Human Resources Manager
at United Technologies Aerospace
May 2012 - July 2015
Responsible for oversight of all HR functions at 550 non-union first tier Aerospace Manufacturing Facility. 3 direct reports (2 Generalist, 1 Payroll Specialist). Oversight of transition from Goodrich Aerospace Systems to UTAS consisting of Recruiting systems, Compliance, Compensation, Performance Management, ER and Continuous Improvement (ACE).
Regional Manager of Human Resources
at Watco Companies
July 2004 - May 2012
Streamlined HR operations by directing HR for the central region of this national railroad/transportation/logistics company with 650 regional employees, 3 direct reports, and up to 75% travel to isolated, rural corporate locations. Reported to VP of HR. Accountable for employee/labor relations, exempt/non-exempt recruiting, federal/state/local compliance; leave administration/documentation, performance management, and development/delivery of all training/organizational development region-wide. Oversight for all random, pre-employment, and probable cause testing in compliance with federal guidelines as Drug/Alcohol Program Manager.
Manager of Employee Relations
at Raytheon Aircraft Company
January 1996 - July 2004
Led corporate and subsidiary recruiting & employee relations for manufacturing facility of 5000 – 8000 full-time employees while serving as primary contact for internal and external regulatory entities on all aspects of diversity awareness, including Affirmative Action, EEO, and safety/compliance including working with IAM (International Association of Machinist Union). Conducted Investigation and dealt with grievances that were EEO related, such as Harassment, Discrimination, or Wage inequities. Served as HR Generalist for Finance, IT, QA, and Customer Service Divisions and managed a rotating staff of six team members. Recognized EEO/legal Subject Matter Expert with direct report to VP of HR. Sole non-director appointed to the leadership team. Partnered on hiring, recruiting, and retention.
1985 - 1987 (2 years) Kansas
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