Overall responsibility for the human resources strategy for a large manufacturing organization. Develop plans and procedures to ensure the competitive capabilities of the company. Responsible for employee benefits, safety, training, and organizational development.
Sep 2006 - Present
Human Resource Manager
Overall responsibility for the human resources strategy for a large manufacturing organization. Develop plans and procedures to ensure the competitive capabilities of the company by effectively leveraging the organization’s human capital. Responsible for employee benefits, safety, training, and organizational development.
Nov 2004 - Oct 2006
Human Resource Manager
Microcraft, A Niles Company
Establishes objectives, strategies, plans, policies, and programs for the Division as they affect the Division’s human resources in the area of work force planning, selection and placement, training and development, compensation, benefits, policy administration, employee counseling, personnel records, workers’ compensation, safety, and employee relations. Integrates the Human Resources system with the bottom line economic goals of the company.
Jan 2003 - Dec 2003
Domestic Preparedness Instructor
Design and develop emergency response plans, procedures, training courses and exercises. Conduct and evaluate emergency response training and exercises. Design and coordinate staffing of emergency response organizations. Design, develop and coordinate emergency response equipment program. Analyze statutes, regulations, and guidance fore emergency preparedness and response requirements, standards, and practices. Perform emergency response program reviews and audits. Perform emergency hazard analyses. Perform training needs analyses and job task analyses. Maintain emergency response training and certification records
Mar 2001 - Jan 2003
Washington Group International
Developed and implemented policies, plans, procedures, and training for a Chemical Weapons Incinerator. Developed training programs to accommodate 700 direct employees and up to 300 auxiliary personnel. Direct budget responsibility for up to $2M annually. Reviewed numerous controlling documents to ensure the compliance of training to established federal, state, and local guidelines.
Jul 2000 - Mar 2001
Consultant Training Specialist
Instrumental in the design, development, and implementation for training modules/courses of instruction on detection of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare agents for various clients within the United States Government and General industry. Responsible for the design, development, and continuous revision of lesson plans, and slideshows. Reviewed numerous and varied emergency response operations both military and civilian and established a complete training program for the employment of various detection instruments and decontamination systems.
Mar 1997 - Feb 1999
Senior Education Specialist
Designed, developed, and implemented training modules/courses of instruction on all aspects of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare agents for the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Chemical Defense (USAMRICD). Evaluated instructor skills as part of a Train-the-Trainer program. Worked with subject matter experts and other team members to design technology based training, including computer based training, interactive video tele training, and satellite broadcasts. Evaluated the effectiveness of training programs. Supervised the work of 6 full-time employees and annually trained over 5,000 military and civilian medical and emergency response professionals, including physicians, nurses, paramedics/EMT's, and HazMat Technicians.
Oct 1989 - Mar 1997
Instructor, NBC Recon Specialist
Various chemical operations, training, and logistics assignments. Served as training developer and instructor on various standard and non-standard types of chemical, biological, and radiological detection equipment. Proficiency in the use of Mass Spectrometry, detection equipment, and other analytical and laboratory equipment led to expanded job assignments, including coordination with environmental protection and emergency management agencies. Developed, coordinated, and conducted training and certification programs on a Mobile Mass Spectrometer (MM1) System, Global Positioning Systems (GPS, VOS-25), and various other detection instruments.
Oct 1987 - Oct 1989
NBC Defense Specialist
United States Marine Corps
Assisted in preparing and maintaining disaster operations plans. Trained military and civilian personnel on what to do in an emergency. Operated and maintained nuclear, biological, and chemical detection and decontamination equipment. Conducted surveys to determine needs in the event of an emergency. Monitored disaster preparedness activities and training operations.