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Manager Safety

York, PA
May 19, 2020

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Global Dangerous Goods Transportation Compliance Specialist with more than 26 years of experience coordinating logistics and global dangerous goods transportation. Strong track record of designing and implementing customized auditing systems and transportation processes that consistently comply with national and international regulations throughout the United States, Canada, and 32 countries. CORE EXPERTISE

Logistics, Dangerous Goods Transportation Compliance, Transportation Management, Fleet Safety/ Fiscal Accountability, Product Stewardship & GHS, Operations Requirements, Hazardous Materials Storage, and Hazardous Waste Management.


Proven history of successfully requesting and obtaining Special Permits and Competent Authority Approvals (CA) through the DOT and other international bodies.

Skilled at coordinating and conducting global dangerous goods inventory processes in order to streamline organizational SDS databases, reduce risks, decrease costs and limit liability. Experience performing dangerous goods audits globally in accordance with domestic and international regulations. Achieve consistent and reliable reduction of major repairs, diminished efficiencies, and loss of production by reviewing quality control statistics and maintenance reports to design, implement, and modify preventive maintenance programs


Saved over $4M in operating costs by working with the DOT and TDG Canada to extend special permits and Equivalent Letter of Safety for the continued use of DOT 51 Portable Tanks. Served as HAZMAT Transportation & Security Compliance Specialist overseeing the coordination and implementation of DOT safety and HAZMAT training programs, administrative matters, and communications activities.

Awarded Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding duty performance by the Quartermaster General of Schools. Awarded the Bronze Star by the V Corps Commander while serving in Iraq. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Global Dangerous Goods Transportation Specialist, WR Grace & Conn, Columbia, MD 2008 -2020 Developed, trained, and oversaw global dangerous goods training programs, provided technical assistance to clients, and monitored dangerous goods regulatory activity on a global basis. Audited 3rd party logistics providers, carriers, and package testing facilities to ensure compliance with national and international regulations relating to the manufacture, storage, transport and security of dangerous goods. Provided timely, comprehensive advisory and technical support as it related to the classification, transportation, handling, storage, and delivery of dangerous goods. Maintained and updated dangerous goods master data globally using the dangerous goods module in SAP. Provided technical resources to member organizations and maintains relationships with regulatory authorities. Classified dangerous goods in hazard classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 7, 8, & 9 for transportation in commerce globally. Classified hazardous waste streams for U.S. based facilities and ensured hazardous waste manifests were completed correctly

Responsible for the accuracy of worldwide dangerous goods transportation data for all modes of transportation using the Dangerous Goods Module in SAP

Wrote Standing Operating Procedures for dangerous goods transportation including loading and unloading operations.

Audited 3rd party carriers in the United States in accordance with 49 CFR Parts 385, 386, 390, 396 and 397. NORMAN STOLLBERG PAGE 2


Audited 3rd party dangerous goods testing facilities in accordance with 49 CFR Part 180 Maintained customs tariff codes and export licensing, performs sanctioned party screening and legal control functions in SAP (GTS).

Ensured labeling compliance with GHS requirements globally. Assisted corporate product stewardship in REACH registration and ensured organizations compliance with EU regulations.

Significant Accomplishments:

On short notice prepared, planned, and trained 6 facilities on materials dangerous to the aquatic environment for transport by international vessel and international air which saved the company over $80,000 in training costs. Classified over 900 Dangerous Goods line items in the Dangerous Goods Module (SAP) to include: United Nations Model Regulations, 49 CFR, TDG Canada, Mexican Standards, ANTT (Brazil), ADG 7th Revised Addition, ADR, RID, GBT China, Japan Fire Service Law, South Korean Dangerous Goods Standard & Singapore Standard 586. Director Training / Senior Editor Writer, US Army, Fort Lee, VA / Fort Carson, CO 2004 – 2007 Directed and implemented the training program for mid-level managers in the petroleum supply field for the United States Army. Supervised and mentored 30 junior mid-level managers in the development of course and instructional materials including research and development for inclusion in all types of instructional material. Served as a training consult to the Quartermaster General of Schools.

