Randstad Safety Data Specialist - Regulatory Affairs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Safety Data Specialist - Regulatory Affairs


Philadelphia, PA

Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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Randstad USA Administration

DescriptionThe Safety Data Specialist supports MilliporeSigma by completing hazard assessments, preparing hazard communication documents (safety data sheets and labels), assisting with safety data sheet distribution, and maintaining product information systems for knowledge management and compliance assurance.

The right candidate will have experience providing regulatory support for both internal and external customers, and is comfortable working closely with internal Product Management, Sales, and Project Management teams. We are looking for an individual with 2-7 years of experience in the Regulatory, Product Stewardship or EH&S field, with an emphasis on hazard communication requirements.

Author and publish US and Canadian Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and labels for the company's commercial and experimental products in compliance with applicable hazard communication regulations.

Understand laws and regulations governing MSDS authoring, downstream chemical distribution, and hazardous chemical management

Develop and maintain knowledge of US, Canadian, and GHS hazard communication requirements

Communicate with various departments to ensure detailed compositional and physical property data needed for the product's hazard assessment are provided. Gather and review raw material health, safety, and regulatory data.

Examine product formulation and documentation necessary for proper hazardous characterization

Partner with toxicologist and other regulatory personnel to apply product safety and compliance information to ensure product's hazards are adequately evaluated and addressed on the SDS and labels.

Maintain data integrity on hazard assessments in the MSDS authoring system

Actively participate in workflow and system development projects to continue to maintain compliance with US and Canada hazard communication regulations and related regulatory requirements

Working hours: Monday - Friday


Provide accurate and timely information to internal and external customers

Continuously improve SDS and label processes focusing on simplicity, transparency and efficiency.

Create and maintain product regulatory reports and documentation as required.

Research and maintain knowledge of changing country-specific hazard communication standards and regulations.

Bachelor's degree in Toxicology, Chemistry, Biology or other life sciences.

6 months experience with MSDS and label authoring preferred

Strong Ability to learn software applications

Knowledge of SAP EHS Module preferred

Excellent Microsoft suite skills

Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere and to work independently

Demonstrated ability to learn complex databases;

Able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical personnel

Demonstrated ability to work effectively on multiple assignments concurrently

Requires strong analytical skills and ability to accurately manage large amounts of detailed information

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