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JAMIE E. KELLY, MS, SPHR_ __2510 Schlegel Road Bath, PA.

18014_
_610 837-6208 __jkf517fe@westpost.net__ _
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_CAREER SUMMARY _
SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL: Extensive experience managing
recruiting, and training human resources in union/nonunion facilities
in manufacturing/production in multiple locations: (aerospace mfg,
medical devices, food production, printing, transportation &
distribution). All employers included a multi-lingual & diverse
workforce.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
MARCH 2010 TO PRESENTa"VERTIS COMMUNICATIONS. 4371 County Line
Road, Chalfont Pa. 18914. 215 997 5253. DIV HR Mgr. HR compliance,
development, policies, procedures, Federal and -state employment
laws, standards, government regulations, recruitment, orientation,
compensation, communications, policy development/interpretation,
financial/hr metrics, overall administration for benefits, HRIS and
special projects. Two direct reports, and 20 indirect reports. 540
employees including satellite sales employees. Additional
responsibility to analyze training needs related to employee
development, language training, health and safety programs and
recommend programs. The facility is a 24/7 36 shift printing
operation/100MM sales.
SEPT. 2007a"FEBRUARY 2009: Position eliminated reduction in force
due to slow sales/patent approvals.
MGR. HUMAN RESOURCES, ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC, BETHLEHEM, PA: (80
mm dollar mfg. medical devices.) HR compliance, policies, procedures,
Federal and multi-state employment laws, standards, government
regulations, recruitment, orientation, communications, policy
development/interpretation, financial/hr metrics, overall
administration for benefits, HRIS and special projects for US and
international employees, one direct report, 3 locations, 350
employees including 50 in multistate satellite sales employees.
Successfully interacted, assisted, and communicated with our
multilingual and diverse workforce.
_ACCOMPLISHMENTS: _
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Restructured HR department and achieved 100% compliance. Passed all
internal/external audits. Potential savings from compliance issued
ranged from $500 to $10,000 per audit violation.
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Audited, and redesigned compensation and benefits resulting in a 20%
reduction in premiums ($400,000) by consolidating health and welfare
vendors and benefit design. Secured reimbursement and credits of
$94,000.
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Initiated changes in recruitment resulted in $30,000 of savings.
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Designed and implemented a detailed employee orientation program.
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Defended several HR/legal challenges saving the company over
$250,000 in potential legal expenses
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Developed and implemented the HRIS system for HR metrics thereby
automating HR records, enabling timely retrieval of essential reports
for the CEO, CFO, executive committee, finance, accounting and
operations.
2006a"2007: 6 month assignment SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER:
MILLARD REFRIGERATED SERVICES, ALLENTOWN, PA (Food Distribution), the
position was part of the Executive team and had six indirect reports
and one direct report. Special emphasis was on supervisory training,
organizational development, and communication. Responsible for HR
compliance and administration in addition to training, safety/work
comp, communication, and employee relations. Successfully interacted,
assisted, and communicated with our multilingual and diverse
workforce.
_ACCOMPLISHMENTS:_
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Human Resources Management for this business unit with emphasis on
legal compliance, training, communication, succession planning, and
assuring good employee relations.
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Special emphasis was on organizational development, communication
and supervisory training. In house training saved the business unit
over $60,000 for six individually designed programs.
APRIL 2004--SEPT. 2006: SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER, ALCOA,
BETHLEHEM, PA _(_MFG. AEROSPACE PARTS, 16 MM PER YEAR ON SITE). SR HR
Management, legal compliance, OSHA, safety and health, worker's
compensation, loss prevention, employee benefit administration,
compensation, statistical analysis/Metrics for all human resources
related activities. This position was part of the Executive team and
had eight indirect reports.
_ACCOMPLISHMENTS:_
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Recruited, reorganized and restructured the HR department and
position to increase the employee base 47% to accommodate an 85%
growth and transfer of sales of approximately 1 million dollars per
month.
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Successfully transitioned key employees to Bethlehem result of the
closing the Hillsboro, Texas facility.
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Counseled the GM, managers and the executive committee using HR
strategic planning and applicable metrics to assure efficient
utilization of labor and assure a profitable return on employee
investment.
