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RoseAnn Swiden-Wick

RoseAnn Swiden-Wick


L-3 Communications

Satellite Beach, FL

Buyer at L-3 Communications





L-3 Communications


• Purchased electronic components, hardware, LED, and miscellaneous items.
• Established new, alternative sources of supply by identifying and investigating companies with desired product lines or where vendors and preferred suppliers are inadequate.
• Advised internal personnel regarding available products, order status and purchasing procedures.
• Coordinated with engineering manufacturing and quality control in planning purchases of material and parts.
• Sought veteran, minority, small, and women owned suppliers.
• Negotiated prices to ensure that purchases were made at the best price per unit.
• Worked with division and sub contracts personnel to evaluate bids and proposals from vendors.
• Complied with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Truth In Negotiations Act (TINA).
• Trained in AS9100 and ISO9001 quality systems.
• Root Cause Analysis and Corrective action trained.
• Assisted in rewriting work instructions and training manuals to accommodate for updates software systems and current processes and procedures.
• Assessed, charted and reported the materials department weekly and monthly metrics.
• General administrative support duties.

Career medium 01
Career medium 02

Recruit 4 You, LLC

Associate Recruiter

• Established recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs.
• Built applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; provided organization information, opportunities, and benefits; made presentations; maintained rapport.
• Determined applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.
• Attracted applicants by placing job advertisements; contacting recruiters, using newsgroups and job sites.
• Determined applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.
• Arranged management interviews by coordinating schedules, arranging travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant to interviews; arranged community tours.
• Evaluated applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewed applicants on consistent set of qualifications.
• Managed new employee relocation by determining new employee requirements; negotiating with movers; arranging temporary housing; providing community introductions.
• Improved organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing benefits and perks.
• Managed intern program by conducting orientations; scheduling rotations and assignments; monitoring intern job contributions; coaching interns; advising managers on training and coaching.
• Avoided legal challenges by understanding current legislation; enforcing regulations with managers; recommending new procedures; conducting training.
• Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
• Accomplished human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


Manpower Contracted to Honda R&D

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager/Financial Manager/Buyer/Human Resources

• Organized new employee orientation schedules for contract new hires.
• Promptly corresponded with all applicants and coordinated and conducted contract employee interviews.
• Led the creation of recruiting plans for open contract positions.
• Pre-screened resumes prior to sending them to on site hiring managers for consideration.
• Facilitated all new contract employee orientations to foster a positive team attitude.
• Screened contract applicants based on their qualifications and background.
• Handled all immigration-related issues for each business unit.
• Processed payroll for contract employees.
• Conducted employment verifications and investigations.
• Developed and facilitated contract new-hire orientations and safety trainings.
• Developed company personnel policies, standard operating procedures and employee information documents.
• Developed and enforced company policy and procedures relating to multiple phases of human resources activity.
• Managed all aspects of leave administration, including employee notifications and vendor management.
• Audited workplace, employee and management policies and procedures.
• Processed accounts receivable, accounts payable for Florida division.
• Managed contract negotiations, interviews for new suppliers and vendors.
• Set up and managed all suppliers and vendors.
• Handled purchasing and negotiation of office and manufacturing supplies.
• Created, processed and distributed purchase orders for multiple commodities.
• Processed purchasing and management of equipment and supply orders.
• Handled travel and itinerary planning for international associates.
• Planned and managed inter office meetings and multi-site videoconferences.
• Planned and managed offsite research events.
• Managed project and general office organization.
• General administrative support duties.

Career medium 06
Career medium 03

Lighting Science Group Corporation

Human Resources Intern/Fieldwork

• Developed and implemented performance management system.
• Performed job analysis.
• Worked on the development of the talent management program.
• Conducted employee focus groups.
• Interviewed members of the management team for the implantation of new programs.
• Helped to develop intellectual property compensation program.
• Supported management in developing and implementing personnel policies and procedures.


NFO InDepth Interactive (NFO WorldGroup),

Project Manager

• Maintained positive client relations.
• Design, creation, programming, scheduling, and management of computer based data collection surveys for multiple national high priority clients.
• Conducted project briefings, presentations, department meetings, and client based web-ex demonstrations.
• Collaborated with other departments to meet client and employer needs.
• Worked in teams and on my own to provide solutions to project dilemmas.
• Managed project survey sample.
• Collected, reviewed and corrected data tables.

Career medium 03

Colorado State University

Master's degree, Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Colorado State University

Master of Education (M.Ed.), Organizational Learning Performance and Change

University of Central Florida

BS, Psychology