resources Manager

Responsible for all facets of Human Resources for this private non-profit company with 10 facilities in 6 counties.


Bachelor of Science of Human Resource Management

Arkansas State University

GPA: 4.00, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, President’s List


Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

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