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MELANIE ADAMS

MELANIE ADAMS

HR Process Improvement Specialist
The Woodlands
Overview
9
9
years of professional experience
8
8

Years of Professional Experience

2
2

Years of Continuous Improvement Development

Summary

Dynamic and collaborative Human Resources professional who thrives on helpful continuous process improvement, data processing & analysis, and achieving goals. My passion is to efficiently solve problems statically, dynamically or anywhere in between to make sure the goal is met.

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Cross-trained in all functions of the HR umbrella allowing me unique insight into motivations and goals of each. (Operations, Talent Acquisition, Technology & Systems, Organization Management, Data Analytics and Organizational Development).

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Excellent interpersonal communication across all levels of management, public speaking/training skills, attention to detail, solid creative problem solving skills, strong work ethic, and a drive to succeed in all tasks.

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite

Visio

PeopleSoft

SAP

Taleo

Learning Agility

Success Factors

Project Management

Planning and Coordination

Organization and Time management

Flexible & Adaptable

Database management expertise

Program management expertise

Project planning and development

Advanced problem solving

Strategic Planning

Work History

HRIS Analyst

NRG
2021-06 - Current
  • Troubleshoot functional problems in SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting and Onboarding when issues arise
  • Direct the business process analysis, creation of business required documentation, and testing for projects and all system changes
  • Configure RCM and Onboarding modules based on Business requirements and needs
  • Work with outside vendors to complete complex system configuration and provide internal support for these projects
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure successful implementations
  • Develop reports in SuccessFactors to support Talent Acquisition, HRBP's and HR Leadership
  • Developed and maintain 30+ page Talent Acquisition FAQ guide to Success Factors outlining details of the system (triggers, process flows, step-by-step instructions)

Regional HR Organization Management Expert

Clariant
2020-10 - 2021-06
  • Regional expert for all Organization Management, Data Quality, System Integration and Process Improvement acting as a challenger and influencer over regional changes
  • Lead regional data quality efforts, raising data quality by 5% in first 3 months by proactively running system reports an analyzing data for inconsistencies or missing information
  • Collaborate with HR Partners to decide best course of action for data errors and change management and align on how to best approach changes
  • Creating stable and coherent hiring process for HR Operations and incoming employees with global and regional partners on the Hiring Improvement project using Six Sigma methodology
  • Worked with global partners to achieve a successful new year company restructuring with over 3,000 individual change actions
  • Provide quick and consistent service for any OM changes submitted via ticketing tool

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Clariant
2018-10 - 2020-10
  • Identified and created recruitment and administrative performance metrics and data for SWOT analysis
  • Use Six Sigma methodology to create a stable and streamlined end to end process; recruitment to hire
  • Worked with cross-functional partners to understand needs, mitigate undesirable downstream effects, and ensure our team provided speedy high quality service
  • Led Data Quality Initiative to enhance the archiving and accessing of over 1,000 electronic files
  • Co-led Onboarding Enhancement project designed to enhance the quality and efficiency of experience for incoming employees
  • Led regional implementation of DocuSign
  • Used Success Factors and Excel to run reports, scrub data to run analysis for quarterly HR calls
  • Created comprehensive playbook outlining detailed instructions, tips and tricks for all facets of position; pre-employment processing, systems knowledge, filing & archiving conventions, managing and scrubbing our Excel database, etc.

Human Resources & Talent Acquisition Specialist

McDermott International (Formerly CB&I)
2016-05 - 2018-10
  • Address employee complaints, escalating these complaints to the level of disciplinary or legal action when necessary, updating employees with any changes in company policy, advising supervisors on treatment of staff and company policies, responds to employee violations of policy and generally helps to resolve conflict in the workplace.
  • Work with management for annual review and promotions for 350+ employees; as well as handle all other necessary system changes for employees (transfers, data changes, tax changes, benefits, etc.).
  • Develop training packages to address specific needs of employee development as designated by managers.
  • Run queries for employees (worldwide and local) based on given criteria, scrub data, and create pivot charts; analyze data for any trends and communicate to management; create and format pivot.
  • Create presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint to report data, organization changes, etc.
  • To employees and/or management.
  • Coordinate all recruitment efforts for the graduate rotational training program: registering and coordinating schedules for career fair attendance, scheduling interviews, etc.
  • Facilitate interview dates, schedules, and locations for potential new hires.
  • Create requisitions, job offers and coordinate background checks and drug screenings for all hires.
  • Coordinate all onboarding processes; i.e.
  • Hiring, orientation, first day training, etc.

Organizational Development Intern

CB&I
2016-02 - 2016-05
  • Created 120+ flowcharts and organizational charts to assist management in visualizing abstract concepts and new processes via, Visio/PowerPoint.
  • Created the company-wide Electronic Learning Management system user guides, separated by access type (Learner, Manager, Administrator, Super User).
  • Worked hand-in-hand with management to test various training software and provide detailed feedback of any issues or needed improvements.
  • Used Microsoft PowerPoint to develop potential concepts for the CB&I Rotational Training Program banners and marketing collateral.

Student Assistant

Honors College – Sam Houston State University
2012-01 - 2015-01
  • Assisted with students’ concerns, complaints, and academic needs.
  • Managed student applications and contacted applicants to obtain missing information if necessary.
  • Created reports using Microsoft Excel and ran data analysis for the Honors College Director and University Provost.
  • Created all PowerPoint presentations for Honors student meetings, events and informational sessions.
  • Facilitated all scheduling for Honors College advising sessions for registration.
  • Managed social media presence through Facebook and Twitter and updated the Honors College web page using Adobe Contribute.
Quote
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Tenzin Gyatso, Fourteenth Dalai Lama
Education

Graphic Design, English, Communication Studies

BACHELOR OF APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES, Sam Houston State University
- 2015-05

Graphic Design

ASSOCIATES OF APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES, Lone Star College System
- 2014-05
Timeline

HRIS Analyst

NRG
2021-06 - Current

Regional HR Organization Management Expert

Clariant
2020-10 - 2021-06

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Clariant
2018-10 - 2020-10

Human Resources & Talent Acquisition Specialist

McDermott International (Formerly CB&I)
2016-05 - 2018-10

Organizational Development Intern

CB&I
2016-02 - 2016-05

Student Assistant

Honors College – Sam Houston State University
2012-01 - 2015-01

Graphic Design, English, Communication Studies

BACHELOR OF APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES, Sam Houston State University
- 2015-05

Graphic Design

ASSOCIATES OF APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES, Lone Star College System
- 2014-05