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EHS/RISK MANAGEMENT

Location:
Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
December 05, 2017

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STEVEN M. PROSSER

**** ** ********** ****. ********* (252-***-****)

Greenville, North Carolina 27858 Personal Email: aczep9@r.postjobfree.com

SENIOR LEVEL MANAGEMENT

Experience in Corporate Management and Administration, Food Production and Logistics,

Industrial Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Plant Operation Manufacturing,

Human Resources Management, Environmental, Health and Safety Management, Healthcare Management,

Plastics and Injection Molding Manufacturing, Construction Manufacturing, Chemical Manufacturing, Logistics Warehousing and Storage Management, Transportation/Rail/Truck Transportation, Automotive Safety Management,

Food Health & Sanitation Inspector/Environmental & Safety Auditing Inspector

Public and Private Companies/Fortune 100 International Companies/

Global Influence/High Growth and Established Companies/

World Class Leadership in Environmental Safety and Health Programs

CORE PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE

Human Resources Management Project Planning and Development Health and Safety Management

Multi-Unit Management Risk Management and Control Customer Relations and Satisfaction

Environmental Management Vendor Sourcing and Supply Facility Management

Team Building Management Transportation Safety Management Lean Manufacturing Management

Chemical Management Construction Management Statistical Management

Compensation Management Employee Benefits Management Conflict Resolution Management

Loss Prevention Management Policy Management Workers Compensation Management

Air Quality Permitting Hazard and Special Waste Management NFPA Regulations Management

Ergonomic Management PSM Installation Industrial Hygiene Management

DOT Management OSHA Program Management MSHA Program Management

RCRA Program Management FDA Program Management BST Program Management

ASTM Program Management NESC Program Management Special Waste Management

Kaizen Management 6S Management Program Procedure Writing Management

Security Management ISO9000/18001 Implementation Lab Safety Program Management

Safety Staff Management SOP Developmental Management Driver Training Course Management

Contract Management Vehicle Tracking Management Advanced Incident Management

Drug Safety Management Project Management Construction Contractor Management

Waste Landfill Management Maintenance Management Warehousing Management

Fleet Safety Management Facilitator/Training Management Facility Auditing Management

Railcar Safety Management Vehicle Transportation Management Dupont STOP Program

VPP Program Management Six Sigma Program Pulse Program

Customer Program Management ISO 14000 Environmental Standards Serv-Safe Management

Food Quality Auditing GAMP5- Life Cycle Management Food Cost Reduction Programs

Logistical Management Safe2Safer Program Behavioral Safety Management

Safety Risk Management Risk Management Plans Safety Assessment Audits

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

CESM – Carolina Environmental Safety Management - Headquartered in Greenville, North Carolina

CEO/President/Founder 2017 - Present

A full service company that is experienced in Environmental, Health and Safety Auditing & Consulting Group working for Fortune 500 Companies across the United States. The auditors are experienced in food production and logistics, industrial manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, plant operation manufacturing, healthcare management, plastics and injection manufacturing, construction manufacturing, chemical manufacturing, logistics warehousing and storage management, transportation/rail road/truck transportation, automotive safety management and food health inspections.

ARAMARK – Headquartered in Philadelphia

Business and Industry/Fleet Services – (US) Safety Director 2011 – 2016

Responsibilities include providing day to day oversight of regional and field operations for the United States as it relates to control of food quality, injury prevention, safety, regulatory compliance, truck and transportation, liability programs and claims management at every commissary and warehouse across the US Amtrak- North American Business Unit.

This position is also the Senior Sponsor/Director for the Journey2Zero Program and the Behavior Based Safety Program and 6 Sigma Program, which includes the development and implementation of the effective programs promoting and encouraging safe behaviors that eliminate employee risk, exposures, and injuries which lead to positive outcome.

Oversaw all aspects of Quality Food Management System (“QMS”) audits, Aramark Safety Health and Environmental audits including food quality, risk assessment, audit planning, execution and reporting. Ensure company products and facilities are in compliance with internal operating procedures, rules, regulations and principles in areas of Quality, Social Responsibility and EHS. Lead and manage team of audit specialists in carrying out fast moving audit program, identify risk and improvement areas in the full lifecycle of QFMS audit process.

Partner with various departments or parties to discuss audit issues and any business impact of findings and management action items. Take timely Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs) to provide quality audit deliverables. Responsible for all audit related analysis and management reporting. Drive audit projects by inspiring and motivating the team members while ensuring a timely completion and encourage continuous improvement of team’s technical skills to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

Additional responsibilities are to provide leadership to all districts and commissaries in the implementation of railroad safety programs such as safe train loading, sanitation and food quality audits, general safety audits, partnering with the engineering teams in the building and installation of special design equipment for loading trains, ergonomic equipment for commissaries, warehouse stocking, transporting of goods from warehouses to trains.

