Tech Data - US

Hazmat Program Manager

US-FL-Clearwater
Req Number
2017-16923
Weekly Work Hours
40
Shift
8-5
Travel Required
10%
Relocation Assistance Available
Yes
Working Time
Full-Time

Overview

Provide end to end cross functional and cross geographical program management of Tech Data’s Global Hazmat Program to ensure program is fully compliant with the relevant Dangerous Goods Regulations including but not limited to IATA, DOT, FAA, IMDG, ICAO and ADR governing the transportation / distribution of Tech Data products in all regions/geographies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

  • Drive system, operational or business process changes required to ensure compliance with relevant Hazmat regulations including article identification, article classification, LC operations, ISCS/3PL opportunities, etc.
  • Ownership of the Hazmat training program including the development and oversight of the delivery of all mandatory training; ensure retention of relevant training records. Implement a learning management system to ensure the effective, efficient delivery of required Hazmat training globally
  • Work with the relevant Hazmat teams and Tech Data Dangerous Goods Council on the interpretation of the relevant regulations and ensure the practical application of the regulations to Tech Data’s business processes, systems and controls.
  • Project Management including implementation of reporting program to monitor, track and report progress of addressing compliance gaps, process improvement initiatives and upcoming program changes.
  • Continuously monitor, research and analyze existing, proposed and new regulations to ensure compliance with all relevant Dangerous Goods regulations
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Meets attendance and punctuality standards

Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

Previous Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years supporting transportation compliance or compliance operations;
  • Previous extensive experience with transportation of lithium batteries is mandatory
  • Extensive experience in understanding domestic, international and global regulations governing the packaging, transport and management of dangerous goods
  • Project management experience as a project lead or core contributor

 Education/Certification:

  • University Degree
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Dangerous Goods Certification Required, DGSA Certification recommended
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) preferred
  • Program / Project Management certification recommended.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required:

  • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed
  • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others
  • Able to communication clearly and convey necessary information
  • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines
  • Able to create and conduct formal presentations
  • Able to interact effectively with all levels of management
  • Able to maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities
  • Able to negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively, and close transactions with mutually beneficial results.
  • Able to quickly learn new systems and technology
  • Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency
  • Able to use relevant computer system applications at an intermediate level
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Possesses strong multi-cultural interpersonal skills
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • May be located at the Clearwater corporate office or at the reseller location
  • Occasional non-standard work or overtime as business requires
  • On-call availability required as necessary
  • Professional, office environment
  • Some travel required.

 

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