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EHS Manager

Location:
Snellville, GA
Salary:
90k-110k
Posted:
October 29, 2018

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GABRIEL LANEY

**** ***** **** ***** *****: 678-***-****, Mobile: 803-***-****

Snellville, Georgia 30039 Email: ac7jla@r.postjobfree.com

Profile: Environmental Health and Safety Manager with combination of progressively increasing responsibility and experience in the areas of implementation, management and supervision of safety and environmental processes. Significant accomplishments include four plant start-ups, implementation and site development of safety practices, procedures and EHS teams. Managed remediation projects associated with company cost savings. Strong: analytical, organizational and communication skills. Confident, committed and focused on successful completion of projects and assignments.

Professional Experience:

Golden State Foods, Opelika, Al 2017 to Present

A new Beef Processing Plant

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Responsibilities includes: Developing and implementing environmental, health and safety strategies, processes and procedures for a start up to 24-7 Beef Processing Plant. Ensuring environmental compliance through administration of the facility Environmental Management System including wastewater operations. As well as ensuring compliance with state, federal and corporate policies, when forming teams to develop written machine/area specific procedures and work instructions,

Develops, plans, and conducts safety meetings and training programs including the ammonia plant PSM and ERP

Identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and develop practices and programs to correct or reduce occurrences

Develops and maintains the facility Environmental Management System in accordance with ISO 14001 standards

Oversees the wastewater operations to ensure compliance with any required permits/other legal requirements

Processes workers’ compensation claims including contact with doctors, insurers, lawyers, and employees

Investigates and responds to employee complaints, unemployment claims, and workers’ compensation

Reviews company accident statistics and recommends corrections to improve overall employee health and safety

Investigates and reports on serious injuries occurring to line or staff employees and maintains the OSHA 300 log

Adheres to food safety, quality and legal compliance including environmental compliance

Delegate responsibilities as outlined in the Crisis Communications and Management Guide in the event of a crisis

Kumho Tire Georgia, Macon, GA 2015 to 2017

450M Tire Manufacturer

Environmental Health and Safety Director

Responsibilities included: Department manager with seven direct reports. We developed and implement environmental, health and safety strategies, processes and procedures for a start up to 24-7 tire factory. As well as ensuring compliance with state, federal and corporate policies, when forming teams to develop written machine/area specific procedures and work instructions,

Directed, developed, and managed all environmental, health and safety policies and procedures

Ensured that environmental policy and procedure manuals are available and updated at all times

Ensured compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations

Kept abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization

Ensured projects are completed on time and within budget

Hosted all Regulatory audits

Created functional strategies and specific objectives for department budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure

Provided programs that ensure a safe and environmental sound workplace including safety orientations, skill training, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, hazardous material disposal procedures, and the use of protective equipment.

Develops a systemic process to collect data and analyze the causes of accidents and generate required reporting

Implements initiatives to reduce and prevent accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to long-term health hazards

Lehigh Technologies, Tucker, GA 2014 to 2015

$10B,taking end of life tires turning them into micronized rubber powder a to be used in products like: asphalt, construction materials, industrial rubber, plastics, polyurethanes and tires.

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Responsibilities included: Department manager with one direct report. I develop and implement environmental, health and safety strategies, processes and procedures to build a world class EHS organization. As well as ensuring compliance with state, federal and corporate policies.

Developed and implemented preventive maintenance procedures and schedules for EHS compliance programs and report

Investigated environmental and safety incidents and recommend disciplinary action

Identified EHS risk and drove the corrective action to eliminate that risk

Drove root cause analysis and engineering controls to mitigate injuries and near misses

Developed, implemented and performed GAP Analysis to manage EHS policies and procedures to ensure compliance

Functioned as the emergency coordinator directing the activity of all emergency response teams

Performed Trend Analysis on EHS parameters

Developed, implement and facilitate Process Hazard Analysis

Performed annual ISO 14001 review of environmental programs

Managed a plant wide fire alarm system installation project

Managed a waste water cost reduction project

Tyson Foods Inc., Dawson GA 2012-2014

$34,374M Global Processor of beef, pork & poultry,

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Responsibilities included: Department head managing a department of 17 team members with three direct report two of which are salaried. Revamping, implementing and managing the health and safety processes associated with maintaining compliance with state, federal and corporate policies. As well as maintaining all environmental permit requirements.

Managed the Waste Water Supervisor and his 12 direct reports, including three Waste Water Operator

Managed three nurses who coordinated the “Return to Work Program” and Worker’s Compensation

Directed the activity and training as the incident Commander for the on-site hazmat team

Directed the activity and training as the Fire Chief for the on-site Fire Fighting/ First Aide Responders

Facilitator for the Site EHS Committee

Developed &Train Safety Committee: Facility Inspection and Audits

Coordinated Plant Incentive and Awards program

Performed Annual Review of safety and environmental programs

Covidien Medical Supplies Company, Camden, SC 2008- 2012

$10B Global Healthcare Products

EH&S Coordinator

I was the sole person on site with the responsibility of implementing, training and maintaining environmental, health and safety compliance processes.