Ensures company rail safety training is in compliance with FRA standards and private railroads in new hire orientation. Oversees the compilation of safety performance data and approves safety reports for distribution. Manages the certification and re-certification process, including bi-annual testing requirements in orientation, and vehicle safety when serving trains. Analyzes safety concerns and determines the best solutions for all stakeholders.

Oversees training, rules, and safety and operational training goals, and develops and delivers training programs. This position helps drive the evolution of the company's safety culture by ensuring rail safety training and programs align with the company's mission, vision and goals.

This also includes the administration of health, safety, and transportation programs as well as providing support in OSHA,

EPD, DOT, FDA, and FRA standards compliance. This position frequently interfaces with District and General Managers and

provides direction and support regarding food safety standards and preparation.

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Operations of Logistics Services and has two dotted line reports East

and West Safety Leaders.

Significant Achievements Included:

* 48% reduction improvement in OSHA Injury Frequency Rate based over a 5 year period.

* Develop two separate databases for tracking safety contacts and observations.

* Setup and implemented the first company Behavior Based Safety Process called BST.

* Implemented a 6S Standardization Program across the United States which led to the reduction of Safety and Environmental risk.

* Recognized by the President of Business and Industry and the Business and Industry HR Director for providing safety

support and leadership in new business start-up at the U.S. Kohl's Account.

* Presented with an “Encore Success Award” in 2015 for supporting the Amtrak contract renewal.

* Developed and wrote a Safety Program called "Journey2Zero" in 2016. This new program will support operations in reducing

incidents in 2016. Currently the program is in process and was kicked off on January 2016.

* Supported the General Motors Automotive Accounts by providing corporate audits and root cause analysis. This helped in the

renewal of the Aramark contract with General Motors.

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANT – DSM PHARMACEUTICAL - Headquartered in Greenville, North Carolina

SHE/HR Site Services - Safety Engineer II/Industrial Hygienist/Human Resources 2010 – 2011

Responsibilities for this position included the creation and management of special projects as assigned by the Corporate Safety, Health and Environmental Director. The position had several avenues of responsibilities. This position combined the job positions of Safety Manager, Industrial Hygienist Position and Human Resources Support.

The Safety Manager components of this position were responsible for providing expert leadership to the facility team and to ensure regulatory compliance which met all OSHA and FDA with additional European Standards. This position worked with the team to implement the "Total Quality and Safety Compliance Culture Program" and using aspects of GAMP5 thus ensuring products and processes are clear; approach the life cycle of systems from a quality system; make the activities of the lifecycle scalable; apply scientifically risk management; reuse as much knowledge from suppliers as possible.

This position was responsible for the development and revision of operating standards along with utilizing tools such as DuPont STOP Program, ergonomic assessments, process hazard analysis, risk assessments, and root cause analysis. During this time, 22 pharmaceutical programs were built and assessed to assist in the preparation of the upcoming European ISO Audit.

Occupational Hygienists responsibilities of the position included the identification and assessment of health hazards in the workplace as it pertains to chemical, physical and biological agents which may have an effect on the health of the workforce. This position also reviewed the MSDS's to ensure accordance with to the cauterization process and ensured that employees were safe to enter the drug make-down preparation booths.

The Human Resources responsibilities of the position included working with Department Leaders and assessing job/position descriptions and building physical and environmental job demands for each job/position. A data base was also built to house these job/description and job demands assessments. This allowed Departmental Leaders to access the control documents as needed.

Additional responsibilities included supporting the team in the administration of health, safety, and transportation programs as well as providing support in OSHA, EPD, and FDA standards compliance.

This contractor safety position frequently interfaced with Department Managers and provided direction and support regarding safety standards and preparation. This position reported directly to the facilities Director of Safety.

Significant Achievements Included:

* Developed the physical and environmental job demands project working with Human Resources.

* Implementation of a new facility ergonomics program that minimized incidents dealing with ergonomic issues.

* Wrote a paper on Legionaries Disease for Operation Safety Department.

* Administered a facility study on lighting that addressed ergonomic issues and energy concerns.

* Prepared the facility for a "COA Audit. This audit measures compliance with the European Corporate Standards.

* Set up the first Ergonomics Safety Training Program for associates at the plant location.

* Partnered with Plant Safety Director to build a document retention program.

* Created a compliance program for lift, jacks and personal transportation carts.

