Julie Boyd

Courses Taught at MSU:
OSH 192 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
OSH 299 Professional Development
OSH 320 Environmental & Occupational Health Engineering Technology
OSH 353 Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace
OSH 384 Construction Safety
OSH 450 Practical Application Lab

M.S. Occupational Safety and Health 2001
Emphasis: Industrial Hygiene
Murray State University Murray, KY

B.S. Agriculture 1998
Area: Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Animal Health Technology
Murray State University Murray, KY

Professional Experience Prior to MSU:
Consultant/Trainer/Owner – EHS Industrial Consultants, Murray, KY, August 2011-present
• Continuous improvement consulting services
• Instruct monthly Red Cross CPR/First Aid classes
• OSHA compliance training/OSHA 10 hour instructor
• Environmental training
• Compile various procedures as needed for safety & environmental manuals

General Manager/Owner – Pizza Pro & The Annex, Murray, KY, August 2011-August 2015
• Staffing of managers and customer service representatives
• Worker's compensation program management
• Employee performance coaching and development
• Delivery insurance management
• New hire and unemployment filings
• Permit renewal applications and tracking
• Advertising and Marketing Plan Development

Continuous Improvement Mgr. - Morningstar Foods, Murray, KY, December 2009-August 2011
• Monthly assessments of managers and supervisors to help ensure personal development
• Manage worker's compensation claims
• Developed training plan and materials to coach supervisors into more effective managers
• Performance plan development and review for Continuous Improvement Coordinator (Direct Report)
• Acting Human Resource Manager when full-time manager was absent.
• Maintenance Department Manager (Assumed additional role during job search for permanent manager)
• Coordinated quarterly plant wide meetings and presented various presentations and training material
• Implemented plant-wide Management Operating System – Corporate Continuous Improvement Plan
• Performed CI plant audits, defined corrective actions for deficiencies
• Revitalized, monitored, and tracked corrective action plan and progress
• Defined plant goals for efficiency improvements
• Managed labor variance and overtime budget for the plant
• Tracked various plant key measures

Regional Environmental Health & Safety Mgr. - Morningstar Foods, Murray, KY/Decatur, AL Dec. 2005-09
• Manage worker's compensation claims – Murray/Decatur
• Conduct New Hire Training and developed manuals – Decatur plant
• Instituted Job hazard analysis program – Murray plant
• Maintain EPA and OSHA regulatory compliance – Murray/Decatur
• Project Manager for the installation of a $2M Waste Water treatment plant – Murray plant
• Performance plan development and review for Waste Water Manager (Direct Report) – Murray plant
• Founding member of the labor management committee – Murray plant
• Develop and facilitate safety and environmental training – Murray/Decatur

Human Resources Supervisor - Johnson Controls, Inc. Cadiz, KY, July 2005 – December 2005
• 2006 Union Labor Negotiations where I mentored under corporate labor relations manager and assisted plant accountant with financial planning for possible wage concessions.
• Worker's Compensation Manager and received top 5 ranking out of 200 plants for WC cost reduction ($900,000).
• Implemented and administered the following programs: FMLA tracking program, plant morale survey, corrective actions development, and incentive programs for Safety, Quality, and Production.
• Reviewed performance evaluations and promotions for salaried personnel and assisted with grievance procedures & employee conflict resolutions

Safety, Health & Environmental Coordinator I, II - Johnson Controls, Inc. Cadiz, KY, Feb 2002-July 2005
• Develop training material and implementation plan to ensure OSHA/KOSHA regulation compliance
• OSHA/KOSHA compliance tracking through inspections, investigations, training, and program development
• Trend analysis of accident investigations to promote injury reduction
• Facilitate safety, environmental, medical response, and ergonomic task force meetings
• Lead & maintain ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
• Responsible for Federal EPA & state regulatory requirements
• Assist engineering with ergonomic work station set-up

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt - Johnson Controls, Inc. Cadiz, KY, August 2002-December 2003
• Provided cost savings of $526,000 using Six Sigma Methodology (DMAIC)
• Applied analytical/quantitative approach to problem solving
• Mentored Six Sigma Green Belts with assigned projects

• Authorized OSHA 10 & 30 hour instructor
• Professional Human Resources certified – SHRM (2003-2015)
• Received Top 5 ranking out of 200 plants for worker's compensation cost reduction ($900K savings)
• Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
• Red Cross Certified CPR Instructor
• AHA Certified Medical Providers CPR Instructor
• Certified National Safety and Health Council - Lift Truck Instructor
• Project Manager for the installation of a $2M Waste Water treatment plant
• 3M Scholarship Recipient

Professional Organizations:
• Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), National Member

• Supervising for Success Leadership Series
• Labor and Employee Relations Training
• Legal Compliance Training by Foley & Lardner
• Human Resources Computer Based Training Series
• FMLA, EEOC, AAP & ADA training courses
• Business and Quality Systems – Internal Auditor
• Certified Continuous Improvement Coordinator – PVA

Contact Information:
Office Address: 157G Industry and Technology Center
Office Phone: 270-809-5677
Office Fax: 270-809-3630
Email: jboyd16@murraystate.edu