BARRY F. DAMBACH
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Linked In Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/barry-dambach/9/b31/9a0
PROFILE – Related Experience
Senior Director – Environmental, Health & Safety and Sustainability (EHS),
Corporate Office, Alcatel-Lucent (through 2015)
Highest functional EHS and Eco-Sustainability role in the company
Alcatel-Lucent Designs, Manufactures, Installs and Operates telecommunication network equipment with over 60,000 employees globally, including Bell Labs R&D
Began as Environmental Engineer, responsible for Corporate compliance with hazardous material transportation and TSCA/PCBs. Then responsible for developing and implementing (and met) global 5 year EHS goals to eliminate CFCs, reduce toxic air emissions, waste minimization, paper use reduction by leading global team of representatives from R&D and Manufacturing and Real Estate. AT&T at that time had over 100 manufacturing facilities globally including metal working, plastics, chemical intensive (semiconductor, fiber optic cable, etc.) operations.
Provided direct support to EHS teams at manufacturing sites globally - including participating in audits, manufacturing line specific compliance projects, industry benchmarking, manufacturing process reviews, reviewing process changes.
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, responsible for developing and deploying Design for Environment (DfE) program into R&D’s New Product Introduction Process – reducing environmental impact of products generation over generation.
Sr. Manager EHS, supported global business developing & implementing leading edge ISO 14001 programs resulting in first global certification in the Microelectronics (semiconductor manufacturing) industry and first certification with Design for Environment specifically included in the Scope (Business Phone Systems).
Director EHS, managing EHS Corporate strategy, staff and budget ensuring global compliance, audits, and continual improvement through 3rd party certifications to ISO14001/OHSAS18001 and driving leading edge approaches to EHS.
Mini-MBA in Global Business, In-house AT&T/Penn State
M.S., Environmental Science, Rutgers University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University
Direct Subject Matter Expertise / Compliance Management Responsibility for all EHS areas:
Climate Change & Eco-Sustainability Design for Environment
Legal & Customer Compliance Remediation
EHS Management Systems & Auditing Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization
Accident / Injury Reduction Supplier Assessment & Management
EHS Assessments for Mergers & Acquisitions EHS Training
Transportation & Waste Management Air Permits / Sara 313
Leading and working in matrixed managed global organization
Budget responsibility Corporate EHS organization ($10 Mil) and Remediation Projects ($100mil)
Partnering / Collaboration / Teaming with Manufacturing, Installation, R&D, Procurement, Leaders to design and implement global EHS programs resulting in enhancing EHS performance and reducing compliance costs, supporting company financials (see specifics below)
Influencing others at all levels, up to and including CEO, to develop and implement EHS Strategy, Compliance Assurance, and EHS Management System program, and corporate goals
Establish Annual Global EHS Strategy and Continual Improvement Programs with following results:
oNo significant EHS Fines or Violations 2007 – 2015
o40% CO2 Emissions reduction from Operations over 2008 baseline (over $20mil savings) through 2015
o49% Reduction in Injury Related Lost Workday Case Rate from 2007 through 2015
oThird Party certified Global EHS Management System (certified to ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, OSHA VPP). Reduced Certification costs by 50% through multi-site approach - Global EHS Management System Representative
oZero Tolerance Safety Program – reduced subcontractor fatalities to 0 in 2015
o100% closure rate for action items identified during Global EHS Compliance Audits
Developed Approach and obtained buy-in from Sr. Leadership (including CEO) to Implement “Zero Tolerance” Approach for non-compliance with Safety Rules by employees and subcontractors conducting field activities to drive to Zero Fatalities:
oPartnered with Procurement to establish EHS criteria for Supplier Selection and integrated in their end-to-end supplier management program
oEstablished EHS Terms and Conditions for subcontractor contracts globally
oLaunched EHS High Risk Subcontractor Approval/Audit program that reviewed 1000 subcontractors globally in less than 1 year that obtained zero fatalities in 2015
oImplemented an EHS Mentoring program for subcontractors in emerging markets to assist them in enhancing their programs to meet our standards ensuring that we had subcontractors needed to do business in each country
Lead the EHS Strategy and Program implementation including Corporate Goals (i.e. CO2 reduction, water use reduction) that supported Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) being rated Number 1 in Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the Technology Supersector and Global Communications Technology Sector (last 4 years) – 2015 Gold Class, Sector Leader and Sector Mover. Established Eco-Sustainability function in company that resulted in Environmental Dimension scoring highest in DJSI for company and highest score among sector companies. Results were included in Annual Financial and Sustainability Reports
Established the Global Corporate EHS Function and EHS strategy for Alcatel & Lucent merger (2007) to drive continual improvement throughout all operations in the new company. Lead development of an EHS Policy, conducted a Global EHS Risk Assessment to establish a baseline, developed and implemented Global EHS Structure, headcount, and Compliance Programs. Selected the Management Systems approach to integrate EHS with Quality and drive a consistent approach to EHS compliance globally across plants and operations that had previously worked independently. This leveraged global resources, reduced compliance costs and shared best practices.
