Resume

Sign in

Safety Manager

Location:
Benton, KY
Posted:
January 13, 2020

Contact this candidate

Resume:

An accomplished professional with extensive experience in the area of Occupational Health & Safety with a track record of reducing workplace injuries and workman’s comp costs while making a positive impact on a company’s safety culture. Adapt my capabilities and work with management to devise best practices. Experience includes:

Provide leadership in maintaining an organizations safety program with the goal of improving a company’s recordable incident rate and safety awareness. Identify and educate employees on unsafe work practices and work with hourly personnel, supervisors, and managers utilizing overhead projectors, work sheets and tests for comprehension. Perform accident investigation; determine root cause, preventive action. Utilized internal and external resources to control and eliminate workplace hazards. Perform plant wide safety audits to ensure compliance. Multi-task and oversee multiple projects involving plant safety, process improvements and cost savings. Manage workers compensation claims, claims analysis, and cost reduction. Perform hazard analysis to determine safe job practices and operating guidelines and ensure OSHA and EPA compliance.

EMPLOYMENT

Inventory Control Supervisor: Bunzl Retail Services, June 2018 – November 2019

Oversee and manage inventory in a warehouse totaling 1 million sq. feet. Complete physical inventories and maintain accurate accounting of products by performing an ongoing cycle count program. Research and respond to all customer / vendor issues and provide communications as needed. Perform product inventory adjustments in a timely manner. Oversee and pull destructs per customer requests. Process damages / shortages by issuing claim tickets using Walmart Quickbase. To reduce operational errors created and maintained Picker Alert Program (flagging) that provided pickers and QC personnel with location instructions.

Develop and set measurable goals for staff of 9 employees. Issue performance appraisals and disciplinary write ups. Keep accurate attendance records and maintain a productive work environment. Maintain facilities RF gun and radio inventories. Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work environment. Support the safety program and culture. Perform mobile equipment training. Provide safety consulting when needed.

Production Supervisor: UACJ Whitehall Industries, October 2016 – June 2018

Assign daily job tasks to production employees, cell techs and material handlers. Manage employee training, performance and scheduling of vacation / personal time. Recommend hire, termination, promote transfer or discipline direct report workers. Appraise employee productivity and efficiency. Balance safety, quality, productivity, cost and morale to achieve goals. Manage departmental performance measures. Work with QA, Engineering and maintenance to resolve problem areas. Maintain clean, safe and secure shop environment. Provide safety consulting when needed. Ensure all quality standards and procedures are followed.

Safety Consulting Services: July 2013 – January 2016

• Perform field safety audits to ensure employee compliance with established rules and procedures.

• Identify unsafe work practices and work with personnel to devise solutions.

• Perform safety orientation training for new employees.

• Perform mobile equipment safety training.

• Maintain SDS content in compliance with OSHA standards.

Safety Manager: Combined Metals of Chicago / Elgiloy Specialty Metals, February 2011 – July 2013

• Perform accident / incident / near miss investigation; determine root cause, preventive action.

• Conduct classroom and shop floor employee safety training as well as outside contractor safety orientation.

• Perform PPE assessments and maintain Personal Protective Equipment Program (PPE).

• Schedule and maintain facility fire system inspections; sprinkler, fire pump, dry system, CO2, FM200.

• Maintain Illinois EPA wastewater permit for plant discharges and ensure pressure vessel certifications are current.

• Oversee and maintain safety records and documentation; OSHA logs, safety audits, inspections, accident / near miss reports and investigations, machine guarding analysis, PPE assessments.

• Maintain MSDS sheets and chemical list in compliance with OSHA standards.

Safety Consulting Services: August 2010 - February 2011

• Review prior accident investigations; determine root cause, preventive action.

• Perform hazard assessments to ensure worker safety and OSHA compliance.

• Facilitate classroom and hands on safety training of direct / indirect personnel.

• Perform safety audits to ensure employee and facility compliance with established rules and procedures.

• Work with people at all levels including people of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

• Create MSDS books and chemical list in compliance with OSHA standards.

• Evaluate lockout and fall protection procedures.

• Identify unsafe work practices and work with personnel, supervisors, and managers to devise solutions.

Corporate Manager of Safety: Combined Metals of Chicago, April 2005 – July 2009

• Manage safety program involving 5 facilities in Illinois and Michigan.

