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HAZMAT Regulatory Compliance Manager

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 10



Position Summary

Provide support of domestic and international hazardous material (HAZMAT) transportation regulatory programs for the company. Provide strategies, processes, controls, guidance, oversight and training of store, distribution center, manufacturing, and business support associates to maintain U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and applicable state, local and international transportation compliance, such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO.) Coordinate HAZMAT compliance initiatives within the Environmental Compliance Center of Excellence (COE) as directed by Manager or Director. Independently research government regulations and summarize findings with effective communication skills. Track new legislation and help identify the steps Kroger must take to comply. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Research and resolve HAZMAT transportation compliance questions associated with the Kroger enterprise, inclusive of products being sold or reclaimed, items transported for use in all areas of the company, and waste materials being transported for disposal
  • Interpret government regulations to provide guidance to ensure safe transport, storage, and handling of items
  • Design and implement programs, policies, and practices to ensure the company is compliant with all applicable federal, state, and local HAZMAT regulatory requirements
  • Monitor Government Regulation Activities in advance of potential impact to the company to be able to provide periodic updates on pending legislation and potential impacts
  • Train and support associates in all departments performing tasks under the HAZMAT programs for which the position is responsible; create and update training documents; ensure alignment with the needs of other departments to provide programs and training
  • Prepare and submit permit applications, compliance reports, and other correspondence
  • Respond to information requests from associates and agencies; follow up with all program inquiries in a timely and courteous manner; communicate with local, state and federal agencies on permitting and reporting issues; resolve Notices of Violation
  • Ensure maintenance of all records to meet regulatory compliance requirements for the program
  • Audit programs to identify potential issues of non-compliance with regulations and adjust practices and procedures to maintain compliance
  • Travel up to 20%, including attendance of HAZMAT compliance training programs
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Hazardous Materials certification
  • 5+ years of experience working in a compliance role within the Transportation and Logistics field
  • Any experience reading and interpreting regulations; knowledgeable in all required HAZMAT packaging, shipping, and documentation regulations for all ground, sea and air shipments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to effectively meet deadlines
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence others
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any experience in both domestic and international transportation of hazardous materials

    Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: Other
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: Any


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Legal || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || Other 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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