BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Safety Data Sheet Authoring Specialist in Wroclaw, Poland

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Our Shared Service Center in Wrocław is currently looking for Safety Data Sheet Authoring Specialist.

Are you a professional with experience in SDS authoring, hazard classifications and a strong interest in chemical legislation/regulatory affairs?

Then you can become our new team member! You will join an established team and provide regulatory/legislative support in the area of SDS compilation on behalf of all BD business units.

The function in our Shared Service Centre works in close collaboration with other functions, e.g. EHS, material scientists and other business contacts to execute this work.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a person within SDS/Hazard Communications from the chemicals industry to move into a different industry and to expand your regulatory knowledge through working in medical device company.

This offers a position with opportunity to work in international environment and develop knowledge on global SDS requirements.

Main objective of role

  • Authoring GHS/CLP/OSHA complaint SDS for a diverse range of substances and mixtures globally. Provide current SDS for new products, changes to existing products and products trials

  • Independently assess product chemical compositions and classify product in line with applicable country regulations

  • Research hazards and properties of components to make appropriate SDS product classification for global regulations

  • Determine appropriate hazard assessments and SDS content based on substance/mixture properties and defined uses

  • Classify substance/mixture basing on toxicological and ecotoxicological data

  • Works within the rules and processes defined to identify and assemble appropriate information within the SAP SDS platform to produce accurate SDS

We would expect that you have:

  • University degree within Chemistry, HSE or Life Sciences

  • Strong chemistry background coupled with Product Stewardship experience on content, authoring and constraints of SDS documents and labeling requirements

  • Familiar with the hazard classification process, understanding the difference between Substance and Mixtures, their breakdown and classification according to country/regional/global regulations

  • Working knowledge of GHS/CLP classification rules

  • Knowledge on REACH, OSHA, WHMIS, Chemical Inventories, etc. will be an advantage

  • Experienced in SDS authoring tools, ideally SAP, and SDS Author certification will be a plus

  • Can work independently and within virtual teams

  • Ability to manage time critical deliverables within established deadlines taking into account changing business priorities is a critical skill set

  • Very good analytical and excel skills, managing large amounts of data and interpreting

  • Fluent command of English language and very good written communication skills

We can offer you a great possibility to work in an international company (first-in-class in its business area), competitive compensation with great benefit package (e.g. health insurance, medical care, lunch vouchers, and sport /entertainment bonus), friendly work environment, flexible working hours and healthy oriented culture (healthy food, sport activities, participation in pro-health actions and events, charity initiatives). We are based in a new, modern office in the city center, developed to live healthy lives and to have a great opportunity for professional growth as well as challenging and rewarding work within a dynamic, international teams.

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Primary Work Location

POL Wroclaw - Legnicka

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.