Product Regulations Specialist - Florham Park, NJ or Southfield, MI-1703813
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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
The Product Regulations Specialist has the responsibility to support BASF business groups by assuring product compliance to International, Federal, State, and local regulations through a North American shared services platform. The function supports sales and marketing initiatives and daily business operations. Communication and close working relationships with BASF Groups is a vital part of this function.
This is a dynamic position that provides a core set of knowledge in the SAP systems and the interactions between modules. This role operates in a cross-functional environment with significant involvement with the Business Marketing & Supply Chain, Operating/Manufacturing plants, Sampling, and Customer Service teams in the North American region as well as with global contacts in Europe, Asia Pacific, and Central and South America. This position also requires involvement with the UN Global Harmonization System (GHS) to support exports for Europe and Asia Pacific regions.
These functions are performed under the direction of the Product Regulations Business Segment Manager with minimum supervision.
Product Regulations Specialist (1703813) – Florham Park, NJ or
Formula for Success: You Will...
SDS and GLM Support for NA and CA&C - Proactively manage accurate, current, and complete master data using the EHS SAP module to assure compliance with NA HAZCOM, TSCA, CEPA, and other chemical and product regulations.
Blocked Order Management/Trade Controls - Responsible for monitoring and managing all data requirements and compliance documents in support of the Global Trade System and control activities in SAP for local, regional, and global regulations, including GTS classifications.
Work Plans & Demand Planning – Core management and upkeep weekly updates for REACToR and MoC processes and provide support KPI/metrics for these processes.
Customer support – Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with customers. Troubleshoot regulatory issues for the business and provide regulatory expertise to mitigate/ensure no non-compliance issues will occur.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Toxicology, Science, or related technical discipline required; advanced degree preferred.
A minimum of 2 years of experience in product regulations/regulatory affairs/product stewardship or related fields in EHS. Strong knowledge of TSCA, hazard communications standard (OSHA GHS and WHMIS 2015). Working knowledge of other product regulations topics such as FIFRA (biocides), FDA, DEA, CWC and HTS is preferred.
Solid communication and interpersonal skills needed to engage with global and regional business contacts. Ability to work well within a cross-functional, multi-BU, virtual and matrixed business environment.
Strong computer skills required.
Knowledge of SAP, and the ability to extract data from it, is preferred, especially with EHS module Global Trade Control System and Global Label Management and SDS creation.
Must be familiar with product families and the chemistry associated with them; must demonstrate ability to manage projects effectively; must demonstrate proven abilities in key competencies
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.