HRBP HR GENERALIST / SPECIALIST
linkedin.com/in/robert-bird-b5065637 New Albany, IN
Meticulous and engaging HR professional with 14+ years’ experience leading corporate and regulatory compliant HR and EHS programs in a culture of integrity, high performance, and diversity. Highly adept at achieving business objectives while ensuring best practices and highest safety standards. Proven ability to design and lead enterprise-wide safety and HR training programs as well as implementing cost efficient processes.
AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
Training & Development
Benefits Administration, Employee Relations (Payroll, Attendance), FMLA, Workman’s Compensation
Experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Kaizen / Lean / 5S Methodologies
Public Speaking / Presentations
Emergency Response Management
Creative Problem Solving
Root Cause Analysis
EHS Program Design & Delivery
B.S., Business Management
Indiana Wesleyan University
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
OSHA 10/30 Hour Instructor
OSHA 10 Hour Certification
Certified Aerial Work Platform Trainer
ADP Payroll Kaizen Processes
Microsoft Office Suite Lean Processes
Enjoy Life Foods, Jeffersonville, IN 1/2019 to 1/2020
Created and presented regulatory and corporate compliant Safety and Human Resource courses, as well as annual EHS and HR training programs. Coordinated Emergency Response and incident investigations to identify and implement preventative and corrective actions. Investigated and resolved all workers compensation claims. Collected samples for ongoing monitoring of wastewater streams.
Achieved 28% reduction in safety costs by conducting highly-effective internal audits.
Increased communications 100% through innovative design and implementation of internal emergency response email system.
Enkei America, Columbus, IN 7/1/1996 to 12/2018
Training Supervisor (7/2014 to 12/2018)
Supervise three directed reports while establishing and conducting annual HR and EHS training programs as well as various Human Resource and Safety courses, ensuring best practices and compliance with local, state, federal, and corporate regulations. Maintained workers compensation program, including documenting, investigating, monitoring, and resolving all claims.
Realized $6.5K in annual savings by developing and initiating internal First Aid and Fire Safety Training.
Implemented preventative and corrective actions while facilitating Emergency Response and incident investigations.
HR Supervisor (12/2010 to 12/2014)
Administered, communicated, and documented corporate and regulatory compliant HR policies, procedures, and programs including recruitment, onboarding, training, employee relations, performance management, and offboarding.
Doubled training completion by creating new standard operating procedures for new hires and transferees.
Expertly presented orientations and supervisor training.
HR Generalist (12/2006 to 12/2010)
Partnered with cross-functional teams and leadership to align critical HR functions with business objectives. Provided management and employee counsel and coaching to resolve policy-related issues and procedural matters.
Conducted employee interviews, processed benefits, monitored employee attendance, and facilitated ongoing maintenance of employment records.
Additional experience as Floor Operator and EHS Coordinator while attending college at Indiana Wesleyan University and working at Enkei America.