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Manager Safety

Location:
Aiken, SC
Posted:
December 20, 2019

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JAMES W. OSBORNE

*** ******* ******

Aiken, SC **803

803-***-****

ada38f@r.postjobfree.com

EHS Manager

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

HANDS ON PROFESSIONAL with extensive experience managing all aspects of environmental, safety, and health (ESH) in a manufacturing / construction setting including hazard identification and mitigation, injury prevention, first responder team leadership, and safety training. Detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects with changing priorities and deadlines and interface effectively with personnel, high level managers, and customers. Former US Marine whose passion is to motivate others to take responsibility for their personal health and safety.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Safety & Environmental Oversight

Workers Compensation Management

Hazard & Risk Assessment / Mitigation

Training & Program Development

ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001 Program Management

Regulatory Compliance & Reporting

Verbal & Written Communication Skills

Accident Investigation / Route Cause Analysis

Lean Manufacturing Experience

WORK EXPERIENCE

Thompson Construction (2017- Present)

Safety Manager

Provides Environmental Health & Safety oversite for Construction and Maintenance projects. Projects that include Electrical, Mechanical, Pipe, Millwright, Iron, Concrete, Excavation, and all other aspects of construction and industrial projects. Provides extensive hands-on field support for multiple facilities/regions within multiple regulatory jurisdictions, to identify, eliminate, and control hazardous conditions that may lead to injury, property or environmental damage. Coordinates with clients and other contracting companies to ensure facility EHS hazards are identified and mitigated and that site workers are appropriately informed and trained to perform their assigned work in a safe and compliant manner. Maintains compliance with company Drug Free workplace program by preforming new hire, random, and incident drug screening testing. Provides instruction and direction to less experienced personnel working on environmental, health, and safety programs.

Demonstrated ability to manage/lead personnel from diverse groups working toward a common objective or projects.

Successful track record in supporting EHS compliance at multiple facilities/regions within multiple regulatory jurisdictions.

Experience in communications with regulators

Uses experience to anticipate and prevent EHS incidents and hazards.

Develops and conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and quality assurance programs

Leads /conducts investigations of incidents, accidents, injuries, or complaints

Recommends improvements in moderately complex processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment to minimize the hazard potential.

Maintains current knowledge of specific requirements imposed by government agencies and a working knowledge of the scientific and technical aspects of regulatory requirements and how they may impact company operations.

Applies specialized technical expertise to develop, implement, and maintain programs, systems and procedures.

T E C Industrial (2014 – 2017)

EHS Professional / Consultant

Provides comprehensive Environmental Health & Safety expertise to assigned geographic and organizational projects that include Industrial Electrical, Mechanical Maintenance, and Construction projects. Provided extensive hands-on field support for multiple facilities/regions within multiple regulatory jurisdictions, to identify, eliminate, and control hazardous conditions that may lead to injury, property or environmental damage. Coordinated with clients and other contracting companies to ensure facility EHS hazards were identified and mitigated, and that site workers were appropriately informed and trained to perform their assigned work in a safe and compliant manner. Provides direction to less experienced personnel working on environmental, health, and safety programs.

Demonstrated ability to manage/lead personnel from diverse groups working toward a common objective or projects.

Successful track record in supporting EHS compliance at multiple facilities/regions within multiple regulatory jurisdictions.

Experience in communications with regulators

Uses experience to anticipate and prevent EHS incidents and hazards.

Develops and conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and quality assurance programs

Leads /conducts investigations of incidents, accidents, injuries, or complaints

Recommends improvements in moderately complex processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment to minimize the hazard potential.

Maintains current knowledge of specific requirements imposed by government agencies and a working knowledge of the scientific and technical aspects of regulatory requirements and how they may impact company operations.

Applies specialized technical expertise to develop, implement, and maintain programs, systems and procedures.

Dayco Products, LLC (2016 – 2016)

EHS Generalist

Provides leadership and management of a robust Environmental Health & Safety program. Champions a safe and environmentally compliant workplace by identifying and anticipating EHS concerns and hazards, developing and implementing systems, policies, and procedures; conducting studies, accident investigations, and training; and providing the information and tools to plant personnel to understand and meet EHS requirements.

