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Paul R

Director, Quality, Safety and Health

Occupation:

General

Location:

Pasadena, CA

Education Level:

Bachelor

Will Relocate:

YES

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Subject matter expert in assessing sites, facilities, operations, and team activities to identify gaps in safety, quality, and performance to develop targeted action plans. Track record of conceptualizing high-impact, regulatory compliant safety and health programs that reduce incidents and improve performance / company profitability. Focused leader remaining responsive during emergencies and in high-pressure situations requiring tact, diplomacy, and knowledgeable decision-making skills. Inspirational trainer, mentor, and coach with a talent for engaging employees to meet and exceed benchmark performance goals; reputation as a proactive team-builder. Value-added qualifications including current DOD Top Secret Security Clearance; technically adept in MS Office Suite and manufacturing / construction technologies.

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) Director, Quality, Safety and Health 10/2015 - Present
Qualis Corporation Safety Assurance Manager 1/2013 - 10/2015
Golden County Foods Quality Supervisor 11/2011 - 1/2013
DynCorp International Safety Officer/Quality Manager 8/2008 - 2/2011
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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Aeronautics 1989 Bachelor Degree
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Highlights:

• Reduced injuries in 2016 and 2017 by 525% and cut workers’ compensation insurance premiums by 10% through creating and launching a comprehensive safety program. • Serve as Internal Quality Auditor for ISO 9001-2015 and as Risk Manager with responsibility for leading the corporate management team to successfully achieve ISO 9001-2015 certification in 3-months. • Promoted distance learning and rapid training by developing more than 20 OSHA safety training courses for online access via Xator’s Learning Institute. • Led training and certification programs at overseas locations to certify more than 50 personnel in OSHA 10 & 30-Hour Construction, First Aid/CPR/AED, and equipment operations (aerial lifts and forklifts); 6-month engagement. • Reduced risk of injuries during critical operations such as energized work, working from heights, and confined space by introducing new procedures, methods, and safety equipment.
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Lead global quality, occupational safety, health, and environmental programs at corporate headquarters, local facilities, and international project sites to meet regulatory compliance goals. Direct implementations for team of ~1,000 employees and subcontractors. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and customers including Department of Defense, Department of State, US Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, and other federal agencies. Reinforce training, oversee policy implementations, and conduct quality and safety audits and inspections, globally and locally. Implement programs and plans to improve safety awareness and response results. Develop and disseminate reports including Quality Assurance Plans, Accident Prevention Plans (APP), Site-Specific Health & Safety Plans (HASP), Respiratory Protection Plans, Hazard Communication Programs, Lead Abatement Plans, Asbestos Abatement Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, Critical Lift Plans, and others. Maintain illness and injury reports and records; conduct investigations.
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