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International Paper Safety Manager

Location:
Wilson, NC, 27893
Salary:
80,000
Posted:
July 20, 2022

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Sallie Grimes

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Bailey N.C. 27807

Mobile 252-***-****

Professional Experience:

Sallie Grimes Event Décor (Owner and Manager) Sept. 2019 – Current

Job Summary: Create floral arrangements for homes, office, business, funerals, weddings and parties.

Vinventions 400 Vintage Park Drive, Zebulon, N.C. 27597, USA 1999 – 2019

Quality Control Manager (Quality/Sensory Dept) 2017 – 2019

Job Summary: Manage Quality Lab and Sensory lab.

Sensory Lab: responsible for the evaluation the sensory aspect of synthetic wine closures: (aroma, taste, visual) as it relates to the customer’s expectations.

Manage quality activities and special projects to ensure quality and timetables are met by prioritizing and assigning work for product testing.

(Vinventions) Job Summary: Quality and Development Labs Manager (dual role) 2016 – 2017

Manage departmental activities and special projects. Provide day-to-day direction to staff involved in product testing and process auditing (Quality) and in validation and verification testing of developmental product (Development). Supervise staff in accordance with company policies and procedures. Assist in development and execution of department operating budgets.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

A.Quality

Manage quality activities and special projects to ensure quality and timetables are met by prioritizing and assigning work for product testing.

Perform product testing as needed.

Recommend, create, document and implement inspection criteria and procedures

Ensure that the customer receives a Certificate of Analysis in a timely fashion with reliable product performance information

Develops and oversees daily process audits.

Responsible for ensuring the quality of incoming raw materials and out-going final product.

Support and assist Product Operations efforts to improve quality performance in all areas of the production process (i.e. Attend meetings, dispositioning of product, address quality concerns and questions)

Champion safety as a key priority for every associate, as well as being alert to and reporting safety violations

Evaluate department processes. Recommend and coordinate needed changes based on process efficiency

Develop and establish testing protocols and ensure that test results are repeatable and accurate.

Direct training and direct technicians on the use of the test equipment and reasoning for why tests are performed and interpretation of test results.

Responsible for management of staff scheduling to include: work assignments, employee vacations, employee breaks, overtime assignment, back up for absent employees, and monitoring and approval of weekly time cards.

Provide ongoing coaching and conduct performance reviews for all direct reports

Calibration Assurance monitoring and overseeing out sourcing, and return of all measurement equipment used in the entire facility to ensure tolerance control; to maintain ISO standards.

B.Development (Vinventions)

Job responsibilities same as below; with the addition of Quality responsibilities.

Development Lab Supervisor (2006 – 2016)

Manage development lab activities and special projects to ensure quality and timetables are met by prioritizing, assigning work for validation, and verification testing.

Perform validation and verification testing as needed.

Perform data analysis, interpret and, report test results using statistical techniques; communicating data to relevant parties.

Evaluate department processes. Recommend and coordinate needed changes based on process efficiency.

Calibration of all lab equipment, ensuring equipment is working properly; troubleshooting of instrumentation as problems arise.

Create and establish testing protocols and ensure that test results are repeatable and accurate.

Direct training, or trains technicians on the use of the lab equipment and reasoning for why tests are performed and interpretation of test results.

Transfer new product specifications to QA and production. Coordinate special testing requested by operations.

Monitor, order, and purchase work supplies, lab equipment, and testing supplies, i.e. large quantities of wine, vodka, instrons, microscopes, etc.

Responsible for management of staff scheduling to include: work assignments, employee vacations, employee breaks, overtime assignment, back up for absent employees, and monitoring and approval of weekly time cards.

Provide ongoing coaching and conduct performance reviews for all direct reports.

Extrusion QA Technician (1999- 2001) Vinventions

Responsibilities; monitor production, collect samples from production lines and perform a battery of test to ensure product met required specifications of the customer.

Maintained QA lab when supervisor resigned abruptly; acting supervisor for approximately six months. Trained new QA supervisor.

Research and Development Lab Technician (2001- 2003) Vinventions

Performed verification and validation testing of prototype products, before product could be manufactured as production.

Performed verification and validation testing, supported research and development; trained interns and new personnel.

Performed demonstrations of test methods for visiting customers.

Instrumental in creating, writing and establishing Quality and Research / Development test methods at the startup of Vinventions.

International Paper, South Wilmington Street, Raleigh N.C. (1994-1999)

Sealer Technician (1994- 1996)

Essential duties feed cartons into a sealer conveyor machine and manually catch and package cartons.

Sealer Operator (1996-1997)

Responsible for training of new employees, documentation and operation of the complete sealer line and machine.

Quality Technician of Extrusion (1997-1999)

Check productions for imperfections and perform standardized quality test for final inspection to ensure product performance was acceptable.

Charles River Laboratory, Poole Road, Raleigh, N.C.1989 – 1994

Lab Technician (1989- 1992) Aseptic clean room environment

Responsibilities included but not limited to, maintaining several colonies of mice, breed for medical experimentation.

Essential duties, feeding, watering, cleaning, determining sex at birth, and selecting animals for best breeding results in a Clean room environment.

Gnodoboitics Technician (1992- 1994) Charles River

Specific training and skills were required to care for these mice, bred for cancer research; these animals were hairless, and could only survive in a germ free, aseptic environment, thus were maintained in bubble isolators.

Breed and cared for animals maneuvering with attached long gloves and tweezers inside isolators.

Skills:

Lean Six Sigma, trained and certified Green Belt (NCSU)

Minitab 15

PC knowledge/Excel/Word

Certified in Safety Incident investigation reporting (HR)

Certified in degree of Difference Training (Sensory)

ISO 9001:2000 Auditor training (14 hours Industrial Extension Ser.College of Engineering)

Internal ISO Auditor for 5 years (Nomacorc)

Facilitating for Results 8hrs (continuing education Wake Tech)

Conflict Resolution Training

Excellent problem solving skills

Knowledgeable of ISO, GMP, FDA standards

GMP Training (0.07 hours continuing education units)

Facilitator of Good Manufacturing Practice Task force

Personnel Management (15 years experience)

Education:

Attended Wilson Community College, course of study Human Services Technology service (2000 – 2002)

Lean Six Sigma certification, North Carolina State University (2012)

United States Army National Guard, served six years (1982 - 1988)

Nursing Assistant certification, Wilson Community College (1993)

High school Diploma – Southern Nash High School (1979 -1982)

References :

Sharon Chavis – Human Resource Director at Vinventions Zebulon NC (919) 637- 1937

Lacy Harris – Safety Manager at Vinventions Zebulon NC (919) 345 – 0299

Derwin Reynolds – Production Manager Zebulon NC (252) 702 - 2615



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