Product Stewardship - Dallas or Pasadena, TX


Position Summary

Provide business support for product safety and regulatory compliance pertaining to chemical hazard communication and the transport of chemical samples and commercial products, and lead & support broad organizational compliance initiatives and programs, including ESG Management and Risk Management.

Location

Dallas or Pasadena, TX

Salary

Up to $110,000, plus up to 12% bonus

Benefits

Full benefits with 401k match, PTO

Key Requirements

Product Stewardship experience, chemical manufacturing experience

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday, on-site

Team / Department Structure

Small team and department of one

Company Size

Global company with 3 locations in the US

Career Path

Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develop and maintain knowledge of SDS/label regulations, chemical regulatory compliance requirements and Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classifications for international jurisdictions. Maintain SDS’s in compliance with global and local regulations.

  • Lead SDS development for new products and grades.

  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts for the efficient and dissemination of regulator information.

  • 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.

  • Understand and manage business affairs related to international regulations and requirements such as US TSCA inventory, Canada DSL, EU/UK Reach and others.

  • Act as a business focal point for company compliance initiatives such as 1) Compliance Reinforcement Month, 2) Risk Management and Control Self Assessments, 3) BCP – Business Continuity Plans and 4) Export Controls & Harmonized Tariff System

  • Develop working knowledge of Company's Corporate Risk Management program.



Education/Experience Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Toxicology, Industrial Hygiene, EHS, or related technical discipline.

  • 5+years of experience in safety/environmental, chemicals, compliance, 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.

  • 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 commercial (sales and customer service), operations, technical service and R&D personnel, and the Leadership Team.



Organizational Framework


  • This is an individual contributor role reporting to the Director Compliance (or Supply Chain or Operations/EH&S – TBD)

  • Advises, consults, and collaborates with:

  • Research and Development

  • Commercial/Sales

  • Quality Assurance

  • Marketing

  • Technical Services

  • Operations/Manufacturing