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Accomplished EHS professional with 15 years of experience in the tomato processing business (4 years-

Safety & 11 years-Quality).  


Relationship / Team Building
  • Builds strong and trusted relationships with internal and external customers.  Quickly achieves credibility with employees, management, and vendors.
  • Able to give clear and decisive direction in a manufacturing environment. Conduct regular team meetings to communicate changes and updates. Lead by example when promoting safety attitude. Excellent written and verbal skills.
Customer Service
  • Understands that customer service is critical because a satisfied customer is a returning customer.

Manage a departmental budget to meet productivity goals.  Always evaluating cost opportunities.

Attention to detail

Pays close attention to the details without losing sight of the big picture.

Continuous Improvement
  • Develops employees by training.  Coaches employees to be successful.  Dedicates time to employee relations.  Improve morale of employees.  Measure to improve performance and share best practices.  Use Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to learn from incidents.

Work experience

Jul 2014Present

Environmental, Health, and Safety Supervisor

R&B Foods, Inc. (formerly Unilever)
  • Improved Safety record from 5 to 0 (zero) MTC/RWC (Recordable).
  • Facilitate, coordinate, train, maintain, and lead all employee Safety Programs at the facility, includes but not limited to the managing of Safety Incentive Program, Behavior Based Safety Programs, Incident Investigations and EHS committee and Continuous Improvement programs.
  • Develop, coordinate, train, maintain, and lead all Environmental Programs, includes but not limited to maintenance of all Environmental Permits & Files, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan (SPCC), Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), spill reporting and Continuous Improvement programs.
  • Ensure EHS compliance and protection to all Corporate, OSHA, EPA, State, Federal, and local regulatory agencies by acting as liaison to these agencies on issues, inspections, and investigations.
  • Evaluate, inspect, prepare, and maintain various daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, tests, and requests for internal and external compliance, as needed.

Jun 1999Jun 2014

Quality Control Dept-QC Supervisor, HACCP Coordinator, Docu Specialist

  • Supervised employees in the QC Lab & the QC testing protocols
  • Managed the Quality Control systems management as directed by the Unilever Quality Management System
  • Reviewed daily product quality to identify trends and enhance quality of product through product development and continuous improvements
  • Ensured Food Safety compliance and protection to all Corporate, FDA, State, and other regulatory agencies by acting as liaison.


Jan 2015Dec 2015

Certified Safety Management Specialist (CSMS)

Safety Center Incorporated

Attending classes and will take exam to obtain the CSMS designation.

Aug 1990Dec 1994

Bachelor's Science, Biology

University of Nevada, Reno

Attended and graduated with a BS Biology degree and a Chemistry minor.