American SpiralWeld Pipe Company LLC, Columbia, SC 2003- 2008

$ 400 M Spiral Welded Large Diameter Pipe Manufacture

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Responsibilities include: revamping, implementing and managing the health and safety processes associated with maintaining compliance with state, federal and corporate policies. As well as maintaining all environmental permit requirements.

Reviewed and edited site specific written safety programs

Managed site Return to Work Program.

Attended all formal and informal, Worker’s Compensation hearings

Developed implemented and reviewed the site’s Emergency Action Plan

Coordinated training for Emergency Response Teams: Fire Fighting, First Aide Response and Hazmat

Facilitator for the Site Safety Committee

Set-up Plant Incentive and Awards program

Performed Annual Review of safety and environmental programs

Master Food Inc., Columbia, SC

$250 M Pet Food industry and Division of Master Foods USA, a Mars Inc. company. 1997-2002

Safety /Environmental Technician

Responsibilities include implementing a proactive, safety and environmental process associated with maintaining compliance with state, federal and corporate policies.

Developed and implemented site specific written safety programs during plant start-up

Managed site safety for 300 contractors during plant start-up without any LTA’s

Designed the facilities’ Emergency Response Vehicle

Prepared and Implemented all New Employee Safety Awareness Training

Developed, implemented and reviewed the site’s Emergency Action Plan

Coordinated training for Emergency Response Teams: Fire Fighting, First Aide Response and Hazmat

Preside and serve as facilitator for the Safety Committee

Trained Safety Committee: Facility Inspection and Audits, Safety Awareness Training and Incident Investigations

Initiate safety repairs and corrective actions

Set-up Plant Incentive and Awards program

Initiate Project Safety Review

Perform Annual Review of safety and environmental programs

Union Camp Corporation, Eastover, SC 1994-1997

$214 M manufacturer of fine paper from pulpwood.

Environmental Engineering Technician / Program Manager

Responsible for implementing, training and maintaining environmental compliance processes

Managed the hazardous waste and used oil programs

Planned and Managed environmental clean-up projects

Trained hazardous waste generators and material handlers

Scheduled hazardous waste shipments

Conducted waste/recycle vendor audits

Led and performed stack testing for air emitting sources

Performed sampling for NPDES and Coal programs

Performed BOD analysis

Arcadia Chemical Inc., Columbia, SC 1993-1994

$1M distributor of waste water treatment chemicals and janitorial supplies

Industrial Chemical Salesman

Established and reestablished, clients for the purchase of industrial waste water chemicals.

Sold water & waste water treatment chemicals

Researched chemicals for process usage and examined processes for chemical usage & technology

Ordered and priced chemicals for sale

Performed duties pertaining to customer service

Nan Ya Plastics Corporation America, Lake City, SC 1991-1993

$300 M manufacturer of synthetic fibers and cotton from chemical raw ingredients.

QC/Chemical Analysis Supervisor

Supervised 37 physical and 14 chemical Analyst performing inline quality control checks.

Received three months training in Taiwan

Designed, laid-out and supervised the installation of laboratory benches & Analytical equipment

Interviewed, trained and hired 526 operators through the South Carolina Special Schools Program.

Supervised 51 QC Analyst & 4 Assistant Supervisors during plant start-up

Structured maintenance, waste disposal and chemical hygiene programs for the chemical lab

Supervised the chemical hygiene & daily task of 14 chemical analyst

Correlated analytical results & made process change recommendations based on my comparisons

United States Pollution Control, Inc. (USPCI), Tucker, GA 1988-1991

$20 M company that decontaminated transformers containing PCBs. The recycled oil was sold as fuel.

Facility Safety/Chemical Hygiene Officer

Supervised and trained 34 employees on the safety of handling hazardous waste in drums & tankers

Senior Operations Engineer

Supervised 2-Chemical Analyst & 2-Technicians

Maintained upkeep on process & analytical equipment, and performed all PCB analysis

Supervised & executed the loading, unloading, storing, transferring & dechlorinating of PCB Oil

Examined manifest for proper D.O.T. requirements and tracked each waste stream regulated by TSCA

Education:

Bachelors of Science, Process Engineering Technology Savannah, GA

Savannah State University

Certifications:

OSHA 40 Hours Hazwoper, American Red Cross Certified Trainer, First Aid, CPR & AED, Forklift Trainer, and Aerial Lift Trainer

Training: OSHA 501 Trainer, OSHA 300 Record Keeping, Incipient Fire Brigade, Identification of Regulated Hazardous Waste, Complete Compliance, Hazardous Waste Management, Intermediate RCRA Regulatory Training, Basics of Total Quality Management, and Train the Instructor. Microsoft: Word, Excel and Power Point.



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