* Reviewed/Audited 22 pharmaceutical safety programs that improved overall safety for the upcoming ISO Audit.

NOEL GROUP, LLC – Headquartered in Zebulon, North Carolina

Companies –Nomaco - Insulation, Custom Solutions, Home Furnishing, Focal Point and Spongex Divisions

Corporate EHS/HR/Maintenance Group Team - Environmental Health and Safety Specialist 2008 – 2010

Responsibilities of this position included the management and improvement of safety and environmental programs, standard operating procedures, and work instructions. This position also included providing day to day oversight of the operations of three manufacturing facilities as it related to the control of injury prevention, safety, regulatory compliance, liability programs and claims management, environmental systems, and continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS), the sample and transportation of isobutene finished products.

The position managed all technical requirements and approved analytical techniques for continuous emission monitoring systems found in 40 CFR (Protection of the Environment) part 60 and 40 CFR part 75. Development of shipping plans based on the USEPA's regulatory authority in 40 CFR, sampling and monitoring of shipment capabilities as it pertains to the CEMS of isobutene gas in truck shipments.

The position managed all special waste which was a direct result of the industrial process or from the removal of contaminants(s) from the air, water or land. The position was also responsible for the management of any solid waste from a non-residential source which included, but not limited to, any of the following: industrial process waste; pollution control residues; sludge, residue, debris, and articles form the cleanup of a spill or release of materials as defined in Part 40 CFR regulations. This included the administration of health, safety, and transportation programs as well as providing support in OSHA, EPD, DOT, standards compliance.

This position reported to the VP of Human Resources and had a direct report who served the department as an EHS Technician.

Significant Achievements Included:

* Implemented the Stephen Covey Program that developed leaders in the company and helped the team reach a

5 Year “No Lost Time/incident Free Goal.

* Developed an Environmental Health and Safety Program for the four plant operation in Tarboro, North Carolina.

* Implemented the first computer based safety program that allowed employees to attend OSHA required training 24/7

during operations hours.

* Responsible for the oversight of the chemical storage tank facility that made the plasticides for the injected moldings.

* Installed a "large hazardous waste program" at the facility for handling special waste.

* Implemented the first Process Safety Management - PSM Program which included Process Hazard Analysis - PHA,

Change Management - MOC, Job Safety Analysis – JSA, Industrial Hygiene - IH, and Ergonomic Program.

HOWARD SHEPPARD INCORPORATED – Corporate Office - Sandersville, Georgia

Corporate Director of Safety, Health and Environmental 2005 – 2007

Responsibilities of this position included the planning, development, and implementation of the first safety, health and environmental department for the company. The position oversaw the development of all EHS Programs for 6 Trucking Companies and the 37 open-pit mine operations which supplied equipment for mining of kaolin material. Responsibilities of this position was to direct the environmental, health and safety responsibilities for the 423 full time associates, 127 owner operator fleet drivers and office staff.

The primary objective of this position was to provide "expert leadership" in the implementation, creation and installation of the company’s first "Safety Program". This position was responsible for a seven member safety staff which provided support and leadership to the various tiers of the company. Other objectives included the management of the overall mining/milling and manufacturing operations as it pertained to safety, along with the development and implementation of MSHA Part 46 and 48 along with OSHA Programs. Position responsibilities also included the administration of corporate health, safety and transportation programs as well as OSHA, EPD, MSHA, EPA, DOT, Haz-Mat and compliance.

The position frequently interfaced with other Department Vice Presidents, Hauling Company Managers, Mining Field Managers, and Maintenance Managers and provided direction and support to their departments regarding safety standards.

This position reported to the CEO and President of the company and with seven direct reports who were Safety Managers, Safety Trainers, Safety Coordinators and Mining and Highway Monitors.

Significant Achievements Included:

* Implemented and staffed the first large "Corporate Safety Department" inside the company in 2005. This new department staffed

seven safety professionals as direct reports to the Corporate Director of Safety, Health and Environmental. The department focused

on safety, health and environmental compliance. In 2006 the company celebrated a reduction in employee incidents and enable the

company to celebrate a 40% reduction in injuries over a two year period of time. This was due to better hiring practices, employee

training and incident investigation. This success enable the company to obtain lower insurance rates.

* Implemented the first Environmental Compliance and Water Recovery Program. This program provided a significant savings in the

cleaning and washing of trucks.

* Responsible for the management of the chemical injection system which controlled the ph. balance of the waste water for the

Water Recovery System.

