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Environmental Director Safety Coordinator

Location:
Conyers, GA
Salary:
55,000 - 57,000
Posted:
June 22, 2022

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SARAH L. DISCORDIA

**** ******* ***** • CONYERS, GA 30013

PHONE: 404-***-****

adrhqp@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Experience

I have over 20 years of experience working in manufacturing. From Administrative Assistant to Plant Administrator, Human Resources and Safety Coordinator/Supervisor. My duties have also included shipping (including international shipping), inventory, and Customer Service and Quality Assurance

Diversitech

October 2020 – Present

EHS Coordinator Trainer – Duties include but are not limited to:

Assisting EHS Global Manager in building Safety Culture in the Conyers plant

Assisting site management with deficits in Conyers safety program and safety training.

Working with management on Stormwater Reporting and other environmental reports

Golden State Foods, Conyers, GA

February 2018 – April 2020

QA Customer Concerns Coordinator – Duties included but were not limited to:

Worked with Customer Service, Warehouse Management and Production Management

Research all issues with customer shipments and report findings back to the customer or the distribution center

Research included pulling customer retains, taking pictures, sensory sampling

Report all findings to the customer and following up to ensure the issue has been corrected

Submitted weekly report to all Plant Management and Supervisors outlining all concerns YTD and PTD for all departments

Participated in weekly Quality Audits and Safety Audits as required and reported deficiencies to department(s)

Submitted work orders as needed

Remained as Chair of the Employee Safety Committee and spearheaded “OSHA Safe and Sound” presentations in 2018 and 2019

Assisted QA Management with QA refresher training

Assisted QA Management with QA Training for new hires

Golden State Foods (Contracting through Chase Staffing)

Safety/Training Administrator

April 2017 – February 2018

Safety/Training Administrator at GSF

Report directly to the EHS Manager and have worked on a number of Safety Projects

Updated Powered Industrial Truck Matrix and ensured all operators have updated and completed certification

Learned Alchemy Training system and uploaded all Safety Training to that system.

Worked with the EHS Manager to ensure all associates were added to Alchemy system in correct departments.

Perform Monthly Safety training and make-up training, updating the training matrix in a timely manner

Re-instated the Employee Safety Committee and we now hold monthly meetings.

Perform documented safety audits, report deficiencies to EHS Manager, and submit work orders to Maintenance

SPCC Training, Universal Waste, Storm Water, Environmental Management

Sonoco Protective Solutions, Conyers, GA

Human Resources/Safety Coordinator

May 2015-January 2017

Duties as HR/Safety Coordinator included, but were not limited to, the following:

Administered HR Policies and Procedures for hourly employees

Updated job descriptions as needed and posted on-line for open positions

Conducted all new employee and temporary employee on-boarding and orientation (hourly)

Processed Hourly Payroll (KRONOS) and all employee changes (pay, shifts, address, etc.) through Corp. Payroll

Tracked attendance, FMLA, LOA and WC and counselled employees with attendance issues, FMLA questions, etc.

Assembled a team of hourly employees to assist in the development of an Employee Handbook

Conducted OSHA required monthly safety training for all employees

Updated Emergency Action Plan with Active Shooter, Suspicious packages, Chemical spills (in plant)

Ensured all Emergency Maps were updated and maintained and updated emergency evacuation roster

Assembled a comprehensive training module for Combustible Dust that was used by all divisional Safety Coordinators

Facilitated Audiograms yearly and ensured all employees were tested and re-tested as required by OSHA

Worked with Grainger to have a PPE vending machine installed in the plant. Monitored reports monthly for over-use and costs.

Investigation and reporting of all safety incidents.

Prepared all safety JSA’s, OPL’s and SOP’s

As the Haz-Com Champion, I monitored our chemical stores and ensured that SDS books were up to date and signed off on new chemicals that came into the plant and trained Supervisors and employees on any changes to an SDS and also trained on new chemicals.

Monitored the correct use of chemicals and stopped operations when chemicals not used as intended

Participated in a comprehensive Environmental Audit with Corporate Environmental Director and continued to inspect areas that were identified as areas of concern.

Produced Tier II reports annually

Monthly Wastewater Reports to Rockdale County

Plant Administrator/Safety Coordinator

January 2010- May 2015

Duties as Plant Administrator/Safety Coordinator included, but were not limited to, the following:

Trained all salaried employees as we transitioned from Tegrant Safety Program to Sonoco Safety Program

Rolled out all new safety training programs into the plant for the hourly employees

Conducted OSHA required monthly safety training.

Prepared and trained employees on Combustible Dust regulations (required by the State of GA); reported annually to the State Fire Marshall.

Daily interactions with all hourly employees – safety issues, HR issues, and some QA issues.

Assisted in the procurement of hourly associates and met regularly with our Temporary service

Assisted management and supervisors in conducting panel interviews

Entered daily production numbers and reconciled both production and shipping/sales reports daily.

Processed Accounts Payable and sent to Corporate AP on a weekly basis

Tracked all attendance, vacation for hourly employees

Prepared disciplinary paperwork for all hourly employees. Assisted hourly employees with FMLA and LOA requests

Tegrant Diversified Brands (Thermosafe/Protexic) Conyers, GA

Plant Administrator

March 2008 – December 2008

Duties as Plant Administrator included, but were not limited to, the following:

Provided daily production and sales reporting

Prepared Accounts Payable

Prepared daily invoicing and reconciliation of all shipments

Scheduled and prepared all overseas shipments

Answered incoming phone calls and greeted guests

Served as back up for Sr. Plant Administrator

Caraustar, Inc. Covington, GA

Office Manager May 2005 – December 2007

Duties as Office Manager included, but were not limited to, the following:

Performed general Human Resources duties

Processed payroll for all hourly and temporary employees

Processed and reconciled Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

Answered phone and greeted guests

Served as Safety Administrator

Education and Professional Development Training/Certifications

DeKalb Technical College 2005

Nashua High School 1980

Hirsch Training – Pre-Expander Operation 2016

Communication for Business Seminar 2016

Sonoco Union Avoidance Training 2016

Sonoco Hazard Communication Champion Training 2015

Member of NFPA 2017 - present

NFPA – On-Line training (on-going) 2017

CPR/AED/First Aid Re-Certification 2021

NFPA Seminar on Combustible Dust 2014

Sonoco Union Avoidance Training 2014

Sonoco Safety Coordinator Conference/Training 2014

Sonoco Leadership Training 2014

Authorized LOTO Training 2013

Tegrant Electrical Safety Training 2012

OSHA 10 Certification 2011

OSHA 30 Certification 2011

NFPA 70E 2011

Tegrant Plant Administrator Training 2008

NFPA 3000 2019

FEMA – Active Shooter Training 2019



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