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United Technologies Corporation Senior Logistics/HazMat Coordinator in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job ID: 01341902

City: Minneapolis

State: Minnesota

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


CADMN: FS Kidde Detector 6901 West 110th Street, Minneapolis, MN, 55438 USA

Det-Tronics is a $150M technologically innovative, projects-based global P&L protecting customers in many challenging environments with high end flame and gas detection products and systems. Det-Tronics is a part of the Global Fire Products business and has a global footprint with manufacturing sites in the U.S. and sales presence in all key geographies.

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

Job Title And Description

Det-Tronics is looking an experienced, detail oriented Senior Logistics/HazMat Coordinator to provide expertise and guidance on inbound and outbound shipping, especially in regards to Hazardous Materials, special or difficult shipments, third party Shipping and Logistics software, and working with Finance on processing invoices.

Job Responsibilities


Must have a strong knowledge base in DOT, IATA, and IMDG hazardous materials regulations for classification, packaging, marking, labeling and documentation of dangerous goods

Maintain company Hazardous Products List for Shipping and Logistics to access supporting documentation including SDS’s

Manage HazMat Training Program (DOT, IATA, IMDG, etc.) for all required employees, including for new hires and for refresher training. Maintain records and documentation and create or revise training as required

When required, identify and develop solutions for products that require UN Performance Oriented Packaging (POP) to enable shipment of the goods domestically or internationally

Ensure interplant truck and drivers are in compliance of all local, state, and federal laws under the DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and maintain Driver Qualification Files. Complete renewals and updates as necessary

Responsible for annual renewal of facility HazMat registration and ChemTrec 24 hour emergency response phone number for Det-Tronics

Logistics Support

Work with third party forwarders, logistics companies, and export crating companies to develop a plan for and get quotes for special shipments (inbound and outbound)

Create and maintain Freight Routing Guide for optimal shipping instructions, and ensure compliance by reviewing the non-conforming shipments

Work with Carrier Corporation Logistics Management team to provide Det-Tronics freight data for small parcel, LTL, domestic HWA and freight forwarder air/ocean during bid processes.

Work with Procurement on optimizing inbound freight

Help Logistics team process shipments as time allows or when they are busy/shorthanded


Review, code, and approve freight invoices from carriers, forwarders, and third party processors

Work with Finance to answer questions and/or review logistics related invoices

Provide Finance with weekly and monthly reports on Duties paid

Complete monthly inbound China/Taiwan raw material in-transit report

Stay current on all Incoterms related changes and communicate to/train all necessary groups

Maintain logistics related data in the shipping (Varsity) and ERP (JDE) programs

Work with freight companies and IT to setup and optimize third party shipping software such as FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc, for the Shipping and Logistics teams

Manage subscriptions/renewals for publications and hazmat software that provide necessary regulations and updates (CFR 49, Journal of HazMat Transportation, IATA DG Regulations, IMDG Regulations, Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS), etc.), review what applies to our business, and ensure compliance with these regulations

Experience in export and import regulations and ACE AES EEI filings would be helpful

Other duties as assigned.


  • Four year degree, or High School Diploma/GED plus 10 years relevant experience


  • 5+ years experience in inbound/outbound domestic and international Logistics

  • Clear understanding of Logistics HazMat rules (DOT, IATA, IMDG, etc)

  • Must be detail and process oriented

  • Need to be able to read agency/government regulations and translate them into simple, trainable processes

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and an open attitude for continuous improvement. Ability to perform under stress and meet project timelines, to work cooperatively and respectfully with others, to lead others using project planning skills and documentation. Must be able to perform essential job functions safely and work within established company guidelines.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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