Human Resources Management and Administration
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE SUMMARY
Hands on, detailed oriented, experienced business resource - Developing effective working relationships with staff, management, and business affiliates.
Sharp business acumen - Accurate HR metrics analysis used to promote business strategies in a challenging budget environment.
Hiring the best people - Developed recruiting resources to target and recruit top engineers, management, staff, and production/service experts.
Quality retention - Developing and coaching constructive leadership talent; integrating succession planning into all process changes; keeping pay programs current; creating structured autonomy.
Keeping the workplace safe - Strong adherence to workplace safety; pride in the work environment with strong commitment to injury elimination and creation of systematic return-to-work programs that balance composition and compassion.
Using government agency resources - Employing workforce development grants and education programs.
Industry and community partnerships - Participating in community events to strengthen local unity.
Skilled in evaluating work performance of management, staff, and union/non-union personnel
Contract bargaining including contract negotiations, ratification, administration, and grievance resolution
Design and implement exempt and non-exempt pay programs and position classifications
Research and strategize leadership succession planning with management
Conduct internal and formal grievance investigations; advise management on work performance issues
Company compliance officer for regulatory agencies; proficient in federal and state labor laws
Research and select appropriate supervisor skills training criteria and development programs
Research and write employee handbooks, manuals, and policy and procedure templates
Outsourcing analysis and administration; third-party contract administrator
Managed human resources departments in multiple states, multi-sector environments
Monitor group health plans ensuring compliance with ERISA, COBRA, FMLA/OFLA, ADA, HIPAA
Administer on-site employee wellness programs using the resources of local health care service providers
Budget structure and management for employee relations, benefits, and payroll: $2.5M to $25M annually
Recruiting and Retention
Recruit and screen applicants, conduct extensive background investigations and position testing
Exit interview analysis and collaboration with leadership team to implement improvements
Safety and Training
Company OSHA compliance officer and safety committee team leader; DEQ facility environmental officer
Workers compensation case management and regulatory agency point-of contact
Return-to-work strategies development including ADA essential job descriptions
Exempt, non-exempt, non-union, and union payroll management, administration, and tax reporting
Microsoft Word, Excel, and an extensive list of HRIS & payroll software programs
ADA, HR, Research
Approach, Leadership, Safety
Agency, Team leader, Staffing
Benefits, Leadership training, Supervisor
Budget, Logistics, Tax
Case management, Mergers, Technical training
Contract negotiations, Excel, Employee handbooks
Contracts, Office, Training programs
Employee Relations, Microsoft Word
Food safety, Packaging
General Manager, Payroll
Government, Production management
Human resources, Reporting
Human Resources Manager07/2011 to 12/2019 NORPAC Foods, Inc – Salem, OR
Food Processing, Packaging, Storage, and Logistics, Member of management team supporting two packaging/repacking plants with 700 full-time union employees and 50 non-union salaried staff.
Administered two union contracts and OFCCP programs; managed all human resources and payroll functions in this 24/7 environment.
As manager, provided leadership and directives to five HR/Payroll staff members.
Provided leadership training to production management team and supported plant food safety and GMP compliance.
Managed union grievance procedures and acted as company liaison in state and federal labor/employment hearings and mediations.
Regional Human Resources Manager02/2006 to 05/2011 Supreme Corporation, Transportation Industry – Woodburn, OR
Supported General Manager in growing an underutilized facility in a tight budget environment by partnering with government agencies and colleges to develop resourceful staffing plans and workforce retraining.
Developed and delivered in-depth leadership and investigative training programs that diminished complaints and grievance filings.
Developed a corporate-wide objective employee performance evaluation approach.
Human Resources Manager06/2004 to 10/2005 Graham Packaging Company, Container Manufacturing and Recycling Industry – Henderson, NV, Pennsylvania
Developed and successfully implemented an innovative, tailored pay-for-performance program resulting in increased job satisfaction measured by improved attendance and reduced turnover by 44%.
Partnered with corporate office to bring technical training on-site resulting in travel expense savings of $35,000 annually.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration
BS/BANevada State College-
Associate of Business Degree (AB)Community College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Certification - Labor Mediation and Arbitration
Member Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) with SHRM-CP & PHR distinctions
Past Nevada State Life & Health Insurance License holder