HR executive adept at building consensus amongst staff and creating an involved workforce. Fosters an environment of teamwork and continued growth and development across all functions.
Performance management systems
Training programs development
Union grievance resolution
Human Resource Manager09/2004
to 10/2008 Miller Veneers, Inc – Indianapolis,
Manufacturer of Unfinished Wood Veneer Duties and Responsibilities Developed and implemented human resource program Managed employee relations of personnel in a 220 employee plant as well as other sites Developed curriculum adhering to corporate policies and procedures to conduct individual as well as group training for classes of up to 45 employees Responsible for all plant employee recruitment, staffing, disciplinary actions, payroll, compensation, benefits and policy making decisions Develop and implemented an extensive Training & Development Program Served as chairman of safety committee, and conducted all OSHA required training Employed principles of continuous improvement by measuring plant performance against standards or goals and initiating actions to effect improvements Facilitated department team building sessions; transitioned team to new work system Member of the Labor Relations Contract Negotiations team Strategic Planning for maximum efficiency in manufacturing facility Reduced employee turnover from 60 percent to 20 percent Recipient of a $27,000 training grant from the State of Indiana Decrease in workman's compensation premiums by $15,000 Reduction in medical premiums by 19 percent Designed and implemented an employee evaluation program Designed and implemented employee developmental program Owner Jeri's Scrapbook & Craft Essentials.
Led a comprehensive safety training for [Number] staff members.
to 08/2004 Retail Scrapbook Store
Managed four employees.
Managed all business operations activities.
Facilitated product training classes weekly.
Human Resource Manager 01/1999
to 05/2002 Kemira Chemicals – Fortville,
Manufacturer of Commodity and Specialty Chemicals Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for recruiting, payroll, compensation, benefits, employment law and disciplinary decisions.
Participated in conducting needs analysis and worked with subject matter experts to develop customized training programs to meet identified needs Managed purchasing of both essential and non-essential materials Created Standard Operating Procedures in compliance with ISO9000
MBA: 2005Indiana Wesleyan University-
Bachelors of Science: Business AdministrationIndiana Wesleyan University-
Human Resource Manager Electrolux Major Appliances/Tennessee July 2012 to Present Range Manufacturer Duties and Responsibilities Coach and develop a Human Resource Team of 13 Align strategic initiatives of the Human Resource Department to match company strategic goals Provide leadership and coordination of company Human Resource functions Maintaining the required RTO with production requirements Achievements and Accomplishments Developed and coordinated 2 plant wide shift changes that impacted 2500 team members Completed Electrolux Leader Training Developed new team member training process Redesigned Human Resource area to more customer service focused Human Resource/Risk Manager Swagelok/Indiana July 2010 to January 2012 Industrial Distributor Duties and Responsibilities Provide leadership and coordination of company Human Resource functions Designed and implemented Personal Development Program Trained other distributors as Best Practices with our Training & Development Program Create company strategic training and organizational development plan to meet personal, professional, and organizational needs of company employees Establish and implement short and long range departmental goals, objectives, polices, and operating procedures Design and deliver programs of HR related training e.g.
appraisal/recruitment and selection/ managing poor performance/ Customer Care Maintain Corrective Action Request/Root Cause Analysis Achievements and Accomplishments Developed an extensive Personal Development Program with Best Practice shared with 80 distributors Designed and implemented an employee evaluation program Designed a benchmark for costing of custom solutions.
Society for Human Resource Management
Member ID: 01123364
Human Resource Certification Institute
National Safety Council - Indianapolis, Indiana - Internal Auditor
benefits, budget, business operations, continuous improvement, Contract Negotiations, contracts, employee relations, human resource, inventory, ISO9000, Labor Relations, team building, law, materials, 2000, needs analysis, payroll, personnel, policies, processes, purchasing, recruiting, recruitment, safety, staffing, Strategic Planning, training programs, workflow