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Designed and conducted succession planning, training, export control
compliance, and resolved employee hot line issues to avoid potential
employee relations/legal challenges. Approximate saving in one year
exceeded $500,000.
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Conducted union avoidance campaign saving the Business Unit in
excess of $250,000 in transitional costs plus related fees.
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Successfully interacted, assisted, and communicated with our
multilingual and diverse workforce.
SEPT. 1988a"JUNE 2000: 13 YEARS. SR. HR MGR. LEIDY'S QUALITY PORK
PRODUCTS, SOUDERTON, PA_. _Production_, _Non Union--Perishable Food
processor: (slaughter to shipment 35 mm per year). I was responsible
for all aspects of Human Resource Management. Summary
responsibilities encompassed Federal and State employment law and
regulatory compliance and benefit administration. Successfully
interacted, assisted, and communicated with our multilingual and
diverse workforce. The position was part of the executive management
team and had 6 indirect reports.
_ACCOMPLISHMENTS:_
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Designed and implemented a fully functional HR Department, including
automated HRIS. 157% growth rate in 12 years. The production facility
doubled twice within 12 years increased employee level from 115
employees to 270. The position was a critical member of the executive
team that successfully developed and utilized essential HR metrics for
efficient facility operation and profitable return on employee
investment.
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Researched, designed and implemented competitive employee
compensation and benefits for recruitment and retention. Reduced
turnover from 60% to approximately 20% per year.
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Assured 100% legal compliance for all applicable laws, directives
and executive orders. Achieved and maintained a 98% win record
relating to HR legal risks, insurance liability, and third party
liability. In 13 years estimated savings from legal issues exceeded
several million dollars.
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Designed, safety awareness program with emphasis on worker's
compensation and accident prevention. Reduced workers compensation
insurance premiums over 350% over the first 5 years. This successful
program was responsible for a 99% OSHA compliance rating as a result
of a random wall-to-wall OSHA inspection. The program saved the
facility $5,000-$150,000 for potential violations.
ADDITIONAL/SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT
2002a"PRESENT: INSTRUCT/TRAIN HR/HRIS/EMPLOYMENT LAW AS ADJUNCT
PROFESSOR, CONSULTANT, AND ADVOCATE.
JULY 2000-JULY 2001: TIME (30 HOURS PER WEEK) HUMAN RESOURCES
MANAGER, LNAA/LVIA, (ABE AIRPORT) ALLENTOWN, PA. I worked at this
municipality while completing a Masters Degree. The municipality
employee base was composed of (3) unions and non-union
administration. The unions included: The Teamsters, Fire and the
Police.That responsibility included grievance procedures, and
contract negotiation. I was accountable for the administration,
documentation, management, recruitment and all aspects of Human
Resources. Routine responsibilities: employee relations,
communications, orientation, policy administration, HR statistical
analysis, EAP, discipline, legal defense, ethics/compliance,
management/employee training programs, Federal and State regulatory
compliance, OSHA, W/C, U/C, and loss prevention. Successfully
interacted, assisted, and communicated with our multilingual and
diverse workforce. Position had 5 indirect reports. Position was
eliminated after 9/11.
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The position favorably resolved numerous labor-relations issues
using negotiation skills and alternative dispute resolution saving
the municipality over $10,000 in potential labor relations issues.
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I effectively reduced turnover through successful contract
negotiation and competitive compensation and benefits design.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL SKILL SET
DEGREES CERTIFICATESMS Human Resources Management UNIVERSITY OF
SCRANTON 3.9 BS Business Management/HR--Cedar Crest College CAPELLA
UNIVERSITY, PHD (ABD) 3.92 OMHR
Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR)
Business Communication/HR--Moravian College
Ethics & Compliance

STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCES


HRM/Employee/Labor relations
Recruitment/Succession/Diversity
International HR/ ADR/MediationComputer/Internet/Benefits
Microsoft Office/Suite/HRIS
Peoplesoft/Total HR/SAPa"HR Navigation/Business solutions
HRBS/BB/Angel/ADP E-compliance Comp/Benefits /payroll
ORGANIZATIONAL/TRAINING/SAFETY
Organizational Analysis/Development
6 S & Lean manufacturing
Leadership Training/Development
SAFETY
OSHA Certified/DOT
Compliance/regulation
Corporate Liability/USDA/FDA
Insurance/work/comp Legal
Federal and Multi-state employment law
Business/Corporate law
AAP/EEO/Compliance
Background investigationEthics one on one and in a group/auditorium
setting, and online communication. I strive to build confidence and
rapport with all levels of the organization to instill a culture of
trust. I advocate and practice professional integrity and ethics with
everyone. This is the foundation of my life and professional career.