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Transportation Compliance Program Manager

Medtronic, Inc. - Fridley, MN









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Transportation Compliance Program Manager




Fridley, MN, 55432, USA


Transportation Compliance Program Manager


Fridley, Minnesota, United States

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1 day ago

Position Description:

Provide technical expertise and guidance to assure the safe and compliant transportation of regulated materials for the global supply chain. Manages day-to-day dangerous goods compliance program. Manages compliance auditing, monitoring, and exception functions. Recommends and implements policies to maintain compliance. Provides guidance on material classification, shipping documentation, and internal and external customer inquiries.

Position Responsibilities:

•Provide operational leadership for the Dangerous Goods Program

•Maintain corporate inventory of products and components subject to dangerous goods regulations

•Provide product identification and classification guidance to materials and substances subject to dangerous goods regulations

•Review and/or establish/coordinate existing policies and practices to address: compliance (identification, classification, packaging, marking, labeling, and documentation) for the movement of dangerous goods.

•Provide day-to-day regulatory guidance on packaging, marking, labeling, and preparation of shipping documents

•Collaborate with Business Units, Regions, Regulatory, Distribution, Manufacturing, Package Engineers, EHS, Government Affairs, Product Engineers, and the Office of Ethics and Compliance

•Interface with customers, freight forwarders and other providers as well as government officials to respond to questions or resolve issues

•Partner with legal and Global Trade Compliance to help manage governmental audits related to the transportation of dangerous goods

•Work with Global Trade Compliance to develop/implement policies, SOP’s, training materials, and controls to support a culture of compliance with applicable international regulations for the transportation of dangerous goods

•Assist Business Units to put into place dangerous goods processes and procedures to ensure compliance with corporate policies.

•Participate in functional design and implementation of dangerous goods management tools and related systems

•Conduct site audits to identify compliance with dangerous goods policies and procedures, and to initiate corrective action, process improvements, and simplification.

•Identify new regulations and provide gap analysis to changing regulations that will affect Medtronic and proactively facilitate policy and procedure to ensure compliance

•Manage relationships with Medtronic preferred dangerous goods vendors for training, consulting, systems, and supplies

Basic Qualifications:


Education Required

•Bachelor’s Degree

Years of Experience

•7 years’ experience in dangerous goods transportation, quality, regulatory, EHS, or compliance related fields

Skills Required

•Working knowledge of national and international dangerous goods regulations

•Chemistry knowledge and ability to apply that knowledge to dangerous goods classifications

•Packaging testing knowledge for product and package integrity

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with regulatory agencies and business leaders

•Strong written and oral communications skills

•Discretion with confidential or sensitive information

•Capable of multitasking and working with changing priorities and deadlines

•Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence Global BU, Regional and Site contacts who have responsibilities for BU and local compliance

Specialized Knowledge

•Experience in effectively researching and interpreting technical regulatory texts

•Ability to comprehend complex regulatory/technical texts and interpret potential impact on operations

•Working knowledge of US and International dangerous goods regulations

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:This is an optional section, and can include things not easily identified from the resume, but more likely to be explored during the interview process.

•Previous experience in operational optimization, supply chain operations/management

•Experience with classification and packaging compliance (e.g. ADR, DOT, IATA, IMO, TDG)

•Previous experience with industry advocacy organizations (e.g., DGAC, COSTHA, DGTA, PRBA)

•Chemistry knowledge and ability to apply that knowledge to dangerous goods classifications

•Previous leadership/participation in structured audit program for dangerous goods compliance or related audit program

Physical Job Requirements:

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description 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.

•Office environment; stand/sit/walk up to 8 hours per day, lift 20 lbs.

•Travel 25%

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Medtronic, Inc.


Transportation Compliance Program Manager Medtronic, Inc. - Fridley, MN, United States


Location: Fridley, MN

Company Profile:
Medtronic, Inc. manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Cardiac and Vascular Group, and Restorative Therapies Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Group’s products include pacemakers; implantable defibrillators; leads and delivery systems; ablation products; electrophysiology catheters; products for the treatment of atrial fibrillation; information systems for the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disease management (CRDM) devices; coronary and peripheral stents and related delivery systems; therapies for uncontrolled hypertension; endovascular stent graft systems; heart valve replacement technologies; cardiac tissue ablation systems; and open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products. The Restorative Therapies Group offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery devices for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), overactive bladder, urinary retention, and fecal incontinence and gastroparesis; external insulin pumps; subcutaneous CGM systems; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat; and devices that incorporate advanced energy technology. It also manufactures and sells image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems; and provides Web-based therapy management software solutions. The company serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients in approximately 140 countries. Medtronic, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.