Product Safety Specialist - Hazcom

United States
21 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell( )manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

Basic Function

Provides expertise and knowledge on Hazard Communication (Safety Data Sheets/labels) to follow emerging issues and regulations from a global perspective for their assigned business area (s). Interprets regulatory issues and provides recommendations to business groups, sales, external customers, distributors, plants, legal and R&D/technical. Participates in industry groups/trade organizations dealing with product safety or hazard communication issues.

The position will have regional or specific business program responsibilities and maintain tactical implementation / support for defined facilities in the region of responsibility.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Serves as liaison with business groups, manufacturing, R&D, sales and marketing, technical services, legal and customers on Hazard Communication issues for assigned product(s).
  • Manage and resolve customer requests for Safety Data Sheets (SDS)/labels in assigned area(s) of responsibility to international regulations and other requirements.
  • Monitor and manage emerging issues or changing regulations in assigned area(s) of responsibility. Provide issue analysis, response strategy and execution plans for the issues identified.
  • Participates in the process to develop, plan and implement programs and procedures in compliance with Company Operational Excellence expectations
  • Collaboratively work within the Product Safety team to coordinate support of regulatory issues for assigned business area.
  • Serves as a resource on the manufacturing processes, product compositions, target markets and regulatory issues concerning assigned products for the business and other for at least one additional business area, while maintaining their responsibilities for their assigned business area.
  • Participate in planning and execution of Hazard Communication initiatives (GHS, SAP integrations).
  • Support large scale company projects/initiatives.

Min. Qualifications

  • BS/MS technical degree (i.e., chemistry, engineering or an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) discipline).
  • Minimum 6 years specific functional experience in the areas of regulatory, Product Stewardship, EHS or product technical R&D is preferred.
  • Has working knowledge of two LyondellBasell manufacturing area or product lines, with expansion into additional areas or product lines, as appropriate.
  • Is point person for emerging issues and regulations for the assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Interprets complex regulatory issues and provides recommendations to business groups, sales, external customers, distributors, plants, legal and R&D/Technical.
  • Strong analytical and evaluation skills.
  • Interpersonal capabilities to work effectively as a team member and to plan/coordinate processes for results.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong PC skills including spreadsheets, databases
  • Develops professionally - Seeks out opportunities to broaden his/her technical and leadership skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong technical skills and product understanding.
  • Self-motivated and achieves results.
  • English proficiency is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Is point person for emerging issues and regulations from a global perspective for the assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • SAP experience is preferred, but not required.


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Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicitedr├ęsum├ęs or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here .

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