Dangerous Goods Handling Lead (A3, 2nd Shift) at DHL Express in Erlanger, Kentucky

Posted in Transportation 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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DHL Express is committed to maintaining an environment that empowers every team member to make the greatest possible impact on our business.   Our corporate culture is about personal commitment – to our business, to each other and to our global communities.  DHL is dedicated to being a great place to work. In addition to competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy a range of programs, services and benefits that bring the best to their personal lives. 


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DHL Express currently has an opening for a Dangerous Good Handling Lead at our Erlanger, KY CVG HUB Facility.


A DG Handling Lead must perform all of the required functions and duties of a typical Sort Agent/Package Handler to include shipment loading/unloading, compliance to ULD build up principles, use of JAG
scales, & compliance to the proper routing and sortation of packages. The DG Handling Lead must perform all of the required functions and duties at the direction of the Supervisor, Dangerous Goods. Additional duties include the guidance to DG staff, collecting, processing, inspecting, and buildup of all DG shipments. The DG Lead must also operate RCTS and produce NOTOCs. Supports and communicates the regulations and policies in accordance with the air carrier’s ground operations manual, US DOT (FAA), IATA/ICAO dangerous goods regulations and DHL Express company policy. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates Hub operational activities to ensure the safe, timely and cost effective processing of dangerous good shipments.

  • Collect all DG shipments within the sort and evaluate the regulatory compliance of each shipment for proper transport in the air network.

  • Must comply with all ICAO/IATA regulations for Dangerous Goods quantity limitations and commodity segregation in addition to the standard ULD build up principles.

  • Complete shipment level data entry into RCTS. Assemble the shipment and ULD level information within RCTS to generate a flight movement NOTOC with accurate load positions.

  • Complete initial and recurrent training, remain certified, and follow all FDA regulations of the disposal of foreign garbage.

  • Respond to all possible hazardous spill requests.  Superior knowledge of relative PPE, DG commodities and their specific risks, educate and protect other employees from the potential harms, perform any required containment, clean up, and disposal of leaking or otherwise compromised shipments.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 2 year’s experience in logistics, transportation, warehouse or industry related field preferred

  • Must successfully complete the DHL approved IATA Category 6 designated training program with an advanced understanding of dangerous goods regulations including 49CFR, IATA, and ICAO regulations.

  • Must successfully complete an OSHA physical exam/test both initially and annually.

  • Must successfully complete the 40 hour Hazwoper training initially and 8 hour Hazwoper recurrent training annually.

  • Must successfully complete the 8 hour Respiratory Protection training initially and annually.

  • Must successfully complete the 2 hour Emergency Response Guide (ERG) training initially and annually.

  • Must be proficient in OSHA regulated Basic Spill Response, PPE, Respiratory Protection, ERG, Repack, Incident Command, DECON, & 2 way Radio protocol.

  • Must successfully complete equipment fit testing both initially and annually.

  • Must attend monthly spill training.

  • Must complete FDA Foreign Garbage Disposal training both initially and annually.

  • Must process foreign garbage, clean aircraft, and complete disposal process for each international flight.

  • Must respond to and process any reported or suspected spill, leak, or odor within the HUB protecting any person or property from any dangers.

  • Must process and repack any leaking shipments.

  • Knowledge of DHL internal applications (PNFMS, RCTS, FOCUS, RCIR)

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.  The EEO is the Law poster is available here: https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster