Quality Specialist 2 - Industry Standards Compliance

Recruiter
Location
Heverlee,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
17 Dec 2016
Ref
2729999
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Quality
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Scope:ensure product compliance specific for a country and/or geographical region:biocide registrations,food and potable water process additive approvals, transport classification,safety data sheets,labels for product packaging,petitions to add new products to REACH inventory lists,REACH - CLP notification to ECHA,hazard assessment re preparation directive and CLP,as well as reviewing new laws and regulations for potential impact on GE business division Water and Process Technologies.

Essential Responsibilities

- Supporting the timely transfer of Safety, Health, Environmental and Regulatory Affairs data (needed for creating e.g., Safety Data Sheets, labels, Transport documents) in different software packages by:
- assuring standard phrases used for creating SDS have correctly been assigned to finished products
- Verifying whether regulatory data assigned to finished products are consistent, up-to-date and conform to the EU directives and regulations related to the classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals.
- Provide regulatory support to the European Regional Product Regulatory Compliance managers, Business Unit management and production services managers/specialists as required.
- Ensure EHS/product regulatory data in databases and bolt-on software packages are properly maintained, for all the hazard communication documents and focusing on the proper functioning of the labelling system.
- Monitor developments in European legislation related to the classification, labelling and packaging of dangerous substances and preparations to the transportation of hazardous materials and to packaging and packaging waste.
- Provide support on the "routine" product approval/registration processes, and work with the EHS Product Regulatory Compliance Manager EMEA on approval/registration related projects
- Being a gate keeper in the REACH supply chain activities
- Participate in preparing the to register REACH substances dossiers
- Participate actively in the Site EHS program and the required EHS responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements

- Master in chemistry (or equivalent experience)
- Be fluent in English in writing and speaking
- Have good computer skills on all Microsoft programs with the focus on Access database, excel and SAP
- Knowledge in EU EHS regulations, including REACH and GHS/CLP
- Knowledge of the bolt-on software used to create SDS 's, labels and transport documents
- Six Sigma Discipline

Desired Characteristics

- Be curious to understand and to improve knowledge
- Team worker
- Motivated, energetic and executed focus
- Communicates messages clearly and concisely
- View change positively and embrace it

* We are looking for a temporary contract of 1 year, starting
October 1st 2016 till 30 September 2017 included.