WASTE MANAGEMENT INCORPORATED – Market Area Office - Elgin, South Carolina

Market Area Health & Safety Manager 2001 – 2005

Responsibilities of this position included the directing of the health and safety of 23 Hauling Companies, 8 Landfills, 10Transfer Stations, and 22 Recycle Centers. The primary ongoing objectives were to manage the safety programs and compliance at multiple sites, complying with State and Federal programs. This Market Area Territory responsibility covered Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia locations. Promoted from a Division Health and Safety Manager in 2001 to a Market Area Health and Safety Manager in 2002.

The position supported the initiatives in the development of the program called Mission2Zero. This program was created to build a robust 80 hour safety training program for drivers, landfill employees and maintenance technicians. This program led to great corporate success in the areas such as reducing incidents over 60% and later implementation of the OSHA VPP Program and the STAR Programs throughout the United States.

This position was responsible for the direct oversight of the safety program with dotted line responsibility of 22 Managers, 26 Route Managers, and 11 Site Managers and in the implementation of yearly, monthly and daily safety functions throughout the Market Area. Responsibilities of this position also included the administration of corporate health, safety and transportation programs as well as OSHA, MSHA, EPD, DOT, Haz-Mat and compliance.

This position reported to the Southern Regions Market Area Manager with a dotted line to the Safety and Risk VP of Corporate Safety in Houston, Texas.

Significant Achievements Included:

* Developed, implemented and maintained a Safety and Health Management Program (IIPP Plan) for the Market Area.

* Created a Safety and Health auditing program for landfills, truck companies and convenience locations.

* Corporate member of the Corporate/Market Area Mission2Zero (M2Z) Developmental and Installation Team.

UNIMIN INTERNATIONAL – Operations In Lugoff, South Carolina

Production/Shipping/Safety Manager 2000 – 2001

Responsibilities of this position included production capability, quality, planning, scheduling, purchasing, organizing, development, and the direction of the overall operations for the plant facility, mine and safety department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing the facility. This position directed the activities of 25 direct reports. These reports were mill operators, scale operators, lead persons, lab and safety technicians, mining and production equipment operators.

This position effectively lead and managed all safety and production aspects of sand and ground silica operation pit development, quality and control functions. Additional duties included budgeting and cost control, environmental/safety auditing, ensuring compliance with company mandated safety and environmental policies, programs and guidelines as well as regulatory compliance as it pertains to mining. Additional responsibility was to lead the facility to a 20 year accident and injury free "no lost time goal" that allowed the facility to be recognized as the "leader in the Corporate's Safety Program."

Oversaw the scheduling of train car distribution and placement along with the safe loading of train hopper cars with specialty products. Maintained the maintenance program for the company’s private tracks. Ensures company rail safety training is in compliance with FRA standards and private railroads in new hire orientation. Analyzes safety concerns and determines the best solutions for all stakeholders.

Establish training, rules, and safety and operational training goals and develops and delivers training programs. This position helps drive the evolution of the company's safety culture by ensuring rail safety training and programs align with the company's mission, vision and goals.

Other objectives included managing overall mining/milling, chemical and manufacturing operations, along with the development and implementation of implementation of Part 46 and managing the production payroll and budgeting process for the production operations. Other objectives included the management of the overall mining/milling and manufacturing operations as it pertained to safety, along with the development and implementation of MSHA Part 46 and 48 along with OSHA Programs.

Position responsibilities also included the administration of corporate health, safety and transportation programs as well as OSHA, EPD, MSHA, EPA, DOT, Haz-Mat and compliance. The position frequently interfaced with other Department Vice Presidents, Transfer/Hauling Company Managers, Mining Field Managers, and Maintenance Managers and provided direction and support to their departments regarding safety standards.

This position reported to the Plant Manager with a dotted line to the VP of Corporate Safety and Environmental and has 21 mining production and warehouse reports.

Significant Achievements Included:

* Lead the company in reaching a 20 Year incident and injury free goal.

* Flotation Project was to achieved process production record for the highest quality achievement in chemical flotation brightness

and mineral production at the facility. This was accomplished by provide expert leadership in the implementation of a new

flotation program which set a production record for the company.

* Built a Part 46 MSHA Mining Program for the facility that was recognized by the Environmental, Safety and Health Vice President

of the company.

IMERY’S - ENGLISH CHINA CLAYS INCORPORATED – Americas Corporate Office, Sandersville, Georgia

Corporate Human Resource Training Manager 1981 – 1999 (19 years)

Responsibilities for this position included planning, scheduling, development and implementation of the overall human resources training programs for 1100 employees at the Middle Georgia Production Operations. This position directed the Corporate Trainer-The-Trainer Training Certification Program.

