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Regulatory Specialist  
MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions   

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Job Title: Regulatory Specialist
Location: UK, Birmingham Area
Salary: Competitive, 6 month Maternity Cover

About Us:

MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a global supplier of industrial metal and plastic finishing chemistries. We primarily design and manufacture chemical systems that protect and decorate surfaces. Our high-performance functional coatings improve resistance to wear and tear, such as hard chrome plating of shock absorbers for cars or provide corrosion resistance for appliance parts. Our decorative performance coatings apply finishes for parts in various end markets such as automotive interiors or jewelry surfaces. As part of our broader sustainable solutions platform, we also provide both chemistry and equipment for turnkey wastewater treatment and recycle and reuse solutions.

Our industrial customer base is highly diverse and includes customers in the following end markets: appliances and electronics equipment; automotive parts; industrial parts; plumbing goods; construction equipment and transportation equipment. MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions is a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day.

Job Purpose:

6 month Maternity leave replacement.

Driving best practice by working cross functionally within the business in order to maintain compliance and customer facing relationships.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and assessment of data pertaining to the import and synthesis of chemical substances within Europe by the MacDermid Enthone Industrial and Electronics sites (particular focus on REACH Registrations, Exposure Scenarios, Brexit issues)
  • Communications support for ECHA obligations (C&L Inv notifications, REACH Registration data, etc) and liaison with internal contacts and supporting consultant services
  • To support European Product Safety Manager in communications between Product Safety, Product Data Control Group, Purchasing and Product Management roles for MacDermid Enthone European sites
  • Provide support and advice to all European operations on matters relating to product safety including:
  • Classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals;
  • Domestic and international transportation of chemicals;
  • REACH, Biocidal Products Regulation, Stockholm and Rotterdam conventions, EU Export controls, etc
  • Liaise with other departments within the company, customers, suppliers, toll manufacturers, 3rd party distribution services etc. in the areas of product safety
  • Assist and support the European Product Safety Manager in all aspects of their role as may be necessary

    Experience/Skills:

    • At least BSc Chemistry or equivalent experience
    • At least 1 yr working in European chemical regulatory field /knowledge of REACH, CLP, etc, ideally in the industrial sector
    • Experience in assessing /reviewing vendor SDSs and regulatory statements
    • The ability to multi-task effectively
    • Good communication skills, flexibility and excellent attention to details are an absolute priority
    • Willing to undertake further training, as required

    How To Apply:

    Interested applicants should forward their CV to: Edward Duncliffe, Talent Acquisition Lead Europe

    Edward.Duncliffe@elementsolutionsinc.com

    Element Solutions Inc group of companies are E-Verify Companies and provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation’



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