VINCENT K. DAGRAVA
Midlothian, VA. 23112
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (30 years of experience in the EH&S Career Field)
Sabra Dipping Company, LLC. 2017– 2018
Safety Manager – Richmond, Virginia
Safety Department Head for 700 employees. Responsible for building corporate infrastructure associated with Safety Management and Medical Management. I had safety program management development reposibilitity for US (VA, CA, NY) and work with Mexico and Northern Europe . Additional responsibilities include management of budget and logistics for PPE and all Safety related materials and Uniform Services.
Mondelēz International, LLC. (aka NABISCO) 2016 – 2017
Safety, Security, Environmental, and Medical Services Manager – Richmond, Virginia
SSE Department Head for 600 employees (Union Site) who implemented itergrated lean six sigma management process to drive strategic initiatives from (1.50) in 2016 to (0.46) in 2017 TIR.
World Kitchen, LLC. (Corelle Dinnerware Manufacturing) 2015 – 2016
Safety, Security and Worker’s Compensation Manager – Corning, New York
Department Head for 600 employee site. We worked incident rates from 10.97 to 1.87 since start my start in 2015.
Armstrong World Industries, (Flooring Manufacturing) 2013 - 2015
Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Manager – Kankakee, Illinois
Led efforts to reduce recordable injury rate in 2013 from 2.74 down to 1.08 in 12 months.
Independent EHS Consultant at Innovia Films, Inc. (Chemical Industry) 2011 - 2013
Amsted Rail Corporation, Inc. (Griffin Wheel) (Steel Foundries) 2007 - 2011
Corporate Safety & Health Manager for the North American Wheel Manufacturing Division - North American Steel Foundry Train Wheel manufacturing locations, with about 1100 employees – union and non-union
Unified Executive Leadership around Safety Management Focus,
Organizational Platform: Plant Level, EHS Leadership, Process Operations, and Labor designed to offer a pro-active culture at all plant locations.
Teams drove incident rates down: 2007 (20.8) to (1.8) in 2011.
We integrated the traditional and behavioral based safety management systems to establish a proactive Injury Prevention Culture in the workplace.
Black & Decker Corporation (Power Tools Manufacturer) 1994 – 2004
Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Corporate Manager - US Power Tools Division (2002-2004)
Plant Manager, Hampstead, MD (2000-2003)
Environment, Health and Safety Manager, NE US Region (MD, SC, NC) (1998-2001)
Environment, Health, Safety and Security Manager, (Hampstead, MD) (1994-1998)
Environmental Technologies Group, Inc., Towson, MD 1990 - 1994
Environment, Health and Safety Manager
MILITARY EXPERIENCE (25 years – retired) (more information available in Military Autobiography)
Maryland Air National Guard 1990 - 2006
US Air Force (Active Duty) 1988 - 1990
Ohio Army National Guard 1983 - 1988
US Army (Active Duty) 1981 - 1983
MS – Environmental Science, University of Maryland 1991
BS – Chemistry, Kent State University 1988
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
American Society of Safety Engineers, professional membership
National Safety Council, professional membership
American Foundry Society: Professional Member & 10Q Committee Member
Certified Trainer, OSHA 10 & 30 Hour General Industry Course, OSHA Training Institute
Certified Powered Industrial Truck Train the Trainer Instructor, Safety Center Inc.
Certified DOT Regulatory and Hazardous Materials Specialist, HMAC
Certified Health Physicist, Health Physics Society (CHP) (expired)
Certified National Registered EMT (EMT-A)(EOA)(CRT), National Registry (expired)
Department of Defense (DOD) Security Clearance, Secret
Advanced Safety Certificate, National Safety Council (NSC)
Others available upon request
Doctors Without Borders (1990-2007) Baltimore, Maryland
PTC Angels Network ((2004-2007) Peach Tree City, GA.
Provided Medical Care and Resources to remote locations throughout the globe
Excellent computer, leadership, communication and presentation skills