The Product Compliance Specialist will use strong leadership and technical competency to serve as the Subject Matter Expert for tk Bilstein of America. This individual will be responsible for establishing and executing policies and procedures, conduct regular audits, technical consultation and training programs related to the business units’ product compliance program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide technical expertise and guidance to the organization regarding the identification, classification, packing, marking labeling and preparation of shipping papers and placarding of items subject to compliance measures. Interface with customers, freight forwarders, common carriers and government agencies.
Identify program gaps/areas for improvement and create corrective action plans.
Stays abreast of applicable product compliance regulations and changes to legislation.
Maintains master data in SAP dangerous goods and customs rules table.
Collaborates with cross functional departments to communicate DG classifications.
Conducts general awareness trainings and function specific trainings.
Orders and maintains inventory of all dangerous goods supplies.
Coordinates with domestic and global production facilities to align MDS sheets.
Participate in tk Bilstein Safety Committee
Ensure organization compliance with FTC labeling, export control and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Maintain a thorough understanding of conflict minerals.
Qualifications & Experience
Must exhibit a dedication for independent problem solving.
Ability to review regulatory codes and translate to organizational processes required.
Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio required.
Strong analytical and cross functional project management skills required.
In depth knowledge of 49 CFR, IATA, IMDG, FMCSA and PHMSA, California Proposition 65 and other laws and regulations preferred.
Understanding of classification requirements for packing, marking, labeling, and shipping preferred.
Current certification in Dangerous Goods transport regulations preferred.
Prior supply chain experience in a CFR part 170-175 with related industry experience preferred
Throughout the world, the name thyssenkrupp Bilstein stands for innovation and high-tech solutions in chassis engineering. With its competitive chassis engineering solutions and with production facilities in Europe, North and South America, and Asia, the company supplies a complete range of damping and suspension products. Moreover, thyssenkrupp Bilstein has for many years, been a preferred partne...r in motor sports and vehicle tuning. Our membership with the internationally operating thyssenkrupp AG ensures that resources for investment provide an additional lead in development competency. Particularly, through simultaneous engineering, we permanently help to improve engineering design and systems in automotive engineering.