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Product Stewardship Communications Representative

Job Requisition ID:  34022

 

Product Stewardship Communications

 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA

 

Duties/Responsibilities:
This position resides in the Product Stewardship group in Kingsport, Tennessee, and is externally focused on product regulatory compliance of Eastman’s products on a global basis. This position is responsible for administering the internal process for Safety Data Sheet (SDS) development and product data management in SAP. Works internally with a cross-functional team to ensure SDSs are accurate and authored in a timely manner.
 
Duties include:
• Assists in the planning, development, maintenance, and implementation of the SDS authoring process.
• Partners across all areas of expertise within the PSRA organization to monitor, promote, and deliver high quality, and fully compliant SDSs.
• Identifies key measures to assist in driving continuous improvements and adherence to applicable regulatory requirements.
• Actively fosters an organizational culture that is based on collaboration, partnership, innovation, customer service, driving change, and teamwork.
• SDS and label data maintenance for new and existing products, intermediates and experimental products. Position works under direct supervision as needed.
• Maintain regulatory and compositional information from raw materials suppliers and our businesses.
• Manage our translation process with a 3rd party vendor.
• Enter and maintain hazard assessment and regulatory data into product compliance support and MSDS  authoring systems.
• Provide internal and external customer support related to hazard communication including SDS distribution.
• Actively participate in projects to continue to maintain compliance with global hazard communication regulations and related regulatory requirements.
• Use product compliance tools to retrieve/query production models, specifications, recipes, labeling information, global database searches.
• Support Eastman’s Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs activities.
• Assist in special assignments and accepting new responsibilities as needed.
• Contribute to group projects by offering proposed solutions to problems and methods to accomplish the goals of the Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs Group.
Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:
• Associate’s degree in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Toxicology or HSE related field, computer technologies or equivalent experience in these fields.
• One to three years’ experience, desired.
• Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing work priorities in a dynamic environment
• Strong interpersonal skills required to facilitate team building and partnering with colleagues and peers
• Demonstrated ability to focus on details, work autonomously and lead projects
• Knowledge of computers, word processing and spreadsheet software. Candidate will function using systems such as SAP, Sharepoint and Microsoft Office applications.
• SAP EHS module experience a plus.
• Results driven with excellent communication skills
• Ability to handle multiple tasks/priorities and deal with ambiguity to meet specified deadlines.
• Good analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
• Self-motivated, detail-oriented and comfortable working in a team environment.
• Experience with innovative methodology for capturing and identifying metrics of key performance indicators. 
 

Product Stewardship Communications

Duties/Responsibilities:

This position resides in the Product Stewardship group in Kingsport, Tennessee, and is externally focused on product regulatory compliance of Eastman’s products on a global basis. This position is responsible for administering the internal process for Safety Data Sheet (SDS) development and product data management in SAP. Works internally with a cross-functional team to ensure SDSs are accurate and authored in a timely manner.

 

Duties include:

  • Assists in the planning, development, maintenance, and implementation of the SDS authoring process.
  • Partners across all areas of expertise within the PSRA organization to monitor, promote, and deliver high quality, and fully compliant SDSs.
  • Identifies key measures to assist in driving continuous improvements and adherence to applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Actively fosters an organizational culture that is based on collaboration, partnership, innovation, customer service, driving change, and teamwork.
  • SDS and label data maintenance for new and existing products, intermediates and experimental products. Position works under direct supervision as needed.
  • Maintain regulatory and compositional information from raw materials suppliers and our businesses.
  • Manage our translation process with a 3rd party vendor.
  • Enter and maintain hazard assessment and regulatory data into product compliance support and MSDS[tes1]  authoring systems.
  • Provide internal and external customer support related to hazard communication including SDS distribution.
  • Actively participate in projects to continue to maintain compliance with global hazard communication regulations and related regulatory requirements.
  • Use product compliance tools to retrieve/query production models, specifications, recipes, labeling information, global database searches.
  • Support Eastman’s Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs activities.
  • Assist in special assignments and accepting new responsibilities as needed.
  • Contribute to group projects by offering proposed solutions to problems and methods to accomplish the goals of the Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs Group.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Toxicology or HSE related field, computer technologies or equivalent experience in these fields.
  • One to three years’ experience, desired.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing work priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to facilitate team building and partnering with colleagues and peers
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on details, work autonomously and lead projects
  • Knowledge of computers, word processing and spreadsheet software. Candidate will function using systems such as SAP, Sharepoint and Microsoft Office applications.
  • SAP EHS module experience a plus.
  • Results driven with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/priorities and deal with ambiguity to meet specified deadlines.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Experience with innovative methodology for capturing and identifying metrics of key performance indicators. [tes2] 

 [tes1]SDS

 [tes2]Good addition

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


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