Mass Mutual / Prudential NJ
Financial Professional October 2015-Present
Sales position for insurance and financial services. Required obtaining state and federal licenses for insurance and variable products.
Determine financial needs of customers, develop strategy, recommend solutions in their best interest
Partner with customers to implement solutions: insurance, financial services and investment products
Solicit new customers through approved techniques and methods
Service the insurance and investment needs of existing customers
Alcatel-Lucent / Murray Hill, NJ 2007-2015
Senior Director – EHS Corporate Office
Responsible for EHS Policy and global programs to cost effectively implement it
Lead a global team providing support for products, services and operations
Focus on Cost Effective Problem Solving
Participate in Compliance Audits globally
Interface with Senior Leadership to develop EHS strategy and objectives
Member of Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy Team
Member of SA8000 Steering Committee
Oversee Annual EHS Risk Assessment and identify future critical areas impacting company
External Board Member, Fairleigh Dickinson University – Institute for Sustainable Enterprise
Lucent Technologies / Murray Hill, NJ 1996-2006
Director / Sr. Manager - EHS Corporate Center
Directed global EHS teams supporting Product Development, Manufacturing, Installation, R&D, Sales, and Operations, in cost effectively deploying the EHS Policy and Company Requirements
Development and tracking of budgets ($10mil) and Performance Management for 60 people
Supervisor for Murray Hill Site EHS Team, implementing all EHS programs for Lucent’s Major R&D Facility, including new process EHS reviews
Interfaced with Governmental Regulators and Inspectors
Supervised/supported Product Eco-design Team covering energy efficiency, WEEE, RoHS, EU Reach, hazardous material content, recyclability
Development of tools/metrics, implementation, tracking progress for Design for Environment (DFE); Lifecycle Analysis/Sustainability metrics and pilot studies on leading products
Lead Remediation Team managing $100 million project reserves
Obtained 3rd Party Certification for world’s first ISO 14001 Environmental Management System with “Design for Environment” in Scope.
AT&T / Basking Ridge, NJ. 1988-1996
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff / Environmental Engineer - EHS Corporate Center
Supporting Western Electric Manufacturing sites globally
Established Global EHS Goals and infrastructure / reporting to meet them
oEliminating use of CFCs
oReducing Toxic air emissions over 95% - eliminated reporting
oReduced Waste generation by 25%
Provided direct support to EHS teams at manufacturing sites, site visits globally - including participating in audits, manufacturing line specific compliance projects, industry benchmarking, manufacturing process reviews, reviewing process changes.
Environmental Consulting Firms 1983-1988
Raritan Enviro Sciences / East Brunswick, NJ.
Environics, Inc. / Cranford, NJ.
NUS Corporation / Edison, NJ. - Field Investigation Subcontract to USEPA.
Leadership for Sustainability – Completed course/ business modeling through Fairleigh Dickenson - Institute for Sustainable Enterprise,
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – Completed ALU Training and written examination,
Lucent – Manufacturing Leadership Program,
Safety, Managerial, Quality & Leadership - Numerous internal courses
ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training – October 2017