Carrie M Cristobal

  • South Bay Area, US

HR Manager

Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Present

HR Manager

GB Group, Inc.
Responsible for all Human Resource activities for the company including to provide advice, assistance and follow-up on company policies, procedures, safety, OSHA, compliance and documentation. Coordinate the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries. Develops and implements Human Resources plans and personnel procedures and organizes all activities of the department. Maintains job descriptions and compensation programs and participates in administrative staff meetings. Conducts interviews, makes test plans for employees, and judge the professionalism of the employees and assist in selecting those who are appropriate for the organization.
Oct 2007 - May 2012

Sr. Benefits Analyst

Cypress Semiconductor
Responsible for domestic and international employee benefits. Work closely with executive team to define benefits strategy that provides a competitive program that is cost efficient. Evaluate and compare existing employee benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys, and other sources of information, and recommend appropriate courses of action. Create comprehensive benefits communications, including open enrollment, candidate and new hire communications, and programs to increase utilization and appreciation. Ensure company compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations, including ERISA. Manage outsourced vendor relationships, including negotiating contracts; investigate benefit issues and provide information in non-routine situations. Manage the daily administration of various plans including health, life and disability insurance; 401(k) plan; vacation, sick leave, leave of absence; FSA's; supplemental benefits; and other ancillary benefits. Review and audit billings and benefit reports. Prepare, forecast, and manage Benefits budget.
2005 - 2007

Human Resources

Micrel, Inc.
Responsible for the administration and communication of the company’s benefits program; assist employees with benefit inquiries. Collect and analyze competitive benefits information to determine company's competitive position in employee benefits. Assists in planning, developing, and redesigning company benefits programs and analyzing benefit costs. Reviews existing and proposed statutory requirements to ensure company compliance with federal and state laws governing benefits practices. Assists in the design and implementation of programs related to employee relations activities. Provide guidance and training to managers and employees on employee relations issues. Investigation of employee complaints and recommendations of response to the employee. Conduct termination interviews. Compile statistical reports and information for board meetings. Assist with compensation/merit programs.
2004 - 2005

Executive Team Leader

Ensure the best in guest service, merchandising, replenishment process, productivity and strategic planning. Identify opportunities, proposing solutions and following through on implementation. Provide direct supervision to several Team Leaders. Maintain a positive and safe work environment. Coach, council, and mentor store Team Members. Conduct performance appraisals, hire hourly team members. Attend bi-weekly Retail Institute leadership training seminars.



Microsoft Office




Global Benefits


1997 - 1999


California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
1990 - 1994


University of Washington