Logistics Safety And Regulatory Manager

Ecolab Inc. Saint Paul , MN 55102

Posted 4 weeks ago

Join Ecolab as our Logistics Safety & Regulatory Manager as part of our North American logistics team located in NA. Enjoy the opportunity to leave a legacy as Ecolab Supply Chain makes the journey from good to great, as we become a World Class supply chain. Your role will be critical to our success as you develop and implement programs and provide training and coaching to help our logistics team thrive in this changing Supply Chain culture. You will have an opportunity to work with a variety of contributors; they will rely on you to identify key Safety and Regulatory requirements in transportation and distribution. Assist in the development and deployment of programs: (1) to ensure employee safety and process safety and (2) to ensure compliance with company-wide best practices as well as government and other regulatory bodies in line with Ecolab's core values.

At Ecolab we strive to achieve 100% engagement, 100% of the time for zero incidents and zero loss. Safety is our #1 priority and it is everyone's responsibility. This role is critical to ensuring all routines, mechanisms, compliance and commitments are followed as we continue to drive the NA Logistics safety culture. You will help ensure a safety engaged culture among employees to influence positive safety and regulatory compliance, providing superior education and training, and collaborating at all levels with the leadership team, front line managers, and front-line associates.

Location Information: The position location is flexible, but would ideally be field-based near one of our main warehouse operations.

What You Will Do:


  • Develops and deploys robust logistics safety program across the NA chemical and equipment network to ensure compliance with EHS regulations. Communicates and initiates improvements based on trends in audit findings, corrective actions, and best practices.

  • Handles safety related activity and initiatives in a collaborative manner to create a culture of interdependence and to create a high performance workplace.

  • Ensure that SH&E incidents and significant near misses are communicated appropriately and investigated with corrective actions monitored and tracked to closure.

  • Teaches, trains and ensures our first aid and recordable investigations/5 why's are complete, clear and we quickly cascade learnings to all warehouse and manufacturing sites in NA (potentially globally).

  • Supports global EHS initiatives (5S, Safety Observations, Audits, Safe Start, etc.) and objectives.

  • Develops and maintains SOPs/programs for facility compliance with the major regulatory programs and safety contingency plans.

  • In collaboration with Global SHE, develops and deploys process safety program across the NA chemical logistics network, including chemical compatibility in storage and transportation, incident reporting and process audits.

  • Develops, tracks, and communicates EHS metrics such as safety indices, results of government regulatory inspections, and compliance cost indices.


  • Ensures full and consistent transportation regulatory compliance across the NA chemical logistics network. Tracks and monitors training of all hazardous materials certified associates across the logistics network.

  • Develops, tracks, and communicates regulatory metrics such as DOT 5800s.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 12+ years of experience in a manufacturing, logistics or related environment

  • 3+ years' experience in a Safety / Regulatory role in a logistics or manufacturing environment, including internal and external audits.

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

  • Immigration sponsorship not available for this role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in safety or other technical discipline (e.g. Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology) or Operations Management / Supply Chain Management

  • Previous experience with personal safety and behavior-based safety programs

  • Experience with hazardous materials and process safety management

  • Familiarity with 49 CFR, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Code of Federal Regulations, ocean regulation (IMDG) and/or air regulation (IATA)

  • Experience in a World Class logistics and / or manufacturing environment. Prefer they have warehouse safety experience but will consider manufacturing

  • 1+ years' experience in cross-functional project or program management

  • Certification as a Safety Professional

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Logistics Safety And Regulatory Manager

Ecolab Inc.