Provides management of ISO 14001 program

Implementation / management of OHSAS 18001 program

Develops and conducts effective EHS training

Provides management of Workers Compensation

Assists personnel in understanding and following environmental, safety and health policies by conducting inspections; completing incident reports; reporting statistics; scheduling and assisting in incident related medical evaluations and treatment (such as employee physicals, hearing conservation and substance abuse programs).

Provides oversight of activities regarding environmental compliance such as permits, reports, and regulatory agency communication and visits.

Ensures all analytical data, records, inspections, and other reporting requirements of Federal State or other applicable permits are met.

Alstom Grid, Inc. (2014 – 2014)

EHS Manager / Consultant

Provides leadership for the development and implementation of a robust Environmental Safety & Health (EHS) program. Champions a safe and environmentally compliant workplace by identifying and anticipating safety concerns and hazards; developing and implementing systems, policies, and procedures; conducting studies, accident investigations, and training; and providing the information and tools to plant personnel to understand and meet EHS requirements.

Provides oversight of ISO 14001 program

Develops and conducts effective EHS training

Assists personnel in understanding and following environmental, safety and health policies by conducting inspections; completing incident reports; reporting statistics; scheduling and assisting in incident related medical evaluations and treatment (such as employee physicals, hearing conservation and substance abuse programs).

Provides oversight of activities regarding environmental compliance such as permits, reports, and regulatory agency communication and visits.

Ensures all analytical data, records, inspections, and other reporting requirements of Federal and State or other applicable permits are met.

Provides leadership and guidance to the emergency response team.

US Battery, Inc. (2013 – 2014)

Health and Safety Director

Directed the health and safety (H&S) program at two plant locations. Championed, developed, and implemented a new health and safety training program, managed workers compensation program, responsible for purchasing PPE and supplies, and maintaining the H&S budget. Directed the medical surveillance program and the security of both plants.

Provided supervision and leadership for staff through coaching and counseling and by developing annual goals and performance measurements.

Drove ongoing compliance efforts, improvement plans and continuous improvement strategies.

Provided counsel to operations management and hourly employees regarding safety policy interpretation, application of plant safety rules, safety discipline etc.

Coordinated development and documentation of corrective actions including new/revised policies and procedures.

Led the investigation process for all recordable, near-miss and property damage accidents & incidents; determine root causes, and recommend changes in procedures, practices, and methods to prevent recurrence. Ensure all documentation is complete and thorough.

Coordinated and facilitate safety and health training

Responsible for development and updates of Safety and Health standards.

Facilitated the plant safety committee.

Managed worker’s compensation program.

Conducted Industrial Hygiene exposure assessments, conducted sampling, and communicated monitoring results.

Managed the hearing conservation program.

Managed employee medical program ( physical, blood lead testing )

Responsible for all safety compliance with Federal, State and Local Regulatory agencies.

Prayon, Inc. (2012 – 2013)

ESH Coordinator/Chemical Manufacturing

Championed a safe and healthy workplace by identifying and anticipating safety concerns and hazards; developed and enforced systems, policies and procedures; conducted studies, investigations and training; maintained compliance with environmental regulations and “Right-to-Operate” requirements. Served as the lead for the First Responder Team and plant security.

Guided and promoted safe work performance by supporting and advocating behavioral based safety efforts and VPP program.

Prepared regulatory reports, worked with multiple departments to prepare and conduct investigations, handled numerous regulatory inspections, prepared responses to questions or findings, and worked on projects to address future regulatory needs.

Assisted personnel in understanding and following environmental, safety and health policies by conducting inspections; completing incident reports; reporting statistics; scheduling and assisting in incident related medical evaluations and treatment (such as employee physicals, hearing conservation and substance abuse programs);

Ensured environmental compliance such as preparing permit applications, environmental reports, and other deliverables.

Provided guidance during spill clean-up activities and site remediation.

Developed cost effective individual ESH training that was beneficial to all employees at their work locations.