Developed the strategic training plan for Military Occupational Specialty 92F30, Petroleum Supply Specialist, Basic Leaders Management Course at Fort Lee, VA.

Analyzed, designed, developed, and validated training products and resourcing documents for dangerous goods training Army wide

Effectively evaluated and identified the most cost-effective and efficient ways to deliver relevant training to soldiers throughout the petroleum supply specialist field.

Trained subordinate instructors and other supervisory personnel in effective training techniques. Evaluated technical and functional objectives, program goals, fund availability, and status information for projects. Determined alternative courses of action and recommended changes in program goals based on cost and personnel. Significant Accomplishments:

Served as a Transportation Specialist Intern for the Department of Transportation as part of the Wounded Warrior Program.

Performed transportation system analysis and planning functions for the various types of transportation systems such as railway, public transportation, airway and highway considering social, economic and environmental effects of proposed projects.

Assisted in the development of specialized training modules for the mobile hazmat training teams. Terminal and Fleet Operations Manager Petroleum Supply, Fort Carson, CO 2002 – 2004 Managed the maintenance and ensured compliance with DOT Driver Safety and Maintenance Standards of a wheel vehicle fleet of fifty 5,000 gallon tankers, twenty five 5 ton trucks with 1 ton trailers, and six fuel system supply points worth in excess of $25M. Responsible for the morale, health and welfare of 206 subordinate personnel while serving as Hazardous Materials Compliance Manager.

Coordinated the deployment the personnel via air, rail, road, and vessel in accordance with 49 CFR, AFMAN 24- 204, IATA, ADR and IMDG.

Planned, coordinated and supervised the movement of divisional assets including dangerous goods via all modes of transport from Fort Carson through Kuwait and to Iraq Supervised and coordinated the construction and operation of a 1.2-million-gallon petroleum terminal supporting 3rd Infantry Davison’s spearhead into Baghdad, Iraq under arduous combat conditions. Created Corps and Divisional Response Plans for Transportation of Hazardous Liquids by Pipelines according to 49 CFR Parts 195.



Applied current management principles, organization theory, and techniques of analysis and evaluation to maintenance programs and operations.

Supervised the inspection of operating machines, equipment, and systems to ensure conformity with operational standards.

Significant Accomplishments:

Recognized by the 3rd Infantry Division Assistant Division Commander of Support for having the best petroleum operation in the entire theater of operations.

Petroleum Terminal was awarded The Army Exceptional Organization Safety Award for zero injuries or fatalities during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Maintained a 96% operational readiness rating during arduous combat operations in Iraq. Developed a comprehensive Train-the-Trainer program to assist subordinate personnel to become equipped as instructors.

Trained 23 junior non-commissioned officers on hazardous materials certification procedures. FORMAL EDUCATION

Master of Science Occupational Safety & Health (15 Semester Hours), Orange Beach, AL, 2021 Bachelor of Science Occupational Safety & Health (3.6 GPA), Orange Beach, AL 2017 Bachelor of Business Administration (3.1 GPA), Adam Smith University of America, Wailuku, HI 2002 INDUSTRY TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

Certified Hazardous Material’s Manager (CHHM); DGSA-ADR Advisor; UN Packaging Certification; RCRA, Incident Commander Course; GHS / CLP; Dangerous Goods Certified DOT (49 CFR); TDG Canada; Mexican Standards; IATA; IMDG; UN 19th Revised Addition; ADR; RID; GB China; Australian Dangerous Goods Code 7th Addition; AFMAN 24- 204; Master Driver; Airload Planner; School of Military Packaging Technology; Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive; Green Belt


Bronze Star; Meritorious Service Medal (2); Army Accommodation Medals (6); Army Achievement Medals (5); Recipient, Knowlton Award for Outstanding Support to the Military Intelligence Field; Premiere Award for Speed, WR Grace

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