Seasoned Human Resources Manager eager to contribute expertise toward supporting a progressive organization in recruiting and retaining top talent, promoting positive employee relations, and administering competitive benefit and compensation programs.
Offer 12 years of experience in managing HR functional areas inclusive of staffing, payroll, Workers Compensation, policy and procedure development, conflict resolution, and benefits administration.
Highly skilled in employee relations, facilitate smooth and cooperative communication between staff and senior management, and expedite workflow to attain organizational objectives.
Significant strengths in recruiting and retention; foster workplace diversity and steer strict compliance with EEO, FMLA, regulatory, and HIPAA compliance.
Solutions-focused change agent and business partner with considerable expertise in employee counseling, talent management, strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.
Excel in environmental health and safety, Affirmative Action Plans, labor relations, facilities management, organizational design and development, HRIS administration, and conflict resolution.
ABARTA, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, 2007 to Present
Manager, Corporate Human Resources
Expertly provide HR and executive leadership to $250M diverse holdings company comprised of nine business units and approximately 1,300 employees.
Singlehandedly built and oversee corporate Wellness Program and prepared and distributed quarterly company magazine to increase employee engagement and morale.
Resourcefully launched 3-year HR Strategic plan in precise alignment with business needs.
Achieved 80% participation rate in company 401(k) plan via effective education and communication.
Slashed Workers Compensation cost in half by formulating best in class Safety Committees and incentive programs, and overhauled compensation program serving 1,200 employees.
Administered collective bargaining agreements with four Teamster locals, exhibiting proficiency in contract negotiations/administration, grievances handling, and progressive discipline administration.
Piloted broad-based HR programs spanning sexual harassment, EEO, ADA, workplace diversity, HIPAA, performance management, and FMLA.
Spearheaded regional recruitment, behavior-based interviewing, and skill-matching to successfully reduce turnover by 25%.
Allegheny County Medical Society, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007
Human Resources Manager
Applied substantial personnel management expertise to provide strategic and tactical leadership for company s workforce planning, recruiting and talent retention initiatives.
Instituted e-Recruiting initiative resulting in onboarding 30+ team members monthly and reducing hiring time from 4 to 2.5 weeks while increasing face-to-face interviews by up to 10 more each week.
Decisively sourced, pre-screened, and interviewed candidates, submitted candidates to clients, and exercised strong communication skills to negotiate fees and salaries.
Played a critical role in restructuring recruitment department by deploying cost-savings strategies and dramatically decreasing turnover.
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Haemonetics (Venturi), Pittsburgh, PA, 2006 to 2007
Recruitment Manager (Contract)
Completed short-term contract assignment focusing on partnering with executive management to enhance recruiting plan, strategy, and operations at Pittsburgh facility.
Demonstrated sharp analytical abilities in preparing forecasts and budgets and fortifying retention and succession planning efforts to maintain adequate staffing levels.
Significantly appreciated for reducing recruitment advertising costs by 50% annually.
Actively participated in hiring process inclusive of pre-screening, interviewing, scheduling interviews with hiring managers, and creating potential job offers of employment.
Cost-effectively administered annual recruitment budget of $150K and successfully lowered turnover rate to less than 13%.
Giant Eagle, Inc. (Kelly Services), Pittsburgh, PA, 2006
Corporate Human Resources Specialist (Contract)
Directly managed recruiting activities for exempt and non-exempt positions at corporate headquarters and retail store locations.
Forecasted and managed recruitment budget of $300K, and played a vital role in maximizing employee retention, piloting succession planning, and devising effective talent acquisition strategy.
Coordinated job fairs and open houses, and contributed to hiring process by interviewing applicants, conducting reference checks, negotiating salaries, and drafting potential offers of employment.
Kyowa America Corporation, Waynesburg, PA, 2004 to 2006
Human Resources Manager
Generated and executed strategic plans as well as facilitating safety management for $450M injection molding organization resulting in HR department earning best-in-class recognition.
Supervised department staff, swiftly responded to employee questions on HR matters, counseled employees, thoroughly investigated complaints, and handed EEOC and FLMA issues.
Produced and launched new hire/orientation/training programs to optimize staff retention.
Processed benefits administration, payroll, and COBRA for over 250 employees, diligently focusing on continuous improvement to reduce costs.
International Total Services, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, 1997 to 2003
Regional Human Resources Manager
Demonstrated superior organizational strengths in directing multi-level, multi-state HR management for 15,000 globally dispersed employees.
Administered newly government contract recruitment and staffing for 30,000+ employees encompassing over 50 locations worldwide.
Championed broad spectrum of recruiting needs for needs such as short-term, start ups, remote locations, and mass hiring.
Maintained $200K advertising budget in writing job postings open positions and exhibited solid prioritization skills in assembling new hire orientation program.
Relied upon to manage staffing for over 18,000 positions including Government contract transition for 50+ U.S. Airport locations.
Mentored, motivated and supervised three field Human Resource Specialists.
Accurately administered ADP Payroll and Workers Compensation claims for several states/locations.
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management, Penn-Ohio College, Youngstown, OH, 1996
PHRA (Pittsburgh Human Resources Association)
SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management)
Board Member, Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, 2008 to 2009
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