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Senior Manager Dangerous Goods

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida
208 days ago


Ensure compliance with domestic and international dangerous goods regulations set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Air Transport Association (IATA) and other relevant regulatory authorities. Interact with domestic and international governmental agencies and maintain effective and efficient policies and procedures. Oversee the safe and compliant handling, storage and transportation of dangerous goods for the Company.  Oversee strategic planning, implementation, correspondence, tracking and oversight of Regulatory Compliance programs at Atlas.


  • Manage the approval and rejection process of transport requests, interacting with domestic and international authorities to obtain Dangerous Goods and Special Loads exemptions and approvals.
  • Oversee dangerous goods regulatory compliance and overall strategic planning, implementation, correspondence, tracking, and oversight of Regulatory Compliance programs
  • Recommends and implements new/corrective measures to ensure compliance with internal and external policy.
  • Oversee the management of the Dangerous Goods country permission process, including obtaining necessary permits and approvals for international transport.
  • Act as a liaison with the Department of Defense (DoD) and Air Mobility Command (AMC) on air transport matters pertaining to dangerous goods, ensuring compliance with their specific requirements.
  • Develop, update, and maintain comprehensive Dangerous Goods Policy and Procedure in alignment with US and international regulations, including FAA, ICAO, IATA, and other relevant authorities.
  • Provide oversight and management of the day-to-day operations of the Dangerous Goods Department, ensuring strict adherence to regulations and standards for the safe transport of dangerous goods.
  • Manage and oversee the Company’s Dangerous Goods 24/7 Hotline, serving as the primary point of contact for dangerous goods-related inquiries and concerns.
  • Review and enhance the content of Dangerous Goods Training Programs for Ground Operations, Flight Operations, and Maintenance personnel, incorporating the latest regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Communicate and provide expert advice on operational requirements and concerns based on thorough analysis of daily activities and briefings.
  • Administer tasks assigned to the Dangerous Goods Supervisors & Specialists, delivering comprehensive training and support to ensure proficiency in dangerous goods handling.and provide training and support accordingly.
  • Administer the content of the Dangerous Goods Manual (DGM) including applicable interfaces.
  • Support the Dangerous Goods Auditing process (documentation, emergency procedures, training, facilities, and compliance) for the Company, including the ones extending to our Customers, ground handlers and vendors.
  • Control data collection tools and maintain relevant data relevant to Dangerous Goods transport, critical tasks and events, including discrepancies, incidents or accidents.
  • Liaison with DoD and AMC on air transport DG matters.
  • Maintain and update Dangerous Goods Emergency response and procedures for in-flight or ground emergencies.
  • Manage the allocated budget for Dangerous Goods and Emergency Response, ensuring optimal resource allocation and compliance with financial guidelines.
  • Foster relationships and collaborate with domestic and international organizations involved in dangerous goods transport and regulations, staying updated on industry trends, emerging regulations, and best practices.
  • Represent the Company in training seminars and regulatory conferences, actively participating to ensure up-to-date compliance with evolving aviation regulations and industry standards.


  • 5+ years of major airline experience and 2+ years of management experience
  • Dangerous Goods Certification (49 CFR / ICAO – IATA)
  • Professional certification in Quality or Safety or relevant experience.
  • Must have a proficient and working knowledge of ICAO, IATA, 14CFR, 49CFR hazardous materials regulations.
  • Must have working knowledge of the Defense Transportations Regulation (DTR) and the safe transportation of regulated HAZMAT by air as well as an excellent working knowledge of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)
  • Thorough knowledge / experience of domestic and international dangerous goods regulations
  • Experience in instructional design and/ or learning management systems (LMS).



  • Ability to collaborate and develop interpersonal relationships while leading a team.
  • Ability to work outside standard schedule to manage 24/7 dangerous goods hotline
  • Must have good computer skills and knowledge of relevant systems programs such as DG Office
  • Ability to obtain valid passport for domestic and international travel as needed
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship


Salary Range: $91,100- $123,000


Financial offer within the stated range will be based on multiple factors to include but not limited to location, relevant experience/level and skillset.



The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.


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