Human Resources Manager with practical understanding of business needs. Areas of expertise include conflict management, HRIS, payroll, staffing plans and employee training.
Human Resource ManagerJan 2011 to Current GKN Driveline － Newton, NC
Two Plants) 1200 employees Manage HR staff and day to day department functions including HRIS integrity and Labor Relations Management Assess personnel issues and make determinations and decisions regarding actions and/or discipline to rectify the situation Interim Torque Business Unit Director duties for 2015 Plan and manage annual budget for the HR department as well as the headcount and salary budget for the entire Newton organization Collaborate with fellow senior staff members to plan and implement business strategy including but not limited to new business structure and reorganization Plan strategic continuous improvement projects such as a glove recycling program and paystub cessation which combined saved over $100K annually Develop workforce to fall in line with succession planning utilizing the annual Organizational Planning Program Collaborate with department managers and direct on how to create new roles and/or evolve current roles based on business needs Drive bi-annual review process (hourly and salary) Member of the Driveline Policy Committee for all Driveline North American policies which includes policy writing/interpretation/collaboration between divisions Manage recruiting for diverse, dynamic talent throughout the Newton plants for both direct and indirect labor Site Trainer of policy, safety, software, OJT, leadership development modules and coursework.
Company trainer for various programs including Essential Leadership Development and Personal Development Plan, traveling throughout the organization to effectively deliver programs Successfully implemented and currently manage Apprenticeship Catawba Partnership for GKN Newton, securing new talent for the maintenance programs Created and implemented a successful peer to peer reward and recognition program based on feedback during monthly Positive Climate Index meetings Familiar with ISO 14001 and TS16949 compliance and audits Responsible for worker's comp case management Accountable for the prevention/investigation of EEOC claims Manage VISA and green card processes Certified to deliver FACET 5 and 360 degree feedback results coaching.
Human Resource Business PartnerJan 2011 Dana Holding Corporation － Maumee, OH
Create standardized training tools for Plant HR Managers Manage special projects within corporate HR team HR representative for corporate operations groups Offer HR support to plant HR Managers Train and on-board new managers Responsible for aspects of organizational restructuring of Operations Review/approve contract invoices Review payroll reports for accuracy Give system technical support to plant HR Managers i.e.
eTime, PeopleSoft Member of SAP software implementation team.
Human Resource Assistant Manager/Payroll Administrator/Safety CoordinatorJan 2007 to Jan 2011 International Automotive Components － Wauseon, OH
union environment) Assist with Labor Management issues and action/discipline determinations and grievance resolution Write and implement new policies as well as maintain those currently in place Perform new-hire activities such as interviewing, background checks, and orientation Responsible for operational staffing, job postings and temporary staffing Administer benefits and assist employees with issues Administer and track FMLA Track and administer progressive disciplinary actions including attendance issues and terminations Proficient in Microsoft Office Manage hourly payroll and attendance for up to 780 employees in Kronos WFC Skilled in HRIS systems including ADP Enterprise V and PeopleSoft Member of Executive Core Safety team Facilitate safety teams for each shift Perform safety training implement programs First responder - CPR and BBP Member of the Environmental Management System team Conduct environmental audits to ensure ISO14001 compliancy Participate in Kaizen events Process worker's comp claims through SRS and ESIS Manage OSHA 300 log.
HR assistant/Administrative AssistantJan 2003 to Jan 2007 Alfe Heat Treating － Defiance, OH
to GM (non-union environment) Assisted in payroll functions for hourly employees using E-time software Managed all employee files including: training, discipline, and attendance Performed all new-hire paperwork and orientations Completed annual employee performance reviews Ensured accuracy of files and forms Scheduled training to keep in compliance with OSHA Administered benefits and EOB's to employees Maintained high safety standards as a member of the safety committee Planned employee functions and gatherings Performed OJT and safety training for employees Trouble shoot batchtrax inventory system and ensured inventory was accurate Managed inventory and created BOL's for clients.
MBA, leadership2012Defiance College － Defiance, OHleadership
Bachelors degree, Business Administration2010Defiance College － Defiance, OHGPA: Magna Cum LaudeBusiness Administration Magna Cum Laude
Member of Apprenticeship Catawba Partnership
*Member of Manufacturing Academy sub-committee for curriculum development through CVCC