Area 3 HRIS Manager
at Zim American Shipping Services Co., LLC
October 2008 - March 2016
Responsible for the development and implementation of SAP HR Information System (HRIS), providing user training and support for North America, Caribbean and South America company owned agencies and non-owned contract agencies consisting of approximately 1525 domestic and international users. Provided human resource policy development, interpretation and compliance for Caribbean District office and Jamaica, Panama and Venezuela agencies. In partnership with agency managers, provided and facilitated recruitment strategies for personnel of company agencies based in Jamaica, Panama and Venezuela. Provide guidance for recruitment strategies of United States agencies. Developed and implemented Area wide performance evaluation process including Canada, United States, Jamaica, and Brazil.
District Human Resources Staff Development Manager
at The Home Depot
July 2004 - October 2008
Responsible for the District coordination and execution of sales and management/supervisory recruitment, training and development programs for ten (10) retail stores consisting of approximately 1400 full time and part time retail associates. Develop and implement seasonal recruitment strategies in compliance with corporate staffing guidelines. Develop and implement succession planning, including coaching and mentoring management/supervisory personnel for career advancement. Supervision of ten (10) retail store recruiting and scheduling coordinators. HR business partner with store and district management personnel to achieve sales and business goals. District liaison for human resource policy interpretation and legal compliance. Manage the compliance of the District EEO/AAP program in accordance with federal guidelines and company goals. Promote employee relations and provide mediation/counseling for conflict resolution.
Human Resources Manager
at Medical Facilities of America
August 2002 - March 2004
Responsible for employee relations, staffing, benefits, compensation, safety communications and division management support of two assisted care medical facilities. Recruitment and licensing compliance and confirmation of professional nursing and long-term health care assistants. Develop and implement on-boarding practices and procedures for newly hired staff. Provided company policy interpretation and designated as the facilities legal compliance officer.
Human Resources Director
at Smithfield Foods, Carroll's Foods of Virginia Division
April 1988 - May 2001
Directed the activities of six human resource professionals responsible for the strategic planning and management of recruiting/staffing, benefits, compensation and payroll administration, safety and security, HRIS, training and development, of over 600 employees within 42 site facilities. Develop and implement strategic recruitment programs to include college and university recruitment, career fairs and state employment commission’s job placement programs. HR business partner serving on the division management team providing policy interpretation, acting as employee relations advocate and ensuring legal compliance with federal and state laws and governmental agency regulations.
Human Resources Manager
at Dresser Pump Division, Dresser Industries, Inc.
April 1984 - October 1987
Provided facility management support and administration for employee recruitment, benefits, compensation administration, safety, training and development, and company communications. Provided counsel and resources to management team members regarding policy interpretation, employee relations and legal compliance. Coordinated relocation and transition of operational positions during facility closure and product line transfer within three states. Recruitment of skilled craft workers and professional office personnel to staff approximately 100 newly created positions resulting from facility closure and production consolidation to the East Coast.
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