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Manager Quality Assurance

Location:
Houston, Texas, 77042, United States
Posted:
March 28, 2011

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****** E. *****

713.***.**** ? *************@*****.***

***** **********, *******, *****

PROFILE: A Safety / Operations Manager with over 25 years of experience

within the Energy and Production Industries. I have managed and operated

truck, rail, barge, and export terminals. I schedule and organize both

daily and long term activities to create more efficient operations.

Coordinated safety of maintenance activities on NGL pipeline to ensure

compliance with agencies. Effectively coordinated logistics with service

providers to minimize demurrage cost. I have developed and implemented

programs that have aided in streamlining operational costs. Constantly

changing and adapting to meet production demand.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

.1 Safety Management .2 Environmental .3 Certified Safety

Compliance Trainer & Auditor

.4 Quantity & Quality .5 Logistic Management .6 Personnel

Control Management

.7 Budget / Cost .8 Scheduling / Cost .9 Multi tasking

Control Control

SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS

Implemented tracking of Safety and Environmental Compliance Records

OPPORTUNITY: Recognized the lack of formal record keeping for the pipeline

locations.

RESULT: Centralize record keeping by setting up fax system where by records

could be kept electronically for easy access by compliance department

during audits.

Developed new report to track labor cost

OPPORTUNITY: Recognized the benefit to track labor cost on a per bushel

basis, creating a better way to track actual performance between facilities

cost and production figures. The system in place was costing the company

time and money in unnecessary overtime work to complete vessel loading.

Developed and implemented a new process for reviewing labor cost to actual

production.

RESULT: It gave the company a more strategic way to compare facilities, not

by total labor cost, but instead by cost per bushel.

Managed renovation of grain elevator

OPPORTUNITY: Needed to upgrade facility from an antiquated facility to a

high speed rail loading operation. Oversaw all aspects of the renovation.

Responsible for obtaining all city and state permits necessary for the job.

Worked with contractors and vendors to ensure parts and material were

delivered as needed. Maintained a working environment that conducive to the

completion of the renovation.

RESULT: Project was completed on time and on budget. Aided in the company

to better utilize their grain marketing abilities, creating more revenue.

Maintained a safe working environment

OPPORTUNITY: Provided a better work environment, enforced and trained all

employees on the importance of safety in the work place.

RESULTS: The Company has logged over one million hours with no loss time

accident as a whole while the pipeline has had three years with no

recordable incidents.

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PROFESSIONAL ADDENDUM

OBJECTIVE: My goal is to transition into a position as a Safety Coordinator

for a leading environmental or transportation company within the Houston

area.

USA Environmental / Houston TX

07/2010 -

12/201-

Site Safety Officer

Responsible for all aspects of safety at decontamination site on BP oil

spill

1. Safety Training including daily JSA and WHA

2. Site Safety for boom and small vessel decontamination

3. Coordinating with Government Agencies on site safety OSHA, EPA, USCG

Louis Dreyfus / LDH Energy, Houston TX

12/2006 - 11/2009

Safety Compliance Coordinator

Responsible for all aspects of safety for 800 mile NGL Pipeline

Midstream

1 Safety Training

2 Pump Station Safety Audits

3 Site Safety for pipeline repair and maintenance

4 Coordinate and assign computer based training

5 Coordinate Management of Change Procedures

6 Maintain and Organize Compliance related records

7 NASP certified as safety trainer and auditor

Louis Dreyfus Corporation, Galena Park, TX

01/2000 - 12/2006

Office Manager

Responsible for all aspects of office management including rail

logistics, handling over 15,000 railcars per year.

1. Rail and ship logistics management

1. Budget preparation

1. P&L Analysis

1. Responsible for all accounting and reporting

1. Record-keeping and maintenance of environmental logs

1. Coordination of bidding process for stevedoring and fumigation

services

1. Maintaining customer and client relations

1. Management of IT systems

Port of Houston Authority, Galena Park, TX

03/1993 - 01/2000

Office Manager / Supervisor

In charge of the administrative activities and staff of 6 for the port

grain facility

1. Ship and rail logistics management

1. Budget preparation

1. P&L analysis

1. Maintenance of grain transfer logs

1. Quality assurance

1. Grain inventory control

Mississippi River Grain, Belle Chase, LA

03/1990 - 03/1993

Shift Supervisor

Responsible for second and third shift of operations of 200 million

bushel per year export terminal.

1. Oversaw barge and rail unloading

1. Supervised clean-up crews

Foxley Grain Company, Council Bluff, IA

05/1988 - 03/1990

Facility Manager

In charge of the daily operation of a high speed rail loading terminal

1. Responsible for quality and quantity control of grain and the blending

of grain to maximize profits

1. Oversaw rail logistics

1. Maintained the operation of both receiving and shipping ends of

control board

1. Handled customer and employee relations

1. Responsible for all safety and environmental issues

EDUCATION

Associate of Applied Science, Des Moines Area Community College, Des

Moines, IA



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