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Transportation Compliance Manager



The Transportation Compliance Group at Flint Hills Resources (FHR) is looking for a Transportation Compliance Manager to join our team! This role is responsible for ensuring compliance with International, Federal & State hazardous material/dangerous goods regulations. This includes interpreting and communicating existing and proposed regulations, coordinating, and facilitating regulatory compliance inspections, ownership of key safety management programs, and being the point of contact for questions regarding regulatory interpretations and applicability for the transportation group.


Position will be based in Wichita and includes travel between 25-40%, with overnight stays.


Our Benefits Package includes: 

  • Flexible work schedule
  • 401K automatic Contribution along with competitive match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision health plans
  • Onsite office dining and walking paths, both inside and outside
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 3 weeks' vacation, plus additional sick time and holidays
  • Career growth opportunities across Koch Companies!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Be the Subject Matter Expert with regulations for all modes of transportation for the US Department of Transportation, Transport Canada, and Mexico Normas Oficiales Mexicanas associated with transporting hazardous materials/dangerous goods or hazardous waste
  • Responsible for classifying various Class 2 through Class 9 hazardous materials/dangerous goods and selecting the correct packaging, marking, labeling, placarding.
  • Share knowledge and collaborate with other FHR functional/operational teams to ensure understanding and incorporation of applicable global/domestic transportation related regulations and compliance standards
  • Develop and implement regulatory programs for logistics, operations, and laboratories
  • Foster relationships with all levels of the organizations and provide oversight over established transportation compliance program
  • Develop and modify regulatory required hazardous materials/dangerous goods training
  • Manage transportation incidents, 24/7, when notification is received from truck/rail/air carriers, government agencies, or emergency response agencies/services
  • Provide remote assistance to site personnel during government audits
  • Participate in program and project calls to provide Transportation Compliance guidance and share best practices
  • Initiate/participate in Transportation Compliance related investigations
  • Facilitate 3rd party/internal audits and health checks of the Transportation Compliance program
  • Document, assign, track and manage audit findings and corrective actions
  • Conduct regulatory research for all modes of transportation and regulatory agencies to address hazardous materials/dangerous goods transportation questions

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work and negotiate in, on and around outside or plant environment, including uneven terrains, platforms, etc.
  • Ability to climb ladders, stairs, and travel across uneven surfaces, working in outside environmental conditions

The Experience You Will Bring 


  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience within the transportation industry, having worked with a variety of transportation methods, vessels, barges, planes, trains, trucks, etc. in the hazardous materials/dangerous goods space
  • Training experience with DOT and other regulatory groups
  • Experience communicating and responding to federal regulatory agencies and providing written guidance to internal and external partners

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Proficient knowledge of International Air Transportation Association (IATA), International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG), European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID), Dangerous Goods by Inland Waters (AND).
  • Proficient regulatory knowledge of import/export control and customs compliance

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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