Clariant Runge , TX 78151
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant's corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.
The Associate Regulatory Affairs Specialist will be an expert in hazard communication, chemical regulation and EHS systems.
Ensure each incoming raw material is reviewed, classified and labeled according to HAZCOM 2012 and the Canada Hazardous Products Act for one or more Clariant business
Review finished products and proposed new or modified products for regulatory impact, including applicable chemical inventory listings or exemptions.
Ensure each regulatory determination is appropriately documented and released in EHS.
Maintain accurate, complete and current information in the appropriate databases related to hazard communication
Work closely with the business partners to identify needs and solutions to current hazard communication requirements
Understand and strive to meet critical BU deadlines. Work closely with Business Unit Key Contacts to understand upcoming regulatory initiatives. Communicate changes to key stakeholders. Participate on Environmental Health and Safety and other system related projects and rollouts.
Degree in Biological/Life sciences, chemistry or toxicology with directly related experience in chemical management issues
Familiarity with chemical control laws such as DEA, CWC, BATF etc
Broad Chemical inventory knowledge for TSCA, DSL
Familiarity with the SAP EHS module
Can quickly adjust to changing priorities
Ability to distill, summarize, and effectively communicate complex issues to upper management and non-technical individuals.
Excellent communication skills
Multimodal HAZMAT certification a plus
Minimum of 2 years experience in regulatory affairs related to safety data sheet authoring for industrial chemicals