November 2015 to CurrentDirector HR & Workforce Planning
Provide leadership and support of the full range of HR functions for Finance, Sourcing and Human Resources & Medical Department.
Direct company-wide workforce planning initiatives.
Serve as a strategic business partner to department leadership in developing and maintaining high performing teams.
Talent acquisition, talent planning, succession planning and employee relations support for over 1000 employees.
Maintain and track company headcount and data analysis around workforce for Executive team.
March 2012 to November 2015Director Staffing
Provide strategic direction and management of talent acquisition processes for all BNSF union and exempt positions to meet the talent demands of the organization.
Create and implement sourcing strategies, direct social media strategy, and build effective relationships with universities, vocational/trade schools, community colleges, the military community, and local job services to continuously infuse the pipeline with qualified candidates.
Drive process improvement and leverage technology to identify target candidates and facilitate a seamless process from application to hire.
Direct company-wide College Recruiting and Military programs
SuccessFactors Applicant Tracking System Implementation team BPO.
Implemented HireVue Interview platform.
2014 Achievement Award Winner.
February 2010 to March 2012Director Human Resources
Preform HR Generalist functions for two of the twelve Operating divisions supporting over 5000 union and exempt employees.
Build and maintain functional relationships with First Line Supervisors up to Senior Executive Leaders to better serve their business needs.
Investigate employee concerns, work with management to resolve concerns and coach employee performance.
Support employee development through performance management process, career progression planning and training.
Provide oversight for union / exempt hiring
2011 Achievement Award Winner & BNSF Employee of the Year Recipient.
Scheduled StaffingJuly 2007 to February 2010Manager
Manage and enhance staffing tools, processes and resources to increase productivity and maintain compliance in BNSF hiring practices.
Manage pre-employment background and medical process for an average of 3000 scheduled new hires annually, to include management of support staff responsible for daily processing of the candidates.
Manage staffing vendors (Background reviews, On-boarding Platform, Applicant tracking system) to ensure consistency and accuracy of process.
Implemented VIAM on-boarding platform.
Assisted in the development, testing and roll-out of SAP & E-Recruiting.
August 2005 to July 2007Manager Human Resources
Perform HR generalist duties for field location and corporate functions such as Finance, Technology, Research & Development, and Labor relations.
Project Manager for the Powder River Coal Expansion Project.
Facilitate job postings, screen, interview and assist in the selection of exempt and scheduled candidates.
Respond on behalf of the company on Employee Hotlines, Internal Complaints, and EEOC Charges.
Provide assistance in employee relations issues within departments through coaching sessions, mediations and mentoring management staff.
Manage hiring of approximately 600 employees to assist with company coal expansion capital project in 18 month timeframe in remote locations across Nebraska, Wyoming and South Dakota.
2006 Achievement Award Winner & BNSF Employee of the Year Recipient.
CARRS/Safeway IncJuly 2002 to March 2004
Regional Employment Coordinator Performed HR Generalist duties for 13 retail stores across Alaska to include staffing, employee relations, store trainings, and facilitation of the performance management process.
Alaska USA Federal Credit UnionJanuary 2000 to July 2002Employment Officer
Managed the recruiting, screening, selection and new hire orientation of all Credit Union new hires.
Facilitated the Internal Career Development Program to ensure employees received proper mentoring and career development opportunities to enhance their careers.
Doane CollegeMay 1998Bachelor's: Business Administration, Human Resource ManagementBusiness Administration, Human Resource Management
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