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Regulatory Compliance and Product Safety Specialist

Job Id:  6344
City: 

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States

Department:  Regulatory
Function:  Regulatory, Research and Development
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Not Applicable
Description: 

About UPL

UPL is a leader in global food systems and with the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, is now one of the top 5 agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of US$5 billion, UPL has presence in 130 countries. With market access to 90 percent of world’s food basket and focused on high-growth regions, UPL represents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market. UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, including biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.

SUMMARY: The Regulatory Compliance and Product Safety Specialist provides compliance and product safety support to Sr. Regulatory Manger, Compliance and Product Safety regarding transportation regulations and the generation and issuing of Safety Data sheets for all UPL NA Inc. and Decco North America products and R&D materials. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides support to internal and external customers regarding domestic and international transportation regulations for North America (NAM) products.
  • Supports the generation, updating and issuance of Safety Data Sheets for all UPL NAM R&D Materials and Products and for Decco North American products.
  • Maintains the automated transportation training logs related to UPLNAM HAZMAT personnel.
  • Maintains the Index of Adverse Allegation Incidents for electronic access.
  • Supports the maintenance of the internal SDS platform for products and raw materials
  • Scans documents for electronic access and archiving.
  • Attends training sessions to keep updated on regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Chemistry, Environmental Management, Environmental Health and Safety, or related major OR at least a minimum of 2 years of experience with OSHA HAZCOM regulations and compliance management and transportation regulations needed.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the OSHA HAZCOM, GHS requirements and the Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, associates, customers, and suppliers.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret governmental regulations.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and independently.

 

KEY COMPENTENCIES:

  • Flexibility/Adaptability - Responds to changing needs of the business.
  • Technical Expertise - Understands practices and standards of applicable regulatory requirements relating to Safety Data Sheets and Transportation requirements.
  • Business Acumen - Degree to which an individual understands and applies business knowledge to maintain and advance organizational effectiveness.
  • Customer Orientation – Under supervision, fulfills customer needs and expectations.
  • Problem Solving – Supports others to resolve identified problems.
  • Analytical Thinking: The ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Initiative: Identifying what needs to be done and addresses concerns with supervisor.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • No direct reports
  • Number of direct reports – 0
  • Number of indirect reports - 0

 

TRAVEL – Ability to travel 25% 

We are one team, for maximum impact. One team with shared goals. We all play for the team and no-one plays against team. We have a laser-like focus on what our customers need and want, on anticipating their future needs and how we can create innovative solutions and experiences for them.