• Valencia CA
Jim Buehler

Jim Buehler

Human Resources Generalist


A strategic and tactical Human Resource Generalist with progressive broad-based experience in Human
Resources, Training & Education, Risk Management and Environmental Health & Safety open to new
opportunities. Expert in:

•Recruitment: Managed recruitment programs to place managerial, professional, technical, engineering, and administrative personnel.

•Training & Development: Plan and implement training and tracking systems to meet company requirements for ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

•Performance Management: Used The Balanced Scoreboard to match individual and department goals with Organizational goals in implementing effective performance management systems. • Compensation: Conduct comprehensive job analyses; use point factor analysis in preparing competitive compensation programs. Preformed benchmark analysis, cost of living adjustment reviews to prepare merit budgets.

• HRIS: Design and develop HRIS, including an applicant tracking system, employee data, position information, payroll, benefit, compensation history, education, compliance data, service dates, pension information as well as emergency information.

• Employee Relations: Provide counsel and assistance to team members, employees and management with regards to employee issues, compensation, benefits, affirmative action, and employment complaints. • Compliance Programs: Prepare EEO1, Vets 100, OSHA 300 reports and AAP’s.

• Continuous Process Improvement: Used Operational Excellence and Lean tools to plan, organize and control processes resulting in standard operating procedures, improved quality and efficiency.

I provide educated and practical problem solving approaches, work for both union and non-union companies and bring expertise to the board room, bargaining table and resolve today’s issues today. I solve problems, recognize successes and share my knowledge and experience with others as I professionally grow with the businesses I support.

Work experience

Work experience

HR Consultant | Career Advisor

2015 - Present
College of the Canyons-Worksource

HR Consultant| Sr. Career Advisor, Provide guidance and assistance in the areas of employment counseling, preparation, referral to resources and support services. Assess, develop and present developmental training programs, resulting in a more motivated client.

Manger, Environmental Health and Safety

Aug 2011 - Aug 2015
MOC Products Company
Manger, Environmental Health and Safety at, Inc. (4 years 1 month) Page1 Establish and maintain the day to day and long range environmental, health and safety iniatives for this 200+ employee automotive chemical manufacturing and distribution Company. Provide guidance, direction and leadership to managers, supervisors and employees.

Human Resources Manager

Feb 2010 - Aug 2010
General Atomics
Human Resources Manager at (7 months) Provided leadership and managed the Human Resources functions for three sites in the high desert region with more than 900 employees involved in the flight test operations, customer training and advanced R&D efforts of the leading manufacturer of unmanned aircraft, high resolution surveillance and radar imagingsystems, including the Predator UAV series.


Jan 2007 - Nov 2009
Quemetco, Inc
Manager, Human Resoureces at (2 years 11 months) Managed the Human Resources functions for this $170M, 225 employees, single site, unionized, hazardous chemical manufacturing business in the San Gabriel Valley whose goal is to maintain and improve the environmental means and processes and safely provide recycled lead to the lead acid battery manufactures as well as the other end users of lead and lead alloys.

Manager, Human Resources

Feb 2003 - Jan 2007
Superior Industries

Manager, Human Resources at (4 years) Business partner with management supporting 1, 100 of over   6,000 employees including the corporate office for this $804M global cast aluminum wheel manufacturer headquartered in Van Nuys. I provided advice, counsel, support, coaching and development planning to the President/CEO, Van Nuys Operating Plant, Corporate Office and their core Leadership Team. Planned and managed strategic and tactical business initiatives while maintaining day-to-day operations. Insured fairness with respect to policy interpretation, employee discipline and terminations. Supervised, motivated and developed professional, administrative and clerical staff while meeting necessary objectives.

Human Resources Consultant

Nov 2001 - Aug 2002
Kaiser Permanente
Human Resources Consultant at (10 months)

Manager, Human Resources

Feb 1986 - Nov 2001
Crane Aerospace & Electronics
Manager, Human Resources at (15 years 10 months) Managed the Human Resource function including employment, compensation, compliance, employee relations, security and HRIS for a $395M, five-hundred(500) employee aerospace system and components manufacturer. Planned and managed strategic and tactical business initiatives, performed internal investigations along with day-to-day operations. Supervised, motivated and developed professional, administrative and clerical staff. Page2 Certifications




1976 - 1980
Marquette University

Bachelors of Science  - Business Administration with Emphasis in Human Resource Management




Nov 2015 - Sep 2019
Society for Human Resource Management


Jan 2011 - Sep 2017
HR Certification Institute - HRCI



Computer Proficiencies

MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, ADP Payroll, Kronos Timekeeping, SAP and Oracle ERP Systems, Yocom & McKee AAP Software