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Director Of Human Resources & Safety Resume

Detroit, MI

SUMMARY:

Seeking a Human Resources Director, Senior or Human Resources Manager to utilize my talents, expertise and enthusiasm to benefit the organization.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Detroit, MI

Director of Human Resources & Safety

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all Human Resources and Safety functions for up to 175 Tranor & contract employees up to 5 shifts.
  • Implemented 50 HR/ Confidential procedures and 95 supporting documents that were not in place prior to hire.
  • Right sized facility with the hiring & termination process; 216 employee separations over a 25 month period and hired 153 general labor/skilled trade employees to improve cost efficiency and productivity.
  • Initiated Confidential 300 Logs, Personnel, Payroll, Medical, Worker’s Compensation and Training records into Federal, State and Local Compliance.
  • Built trust and team work to the Management team while improving professionalism, respect, dignity and improving the image of Confidential .
  • Instituted First Responder, Hi - Lo, and Crane training to cover 2 shifts.
  • In first year of employment, reduced workplace injuries from 23 to 17 saving the Company $25,000 in Work Comp costs from developing and implementation Confidential procedures. 2017 reduced to 15 injuries.
  • Sought out by colleagues from former Companies for advice and direction.
  • Worked with businesses from City of Detroit, Focus Hope, State of Michigan Reps for Community Ventures programs, and Pure Michigan (Michigan Works) on hiring initiatives to bring talent to the organization. $86,000 grant.
  • Interacted with Henry Ford Community, and Macomb Community College for Skilled Trades Apprenticeship programs. Requested to represent Confidential at local & Veterans job fairs.
  • Team building with employees; luncheons, BBQ, perfect attendance awards, holiday turkeys, and other employee morale programs.
  • Introduced Drug & Alcohol testing into the workplace with full sweep testing of employees.
  • Implemented First Mandatory Occupational Noise Exposure & Hearing Testing for Plant.
  • Tracks daily attendance and follows progressive style of disciplinary action.
  • Conduct Monthly Employee & Safety Meetings.
  • Prepared and submitted Confidential first Employee Handbook to Upper Management.
  • Sought out by parent company Corporate HR Manager for U.S. employment guidance and assistance.

Confidential, New Baltimore, MI

Human Resources Generalist/ Confidential /Security/5S Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Established a New Hire/Termination procedure to streamline office efficiencies.
  • Expanded the office hours by being available for 7 shifts operating under a 24/7 operational schedule.
  • Initiated 8D Safety for accidents, incidents, near miss, for root cause to help eliminate repeats.
  • Organized safety committee with monthly safety meetings to encourage employee contributions.
  • Developed an unemployment tracking system that provides a snap shot view of open/closed claims.
  • Improving the unemployment insurance claims process to ensure more detail and accurate information is submitted to unemployment insurance agency to assist in overturning decisions. Recovered approx $80K and won 5 out of 6 unemployment hearings.
  • Administer pre-employment testing for Process Technicians, Die Setters and Process Engineers.
  • Created Confidential 300 Log from scratch when no system was in place for 2012 and brought Company into compliance. Reduced 8 fewer recordable work injuries in 2013 compared to 2012. 2014 injuries were reduced by 13 and company insurance rate renewed at a 14% savings in 2013 and a 33% savings in 2014. 2014 CIR 4.29.YTD. 2015 CIR YTD 3.89. Confidential reached its first no lost time accidents on 27 May 2015 and recognized by Frankenmuth Insurance with a certificate for my efforts.
  • Submitted and tracked open maintenance repair work orders for safety issues to expedite repairs.
  • Implemented Cricklewood plants fire evacuation training and First Responder training for 7 shifts.
  • Mentored EMS Representative leading to a conforming and compliant Confidential EMS recertification.

Confidential, New Baltimore, MI.

