Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of € 10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels ( SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program.
With its industrial know-how, global presence, and R & I proximity, Special Chem has positioned itself as a strategic partner for the automotive sector as a producer. of materials used in emission control catalysis and aluminum brazing, and as a producer of cleaning and polishing materials for electronics.
Job Overview and Responsibilities
The Product Safety expert will support and contribute to the implementation of the Product Safety processes in Japan and the zone AP.
He / she will ensure SDS, DG classification and labeling compliance with local regulations.
He / she is customer centric, and will support the GBUs in the development of new products / new markets, to ensure global compliance of their products used and placed on the Japanese markets.
He / she will ensure chemical management compliance with Japanese regulations by tracking the new regulations concerned.
Scope: Japan / AP
Reports to: Manager of the Cluster Essentials
The responsibilities include:
To support and contribute to the implementation of the Product Safety processes in the AP zone
To ensure SDS, DG classification and labeling compliance with local regulation.
To manage SDS Shipment failures and propose and implement improvement to manage SDSs more effectively (REAL_GROUPs, bulk management, etc.).
To support and contribute to make product description
To support and contribute to the new substance registration in Japan and to ensure the local compliance when import / export products including R & I samples
To ensure the compliance with local regulation before start operating new products
To ensure the chemical management compliance with Japanese regulation by tracking the new regulations concerned.
To have contacts with authorities, associations and consulting intervention in Japan
Trade Legal control by using SAP system (GTS)
To collaborate with Supply Chain and commercial team based upon request from customer
To lead and prepare guidelines in collaboration with stakeholders to manage Japan specificities.
Education and Experience
Education & Qualification
Chemistry education background, Master is preferred.
- 7+ years experience in Product Safety domains
Familiar with Product Safety regulations and knowledge
Experienced with new substance registration in Japan
Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Solvay behaviors
Effective communicator (across multiple levels of the organization)
Collaborative and demonstrate strong networking experience
Proactive cooperation and strong initiative
Flexibility / Ability to deal with change
Analytical ability / Problem solving skills
Practical and Pragmatic
Collaborates internally and externally, as appropriate, on goals of common interest with companies, authorities, consortias, trade associations, NGO’s, etc.