Mr. Borden is a hands-on EHS manager with 25+ years’ experience in manufacturing. His formal education includes an MBA and BA, both concentrating in industrial management. Mr. Borden's career includes production supervision and management and manufacturing engineering. As an owner of a metal fabrication factory, he employed over 200 people and specializes in start-up and turn-around situations. In his free time, he enjoys rustic craftwork, working in a body/mechanical shop, and trail riding with his wife.
Health & Safety Manager
Aug 2013- Present
Responsible for all Health & Safety, Security, Fire protection startup and continued compliance at a new facility. Recently added RSO responsibility.
CHRYSLER DODGE DEALERSHIP
Successfully worked with customers and the management team to provide the best match attainable for the customer in making their purchasing decision. Attained top marks in the Chrysler Marketing/sales expert training program.
April 2012-Mar 2013
All training and permitting functions regulated by MDEQ/EPA All occupational safety functions
SELF EMPLOYED CONTRACTOR
October 2011-April 2012 and 2009 - June 2009
Safety/environmental training, HR consulting, equipment sales, organic fertilizer sales, carpentry, woodworking, painting, mechanic work.
DESIGN TEAM SIGN COMPANY
June 2010- Sept. 2011
Set up ERP system, cost products, design and implement floor layout for lean manufacture, lead safety/environmental programs, engineering projects as assigned.
MIDSOUTH CUSTOM FABRICATORS
2006 to 2009
Took on the full P&L responsibility for all operations of a metal fabrication plant, of 200 employees,.
2004 to 2005
Oversaw the safety compliance in a union facility and a non-union facility, totaling over 1,000 employees in two states.
Plant Administration Manager
1997 to 2004
Designed safety and environmental programs in a PVC manufacturing plant. Implemented programs that attained EPA/OSHA compliance and reduced injury rates. Restructured the HR department to achieve better Humans relations and achieve/maintain regulatory compliance.
Manufacturing/Plant Engineer/Production Manager
DOVER ELEVATOR SYSTEMS INC.
1979 to 1997
Managed the tasks of costing new products and designing work centers and production operations. Supervised the production department and oversaw the maintenance and safety/environmental areas. Designed a new plant layout and sub plants during a plant reorganization. Led efforts for the training element and equipment calibration/certifications when the plant applied for ISO 9001.
Union University, MBA
Lambuth University, Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Management
REM (Environmental), SPHR, ASP, OSHA 30hr, Time Study, ISO Auditor, DOT, Radiation Safety.