Human Resources Generalist/ Confidential /Security/5S Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Improved Plant security by enforcement for employees to utilize one entrance, supervised six direct reports while building a strong part time security team.
  • Ensured Worker’s Compensation claims are efficiently handled and employee follow-up to minimize potential lost work days and to accommodate restricted work.
  • Organized benefit open enrollment process in a timely and thorough manner for 3 years.
  • Recruited and hired 14 general labor, 1 Tooling Engineer, 1 Automation Technician, 1 Senior Process Technician Supervisor, 1 Quality Technician, 2 Production Supervisors, 9 Maintenance Technicians, 1 Confidential Coordinator, 5 Security Guards, 1 Senior Quality Inspector, 1 Program Manager, 26 Process Technicians, 1 Human Resources Admin, 5 Die Setters, 1 Accounting Assistant, 1 International Logistics Manager, 1 Tool Maker and 1 Buyer.
  • Held Confidential ’s first Hazardous Communication Training and to be in Federal & State compliance to improve employee right-to-know in the workplace.
  • Continuously improving the health and safety of employees by establishing an on the floor presence.
  • Spearheaded 2013 Confidential “Take a Stand Day” and improved upon the safety training programs and implemented increased safety improvements throughout the 200,000 sqft plant. Built strong communication with Confidential Compliance Officers in 2013, 2014 and 2015 Confidential inspections. Confidential considered Confidential to be a low risk manufacturing plant.
  • Implemented the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), conduct annual employee training to bring company into State environmental compliance. Conducted monthly inspections ( Confidential ).
  • Trained up to 300 employees in Confidential training topics; Confidential -14001 EMS awareness, wooden pallets, ergonomics, emergency eye wash stations, fire & severe weather emergency evacuation, heat stress, press and conveyor safety, portable ladder safety, proper trimming & cutting, Hi-Lo & Crane safety video, lifting safely, 5S, lock-out/tag-out, safety glasses, hearing conservation, hard hats, face shield and dress code policy etc.
  • Initiated Crane Training in 2014 for 20 employees ($500 cost savings), Red Cross Training in 2015 for 20 employees ($110 cost savings). Purchased 3 AEDs ($1,200 cost savings).
  • Selected by Confidential Owners to be the 5S Coordinator in October 2014 and completed employee training for 5S Awareness in December 2014. Plant visual improvements were noted during customer visits to management.

Confidential, St. Clair Shores, MI.

Human Resources Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Providing Professional Employer Organization services and benefits to over 600 employees.
  • Recruited 32 Over-The-Road Class “A” and “C” drivers, customer service, auto & tire tech, receptionist, and general labor to satisfy client requirements.
  • Improving the Unemployment Insurance Agency claims process to ensure more detail and accurate information is submitted to Confidential in overturning decisions. Recovered approx $160K.
  • Organized Worker’s Compensation cases and working with various carriers from the initial reporting process through completion. Working approximately 1 to 2 cases per month by tracking employees’ progress and ensuring a proactive approached is taken.
  • Expeditiously processed new hire orientations to include PTO, FSA, 401(k), medical, dental and vision to ensure all services are provided in a one step process to alleviate further interruptions to the client.
  • Prepared and issued over 100 counseling and disciplinary write-ups to employees. Providing professional counseling to employees to assist them in over coming attendance and behavioral deficiencies.

Confidential, St. Clair Shores, MI

Human Resources Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Ensured safety and sexual harassment training is provided to employees and investigation of employee complaints.
  • Understands the importance of accurate recordkeeping and maintenance of personnel files and Confidential 300 log, Confidential, ADA, EEOC, DOL and State compliance.
  • Updated and initiated new business employee handbooks.
  • Passed two DOT audits resulting in zero discrepancies.

Confidential, Canton, MI

Human Resource & Environmental Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Full cycle recruiting; 28 new hires using full cycle recruitment; posting, pre-screening, applicant tracking, interviewing, reference checks and prepare offer letters for General Labor to Executive levels.
  • Performed HR Due Diligence; Benefits, Training, Environmental, Health & Safety and interviews for parent company in a $55M acquisition covering 3 States.
  • Coordinated with multiple Benefit Administrators in the quote process to secure new employee benefits.
  • Saved employer $5K by managing, verifying, and adjusting property & casualty insurance deductibles and received a $1,900.00 refund. Worker’s Comp audit saved an additional $13K in annual premiums.
  • Implemented internal job bidding program that employees embraced based on their education, training and experience versus promotion by favoritism.
  • Processed and tracked Confidential, Confidential and Worker’s Compensation programs.
  • Initiated 67 involuntary terminations along with 5 selective severance packages.
  • Interpreted HR policies/procedures and updated/enforced employee handbook policies.
  • Constructed two State of Michigan training programs to save the company $32K while 35 employees benefited from B3 training grant; Six Sigma and Incumbent Worker’s Training Program.
  • Arranged 401(k) educational training and processing of rollovers, loans and distributions.
  • Hands on HR professional in legal requirements, health, safety & environmental requirements for record keeping; annual waste water reporting, Confidential 300 log and MI Wage & Hour requirements.
  • Experienced TS-16949, Confidential -14001 and QS-9000 Internal Auditor.
  • Held the plants first “Fire Drill” which employees accepted and understood managements concern for employee safety. Organized Confidential -14001 program and procedures and became a certified Michigan Storm Water Operator resulting in plant being in full compliance; SWPPP, PIPP and certifications; DEQ visit proved compliant.

