Human Resource Manager
" Collaborates with other SMI HR team members to drive core HR process excellence across the organization including talent acquisition, on-boarding, performance management, rewards & recognition, employee engagement, employee and leadership development, succession planning and employee communications.
" With leaders, defines and executes workforce planning to ensure appropriate staffing levels; proactively works with external firms/agencies to prepare for future vacancies & manages talent acquisition processes for all positions.
" With other SMI HR team members, manages and supports annual goal setting of performance metrics and cascading, performance monitoring and assessment and reward processes, ensuring process and tools are understood and fully utilized. Partners with leaders to track metrics, ensuring consistency of performance ratings, calibration review and addressing performance concerns.
" Collaborates with leaders in upgrading the skills and capabilities of employees through identification, development and retention of talent. With leaders and other SMI HR team members drives employee development initiatives by identifying and implementing tools and programs, while leveraging company-wide and local programs.
" Drives talent review and management processes including succession planning for key leader roles.
" Ensures compliance with legislative requirements and employment laws including an Affirmative Action Plan.
" Conduct investigations and advises leaders in the appropriate resolution of employee related issues.
" Manages and interprets policies and practices within the facilities, ensuring fair and consistent interpretation and application.
" With leaders, develops and implements employee communication programs to gain alignment and generate engagement around business objectives.
" Provides leadership and focus on people implications of organizational change
" Continuously focuses on process improvements with SMI HR team members.
" Track and report HR metrics as requested at locations and/or at corporate level.
" Models and promotes the SMI Values and Code of Business Ethics.
" Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required
" PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred
" 7-10 years of experience with 5-7 years in a leadership capacity
" Experience in a manufacturing environment with 700+ associates
" Demonstrated leadership with strong team-building, facilitation, collaborative relationship building and drives employee engagement.
" Capable of coaching and counseling employees and leaders regarding work related challenges such as motivation, performance improvement and development. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.
" Capable of conceptualizing big picture strategies and translating into actionable plans that deliver results.
" Exceptional project management experience, strong organizational skills, demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities, strong analytical skills.
" Self-directed, takes action, and anticipates the needs of internal and external customers. Uses creativity to seek quality solutions and process improvements.
" Proven ability to exercise sound judgment in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information. Has a proven track record of making decisions that reinforce business plans.
" Serves as a change agent, flexible and adaptive style that accommodates quickly changing business needs and priorities.
" Demonstrated ability to function well in a highly matrixed environment.
" Strong understanding of applicable computer systems such as the Microsoft Office Suite, HR systems and ancillary HR tools such as performance management software.
Matt started with Contract Professionals, Inc. in November 2014. He began as a Technical Recruiter assigned to the automotive team. He worked hand in hand with account managers, to spearhead specific projects with CPI's clients. Driven to succeed, Matt achieved his goal(s) within the first year. He continued working on accounts and he learned the leadership process throughout his 4-year career at CPI.
When the opportunity presented itself, he was promoted to Account Manager of the automotive division. He navigates the challenges in this new role by utilizing the senior staff in the office.
Matt was awarded a Bachelor of Art in Environmental Studies at University of Michigan. Matt also received an Associate degree in Automotive Mechanics from a local community college.
Matt is thriving as a new Account Manager at CPI, and he looks forward to the challenges that await him in the workforce solutions industry.