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Machine Operator Manager

Marion, Iowa, United States
June 30, 2019

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Koffi Gangba

**** ******* *****, **** ****, IA **240

319-***-**** /


Iowa State University Ames, Iowa

Bachelor of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering May 2007

Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, Iowa

AAS, Industrial Manufacturing May 2004


Waterloo General Market, Inc. Waterloo, IA

April 2017-Present


Managed hiring process, personnel work schedules and attendance procedures.

Planned weekly sales programs and trained new employees.

Managed payroll and budget.

Georgia-Pacific Camden, Texas

Facility Environmental Leader January 2016-Arpil 2017

Implemented robust compliance systems to ensure plant is compliant with NESHAP (40 CFR Part 60); RICE MACT and Boiler MACT regulatory requirements.

Prepared and submitted all Air Compliance Reports including Air Emission Inventory report, Title V Semi-annual and Annual Compliance reports, NESHAP report and SARA 311,312 and 313 reports.

Prepared air permit applications for new equipments to be installed.

Worked with and negotiated air permit conditions with regulatory agencies (TCEQ).

Worked with departmental engineering group to ensure proper pollution controls are in place to be in compliance with air permit requirements.

Served as Lead for air-related environmental contracting services including stack testing.

Managed air-related environmental projects with outside contractors.

Developed a working relationship and communicated on a regular basis with Environmental Agency regulators.

Reviewed new/updated air regulations and provides guidance/feedback to the Facility Manager Lead Team.

Worked with Production staff to ensure procedures and appropriate systems are in place to collect and record data required by permits.

Coordinated the development and implementation of an environmental compliance dashboard for critical environmental permit limits.

Actively involved in doing safety audits plant wide to ensure an injury-free work place and served on several safety committees.

Periodically audited hazardous waste shipment manifests prepared by the contractor prior to shipment to ensure compliance.

Provided Environmental training to new hires and also department specific environmental requirements training.

John Deere Waterloo, IA

Environmental Engineer July 2007-November 2015

Managed environmental program (Air, Water, Waste and EMS).

Worked closely with the plant management, engineering and environmental group in developing strategies and/or solutions to environmental issues.

Worked closely within facility engineering group to ensure environmental compliance of existing and/or new equipment.

Assisted in Title V and PSD permitting activities associated with the site.

Interacted with environmental consultants and/or regulatory agencies (IDNR).

Maintained a thorough knowledge of process unit operations and their respective emission control devices.

Maintained records or data files as supporting documents for historical or future permits.

Interacted with plant personnel to collect/verify routine data necessary for environmental reporting and record keeping requirements.

Identified environmental needs and requirements and ensured that such were considered in the installation of new equipments.

Served as lead on various environmental projects including, pollution prevention, pollution control and compliance testing.

Conducted internal audits for sister facilities.

Prepared and submitted environmental reports for the site - Title V Semi and Annual Compliance Reports, Air Emission Inventory report, SARA 311,312, 313 reports, and Water reports including the DMR reports.

Managed Storm Water Pollution Prevention and Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SWPPP and SPCC).

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (Wastewater Construction Permit Section) Des Moines, IA

Part-time Student November 2005- June 2007

Performed technical review of construction plans and specifications.

Assisted in issuance of construction permits and variances.

Verified conformance of design requirements with federal and state regulations and standards.

Precision Machine Story City, IA

Machine Operator August 2005–August 2006

Operated CNC machines


Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Speaks both English and French Languages

Hazmat training.

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