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EHS Manager

Location:
Birmingham, Alabama, 35242, United States
Salary:
110,000 Negotiable
Posted:
February 21, 2012
Email:
mdoarb@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
******@***.***


Robert “Vincent” Scott
*** ****** ***** ******, **********, AL 35242 | 828/***-****
http://www.linkedin.com/in/vinscott | mdoarb@r.postjobfree.com
SUMMARY
Proactive Environment, Health and Safety Manager with global experience in manufacturing including the defense industry. Initial position as OSHA Industrial Hygiene Compliance Officer. Managed startup of three new locations; one domestic and two in Mexico. Member of audit teams in US, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and Europe. Certified Safety Professional since 1995.
• Demonstrated leadership of multi-facility organization to coordinate global systems that meet the needs of the local plants up to 1,100 employees in an employee focused manner.
• Hands-on experience managing compliance programs using Auditing and Inspection to OSHA, EPA, NFPA, ANSI and Company requirements as well as international equivalents.
• Innovatively use technology and software to streamline processes and share resources.
• Served as liaison with senior corporate management and public officials.
• Trained ISO 14001 Auditor and Manager of systems and documents.
• Experienced with Voluntary Protection Program and OHSAS 18001 Management Systems.

EMPLOYMENT
McWane, Inc., Birmingham, AL 2007-2011
Group Health and Safety Director (2009-2011)
• Coordinated Health and Safety Activities for five locations through local safety managers and additionally managed Programs for Corporate locations.
• Advised locations on methods for complying with OSHA requirements and company policies.
• Gathered and reported OSHA recordable and leading indicator data.
Corporate Safety Manager (2007-2009)
• Assisted VP Health and Safety and regional Group Safety Directors in managing HS Programs.
• Visited domestic locations and those in Canada to oversee HS Audits.
• Managed the implementation of SharePoint as the Corporate HS Web Portal.
Continental Automotive Systems/Continental Teves, Fletcher, NC 1993-2007
Environment, Safety and Health Manager (1998-2007)
• Managed the environment, health, safety and security programs for my home facility.
• Conducted inspections of facility, manufacturing processes, fire systems, and grounds to ensure compliance with OSHA, local and company safety, health and environmental requirements and coordinated corrective actions; coordinated inspections from external parties.
• Performed hazardous waste record keeping, reporting, permitting and training to meet environmental agency requirements and meet company Management System Goals.
• Kept OSHA required records and reviewed accidents to ensure proper corrective action and preventive measures are taken.
• Reviewed and approved equipment and facility changes including accompanying other departments on fact finding tours, vendor contact, ensuring proper training, and acting as advisor.
• Gathered relevant EHS and Worker’s Compensation data for reports to management and used data to make decisions concerning implementation and update of programs.
• Developed and maintained computerized databases for the tracking of inspections, OSHA record keeping and spending history as well as developed reports and presentations using the records.
• Managed the start-up of the ESH Program at three locations plants.
• Managed implementation of regional programs and collected key performance indicators with world class goals and results.
• Coordinated EHS Activities for seven locations including a headquarters and two plants in Mexico.
• Visited international locations including Brazil, Germany, Mexico, and the United Kingdom to assist in management system audits, proactive review of new equipment and general system coordination.
• Leadership of implementation of Environment, Health and Safety System based on ISO14001 into a regional organization including Mexico locations.
• Interviewed and recommend EHS personnel for openings and recommend developmental program.
• Developed the use of web portals as a link between the EHS professionals and other employees at each location.

Environment, Safety and Health Administrator, Asheville, NC (1993 – 1998)
ADDITIONAL RELEVANT
• Raytheon Company, Bristol, TN - Safety Specialist,
• Department of Labor, OSHA Division, Columbia, SC – Industrial Hygiene Compliance Officer
EDUCATION
• University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC - B.S. - Biology
• OSHA Institute for the United States Department of Labor, Chicago, Illinois - Certificate for Initial Compliance Course for Industrial Hygienists
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Certified Safety Professional since 1995, Certificate # 13781.
• Recognized as Safety Professional of the Year by local council of State Industrial Commission 2004.
• Numerous OSHA facility awards for containment of lost work day cases.
AFFILIATIONS
• American Society of Safety Engineers
• Board of Directors for Manufacturing Practice Specialty of ASSE – Publications Coordinator
• American Industrial Hygiene Association