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Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Apply Job ID REF5009J Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 4647 Hugh Howell Road, Tucker, GA Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

ITW Pro Brands is a manufacturer of lubricants, cleaning chemicals, and corrosion preventatives formulated to maximize equipment productivity and product quality for customers. We go to market through B2B with a focus on the automotive, aviation, fabricated metal, food processing and machinery manufacturing market segments. Offering a brand portfolio that is well recognized within these industrial channels, our premium products address customer pain points and our direct sales team provides expert, value-added consulting at the customer level. ITW Pro Brands has 3 manufacturing facilities (Olathe, KS, Tucker, GA and DeWitt, IA) and a formulation lab in Carol Stream, IL and employs 250+ individuals.

Summary

This position is responsible for providing product regulatory support for ITW Pro Brands. Primary responsibilities include authoring SDS, developing labels, classifying products for transportation, developing and managing documented processes and projects designed to ensure compliance, and providing consultative regulatory support for internal and external customers.

Essential Duties

1. Develop and maintain knowledge of US, Canadian, and EU hazard communication requirements.
2. Maintain the SDS authoring system, coordinating with IT when necessary.
3. Classify products to determine SDS and labeling requirements in the US, Canada, and EU.
4. Review and approve product labeling for compliance with applicable local, national and international regulations; analyze and recommend appropriate changes. 5. Provide internal and external customer support related to hazard communication and product compliance.
6. Actively participate in workflow and system development projects to maintain compliance with hazard communication requirements.
7. Classify products for transportation, including air, ground and ocean transport; communicates associated packaging and labeling requirements to appropriate parties.
8. Participate in trade and other industry and government association activities as assigned.
9. Maintain current qualifications, education and training (e.g. DOT / IATA / IMDG certification)
10. Utilize the company’s operating business philosophies to their fullest extent: ITW Toolbox: 80/20, Inlining, MRD (Market Rate of Demand), MSF (Market Segment Focus), PLS (Product Line Simplification), USa (Understand, Simplify, act).
11. Responsible for establishing and maintaining good communication and working relations with company staff and leadership.
12. Foster, communicate, and exemplify the values of ITW; act with integrity and trust, operate with simplicity, treat everyone with respect, take shared risk.
13. Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met.
14. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in scientific field.
• 1+ years of experience regulatory compliance supporting the chemical industry.
• Experience with EPA FIFRA registrations a plus.

Other Competencies

• Ability to take direction and make independent decisions in a fast-paced environment.
• Detailed-oriented with strong technical and customer service skills.
• Ability to demonstrate analytical skills and independent problem solving with a variety of variables.
• Ability to handle multiple task, manage priorities and work independently as well as on a diverse team environment.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions as related to the job.
• Commitment and willingness to strive toward achieving Divisional goals and business objectives.
• Must be able to collect and interpret scientific data for the purposes of authoring hazard communication documents and responding to customer requests.
• Must be able to locate and use appropriate technical resources, including the ability to read and understand complicated regulatory information.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Ability to provide tip tier reliable customer service to ensure customer satisfaction and sustain competitive advantage.
• Ability to adapt to a changing work environment in a positive manner.
• Strong understanding of chemicals and related hazards.
• Strong computer literacy (MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SDS authoring database with high degree of accuracy and productivity standards.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals.
• Proven capacity in establishing good relationships and contributing in a team environment.
• Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, develop alternative solutions; use reason when dealing with emotional topics/situations.
• Demonstrates ability to effectively manage, coordinate and handle multiple tasks/assignments simultaneously and able to react to spontaneous changes in priorities.
• Ensures confidentiality on matters that are warranted and should not be disclosed.
• Possess an entrepreneurial spirit to drive organizational focus on the key initiatives and opportunities.
• Possesses a sense of self awareness in dealing with others.

Work Environment 

• Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
• Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Responsible for workspace and any assigned company property, equipment, or materials.
• Ability to work in a fast paced, manufacturing environment.
• Able to work for short periods of time in a standard office environment.
• Able to work in an environment where there may be exposure to heat, cold, or controlled chemicals.

Safety

Must be capable of and willing to accept all work rules, safety and environmental instructions, policies and procedures, as it applies to the job. Might work with chemicals, some might be hazardous. Follow all safety precautions including review of MSDS’s if necessary.

ITW Pro Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

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