PDS Tech Inc Product Safety & Chemical Compliance Associate in Neenah, Wisconsin
The incumbent Senior Product Safety & Chemical Compliance Associate is responsible for supporting the regional compliance, hazard communication, chemical reporting and other regulations and customer requirements related to the ingredients and chemical composition of products in support of the chemical management, safety assessment, stewardship, sustainability reporting and product compliance through all phases of development, commercialization and post-market life cycle management.
Additional key responsibilities include the database management of product bill of materials and reporting of ingredient and product composition, chemical safety information, supplier technical data, technical product assessment and other compliance information, and interaction with product safety and regulatory professionals to support the safety assessment, stewardship, reporting and compliance of company products to stakeholders and chemical and ingredient regulations.
The incumbent is expected to apply specialized scientific knowledge, evaluate data integrity and completeness, be self-motivated and be able to work independently on assigned projects. The incumbent will become deeply familiar with raw materials and products, must be able to differentiate credible data from questionable data when reviewing documentation and will be expected to identify, develop and implement strategies to address data gaps.
•Enter product Bill of Materials in SAP EHS database, manage chemical and ingredient regulatory compliance data and SAP reporting activities, and collaborate with team members to ensure ongoing compliance through change management, new product development and market expansion.
•Ensure data is entered into SAP EHS for finished products is maintained with high quality standards in accordance with data models developed to support product safety, stewardship and chemical regulation compliance.
•Perform technical evaluations of chemical and ingredients in products sold in region to enable compliance to applicable standards and regulations. Coordinate product compliance testing, including scheduling, test article shipment and final report review.
•Perform product hazard classifications, author, and generate Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) based on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and local country requirements.
•Designate and obtain necessary analytical test data as needed for hazard classification, determination of compliance criterion, or as needed for registration or notification programs.
•Prepare chemical reporting data, ingredient listings and technical chemical compliance assessments for sustainability reporting, customer requirements and Regulatory Affairs in order meet regulatory obligations and product compliance determinations.
•Establish and maintain an information network for purposes of monitoring regional chemical regulatory developments, followed by appropriate preventive communication and training within the business units.
•Evaluate, appropriately process, and respond to incoming requests for chemical compliance information by applying technical knowledge of company products and regulations. Identify and escalate as appropriate technical or chemical compliance issues or material changes that may impact K-C products or business sectors.
•Collaborate on cross-functional team to support the management of global chemical product risk and regulatory compliance, sustainability, and customer reporting, as well as emerging market product regulations.
1.Degree in biology, chemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, biomedical or a related technical field of study with prior relevant experience:
•Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of experience
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.