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Human Resources Manager

Papillion, NE
August 06, 2012

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Leigh A. Valencia

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Omaha, NE 68135


Professional Human Resources Experience

Majors Plastics, Inc., Omaha NE 4/02 - Present

Human Resources / Safety Manager

5 locations (Non-Union), 500 employees

q Responsible for recruiting, placement, and on-boarding of all employees

q Develop and maintain all wage and salary structures

q Create and schedule standardized performance reviews

q Responsible for all benefits administration

q Oversee all wage and hour law compliance and coordinate with Payroll

q Initiate employee training and development through succession planning

q Develop and lead change management initiatives

q Maintain positive employee relations throughout the company

q Coordinate and administer employee recognition programs and company functions

q Direct organizational planning

q Create and maintain job descriptions, organizational charts, etc.

q Build and maintain HRIS software and keep all HR and Safety recordkeeping

q Primary contact for counsel and government agencies regarding employee issues

q Respond to all requests for employee verification and unemployment requests

q Create and implement all HR and Safety policies and best practices throughout the entire organization, and educate employees through meetings, manuals, classes, workshops, etc.

Griffin Pipe Products, Inc., Council Bluffs, IA 8/98 - 3/02

Human Resources Assistant

(Union), 450 employees

Assisted Human Resources and Safety Managers in all aspects of:

q Recruiting, placement, and on-boarding

q Training and development

q Labor relations, grievances, and the job posting system

q Wage and benefit administration

q Adherence to all federal and state employment laws

q Developing AAP Plans and was responsible for EEO Compliance

q Safety programs and worker’s compensation

q Employee relations, attendance, and assisted with payroll

q Performance evaluations and job descriptions

q Employee meetings and training

q Employee recognition programs and company functions

q Responding to all federal and state agencies, unemployment responses,

and all Human Resources and Safety recordkeeping

Previous Retail Experience

Karen’s Healthy Home and Body Centers, Inc., Grand Island, NE 5/97 - 7/98

Assistant Sales Manager

Ross Dress For Less Stores, Oceanside, CA 5/94 - 7/96

Store Manager

Size 5-7-9 Shops, Citrus Heights, CA 6/89 - 3/94

Regional Manager

Chess King for Men, Overland Park, KS 1/79 - 5/89

Corporate Training Manager


Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE

Bachelor of Science Degree in the Management of Human Resources

Graduated June, 2000

Central Community College, Grand Island, NE

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration

Graduated December, 1995

Diploma in Data Processing

Obtained December, 1995

Certificate in OSHA Compliance

Obtained December 2011

Professional Memberships

q Society for Human Resources Management

q National Safety Council, Omaha Chapter

Other Skills

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows XP and Vista, ADP PCPayroll, EzLabor Manager, HR Benefit Solutions (HRIS), HR Profile, Baan, use of various office equipment; fax, copier, scanner, 10 key calculator, multi-line phones.

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