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Jan 2003Feb 2010

Human Resources Manager

Ichor Systems (Formerly Celerity Incorporated)
Ichor Systems designs, engineers, and manufactures gas and liquid delivery systems for semiconductor process equipment manufacturers and device makers. The company is privately held with annual revenues upwards of $200M. (Chip-gear, capital equipment manufacturer.) • Multi-state responsibility (OR, CA, AZ) • Workplace Management • Employee Relations • Staffing, Recruiting and Retention • Facility Consolidations and Restructuring • Merger and Acquisition Integration • Organizational Development • Succession Planning • Talent and Performance Management • Execution of Compensation and Benefits • Skills Training and Development Partners with the organization and executes HR strategies, programs, policies and practices that help the business achieve key corporate goals. Negotiates complex and ambiguous challenges, driving Human Resource solutions that benefit the organization. Applies knowledge of business strategies to anticipate business needs based on industry trends. Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations including FLSA, FMLA, EEO, HIPAA, COBRA, Worker’s Compensation and OSHA. Technical: Adept at utilizing Boolean logic, Google search strings, and using social networking avenues for finding talent. Adept at ATS systems and HR Scorecard methodologies. HRIS systems experience includes ADP, Report Smith, Pay Expert and Enterprise etime. Talent Management: Successfully hire for management positions: VP’s, plant managers, quality managers, department managers, finance, supply chain, inventory control and purchasing. Also PLS programmers and design engineers with Pro-E, CAD skill sets. Hire for specific equipment expertise: liquid and gas delivery systems, clean room, fabs, mass flow controllers, stainless steel and plastic weldments, discreet manufacturing, build-to-print. ISO, 5S, and lean manufacturing methodology skill sets. If you are a professional in the capital equipment industry seeking employment, please contact me.
Jun 2001Jan 2003

Human Resources Generalist

Generalist HR responsibilities, specific achievements: Led Temporary Staffing Vendor Selection Process for company. Surveyed organization’s staffing needs and utilization rates; prepared target markup rates/costing. Was primary contact for vendors during bid process. Revised and launched New Employee Orientation: Researched and presented options to corporate HR for a company-wide program involving departmental and management presentation responsibility.
Feb 2000Jun 2001

Corporate Recruiter & Outplacement

People Solutions
In-house recruiter on assignment at Celerity through People Solutions, an HR consulting firm. Was later hired full time by Celerity. Set up and ran outplacement center: For a facility in Arizona that was closing. Coordinated state employment resources, taught courses on job search techniques and interviewing. Networked with local companies to place employees into jobs.
Apr 1999Feb 2000

Branch Manager

Remedy Staffing
Managed light industrial placement division of Remedy Staffing. Oversaw inside sales efforts and managed general operations of branch serving manufacturing companies. Supervised two placement supervisors and worked with customers to provide staffing and HR solutions.
Mar 1998Apr 1999

Account Manager

Kelly Services
Managed Kelly on-site division, which encompassed three on-site locations - Dell Computer, Siemens Business Communications, Johnson and Johnson. Implemented process improvements and facilitated customer relationships to ensure that staffing needs were met. Supervised three on-site managers.
Feb 1996Mar 1998

On-site Manager

Kelly Services
On-site manager at Siemens Business Communications. Established on-site office. Supervised two staffing supervisors; responsible for managing 200 production and contract personnel in a cell phone manufacturing facility. On-site manager at Johnson and Johnson. Provided staffing and account management services within a pharmaceutical environment.
Mar 1995Feb 1996

Industrial Staffing Supervisor/Recruiter

Kelly Services
Hired and placed candidates at manufacturing firms within the United States and Mexico. Industries included automotive, plastic injected molding, and garment manufacturers. Resolved customer and employee issues. Managed workers’ compensation and unemployment. Resolved payroll and billing issues. Provided orientation and training to new-hires on topics of safety and regulatory compliance. Responded to workers’ compensation claims and resolved safety issues.




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