Senior Human Resources professional with more than 16 years of progressive leadership and functional Human Resources expertise in world class organizations. My tenure has found Successful in employing HR systems which fully engage employees, relationship building, and using my technical knowledge to be a strategic business partner. (This entire sentence needs to be changed and/or deleted)
Microsoft Office XP (Word, Excel, PowerPoint
*HRIS (AT Server/Kronos, PeopleSoft, ADP, Taleo)
06/2013 to Current
Senior Group Human Resources ManagerDetroit Renewable Energy – Detroit, Michigan
Report directly to Chief Financial Officer and the Presidents under the umbrella company.
Liaison with Union officials, manage data collection and preparation for arbitration hearings with the assistance of management and company's' (should say "the company") labor attorneys.
Successfully ratified a collective bargaining agreement for one location which had previously been votes (should say voted) down.
Successfully finalized the collective bargaining agreement and signed for a location after no movement in almost 2 years.
Handle employee grievances arising from Collective Bargaining Agreements.
Introduced an Employee Engagement program.
Created and administered much needed training: Supervising Made Easy - Proper Discipline and No Harassment.
Directly involved with the quoting of benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability.
Manage Open Enrollment for four locations and offer on-line enrollment for the first time at Detroit Renewable Energy.
Manage employee discipline issues, lead incident investigations and hearings along with work rule administration.
Created a documented performance management and appraisal process with forms.
Created and Manage full-life cycle recruitment initiatives through a documented selection process.
Manage onboarding and orientation program.
Save the company money with proper management of leaves of absences.
10/2004 to 01/2013
Director of Employee RelationsBridgewater Interiors LLC Johnson Controls Automotive Group – Detroit, Michigan
11/2001 to 10/2004
Human Resources Manager
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Reported directly to Chief Operating Officer of Bridgewater Interiors and indirectly to Executive Director of Employee/Labor Relations of Johnson Controls.
Providing (should say Provided) technical expertise and strategic HR support for a company with net sales of over $463 million between four manufacturing facilities with approx.
1,700 employees Technical expertise allowed me to effectively contribute to the growth of BWI with new production line and company expansion locally and nationally.
Acquired /mentored/developed/retained talent for the organization who were promoted within the company Demonstrated change manager (should say change management experience, having built business partnerships and trusting relationships with all levels of external customers, employees and leadership.
Provided direction, feedback, problem resolutions and determined HR needs.
with HR strategies (Original sentence was too long /not clear; should have been another bullet added.starting at: "provide" (it should say: Provided direction, feedback, problem resolution and determined HR needs with HR strategies Understood all aspects of the business in order to integrate HR strategies with business strategies.
Negotiated to reduce benefits costs while maintaining quality of the benefits by changing from being self insured (self-insured) to fully insured which estimated a company savings of $279.800 Successfully negotiated labor contracts with the UAW which resulted in ratification without work stoppage and within budget.
Agreements were a win-win for employees, union and the company Maintained turnover below industry standard Bridge builder for employee relations and employee engagement Employee advocate for non-union facility to remain union free Proactive advocate for work place safety Leader of (Led) companywide succession planning Completed industry competitive surveys Maintained profit plan and department budget Worked with corporate legal council (should be counsel) to provide regulatory advice for hearing and arbitrations Maintained minimal payouts for EEOC/MDCR/NLRB/Workers Compensation Served as "Face of the company" for community relations: Habitat for Humanity, Detroit Metro Youth, Career days and panelist for 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For - eight time award recipient.
Gave acceptance speech and received award on behalf of our companies' President and CEO.
Nominated for Johnson Controls Leadership Edge Program, leadership training for JCI's high potentials which demonstrated transferable skills Lead (Led) philanthropic initiative to support the UNCF in our company raising $14,648 which well exceeded our goal of $10,000.
Bachelors Degree: Business ManagementHoward University - Washington D.C. Business Management
Family Selection Committee for Habitat for Humanity
*Church Youth Leader
*Southfield Super Chairperson for Elections
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