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Ed J., SPHR
Eagle Mountain, UT
I am a dynamic and innovative HR professional
who contributes to the success of organizations through early and effective
problem resolution. Some of my strong points:
· years of HR Generalist experience in key positions.
Years of experience in
program development, and reduction of accidents.
· Extensive knowledge of labor law, benefits, EEO,
and sexual harassment prevention.
· Proven superior ability to recruit, motivate and
retain key employees.
· Certified Trainer in Vital Smarts’ Crucial
Conversations Course in November
· Certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources
SPHR since June
· Certified as an OSHA Safety Manager in July .
Recertified in September .
HR/Safety Manager, Daily’s Premium
Meats, Salt Lake City Current
Member of senior management team in
this meat processing plant with employees. Supervise staff
of two. Responsible for HR, Safety, Environmental Compliance and
Reduced Worker’s Comp cost
by % in first eight months.
Lowered OSHA recordable rate
% first year.
Assist other Seaboard Foods
locations in safety program development and OSHA compliance issues.
Maintain lowest turnover
rates in Seaboard Foods Division at %.
Revised hiring process to
minimize unauthorized workers due to fraudulent
identity sharing. Conducted comprehensive I audit.
Overhauled safety training
process and training facility. Training conducted in English,
Spanish and Bosnian
Created and coordinates Storm
Water Pollution Prevention Program SWP
Successfully defended three
discrimination lawsuits with UALD and EEOC.
Maintained and updated Process
Safety Management PSM plan, created the emergency action plan and
prepared and submitted all required state and federal reports for,
pound anhydrous ammonia plant.
Achieved % increase in annual
production with % reduction in hours worked in a one year period.
Reduced Unemployment Insurance
cost by% due to aggressive defense of claims.
Senior HR Consultant, Salt Lake
Consultant overseeing all training/OD
for all City employees and provided HR generalist duties for largest
department in the City. Supervise staff of one.
Created an expanded orientation
program for new employees to increase knowledge
of required policies and ordinances.
Train managers on AFSCME
contract compliance to prevent filing of grievances.
Worked with union officials
to resolve employee complaints.
Formed departmental Diversity
Team, to ensure diversity candidates were recruited, attracted and retained.
Ensured a team member participated in every interview board.
Created citywide Strategic
Training Plan for online and facilitator led training. Topics
include Leadership, Personal and Career Development, and Safety.
HR Manager, Tyco/Covalence Plastics, Victoria TX
Serving as Human Resources Manager for
the nation’s leading manufacturer of retail trash bags with employees.
Supervised HR/Recruiting staff of five.
Joined company to resolve
staffing and retention crisis during transition to new owner and plant
Identified and resolved retention
issues. Retention increased from % to % in three months.
Completed integration to
new owner in February .
Created incentive plan to
encourage and support overtime requirements.
HR/Safety Manager, QuicKutz Inc.,
Served as Human Resources and Safety
Manager in this manufacturing plant with employees producing scrap
Created HR function for this new company. I was the first HR professional
A complete startup operation for HR and Safety.
· Developed all required programs for OSHA
· Wrote and
distributed new employee handbook
· Implemented employee orientation and manager
· Coordinated complete revision of all benefits
at renewal in December . Began
plan in January . Served as benefits and k administrator.
HR/Safety Manager, XCELLSiS, San
Member of management team supervising
a staff of three in this hightech manufacturer of automotive fuel cell
engines with employees.
Built HR function for this
joint venture company. Developed policies/procedures, new benefit
and k plans, and compensation structure
Directed a % increase
in staff during creation of manufacturing function.
Traveled extensively to coordinate
international HR policies with other business units and parent companies
DaimlerChrysler and Ford
Created corporate expatriate
and tax equalization policies. Personally directed the overseas transfer
of seven expatriates and their families. Supervised systematic
staff reduction in compliance with WARN Act during facility closure
· % successful in defending
against one lawsuit and two discrimination complaints
HR Manager, Formulabs Inc, San Diego,
First HR professional for year company
manufacturing ball pen and printer inks. Supervised staff of two.
Developed all HR policies
and procedures, job descriptions, and employee handbook
Responsible for four geographic
locations, including a maquiladora in Mexico
Served as benefits coordinator
and k administrator
Assisted in the creation
of a new business unit, expanding corporate sales by % in the first
Achieved ZERO TURNOVER during
the transition to new ownership in
Family Advocacy Coordinator, SIMA,
San Diego, CA
Coordinated care for families
and treatment for offenders in family abuse, suicides, and dealing with
grief issues after death of service members.
Trained as a drug and alcohol
counselor to facilitate treatment and aftercare.
Maintained a caseload of
over cases in a facility of employees.
Performed intake assessments,
scheduled and tracked treatment, and monitored aftercare attendance.
· Master of Arts,
Human Resource Management, National University, San Diego CA –
Graduated With Distinction. GPA: .
· Bachelor of Science, Professional Aeronautics,
EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University,
FL June . GPA: .
Attended hour OSHA Safety
Certification Course for General Industry twice, and also attended hour
OSHA Certification Course for Construction Industry
· Graduate of twelveweek Dale Carnegie Course –
· Attended hour OSHA Safety Certification
Course in and .
· Vital Smarts’
Crucial Conversations Trainer Certification