• Write and conduct new hire employee and outside contractor safety orientation training on Company Safety Program and Expectations, Hazard Identification, Mobile Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment, Emergency Plans and Procedures, Lockout, Fall Protection, 1st Aid, Machine Guarding and other OSHA required topics.

• Manage workers compensation claims, claims analysis, and cost reduction.

• Create and maintain JSA program that involved employee training and hazard comprehension.

• Perform accident / incident / near miss investigation; determine root cause, preventive action.

• Perform safety audits to ensure employee and facility compliance with established rules and procedures.

• Maintain safety records and documentation; OSHA logs, safety audits, fire control systems, inspections, accident / near miss reports and investigations, MSDS sheets, machine guarding analysis, and PPE assessments.

• Maintain MSDS sheets and chemical list in compliance with OSHA standards.

• Perform PPE assessments and maintain Personal Protective Equipment Program (PPE).

• Manage safety committee program and provide meeting minutes.

• Schedule and maintain facility fire system inspections; sprinkler, fire pump, dry system, CO2, FM200.

• Develop and maintain network communications Intranet; Electronic source (Internal Web site) for controlled and uncontrolled safety, quality, training related documentation.

Shift Manager: Elgiloy Specialty Metals, 2002 – 2005

• Company processed stainless steel coils; 20 high cold roll mill, bright anneal, tension level, slitting, packaging.

• In charge of shift operations for the processing of stainless steel strip and high performance alloys.

• Oversee production staff of 24 to process material and 6 maintenance personnel.

• Responsible for organizing and prioritizing material flow, identifying and resolving problems, coordinating adjustments and modifications, ordering manufacturing process supplies and inventory control.

• Conducted quality meetings: Reviewed product quality, machine performance, and problem areas/suggestions.

Production Manager: Grayhill Inc., Fox River Grove Facility, 1983 – 2001

Responsible for overseeing production operations, training and manage the facilities safety program. Developed and implement a written training program that met ISO 9000 guidelines. The equipment utilized at this facility included: automated assembly, semi-automated assembly, inline assembly processes, pneumatic presses, pick & place assembly, CO2 & Yag Lasers, vision detection systems, pad printers, ultrasonic welders, resistance welders, epoxy dispensing systems, electronic testing, vibratory feeders, manual assembly. My responsibilities included the following:

Operations

•Oversee operations utilizing a staff of supervisors, maintenance, office, IT and as many as 120 direct labor personnel.

•Review process performance, set PPM goals, define problem areas and prioritize solutions.

•Utilize process improvement methodologies; Theory of Constraint, Pull Systems, Lean Manufacturing, SMED, JIT, KAN-BAN, SPC / SQC, for the purpose of continual improvement.

•Responsible for employee recruitment and hiring, complete performance evaluations and issue discipline.

Safety

•Write and maintain facility safety manual and perform required audits and inspections.

•Responsible for the facilities safety performance and ensure continual improvement.

•Develop and perform OSHA 29 CFR 1910 compliant safety training for plant personnel.

•Maintain MSDS sheets and chemical list in compliance with OSHA standards.

•Review required safety program elements, update, and ensure compliance.

•Utilize outside agencies, accredited organizations, insurance loss control.

•Schedule and maintain facility sprinkler fire system inspections.

•Coordinate safety training with the local fire department and hospital.

•Manage safety committee program by conducting monthly meetings and provide meeting minutes.

Training

•Write and maintain facility training manual and perform required audits and inspections.

•Develop electronic network training and recordkeeping system for supervisors; provide ongoing training certification and document continual improvement of employee performance & skills.

•Construct new hire orientation program to communicate job expectations and training opportunities.

•Create process changeover checklist resulting in reduced changeover time & variation with improved throughput.

COURSES AND SEMINARS

• Safety Training Certification (30 Hour OSHA)

• Lean Manufacturing / SMED

• Hazard Communication

• MS Office, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Photoshop

• Preparing for an OSHA Audit

• Theory of Constraint

• Statistical Quality & Process Control

• Legal Aspects of Supervision

• Failure, Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)

• Supplies Management

• Design of Experiments (DOE)

• Towards Excellence Program, Tom Peters



Contact this candidate