• Technical Services Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh | US-AR-El Dorado | US-PA-Newtown Square
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/14/2018 3:53 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Environmental Health & Safety
  • Overview

    Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) is a vital function within any chemical company in North America, especially the Regulatory function within HSEQ.  LANXESS is currently searching for a Technical Services Specialist to join this important group, specializing in our Fumigants business. 


    This position can be based at either our Pittsburgh, PA location, Newtown Square, PA location or El Dorado, AR location.  The ideal person for this role will be recognized as an expert in product safety and regulatory compliance.


    • Proactively creates, develops, and justifies product safety and/or regulatory projects or work initiatives
    • Interprets regulations and assesses the impacts of new regulations to generate and implement compliance solutions
    • Interact, in a constructive manner, with government regulatory bodies in a way that minimizes any potential negative impacts to LANXESS
    • Audit manufacturing sites, especially for compliance to Process Safety Management
    • Independently analyzes worldwide chemical regulations and legislation and in conjunction with management develops systems to ensure the company’s products are in compliance and safe for their intended uses
    • Anticipates future regulatory issues and recommends and implements appropriate strategies to mitigate their impact on company’s products
    • Develops methodology to assess the impact and effectiveness of mitigation strategy
    • Independently creates project plans and follows up accordingly; raises issues as required to management for resolution; communicates status and results regularly
    • Strong knowledge of business processes and capable of making decisions to support businesses product introductions and respond to issues
    • Develops procedures for increasing the efficiency of the teams’ response to internal and external customers’ needs
    • Serves as liaison with department managers to communicate compliance requirements and ensure implementation of related policies, procedures, and training programs
    • Ability to contribute written material to support the populations of website content as requested.
    • Ensures timely filing of regulatory documents


    • Bachelors Degree is required
    • 10+ years of experience in regulatory or compliance is required, preferably with a chemical company
    • Experience with SDS and label compliance requirements and content a plus
    • Detailed knowledge of international regulatory requirements
    • Experience in SAP and strong knowledge of data relationships in ERP systems
    • Strong Project Management experience
    • Highly organized. Familiar with basic accounting principles.
    • Mechanical understanding of gas containers helpful


    LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.


    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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