You are on page 1of 3

MICHAEL PERRY SEARCY 1820 Canterbury Lane - Wooster, OH 44691 Phone: (330) 264-7267 Cell: (330) 464-6928 E-mail: CAREER SUMMARY Proven leader with over twenty years diversified experience in all aspects of Hu man Resources management. Effective, team oriented professional and communicato r with a record of building positive, creative and winning results. Expertise i n areas such as: ? Human Resource Planning ? Organization Development and Staffing ? Compensation, Benefits and Wellness ? Workplace Practices and Compliance ? Union and Non-union Relations ? Teambuilding, Continuous Improvement and Communications WORK HISTORY AUTOMATED PACKAGING SYSTEMS, INC - Streetsboro, OH March 2007 ?? Present Vice President of Human Resources Lead all company-wide HR activities for privately held corporation who manufactu res packaging products and systems. This includes four US locations, one in the UK and several other satellite locations totaling approximately 900 employees a nd $200mm in sales. AIB and QS certified. Report to President and CFO and supe rvise HR staff. Responsible for HR planning, staffing, practices and policies, organization development, performance management, UA, compensation and benefits, workers?? compensation, safety, communications, employee involvement, and all o ther HR activities. ? Introduced Organizational Development process positioning organization for gr owth ? Overhauled and enhanced Performance management process to meet business needs ? Training and development programs expanded through grants, key partnerships, i ndividual development plans, etc. ? Improved unwanted turnover by 40% ? Improved Health programs and reduced costs by 30%; tobacco free workplace tra nsition implemented company-wide ? Implemented Strategic HR plans aligned to achieve company goals ? Initiated HR and related programs to remain non-union in highly unionized envi ronment ? Stabilized HR department and established HR as strategic business partner ? Addressed several legacy and cultural issues to improve workplace and morale o verall ? Recognized as a Top Workplace in NE Ohio and MANNY award for outstanding emplo yer and workforce development programs ? Strengthened organization through over 200 hires, several key strategic additi ons and improved staffing processes ? Led realignment activities through economic downturn while company remained pr ofitable LUK USA - Wooster, OH 2001 - 2007 Director of Human Resources Responsible for leading all Wooster location??s Human Resources activities of ap proximately $200mm privately held, German owned, multi-national, TS certified au

tomotive manufacturer of power train systems and components. Report to Vice Pre sident of Administration and supervise HR staff. Responsibilities include HR pl anning, staffing, compensation and benefits, practices and policies, organizatio n development support, union avoidance, communications and other HR related acti vities. ? Successfully led organizational growth with over 40% increase in total employe es ? Improved morale, reducing turnover by 60 percent and absenteeism 20 percent ? Improved staffing processes; added over 300 positions with 75% cost reduction ? Introduced new Medical programs reducing costs by 25% ? Maintained union free status during period of active growth and changes ? Initiated onsite Day Care facility which has grown to over sixty children, wel l-received ? Recognized with Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award in 2004 for HR program s A. J. ROSE MANUFACTURING COMPANY - Avon, OH 1998 - 2001 Vice President of Human Resources Led all company-wide HR activities for privately held, QS certified, multi-site, automotive component manufacturer. Reported to President and supervised HR sta ff. Responsible for HR planning; staffing; compensation; benefits; practices an d policies; union relations; organization development; health, wellness and safe ty; communications; and other related activities. ? Developed and implemented staffing and pipeline process resulting in filling s everal key positions supporting rapid Business growth ? Improved union relations resulting in over 50% reduction in grievances ? Initiated company-wide incentive program and restructured compensation efforts ? Enhanced organizational development through introduction of several activities ? Improved overall morale and helped reduce turnover by over 40% ? Supported successful continuous improvement activities with over 33% participa tion SEAMAN CORPORATION - Wooster, OH 1990 - 1998 Vice President of Human Resources Responsible for all HR functions for privately held, multi-site, manufacturer of coated fabrics. Reported to President; COO. Led and managed all HR activities . ? Established model workforce development program with Ohio State University and local career center receiving two-year grant for full-funding and Governor??s W orkforce Excellence Award ? Initiated and established effective Human Resource Review Process ? Played key role in successful restructuring, organizational changes, consolida tions of operations and activities ? Significantly improved morale and maintained union-free status ? Established Human Resources role as strategic top-management partner ? Key role in leading and positioning organization to record sales and profitabi lity ? Established self as community and professional leader in several organizations GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1978 - 1990 GE-AIRCRAFT ENGINES BUSINESS - Albuquerque, NM Manager-Employee and Community Relations (1990 ?? 1990) LIGHTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, GE LIGHTING - Cleveland, OH Manager-Employee Relations (1987 ?? 1990) Manager-Production, Technology, Marketing and Sales Staffing (1986 ?? 1987) GE LIGHTING - Mattoon, IL

Manager-Employee and Community Relations (1983 ?? 1986) GE APPLIANCES - Louisville, KY Specialist-Union Relations (1980 ?? 1983) GE BATTERY - Gainesville, FL Specialist-Relations Programs (1979 ?? 1980) GE APPLIANCES - Louisville, KY Claims Control and Employee Relations Specialist (1978 ?? 1979) ACTION NOW, INC - Louisville, KY 1972 - 1978 Project Director (Jobs Now) ? Progressed upward from counseling and managerial positions to Director for bus iness-supported, non-profit organization considered national model. ? Prepared, trained, placed and retained disadvantaged, unemployed adults in gai nful employment. EDUCATION XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA - New Orleans, LA 1970 Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY - Richmond, KY 1969 Bachelor of Science in Psychology HONORS, AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ? Completed Harvard University??s Strategic Human Resource Planning Executive Ed ucation Program ? Achieved Spirit Honor Medal Award in U. S. Army ? At GE, received Department General Manager??s Award and HR Award for achieveme nts ? Recognized by United Way, SHRM, Junior Achievement for Leadership ? Earned 100 percent of college expenses through a variety of summer and part-ti me jobs while in high school and college; fellowship awarded for Master??s progr am