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Manager Sales

Los Angeles, California, United States
January 26, 2017

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Jerry Airheart, MSHR, PHR

**** *. ******** **.

Glendora, CA 91740

Cell 626-***-****

QUALIFICATIONS: Strong HR generalist /manager with experience in both union and non-union environments, MRO’s, repair stations, logistics and automated distribution centers, retail sales, civil engineering and manufacturing.

EDUCATION/SKILLS: Master of Science, Human Resources, Chapman University, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Univ of Phoenix, PHR Certification. PC Skills: MS Office, Mosaic, Paychex and People Soft.


6/2012 - Present, Human Resources Manager, Western Jet Aviation, Van Nuys Airport, CA.

Reporting to the General Manager/Owner for this MRO FAA repair station supporting three locations in CA and NV which maintain, repair and inspect primarily corporate and charter Gulfstream Aircraft. Manage one person HR Dept., include and selection of A& P technicians, Avionics Engineers, Avionics Installer and technicians, Chief Inspectors, Purchasing Agents, Admin Staff. Manage the following programs: New hire onboarding, FAA Drug and Alcohol Program, Workers’ Compensation, Performance Management, Mgmt training, benefits administration, update ee handbook as required, enter routine transactions into HRIS systems, attend UI hearings as needed, generate offer letters, severance agreements and conduct pre-employment background checks, benefits administration, conduct internal investigations as required.

9/2008 – 5/2012 Human Resources Manager, MNS Engineers, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA

Reporting to the President, CEO in this civil engineering firm supporting three operating locations in California and one bargaining unit/Operating Engineers. Responsibilities include: manage two person HR department, monitor union contract administration, respond to grievances, back-up payroll, prepare annual HR budget, manage and administer the following functions: benefits administration, staffing and selection of Construction Inspectors, Engineers, IT, Finance and Marketing staff, College recruiting for Civil Engineers, LOA administration, compensation and performance mgmt., workers’ compensation, safety, conduct open enrollment, on-boarding for new hires, new hire orientation, generate employment offer letters, conduct MVR checks, reference checks, maintain employee files and Paylocity HRIS system, conduct exit interviews, prepare severance agreements, annual performance mgmt. training for staff, conduct internal investigations as required and input all job related changes into HRIS system, member of safety committee, represent company at UI hearings, facilitate and coordinate management and employee annual training, conduct exit interviews and prepare separation notices. Work with local immigration attorneys for overseas hires. Consult with dept. heads and other owners regarding performance and disciplinary issues. Update employee manual as required.

5/2002 – 6/2008 Store Human Resources Manager, Home Depot, multiple locations

Business partner with Store Management which includes Sales, Loss Prevention, Store Operations and Safety in running a 300 ee $120mm retail store in Monrovia and Covina, CA. Manage three person HR dept; primary responsibilities include; maintain non-union store, recruitment and selection of floor sales, cashier and operations personnel using Taleo recruiting software and Peoplesoft. Prepare and train supervisors for promotion to Assistant Store Manager, sex harassment, teach union avoidance techniques, LOC, recruiting. District Captain for the Retail Management Assessment Program which is responsible for the selection and testing of the store management positions. Facilitate Store Management Union Avoidance techniques, review with Store Manager monthly P & L reports, W/C, G & L, sales forecasting and staffing forecasting. Provide termination and counseling guidance to store management, partner with District HR Mgr. in completing quarterly HR dept. audits. Conduct internal investigations as required. Maintain employee files, generate employee background checks, and drug testing and employment verifications. (Base salary 69,500K, plus 30% bonus and stock)

2000 – 2002/ Management Recruiters International (MRI) Pasadena, CA

Executive recruiter for our sales, engineering and distribution clients such as McKesson Pharmaceuticals, Avon, Cardinal Distribution and Danon Waters and Nestles. Recruited primary distribution management, RF Engineers, Sales and IT executives. Cold called related businesses to increase client base, utilized state of the art recruiting software (PC Recruiter) to increase applicant data base and manage job requisition process. Position was 100% commissioned sales.

1996 – 2000 Airgas Industrial Gases, Whittier, CA/Human Resource/Payroll Manager, Distribution Center

Reporting to the CFO, manage two person HR and Payroll dept. in this 5,000 ee, manufacturer and distributor of industrial tooling, gases and supplies. Working in a totally automated pic-n-pac center responsible for the completed build up of the HR Dept. For this multi -site and multi-state operations in CA, MN and SC. Recruitment and selection of sales, warehouse, purchasing, finance, IT, purchasing, marketing and telemarketing phone center. Managed W/C, performance management, compensation and LOA programs. Prepared offer letters and severance agreements. Conducted New Employee Orientation, benefit enrollment meetings, maintained all personnel files, payroll and vacation records. Verified and approved bills for the temporary warehouse employees, worked closely with onsite rep from employment agency.

1994 -1996 Olympia Tools/City of Industry, CA/Human Resources Manager

Reporting to the Director of Operations, managed a one person HR dept. for this 100 ee manufacturer and distributor of hand and garden tools, supporting offices in CA and China. Reporting to Operations Directions, responsible for all HR functions including staffing, benefits admin., w/c reporting, employee relations, compensation and performance mgmt. programs, LOA programs, attend UI hearing, prepare severance agreements.

1982 – 2010 – U.S. Air Force Reserves, E-8 /SMSgt, 50th Aerial Port Squadron, March Air Reserve Base.

Superintendent, Aerial Port Operations, manage multiple crews of aerial port personnel who provided loan planning, ramp services, cargo services, passenger services and hazardous material handling services for mostly Air Mobility Command missions. Aircraft worked were C-130, C-141, C-5, KC-135, and C-17. Facilitated classroom instruction in Total Quality Management and Risk Assessment.

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