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Human Resource Manager, Generalist and or Trainer

Southfield, Michigan, 48034, United States
$45,000 - $55,000.00
March 03, 2011

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Ollua C. Pettway

***** ******** ****, *** ** Cell 313-***-****

Southfield, MI 48034 Email:


Seeking a position in Human Resources utilizing leadership and research skills developed through work experience in areas such as teamwork, project management, negotiations, documentation, problem-solving, data analysis as well as Masters Degree in Training and Development. I recently completed such courses as: Employment Law, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program, attending class and completing the SHRM Learning System the Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification.


I have years of diverse work experience in research and development including training and management. I have participated in various projects, such as assisting in updating sections of the Research and Development Safety Manual, and participating in the annual Diversity Conference. Finally, I worked in a team environment for ten years, interacting with customers inside and outside of the company, and introducing various diversity team games in group meetings. I coordinated and managed the Safety and Housekeeping Inspection Program in a twenty-six member Analytical Chemistry group for ten years, and was an active chairperson for the Women Business Issues group (WBI). I have been a mentor at work and in my community.


Masters in Training and Development, Oakland University

Bachelors of Science in Biology, Oakland University

Society of Human Resources Study Course, Human Resources Management and Employment Law


Instructional Design, Program Evaluation, Program Administration, Needs Assessment, Negotiation


• Proven management and leadership skills

• Sense of urgency; ability to prioritize, delegate, and motivate

• Personable and enthusiastic

• Detailed-oriented, grasping importance of maintaining confidentiality

• Strong written and verbal communication skills



• Coordinated and managed Safety and Inspection Program for 7 years

• Managed, supervised, and operated laboratory

• Provided leadership and effective decision making in order to maximize profitability and employee time

• Developed and maintained strong relationship with employees to create positive working atmosphere

• Assisted in maintaining low safety cost

• Monitoring and preparing all paperwork

• Accountable for correcting all necessary changes regarding safety standards and procedures

• Introduced Diversity and Leadership training to staff


• Assisted in decreasing turnaround time by 50% and increased on-time results for more than 90% of research projects

• Evaluated and analyzed results utilizing data processing system and report write-up system

• Prepared samples for testing and evaluation


Administrative Assistant, Urban League 2010-Presently

Oak Park Public Safety Department

Oak Park, Michigan

General office duties, including document analyst

Part time

Senior Analytical Laboratory Technician, BASF Corporation 1990-2009

Laboratory Technician, BASF Corporation 1982-1989


Ion, Liquid, Gas and Size Exclusion Chromatography

Human Resources Courses, SHRM study course, Human Resource Management, Employment Law, General Office duties, and Document Analyst Administrative Assistant, Urban 66


Microsoft Word, Excel. PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, Beckman Lims report system, Labpro report system, TurboChrom (chromatographic data analysis system), Ion, Liquid, Gas and Size Exclusion Chromatography


Chairperson of Women In Business (WBI)

Member of the Analytical Chemistry Chemical Engineering (ACCE) group, Safety Advisory Committee (SAC)

Member of the Hood Survey team in ACCE

Evaluation of hoods to meet appropriate safety application

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