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Regional Safety Manager - Hazardous Materials **

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 5th 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 80 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: Regional Safety Manager - Hazardous Materials ** - 40010 
Time Type: Full Time

SUMMARY

The HSE Regional Manager, Hazardous Materials is motivated, results-oriented, and committed to delivering prioritized Supply Chain / Transportation capabilities in support of our mission to serve existing and future customers at the highest level possible. This position is responsible for owning key initiatives aimed at optimizing hazardous material classification, coordinate policy integration and doing so with a high level of communication, collaboration, and attention to detail.

 

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Regional Safety Manager functions as a subject matter expert and consultant to manage highly technical HSE subject matters with site management teams, corporate HSE, external regulatory agencies, talent development, and provides strategic leadership for site-level staff to build sustainable loss improvement processes and to ensure program effectiveness. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Identify and lead complex regulated hazardous materials storage improvement projects to drive towards a best in class regulated hazardous materials 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 regulated hazardous materials storage compliance project management support and guidance for complex business projects and initiatives.
  • Work cross functionally with our risk management, real estate, engineering, business, and BCM teams to ensure regulated 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 regulated hazardous materials storage compliance.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with cross-functional leadership teams to capture and remediate concerns.
  • 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 measures within the region
  • Provide training and coaching to local Health & Safety Managers to ensure technical competence and leadership development within across the region.
  • Creates a positive partnership with Facility Leadership and serves as point of contact for safety related matters.
  • Conduct HSE audits and assessments of on-going operations to measure compliance with regulatory requirements and conformance to company policies
  • DSV representative for OSHA, EPA, FDA, or other State and Federal regulatory agencies and address any issues that may arise on a site level for the applicable region.
  • Ensures compliance with local Health, Safety & Environmental laws & by laws as well as customer specific requirements
  • Monitors HSE controllers & Site Managers in executing safe work practices and adherence to standards
  • Assists in the coordination in the investigation of accidents and near misses; reviews and analyzes these accidents and near miss incidents and make corrective action recommendations working together with site safety designees.
  • 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

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years program management experience including cross-team coordination, project management, and communication across multiple stakeholders

 

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)
  • Bilingual (Preferred)

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
  • Familiarity with DOT, ADR, CLP, GHS, IFCC, and NFPA codes/laws
  • 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 NFPA30 and NFPA30B.
  • 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
  • Self-Management Skills (e.g., Dealing with Stress, Maintaining Composure)
  • Change Management Skills (e.g., Learning Agility, Adapting to Change) 
  • People and Relationship Management Skills (e.g., Demonstrating Teamwork, Sensitivity to Others, Intercultural competence, Leadership,) 
  • Personality & Motivation (e.g., Demonstrating Enthusiasm and Energy, Drive to Achieve Goals, fact-based, obliging, used to work self-contained “by-objective”, self-motivated and a team player)
  • Quality and Service Skills and Orientation (e.g., Valuing Quality, Focusing on Details)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position will work in a distribution center. Typically, this environment is subject to:

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, and/or carrying up to 70 lbs.
  • Performing other physical activities such as reaching, bending and climbing.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear protection and any other PPE required by the safety analysis.

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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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