SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST/LABOR RELATIONS LEADER
ADP Workforce Now, PeopleSoft, ABRA, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint
Compensation: Redesigned and implemented new compensation program.
New program rolled out across 3 of 4 sites for over 220 people for all levels of the organization.
Performance Management: Developed and implemented a performance management system that focuses on building employee capabilities and aligning employee results with business objectives.
Benefits: Saved company over $75,000 annually through renewal negotiations while improving the plan designs.
Talent Acquisition: Extensive recruiting as sole recruiter including Director and VP positions.
Filled 40 positions (27% of the organization) in 1 year.
HRIS: Served as HR project leader in the conversion of HRIS from ABRA to ADP Workforce Now.
Successful transition with an aggressive timeline of 6 weeks.
HR Intranet: Designed and developed company-wide HR Intranet site for multiple Business Units.
HR website recognized as the most complete, thorough and best organized.
Vendor Management: Identified and managed implementation of a new healthcare broker.
Coordinated with 15 vendors to ensure a successful change with minimal disruption to employees.
01/2011 to Current
Senior Human Resources Generalist/Labor Relations LeaderHoneywell － Minneapolis, MN
A 10.7B publicly held global leader of integrated avionics, propulsion engines, aircraft and engine systems.
Manage site Labor Relations activities for the Minneapolis facility including grievance processing, arbitration preparation, letters of agreements, and daily Union communication and coordination.
Provide city wide, cross Strategic Business Group coordination of Labor and Human Resource issues that have multi-site impact.
Deliver a broad spectrum of diverse HR services in the areas of: employee and labor relations, staffing, compensation, organizational development, and training for 1100 hourly and exempt employees.
Focus on reducing active and prospective grievances through employee level communication and floor visibility.
Coach leaders, managers, and supervisors on talent management, performance differentiation, change management, learning strategies, and behavioral challenges to drive a culture of performance, results, and positive employee relations.
Recipient of Silver BRAVO recognition award for superior teamwork and initiative.
01/2006 to 01/2011
Human Resources ManagerSurModics － Eden Prairie, MN
A $69M publicly held biotechnology organization with 220 employees in four locations.
Managed all aspects of Human Resources including compensation, benefits, recruiting and compliance.
Led internal supervisor and leadership training initiative, including setting objectives and performance management.
Actively sought out by senior leadership for advice on compensation, employee relations, and performance management.
Serve as mentor and coach for Human Resources Generalist at remote site.
Conducted a thorough analysis of existing HR organization resulting in the standardization of 25 HR processes to eliminate errors and redundancy.
Utilized networking contacts and used a "hands-on" approach with recruitment to minimize the need for external recruiters.
Managed HR components in the integration of two simultaneous corporate acquisitions which included approximately 70 employees.
01/2005 to 01/2006
Human Resources GeneralistTrammell Crow Company － Minnetonka, MN
A publicly held real estate development organization with $2.6 billion of projects in process and over 5,000 employees in fifteen locations.
Acquired by CB Richard Ellis in 2006.
Managed Human Resource activities at four locations (roughly 300 employees) including Ameriprise, UnitedHealth Group and American Medical Systems.
Accountable for ensuring compliance with federal and state laws.
Investigated all sexual harassment and discrimination complaints for the organization.
Participated in over 8 acquisition activities including transition due diligence.
Key driver in the creation and introduction of new employee orientation.
01/2002 to 01/2005
Human Resources Representative/Labor Relations SpecialistEcoWater Systems － Woodbury, MN
A privately held manufacturer of residential water treatment systems and member of the Berkshire Hathaway's Marmon Group with operations in two locations with over 350 employees and one collective bargaining agreement.
Actively recruited out of Jostens to support labor relations activities including grievance investigations and contract negotiations.
Oversaw the safety program and led efforts to reduce workers compensation costs.
Accountable for the recruitment of specialized roles including exempt and non-exempt positions.
Spearheaded the investigation into questionable worker compensation claims resulting in over $50,000 cost savings in one year.
Identified as one of four in-house trainers and conducted employee development training including effective communication and conflict management.
Recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award.
01/2000 to 01/2002
Human Resources CoordinatorJostens － Bloomington, MN
A privately held provider of products, programs and services that help people tell their stories, celebrate important traditions and recognize achievements with over 4,000 employees.
Supported a geographically diverse customer base by serving as the primary HR contact for Jostens School Solutions business unit.
Accountable for managing the layoff and recall process for roughly 100 employees twice per year.
Facilitated and supported the annual merit review process.
Responsible for all HR transactions and system updates.
Member of the PeopleSoft implementation team.
Evaluated and prepared over 75 exempt and non-exempt job descriptions.
M.A: Human ResourcesSaint Mary's UniversityHuman Resources
B.A: Business AdministrationSaint Cloud State UniversityBusiness Administration
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