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Quality Assurance Safety Officer

Location:
Douala, Littoral, Cameroon
Posted:
June 28, 2014

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DAVID VEFINGO MATIKKE

BONJONGO VILLAGE

FAKO SWR

Ph. +237-****-****

e mail: acerse@r.postjobfree.com

QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS

Master of Science – Environmental Health (Environmental Engineering)

EAST TENN. STATE University (USA)

Bachelor of Science Chemistry

BEREA COLLEGE (USA)

Associate Diploma – Environmental Health and Safety

GOVERNMENT INSTITUTE

Washington DC (USA)

ADDITIONAL AREAS OF CERTIFICATION / EXPERTISE

Emergency Response Coordinator

Certified Hazardous materials Handler

Certifiable Safety officer

Radiation Safety Officer

Personal Protective Equipment Specialist

Environmental impact assessment consultant

Chemistry Lab instrumentalist.

Blood Borne Pathogens Specialist

Respiratory protection specialist

Certifiable Industrial Hygienist

Quality Assurance Inspector

Ergonomist

National Certified Investigator (FBI USA)

Hearing Conservation Specialist.

Global GAP consultant Certifiable

PUBLICATIONS:

CDC Health Safety and Environment Assessment Manual

CDC Ergonomics Handbook

CDC Health and safety Manual

CDC Environmental Manual

CDC (Banana Expansion Project) Global Gap Manual

CDC Total Quality Management Manual

INTER PERSONAL SKILLS

Ability to develop and present complicated HSE plans and issues to non experts

in the subject

Excellent written and communication skills

Proficient in English and understands French

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2011 2014 Consultant Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) and

Global Gap Certification .

General consultancy in HSE in the Agro Industrial sector. Managed

the conceptualization and implementation of HSE functions. Held and convened

numerous HSE training seminars for both train the trainers and general labour force .

Implemented Quality assurance programs in the Banana sector.

2008 2011 Director Operations Research and Industrial Safety

Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC)

BOTA – LIMBE. ( CAMEROON )

Corporate wide responsibility for Health Safety and Environment

(HSE) oversight, programs and policy . Managed the

implementation and administration of HSE in the Rubber, Palm

Rubber sector.. Provided strategic and operational support as

member of the top management team for a sustainable

environmentally responsible corporation. Primary source of

environmental policies, expertise, guidance, and direction . Chief

contact person for the National Disaster Program and Corporate

liaison with government on all HSEl related matters. Organized and

effected all training seminars . Introduced Train the Trainer concept

in CDC .Supervises all annual HSE audits as mandated by OSHA

18000 and ISO 14001 . Conducted Risk analysis using performance

information to determine HSE concerns . Developed and provided

corporate wide training (22000 employees) for HSE requirement.

Advised on HSE Risk, cost, and legislative compliance due to

corporate activities. In charge of quality assurance in the Plant

Groups.

GLOBAL GAP MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Designed, conceptualized and implemented Global Gap Certification

Less than one year of Banana Production operation. Responsible for Health, Safety and

Environment as mandated by the Global Gap Certification Standard. Prepared both the

Global Gap and Quality manual for the Banana Group. Carried out all SHE training .

2007 2008: OPERATIONS RESEARCH MANAGER (CDC)

BOTA LIMBE. (CAMEROON)

Conceptualized and implemented various methodologies to improve

efficiency. Designed the new fuel distribution system in CDC.

Implemented new vehicle fleet control system.

In charge of Health safety and environmental program for the

corporation .

2006 – 2007 Attaché to Director, Technical Services

CDC Tiko. (CAMEROON)

Responsible for ensuring effectiveness of multi faceted functions of

technical service department. In charge of engineering related

operations including Civil, mechanical, electrical and electronic

engineering. Developed standard operating procedures for various

operations. Created HSE committees for the Technical service dept.

of CDC . Performed all HSE training. Particularly the LOCK OUT

TAG OUT program.

2004 2005 Director Plan and Development

CDC – BOTA LIMBE (CAMEROON)

Conceptualized and developed CDC 5 year development Plan 2005

2009. Responsible for feasibility studies for various projects.

Synthesized production reports for management to help plan for

future operation.

Responsible for health, safety and environment for over 22000

workers. Performed all training in house.

2002 2004 Development Manager

CDC – Bota Limbe. (CAMEROON)

Responsible for all new development including replanting of old

palms and Rubber farms . Responsible for all feasibility studies prior

to any New projects and Expansion.

Experience Senior Environmental Engineer

1998 2002 BBA Nonwoven

Old Hickory, TN 37138 (USA)

Responsible for ensuring compliance with all government regulations

pertaining to Health Safety and Environment as mandated by The

USA occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and The

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Responsible for

identification and quantification of health hazards. Reviewed, wrote,

and implemented pollution control, solid waste minimization, storm

water discharge and hazardous waste elimination program.

Asbestos Abatement and Emergency Response coordinator.

Conducted all safety training

.

1992 1998 Senior Industrial Hygienists ( safety officer)

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (USA)

Enforced occupational health and safety laws and regulations

(OSHA). Recognized, evaluated and recommended abatement

requirements for identified occupationally related health and safety

hazards in both public and private sectors. Lead member of the

Accident Investigation team for occupational related fatalities and

accidents.

1987 1988 Sanitarian/Health Officer

Virginia Dept. Of Health

Norfolk, VA. (USA)

Enforced laws of the National Shellfish Sanitation Program

administered by the Food and Drug Administration. Performed

bacteriological analysis to determine safety of shellfish products.

Sampled effluents from manufacturing and commercial processes to

prevent chemical contamination of surface and ground water.

1985 1987 Laboratory Technician/Chemist

East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN (USA)

Performed analytical and microbiological EPA, mandated analysis on

water samples from municipal and industrial sources to determine

compliance with various regulations. Performed field sampling of

contaminated soil, surface and ground water as mandated by the

EPA

1984 1985 Industrial Hygienist.

McCoy and McCoy Environmental Consultants

Lexington, KY (USA)

Supervised Asbestos abatement projects. Responsible for worker

safety and project integrity in accordance with OSHA, NESHAP and

EPA regulations. Performed air monitoring to determine employee

exposure to asbestos and post abatement sampling to determine

complete abatement.

1984 Laboratory Technician

Lexington City Government Sewage Treatment Plant

Lexington, KY (USA).

Collected water samples from industry effluent to determine

compliance with EPA permits. Conducted a variety of waste water

bacteriological and chemical analysis procedures. Maintained

laboratory instrumentation.



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