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HR Manager

Location:
Eclectic, AL, 36024
Posted:
November 12, 2009

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TIM HICKMAN

*** **** **** ****, ********, Alabama 36024

334-***-****, 334-***-****

i099k4@r.postjobfree.com

- HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES, PROCESSES, AND PROCEDURES

- TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

- STAFF RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION

- EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

- EMPLOYEE LAW

- MENTORING AND MOTIVATION

- QUALITY PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

- COMPENSATION PROGRAM AND BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION

- PAYROLL AND SALARY STRUCTURES

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE

Multifaceted, growth-driven, and dynamic senior executive with broad-based experience in Human Resources management within diverse and expansive workforce organization. Possess stellar reputation in overseeing employee relations, regulatory compliance, staff training, and corporate human resources operations. Excel at formulating and implementing innovative recruitment strategies and international leadership development program to effect dramatic improvements in efficiency, productivity, and business processes toward successful attainment of organizational goals and objectives. Hands-on manager with outstanding leadership, interpersonal, problem resolution, and relationship-building skills. Enjoy challenges and capable to multitask in fiercely competitive and fast-paced environment.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

GKN 2000–PRESENT

A global supplier of automotive and aerospace components publicly traded in the United Kingdom stock exchange and listed as a “Footsie 100” company.

HR MANAGER OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT (THE AMERICAS) MAY 2003–PRESENT

GKN PLC UNITED KINGDOM

Direct and coordinate daily operational business aspects focused on human resources activities, leadership, recruitment and retention, as well as training and development. Ensure alignment of individual’s development needs and future career plans with GKN’s strategic growth and current business priorities. Perform continuous strategic analysis and development of recruitment strategy to achieve corporate goals and objectives. Design the entire recruitment process through pre-selection of candidates at career fairs as well as online application stage to assessment centers. Spearhead the design and delivery of development workshops through internal and external providers. Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure smooth transition into permanent appointments as well as with divisional and local HR to assure key talent is career managed, developed, and retained.

Notable Contributions:

- Rose from rank and promoted as key member of the international leadership development team based in Redditch, United Kingdom while maintaining the Alabama plant office

- Played a vital role for the development of customer base of approximately 15 to 20 high potential engineers from France, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, and America

- Instrumental in creating and enhancing the selection center process for screening graduates, which is currently benchmarked by Mercedes Benz and British Petroleum

- Conceptualized “ILDP” or a Leadership Development Program designed to develop future leaders of GKN within a 5 to 10 year window

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES / SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR MAY 2000–MAY 2003

GKN AEROSPACE SERVICES TALLASSEE, AL

Displayed unsurpassed expertise as an HR generalist for a 600-person “non-union” manufacturing facility. Oversaw all aspects of employee relations, including the implementation of HR’s involvement in the business unit management approach in running the business. Forged employee focus groups to develop their competencies and achieve their maximum performance level. Effectively fulfilled interim HR Director duties and responsibilities for a period of three months during the absence of the supervisor.

Notable Contributions:

- Recognized as the focal point for all recruitment and staffing for both Tallassee and Montgomery facilities

- Pivotal in completing Human Resources portion toward achievement of ISO 9001 certification

- Ranked as High Potential within GKN’s entire Aerospace Division for demonstrating high degree of personal commitment, dedication, and efficiency

- Nominated for the “2002 Aerospace Excellence Award” by the Vice President of Operations

- Commended to participate in an assessment center for fast trackers in March 2003

- Established and implemented the “Personal Business Plan” appraisal process

- Earned extensive knowledge in all aspects of employee relations and human resources during tenure as Human Resources Generalist

- Promoted from HR Administrator to Senior Human Resources Administrator then subsequently to Director of Human Resources of GKN Aerospace Alabama Plant

BRANCH MANAGER SEP 1998–MAY 2000

LEED CORPORATE AND STAFFING SERVICES MONTGOMERY, AL

Presided over the day-to-day business operations focusing on sales, financial reporting, interviewing, marketing, as well as employee and client relations. Meticulously led, mentored, and developed simultaneously 150 to 200 employees under payroll.

Notable Contributions:

- Keynoted for staffing one of the largest aerospace companies in the United States

- Simultaneously managed approximately 300 employees located at 8 different sites in a 3-county area

EARLIER CAREER

OPERATIONS MANAGER 1998

HACKBARTH DELIVERY SERVICE MONTGOMERY, AL

FIELD REPRESENTATIVE 1996–1998

LINE TAMER INC. MONTGOMERY, AL

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

- Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL: 1991–1996

TRAINING and CERTIFICATIONS

- Certified Trainer

- Certified Facet 5 Trainer

- Leading Effective EI (Employee Involvement) Teams

- Building High Performing Teams

- Myers Briggs

- OSHA Training

- Team-Building Training

- Essential Leadership Training

Currently listed on GKN’s fast track program

Completed a nationally recognized “Train the Trainer” program in London, England

Participated the PML’s Union Avoidance Training Workshop in Atlanta, Georgia

Attended Peter Land’s (MS, CSP, CMC, CPCM) Situational Leadership Seminar

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Member, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)



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