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Pamela Swedlund Resume - 2015

After 14 years with Koch Industries, my time with the company has sadly come to an end. For business reasons beyond the company's control, my role has been eliminated. However, I am leaving on the best of terms and would love to share my experiences at Koch and INVISTA with you. I'm looking for a new opportunity in the Wichita, Kansas area.

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Pamela Swedlund Resume - 2015

  1. 1. Page 1 PA M EL A A. SWED L UN D , SPHR 131 S. Old Manor Road ♦ Wichita, Kansas 67218 Pswedlund9@gmail.com | H: 316.683.6995 | C: 316.882.6348 EDUCATION Bachelor of General Studies, University of Kansas; Lawrence, Kansas Major: Personnel Administration & Psychology PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INVISTA,Wichita,KS 2013 – Present One of the world’s largest manufacturers of polymers and fibers with 10k employees in 20 countries; revenues of $5B; and global brands including Coolmax®, Cordura®, Lycra®, and Stainmaster®. An independently managed, wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Sr. Human ResourceGeneralist  ProvidedHRsupportto procurement,sourcing&logistics,research&development,environmental, health& safetyandnylonintermediates;ActingHRManagerfor Wilmington,NCplantsite  Ensure INVISTA Employment&Labor compliance standards,applicablestate &federal lawsare properly appliedacrossthe organization  Identifycompliance risksanddeveloprelatedcorrectionplanswhereapplicable;participate ininternal employeeinvestigations  Assessriskswithregardtoemployee issuesandapplysoundeconomicsandjudgmentwhendetermining alternativesforsolutions  Collaborate withrecruitingteamtoidentifyandfill openpositions  Provide advice &coachingto managementonemployee issues andemploymentpractices  Drive talentmodel toolsinthe organization; Partnerwithleadersandsupervisorstoaddressand optimize employee performance  Ensure the appropriate executionof keyHRinitiativesconsistentwithbusinessvision  Manage HR, compliance andlegal processesforreductionsinforce  Mentor to HR employees Koch Industries,Inc. , Wichita,KS 2001 – 2013 Human ResourceLeader  ProvidedHRsupportto legal,publicaffairs,operationsexcellence,aviation,compliance,internalaudit, facilities,Kochcreative,ranches,security,environmental,health&safety,accounting,tax,andtraining  PartnerwithBusiness Leaders&Supervisorstoensure compliance withemploymentlaw &KIIHR Standards& Practices  Ensure performance toolsare beingutilizedtimelyandeffectively
  2. 2. Page 2  ApplyKIIcompensationphilosophyappropriatelyincludingmanagingIncentive Compensation, Performance Payandspotbonusprocesses  Assesstalentandassistsupervisorswithdecisionsregardingtalentresources;workwithbusinessleaders on successionplanning  Manage and advise supervisorsonhandlingdifficultemployee situations;assessandmitigate riskto organization  Collaborate withrecruitingteamtoopenandfill vacantpositions  HR pointpersonof Koch International SharedServicesorganization;developedprocessestoutilizeacross companies andcapabilities  Managed the creationof a sharedservicesorganization Arthur Andersen,Kansas City, MO 1997 - 2001 Experienced Hire Recruiting Manager  Direct and execute all experienced hire recruiting process for Tax, Audit and Business Consulting divisions in the Kansas City/ Omaha office  Created, implemented and directed a local orientation program called “Transitions” designed specifically for experienced hires; Facilitator at the St. Charles, Illinois Training Center for the national Transitions program  Recruiting liaison for regional internal audit positions  Negotiated and managed all research and contingency search firm contracts  Established and maintained local office internet recruiting strategy  Created and implemented marketing initiatives for employee referral program  Supervised one administrative assistant and one junior recruiter  Member of the Arthur Andersen Kansas City Community Team John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company 1987 - 1997 Multi-faceted role for franchise office located in Overland Park, KS  Created and managed agency recruiting process including sourcing, screening, interviewing, assessment testing, licensing & contracting.  Created and managed recruiting strategy including marketing and advertising programs, career seminars and internship program  Compliance officer responsible for monitoring agent activities; filing reports for the home office; conducting training for agents; tracking continuing education and licensing; compliance with NASD requirements  Developed & delivered training program for new agents  Special Events Manager for internal and external agency sponsored events. Implemented & managed a golf tournament for MDA that became the largest golfing fundraiser in the Johnson county area for MDA  Facilities Manager – Collaborated with architect, construction contractor and interior designer in building new office in Overland Park. Managed contracts for cleaning services and regularbuilding maintenance  Managed office administration staff of four and seasonal HR intern
  3. 3. Page 3 CIVIC AND NON-PROFIT LEADERSHIP  University of Kansas Alumni Association- Wichita Network : Board member , Co-chairman of Community Events  Ronald McDonald House Charities – Wichita: Board Member providing HR advice  Wichita Center for the Arts: provide HR consulting to the Personnel Committee  University of Kansas Library Board of Advocates  University of Kansas Alpha Delta Pi : Co-Chairman of $650,000 chapter house kitchen renovation project; University Gift Chairman for 100 year anniversary committee; President – Corporation Board  Wichita Area Panhellenic: President; Scholarship Fundraising Event Coordinator  Wichita Alumnae Association of Alpha Delta Pi: President; Wichita Area Panhellenic Representative  Junior Leagueof Kansas City, Missouri: Board of Directors; Special Events, Cookbook Promotions and Training Committee Chairman; Nomination Committee member  Junior Leagueof Wichita: Development Committee for Holiday Galleria Fundraising Event  Society for Human Resource Management (“SHRM”): national and local chapter member CERTIFICATIONS Senior Professional in Human Resources (“SPHR”) certification, Human Resources Certificate Institution Chartered Life Underwriter (“CLU”), The American College; Bryn Mawr, PA TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE  Familiarity with SAP  Exposure to KRONOS  Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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