A self-motivated and organized safety leader with 7+ years' experience in the safety field, providing thorough and skillful support to department managers and supervision teams. Skilled in safety compliance and employee training. Over 30 years' experience working in fast paced production environments at various locations.
Strong mechanical aptitude
Detailed instruction application
Certified as an adult and pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor by the American Red Cross
Holder of a valid Level 1 Waste Water Treatment Plant Operators License issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Safety Leader, 09/2009 to Current QUAD GRAPHICS/QUEBECOR WORLD – Taunton, MA
Report to Corporate Safety Manager.
Responsible for all aspects of Occupational Safety and Health compliance in four plants-Leominster, Taunton/Book, Taunton/Retail and Woburn - in Massachusetts.
Conduct training classes for employees in safety related areas including: Lockout/Tag Out; Confined Space entry and Confined Space Rescue; Hot Works; Fire Safety; Fork Lift, Clamp Truck and other Powered Industrial Vehicle; Aerial Lifts; Hazardous Communication; Accident/Incident Investigation; First Responder Training.
Conducted and participated in comprehensive safety inspections of each manufacturing facility on a monthly basis.
Oversee each plant's participation in various computer based safety training designed to enlighten and enhance employee's knowledge of safety procedures.
Oversee various environmental tasks including: hazardous waste inventory; quarterly storm water sampling; weekly, monthly and annual facility inspections to ensure compliance with regulations and all permits; waste water treatment discharge center operation and upkeep.
Press Room Supervisor, 01/1993 to 08/2009 QUEBECOR WORLD/ RPC – Taunton, Ma
Large commercial heat-set printer, specializing in inserts and circulars.
Part of Quebecor, Inc., a publicly traded company listed on the stock exchange in New York and Toronto.) Report to Press Room Manager.
Charged with the oversight of the entire third shift plant operations by managing the production, scheduling, shipping, maintenance, press and electronic press departments.
Streamlined the stacking portion of our operation, making it safer, faster and more efficient with a reduced number in manpower.
Adjusted press during production runs to maintain specific registration and color densities.
Checked job information at each press to verify that the correct ink was delivered.
Multi-tasked to keep all assigned projects running effectively and efficiently.
Successfully completed monthly safety training sessions.
Employed root cause analysis to troubleshoot equipment and process issues.