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Operational Excellence, Operations/Plant Management, QHSE

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
September 17, 2019

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Cade Bourque 337-***-****

Proven results over 19 years in a variety of industries, including Chemical, O&G, Fabrication, and Transportation.

Areas of Expertise include:

Management Systems/ISO/APIQ2

Operational Excellence/Execution

Plant Management

Process Safety Management (PSM)

HSE/DOT Compliance

Sales Strategy/Management System

Environmental Permitting, Compliance, Modelling

Manager/Leadership Training

Business Analytics &

Cost/Profit Modelling

Professional Experience

FDF Energy Services 2015 - present

Vice President – HSE & Business Processes

Responsible for the development of corporate and divisional level strategies and processes for operations, sales, plants, and QHSE/DOT. Developed PSL specific sales, operational, and financial analytics and models. Implemented management systems for all service lines, including employee/manager development, process assurance, quality controls, and HSE/DOT.

Key Accomplishments/Developments:

HSE/DOT Culture and Compliance –

oReduced Annual Workman’s Compensation Cost from ~$1.5 MM to ~$65k annually

oReduced EMR from 1.18 to 0.55

oReduced HSE HC and Cost by 66%

oReduced TRIR/DOT CSA every year

Operational Excellence/Quality Systems

oDeveloped Employee Competency/Rating System, including Manager and Supervisor Development

oDecreased OE Incidents, resulting in Increased Revenue/Profitability

oDecreased Employee Turnover by 68%

Business Processes, Analytics, & Execution

oDeveloped Cost/Revenue Models for all PSLs for Profitability and P&L Management

oDeveloped and Implemented Sales Strategy and Management System

oDeveloped Account Management and Job Management System, including Job Metrics for Performance Analysis

oDeveloped and Implemented Plant Management System (Inventory, P&L, Employee Management, Quality, Facilities/Equipment, Operational Excellence)

Halliburton 2005-2015

PSL Global Director of Operational Excellence and HSE/DOT, 2005-2015

Responsible for operational excellence, process assurance, HSE/DOT, facilities and design during the growth and development phase of the chemical manufacturing and distribution operations – Multi-Chem PSL. Coordinated and supported organizational growth to 1,200 employees, 90 facilities and expansion into 16 States and 10 countries.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed and Implemented Global Process Management System for all chemical manufacturing and distribution operations (ISO, APIQ2 Standards)

Developed Global HSE/DOT Management Systems, Structure, Programs (PSM, RMP, ISO 14001/9001, Responsible Care/Distribution, Chemical Compliance, Industrial Hygiene, Fire Code, Environmental Compliance/Permitting, etc)

Managed CAPEX, Design, Construction, and Permitting >50 Chemical Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities

Reduced number and severity of HSE/DOT Incidents and Violations (TRIR from 2.07 to 0.33, DOT CSA below all thresholds, Reduced TEIR annually, Maintained A rating in ISNET and COR)

Halliburton Executive Leadership Team, 2011-2015

Participated as a member of the Halliburton PSL Division Executive Leadership Team. Responsible for managing all operational, financial and support functions for the PSL. Managed the end to end process for business strategy, business culture and values, sales and marketing as well as operations and operational excellence.

Key Accomplishments:

Served on Leadership Team during growth from 200 employees to 1,200 employees

Managed Acquisition/Integration Process for several transactions

Implemented APIQ2 Management Systems into all Areas of Division Global Operations (Chemical Manufacturing/Distribution)

Shaw Group, Inc. (HSE Consulting & Engineering) 2002-2005

Project Engineer/Manager

Acted as Project Team Leader for consulting industrial clients (chemical, oil and gas, electricity generation, fabrication, mining) on environmental compliance, permitting, auditing and management systems (air, water, waste). Played a key role in the development of health and safety risk evaluation and compliance programs for fabrication and manufacturing clients. Developed HSE audit training programs for several industrial clients.

Key Accomplishments:

Provided expertise and assistance in the designing of new site construction and activities to comply with environment, health, and safety regulatory requirements.

Developed several Title V and PSD permits as well as air dispersion models for chemical manufacturing and utility clients across the US.

Parker & Associates (HSE/Quality/Management Systems Consulting & Engineering) 1999-2002

QHSE Compliance/Auditor

Managed several national QHSE audit programs for petrochemical, utilities, rail, fabrication, chemical distribution (blending, terminals, production, food grade). Acted as national audit program manager for the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) for the Responsible Care/Distribution Program. Developed audit protocols, reporting, trending/tracking for QHSE and management systems.

Acted as Project Engineer for industrial clients (chemical, food processing, fabrication, oil and gas, electricity generation) on quality, environmental compliance, permitting, auditing and management systems.

Key Accomplishments:

National Audit Program Development/Management (Chemical, Utility, Food Processing)

Title V Permitting, Applications, Modeling, Compliance for Petrochemical clients

Education & Training

Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) – Data Analytics (currently enrolled)


Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering


Executive Business Management Programs I & II

Texas A&M Mays Business School

ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Certification, RAB

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