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Manager Safety Officer

San Pedro, California, 90731, United States
May 23, 2018

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Los Angeles, CA 90731 email:

Professional Summary

Collaborative leader and results orientated professional with over 17 years’ experience as an Environmental, Health and Safety professional. Unique career combines EHS Management System development, dangerous goods logistics, facility management and global regulatory compliance expertise. This multi-disciplinary background provides for the development of continuous improvement based EHS programs that enhance production efforts while developing a safety-based culture. Notable achievements include;

EHS Program: Designed and implimented CODA Automotive’s EHS Department and Dangerous Goods logistics program. Achieved 100% compliance within one year. Worked with Chinese counterparts to develop Dangerous Goods packaging allowing Li-ion battery shipments to US, avoiding delays to production.

EHS Management Systems: Worked with Executive Management and department leads to successfully developed and implement Infineon’s ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems for U.S facilities under a Multi-Site Certificate issued by DNV-GL

Continuous Improvement: As a member of the L3 corporate audit team. Worked with site leaders to develop corrective action strategies utilizing the Lean / Six Sigma approach. Reduced non- conformances by 40% in two years.

EHS & Leadership Expertise

Program Management - Single site /

Multisite / International

Project management

Continuous Improvement

ISO 14001, 9001, OHSAS 18001

Industrial Hygiene

Regulatory Compliance – EPA, OSHA,


Change Management



Strategic Planning

Risk Assessment

Dangerous Goods / Hazmat logistics


Corrective Action Strategies

Department / Employee development

Emergency Response

Agency Interaction

Lean / Six Sigma / 6S

Certifications & Professional Development

DOT/IATA/IMDG certification

40-hour HAZWOPER certification

Greenbelt, Lean / Six Sigma

Lead Auditor – 14001

Certified Hazardous Materials Manager

Laser Safety Officer

Radiation Safety Officer

30-hour OSHA certification

First Aid / CPR certification

US EPA Region 9 Pollution Prevention


OSHA Emergency Preparedness and

Planning Accreditation

Environmental Professional Risk

Assessment Accreditation

Leadership and Excellence training

Honorable Discharge U.S. Army


525 S Grand Mobile: 213-***-****

Los Angeles, CA 90731 email:

Work History

Infineon Technologies; Department Head Business Continuity / Sustainability Continuity 2015- current Infineon Technologies is a semiconductor manufacturer and R&D company. As a supplier and chip developer for the automotive industry, Infineon maintains certification with IATF 16949:2016, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. In this role, I lead the North American EHS Division, covering 13 sites and 35 R&D labs. In addition to ensuring regulatory compliance, I oversee ISO certification at our umbrella facilities. During my tenure, Infineon has received no regulatory violations and successfully recertified three facilities. L3 Communications (IOS); Director EHS and Facilities 2013 - 2015 L3 IOS Division is a defense contractor specializing in precision manufacturing and optics. In this role, I managed 6 direct reports and was responsible for the Division’s regulatory compliance, auditing, L3 excellence (Lean / Six Sigma /6S) and ISO 14001 programs across 3 sites. As a result of this program, non-conformances were reduced by 40% over 2 years

SpaceX; Sr. Manager Environmental, Health and Safety 2012- 2013 SpaceX is an aerospace company specializing in the manufacture of rockets and spaceflight. In this role, I managed the EHS department at the company’s 5,000 employee headquarters and manufacturing facility. Utilizing 3 direct reports and 3 FTE staff members, the company received no regulatory violations and implemented a real-time metric system encompassing injury reporting and compliance requirements. CODA Electric; Sr. Manager, Environmental, Health and Safety 2009- 2012 CODA electric was an electric car manufacturer with a focus on the use and advancement of Li-ion technology. I began this role defending the Company from an FAA / DOT issued violation for illegal battery transportation. Successfully, bringing the company back into compliance, I went on to design and develop the Company’s EHS and hazardous material transportation programs in the US and supported CODA’s suppliers. Multiquip Inc.; Manager EHS, Facilities and Corporate Services 2004 - 2009 Multiquip specializes in the manufacture of light construction and power generation equipment. In this role, I lead the company’s EHS and Facilities department for 7 campuses (4 domestic, 3 international), in addition to ensuring compliance, I developed the company’s corporate auditing program under the ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001 systems to ensure a standardized methodology was used to meet EHS requirements. During my tenure, injury rates declined by 30%.


The Ohio State University 1994 - 1998

B.S. Environmental Science, minor in Horticulture

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