EHS and Industrial Hygiene Professional | Public Health Advocate | EHS Consultant | Instructor
My career goal is to consistently produce value for my employer through effective management of occupational health and safety risks, environmental impacts, and the protection of people and property. I draw energy and motivation from projects that seek to improve the way we do business, and deliver meaningful results to all stakeholders.
Jul 2020 - Present
Instructor for Bowen Learning Network's Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) review course.
May 2020 - Present
GLG Council Member
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Oct 2018 - Present
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Regional EHS Lead, Americas
Lead 9 Global Technology and Innovation centers in all aspects of EH&S Governance within the Americas region. Conduct global compliance audits in alignment with Goodyear Corporate Technical Information. Collaborate with EMEA and AP counterparts, as well as the Global Operations EHS organization in order to drive continuous improvement. Develop and support delivery of education and training programs to realize operational risk reduction. Lead Americas reviews for Severe Injury and Severe Injury Potential accidents/ near misses. EHS Support for Business Continuity efforts at the Corporate HQ. Approve new equipment designs and process changes to ensure compliance with all applicable safety regulations. Design new risk assessment and countermeasure processes as part of plant sign off.
May 2017 - Oct 2018
Business Group Health, Safety and Environmental Lead
Utilizing Hoshin planning, develop the EHS strategies for DI/IGT factories in the US, China, Israel, and Europe. Drive conformance to ISO 14001, ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001, and Philips corporate requirements. Interface with regulatory agencies as required, and handle any NOV or findings. (OSHA, EPA, DOT, NRC/ODH.) Investigate incidents and determine countermeasures for DI/IGT organization. Lead Kaizen events for EHS. Responsible for crisis management and business continuity in alignment with ISO 22301 for all sites. Functional supervision of 12 globally dispersed EHS professionals. Lead EHS mergers and acquisitions/ industrial transition for DI/IGT Systems Manufacturing businesses.
Mar 2015 - May 2017
Sr. Manager Environmental Health and Safety
EHS oversight of manufacturing, R&D, maintenance, and logistics/warehouse for the Cleveland campus. Continuous improvement of the Environmental Health and Safety Management System (Plan, Do, Check, Act.) Validated risk assessments and new product introductions, including design for safety in manufacturing (PFMEA.) Identified environmental impacts and developed targeted reduction strategies for Philips green operations. Achieved operational incident rate of 0, carbon neutrality, and 85% recycling rate in 2016 and 2017.