Confidential, Troy & Warren, MI

HR Generalist & Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing, deploying and maintaining management systems for employee training, HR and Confidential activities for three manufacturing sites; Troy Trim / Troy Molding and Warren Trim plants.
  • Managed worker’s compensation program to reduce self-insured work injury costs.
  • Trained Supervisors/Managers in administering company policies and maintaining confidentiality, program administration, disciplinary matters, investigations, recommendations for employee actions and job advancements.
  • Facilitated annual sexual harassment training, discussed corporate zero tolerance policies, and held diversity in the workplace and conflict resolution training.
  • Perform weekly payroll, attendance tracking and absenteeism for hourly, salary & temp staffing.
  • Tracked hourly/salaried annual performance appraisals, training needs and goals.
  • Completed orientation, enrollment, and coordination of employee’s benefits; medical, dental, vision and life insurances. Assisted in 401(k) open enrollment and quarterly changes.
  • Orientated new hires on administrative and plant safety polices for new hire program.

Confidential, Troy & Warren, MI

HR Generalist & Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Processed Short Term Disability, Confidential requirements and employee medical contributions.
  • Accountable for salaried & hourly staffing requests, plant recruitment and employee moves.
  • Counseled/mentored hourly/salaried in problem solving, HR administration and environmental & safety regulatory compliance.
  • Immigration, compensation, Confidential, employment, transfers; terminations and I-9 were inspected by Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and found in compliance.
  • Record keeping, maintenance of personnel records, tuition reimbursement, prepared forms for veterans needing financial loans to continue their education with Veterans Administration assistance, medical, Confidential 300 Log and training records.
  • Presented regulatory information to workforce in a manner that established rapport and understanding while effectively communicated with customers, vendors, and senior management.
  • Modified/created hourly/salaried job position descriptions, prepared offer letters and miscellaneous special HR projects.
  • Semi annual surveillance audit revealed no non compliance issues for workforce training programs, performance reviews, safety violations or missing employee documentation.
  • Led 3 plants in Safety resulting in 1 safety award for 2 yrs no lost time accident in 2006 and 3 1yr no lost time accidents in 2005, 2004, and 2002.
  • Implemented Environmental, Health, Safety and HR programs to temporary employees and new hire’s under CPAC plant ownership, i.e., Hazcom, MI Right to Know, Safety Glasses etc.
  • Enhanced safety team committee’s awareness to seek out hazards, listen to employee concerns & take necessary corrective action. Averaged 4.37% in 6.5 years tenure for (CIR).
  • Trained/instituted a daily plant Confidential walkthrough to identify hazards and the potential for employee injury. Evaluated ergonomic needs, risks and conducted JSA.
  • Set-up a 5 shift safety teams to provide employee input towards accident/incident investigations.
  • Held Confidential Training topics in General Industry Safety & Health to 100 employees to increase their awareness in written programs and procedures: BBP, PPE, LO/TO, HAZCOM etc.
  • Instructed employees on recycling, pollution prevention, proper disposal, storage of industrial waste and materials to be Confidential 14001:2004 compliant.
  • Performed annual employee fire and severe weather drills for 5 shifts, maintain MSDS, conducted training and product inventory.
  • Serve as Audit Coordinator/Lead Auditor and Chairman of Plant Safety Committee’s.
  • Unscheduled visit from DEQ led to verification of training requirements to the workforce in Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).

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