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HAZMAT - Regional Safety Manager

Health & Safety

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 90 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com

Location: USA - Lawrenceville, Laval Blvd 

Division: Solutions 
Job Posting Title: HAZMAT - Regional Safety Manager - 40010 
Time Type: Full Time

SUMMARY

The Regional Manager, Hazardous Materials role requires working with different business owners across the organization to define the strategy, requirements, and timelines as well as lead different cross-functional teams. This position involves regular communication with the senior management team on roadmaps, program updates, risks, and change management. This role must also act as a subject matter expert in the storage of hazardous materials. Cross-team coordination, program management, and effective communication skills are essential.

 

**** LOCATION:  Role can be based in Lawrenceivlle, GA.  Preferred location:  Lancaster, TX.  Alternate Locations:  Aurora, IL, Port Reading, NJ

 

Key job responsibilities

  • Identify and lead complex regulated hazardous materials storage improvement projects to drive towards a best-in-class hazardous materials storage and compliance program.
  • Ensure regulatory requirements are met for existing and new products/processes by understanding product attributes to drive intended storage actions.
  • Provide end-to-end hazardous materials storage compliance project management support and guidance for complex business projects and initiatives.
  • Work cross functionally with our HSE, real estate, engineering, solutions, and business development teams to ensure hazardous materials storage compliance requirements are known and projects are carried out to delivery.
  • Identify regulatory risks in new products and services and provide guidance for risk mitigations.
  • Interpret new or changing regulations related to hazardous materials storage, construction codes, segregation of materials, drainage and containment, fire protection, ventilation, and electrical requirements to determine how it applies to business operations.
  • Support new business initiatives to ensure hazardous materials storage compliance.
  • Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements.
  • Working knowledge of current EPA and DOT regulations including HAZWOPER and Hazardous Communication training
  • Oversee transportation of hazardous materials in compliance with EPA & DOT/IMDG/IATA regulations
  • Develop and implement a proper training regimen for employees as required by law for shipping, handling, and storage of Hazardous Materials
  • Conducts pre-operational risk assessments on new sites, design, propose and implement risk mitigation
  • Assists in providing information on HSE for RFP submissions

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicates all problems and questions to operations managers.
  • Always follows all safety procedures.
  • Responsible for all equipment, supplies, documents, and materials related to job.
  • Responsible for following all DSV policies and procedures.
  • Complies with all federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Communicates with all levels of staff and public as appropriate to the job.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • A degree in fire protection engineering or related engineering
  • Knowledge of Building/Fire/NFPA Codes and Standards related to fire protection and life
  • Registered Professional Engineer or other professional designation preferred. We will also consider candidates that have significant industry experience in fire protection and code consultant but are not on the engineering track.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • ASP/CSP or OHST certification (Preferred)

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills

  • Strong computer skills are required.
  • Proficient use of MS Office Applications.

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, and verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate skills are required, as well as the functional use of spreadsheets to develop trends and track reactions to safety programs.

Other Skills

  • Certification and/or experience in dangerous goods or regulated hazardous materials compliance
  • Experience in fire prevention and fire protection design requirements for storage of hazardous materials in warehousing operations
  • Experience implementing hazardous material storage solutions compliant with NFPA, FM Global, IFC, IBC, and other fire protection and building codes and standards, particularly NFPA 13 and NFPA 30.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current Environmental / Sustainability Topics (i.e., Environmental Regulations, Green Energy Technologies, Greenhouse Gases, Waste and Recycling, Energy / Water Conservation, etc.)
  • Good communication, supervisory and people skills are essential
  • Strong project management and analytical skills and ability to pay attention to detail

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  The employee also regularly lifts and/or moves objects up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Ability to travel by plane and/or automobile
  • Up to 30% travel within United States

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

Read more at www.dsv.com

 

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