Additional responsibilities of this position included facilitating training courses and driving participation to achieve budget goals, updating current training materials and supplies to reflect changes in laws, company processes & policies, and business needs, assessing company-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies suitable training solutions for salaried and hourly associates.

Developed and implemented effective training materials ensured consistent and effective implementation of learning & development platforms across the organization. Partnered with subject matter experts to drive innovative training solutions which impact business metrics and organizational effectiveness, planned and promoted monthly training curriculum based on fiscal year strategy to meet or exceed the budget.

Managed logistics and communications for each training course by acting as a scheduling facilitator while developing reporting tool to track training metrics and results, evaluated program effectiveness arranging on-the-job training for new hires, evaluation of instructor performance and effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for training improvement, develop testing and evaluation procedures, conduct and arrange for ongoing technical training and personal development classes for team members.

Identified suitable training solutions for salaried and hourly associates, implemented learning & development platforms across the organization which met all requirement under MSHA Part 46 and 48 along with OSHA Programs. Ensures company rail safety training is in compliance with FRA standards and private railroads in new hire orientation.

During the 19 years of service to the company, over 21 key different operational positions in manufacturing and railroad operations were held that led to the promotion and creation of a position called Human Resource Training Manager. This position reported to the Americas Human Resources Manager with dotted line to the VP of Corporate Training Human Resources.

Significant Achievement Included:

* Implemented Corporate Wide HR Training Program, staffed 27 Lead Trainers, and 106 On-The-Job Trainers. This was the first

formalized training program implemented by the company that met

* Developed a Production Procedure and Work Instruction Program that help led to the "Certification of ISO9000" and allowed kaolin

sales to expand to European markets.

* Developed a 5 Year Training Plan for the Organization that developed training plans for over 1100 employees career planning.

* Began career as an hourly employee and served as an manufacturing and chemical operator in all 21 hourly production positions,

Shift Foreman, Day Manager, and Construction Manager.

* After successfully running all operator positions, was promoted to a day manager over plant/chemical operations. Later in

the career was promoted to a Corporate Human Resource Training Manager and setup/coordinated training plans for 1100

employees at the production plant.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

English China Clays Accomplishments

Received a corporate recognition award for substantial cost savings in an engineering project.

Received a team development award for the creation of a new specialty product in calcination development.

Received the ECC International "Grab the Opportunity Award" for “Five Consecutive Years”. This award is given to individuals who incorporate the greatest cost savings and/or financial gain of the year.

Received 14 Different ECC International Team Leadership Spot Awards.

Developed the first 5 Year Training Plan for the company.

Developed two databases for job descriptions and training assessments.

Received the ECC International "Grab the Opportunity Award" for “Five Consecutive Years”. This award is given to individuals who incorporate the greatest cost savings and/or financial gain of the year.

Received a corporate recognition award for substantial cost savings in an engineering pipeline project.

Received a team development award for the creation of a new specialty product in calcinations development.

Received several ECC International team leadership awards.

Nomaco Accomplishments

Led the Noel Group to achieve their first “Five Year- No Lost Time” Safety Award.

Recognized for leadership in Environmental, Safety and Health as a Manager.

Created the first Special Waste System for proper disposal of industrial waste.

DSM Pharmaceuticals Accomplishments

Supported the DSM Pharmaceutical Team as they achieved “Two Million Man- hours “No Lost Time Celebration”.

Developed 22 Safety Study Developmental Projects that led to the achieving the European Standard Quality Audit.

Developed a Job Description and Physical Demands Database for the organization.

Unimin Corporation Accomplishments

Led the Unimin Corporation in the landmark achievement of “Twenty Years" with No Lost Time” Safety Award.

Developed Part 46 Training Plan and Materials for the Site.

HS Corporation Accomplishments

Implemented and staffed the first large "Corporate Safety Department" inside the company in 2005. This new department staffed

seven safety professionals as direct reports to the Corporate Director of Safety, Health and Environmental. The department

focused on safety, health and environmental compliance. In 2006 the company celebrated a reduction in employee incidents and

enable the company to celebrate a 40% reduction in injuries over a two year period of time. This was due to better hiring practices,

employee training and incident investigation. This success enable the company to obtain lower insurance rates.

Implemented the first Environmental Compliance and Chemical Water Recovery Program. This program provided a significant

savings in the cleaning and washing of trucks. Lead the management of the chemical injection system which controlled the ph

balance of the waste water for the Water Recovery System.

Aramark Corporate Accomplishments

48% improvement in OSHA Injury Frequency Rate based on a 5 year period of time.

Setup and started the first behavior based safety process for the company.

Develop two separate databases for tracking safety contact and observers.

Recognized by the President of B&I Safety Call and the



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