MAU (2011-2012)

Aiken, SC

Engine Assembler/Temporary Position

Worked as a temporary employee in a manufacturing plant close to family while seeking permanent employment (previous job was out of state).

JTH Engineering (2007 – 2011)

Kingsport, TN

Director of Health, Safety, and Environmental

Directed the ESH program to ensure it was compliant, resourced, and that the implementation of the program included hazard analysis and control, PPE, training, and site support. Provided extensive hands-on field support at various job sites during maintenance and construction projects to identify, eliminate, and control hazardous conditions that may lead to injury and or property damage. Coordinated with customers at various field locations to ensure facility safety requirements were identified and that site workers were appropriately trained to perform the assigned work in a safe and compliant manner. Provided technical advice and guidance to management and office/field personnel related to safety, injury prevention, industrial hygiene, substance abuse prevention, and environmental protection. Tracked key safety metrics and provided updates to senior management on trends and opportunities for continuous improvement of safety performance and environmental regulatory compliance.

Assisted in reducing the safety incidents by enacting task specific hazard analysis and control measures.

Created a more efficient recordkeeping system thereby improving tracking of the health, safety, and environmental programs.

Aided in minimizing the amount and frequency of occupational injuries through employee education, improved procedures, and hands-on field oversight.

Helped implement the incident, injury, and illness reduction programs.

Developed a system to track employee training against site specific requirements to ensure staff members were mission ready prior to commencing work.

Successfully negotiated lower prices with various product vendors to reduce the safety budget.

Aeromark, Inc – Idaho Falls Regional Airport (2000-2007)

Idaho Falls, ID

Fuel Specialist/Quality Assurance Authority

Served as the company Quality Assurance (QA) subject matter expert for aviation fuels stored in underground storage tanks. Identified and mitigated any quality assurance and safety concerns throughout the supply chain and ensured the fuel was stored in a safe and compliant manner. Conducted inspections and internal assessments and served as liaison with government regulatory agencies for external audits. Also prepared and submitted regulatory reports and maintained records and interpreted and implemented all quality assurance requirements.

Western Implement, (1995-1999)

Grand Junction, CO

Customer Service Representative/Farm Equipment

Worked at the parts counter at a farm implement store including providing parts to technicians and customers; ordering, receiving, and storing parts; filling requisitions and requests for materials, tools, and other stock items; and maintaining inventory.

United States Marine Corps, (1990-1995)

C-130 Turboprop Mechanic/Quality Assurance Inspector

Served as squadron QA Inspector for the maintenance, repair, corrosion control, and safety of C-130 turboprops. Also served as chemical and hazardous waste coordinator ensuring the safe and compliant storage, maintenance, and disposal of chemicals and spent solvents. Conducted internal compliance inspections and served as liaison for external audits.

TRAINING, LICENSES, AND CERTIFICATIONS

OSHA 510 Certification

MSHA Training

First Responder

CPR/First Aid

Hazardous Waste Management Training

Auditor Training

Forklift Train the Trainer

Fuel Surveillance Training

ISO 9001 / 14001 Auditing Training

OHSAS 18001 Auditing Training

Quality Assurance Inspector Training

DOD Aircraft Fuel Contract Compliance

Maintenance Supervisor Training

Quality Assurance Inspector

Class A CDL

TSA Security Clearance

ERT Training

Title V-Opacity Training

Aerial Lift Train the Trainer

Lean Manufacturing

REFERENCES

Dave Drinnon

Director of Operations, Alstom Grid Inc.

One Ritz Avenue

Waynesboro, GA 30830

865-***-****

Cindy Maddox

Human Resources Director, Alstom Grid Inc.

One Ritz Avenue

Waynesboro, GA 30830

706-***-****

Oscar Harris

Retired JTH Engineering Safety Director

(Former direct supervisor)

2579 Mendota Rd

Mendota, VA 24270

276-***-****

Rob Hornsey

Owner/President, JTH Engineering

147 Eisenhower Rd

Jonesboro, TN 37659-4711

423-***-****

Latrecia Hicks

Human Resources Manager, Carlisle Tire & Wheel Co.

23 Windham Blvd.

Aiken, SC 29805

336-***-****



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