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Product Stewardship Specialist Job


Location: 

Mulberry, FL, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Regulatory Affairs
Posting Date:  Sep 11, 2021

As a Product Stewardship Specialist, you will provide business support for product safety and regulatory compliance pertaining to chemical hazard communication and the transport of chemical samples and commercial products. The primary focus of this role is to author safety data sheets (SDS’s), prepare chemical hazard labels for domestic and international shipments, and assist in the preparation of annual chemical reporting, such as UDOCS, Tier II and TRI.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Author SDS’s and hazard communication labels using a commercial software application. Produce deliverables for products, intermediates, and raw materials distributed to multiple jurisdictions in compliance with applicable chemical management regulatory requirements and company standards.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of SDS/label regulations, chemical regulatory compliance requirements and Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classifications for international jurisdictions.
  • Partner with relevant company subject matter experts (SME’s) to obtain critical chemical identity and composition, physical property data, and health and environmental hazard information needed to conduct product hazard assessments.
  • Collaborate with staff and management in R&D, Marketing, Technical Service and Manufacturing to ensure timely delivery of SDS’s and labels in support of key business objectives while maintaining compliance with jurisdictional chemical inventory registration requirements.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts for the efficient and accurate production and distribution of SDS’s and labels to drive business value.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of all related global chemical management regulations and adapt to changes in the regulatory and marketplace environments.
  • Respond in a timely and thorough manner to product safety inquiries regarding the company’s products received from customers, users, and agencies, and others, as appropriate.
  • Support company EH&S and Regulatory Compliance policies and comply with all regulatory and internal requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Limited travel, up to 5%.

 

Education/Experience Requirements

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Toxicology, Industrial Hygiene, EHS, or related technical discipline.
  • 0-3 years of experience in safety/environmental, chemicals, and/or global hazard communication.
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret jurisdictional chemical regulations is required.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience working with commercial SDS authoring software and labeling systems.
  • Hands-on experience using the EHS module in SAP.
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g. SDSRP, CPPS) or the ability and desire to obtain registration within 2 years.
  • Working knowledge of the following chemical regulations: Hazard Communication -Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling (GHS); HCS2012, WHIMS, CLP; Transport Classifications - USDOT, IATA, IMDG; Chemical Management Regulations -TSCA, DSL, REACH; and, Harmonized Tariff Schedule.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in global, federal, and state regulations, and ability to assess their impact on hazard communication and chemical management.
  • Experience working on an EHS/Regulatory team for a chemical manufacturing company.
  • Experience working with computer databases.

 

Skills and Competencies

 

  • Current proficiency in standard office software (i.e., word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation packages), as well as, the ability to learn specialized EHS commercial software applications required.
  • This position requires attention to detail, the ability to interpret data, and exhibit strong technical, organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and exceed customer expectations while managing multiple projects and the flexibility to compensate for changing priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively and lead change, both independently and as part of a dynamic team in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Ability to influence, interact and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability and desire to work collaboratively with operations, laboratory personnel, and the Executive Committee.

 

Organizational Framework

 

  • This is an individual contributor role reporting to the Director – Safety, Health, Environmental & Regulatory Compliance.
  • Advises, consults, and collaborates with:
    • Research and Development                          
    • Commercial/Sales
    • Quality Assurance
    • Marketing
    • Technical Services
    • Operations/Manufacturing

 

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

 

  • Working environment is in a chemical facility. The job requires some physical work that can involve routine lifting, climbing, bending, stooping, crouching, and standing for long hours.
  • Must physically be able to navigate the facility, including climbing ladders and accessing work platforms. May be required to label tanks and/or areas in accordance with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard.

 

In July 2019, Arkema acquired ArrMaz, strengthening its position as a world leader in the production of specialty chemicals for the crop nutrition, mining, infrastructure, oil and gas, and other growing industries worldwide.  As a trusted partner with operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, we provide innovative chemical solutions to customers in more than 50 countries across the globe.

 

Today, Arkema and ArrMaz are combining 50+ years of expertise and leveraging synergies to innovate superior chemical solutions designed to optimize process performance, production efficiency and product quality.  Our global team works closely with our customers to conduct laboratory and onsite testing, and recommend customized solutions to meet their unique needs.

 

Are you ready to be part of a winning team, with an opportunity to advance your career? Come grow with us.

 

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.


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