Regulatory Expert, Dangerous Goods at MilliporeSigma

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:

MilliporeSigma in Allentown, PA is seeking a Regulatory Expert, Dangerous Goods to add to their team. As a Dangerous Goods Regulatory Expert in the Global Hazard Communication department of the Life Sciences business sector, you will be responsible for tracking and understanding regulatory requirements, implementing systems, data, and processes to support transport regulations with regard to the company's broad global Life Science product portfolio as well as further optimizing, streamlining and automating the global DG processes to enhance compliance and efficiency. The basic framework is constituted by the SAP module EHSM as the central data repository of substance data and RID/ADR, IMO, IATA classifications. In a global team, in day-to-day business, or in global projects you will assess dangerous goods classifications and determine packaging and transport restrictions as well as working with cross functional teams to develop compliant solutions that fulfill the business needs.

There will be travel both domestic and international for offsite department meetings, warehouse reviews and workshops.

Physical attributes:

  • Wearing of PPE

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or other Science discipline with 3+ years' experience in warehousing, production, logistics, or chemical classification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Well-rounded knowledge of regulations concerning dangerous goods transport as laid out in the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods - Model Regulations and ability to translate regulatory requirements into technical processes

  • Experience leading cross functional projects

  • Capable of monitoring compliance of dangerous goods shipments - completed and in process - and of advising site personnel where corrections are needed

  • Comfort with working in a warehouse environment

  • Confidence in enforcing transport compliance with both internal and external parties

  • Experience in providing employee training

  • Knowledge of shipment exceptions and how to apply these when necessary

  • Ability to apply NFPA, other local EHS and fire codes as related to hazardous material storage

  • Ability to function as a liaison for senior team members in the event of a government inspection and to help facilitate site inspections

  • Ability to conduct internal audits of site activities and procedures and to prepare reports of findings

  • Ability to act as a regional dangerous goods manager for our US East Coast facilities supporting other individual site DG managers by providing training and site visits

  • Project management and communication skills; willingness to work cooperatively within a global team

  • Team spirit, outstanding initiative, reliability, and accuracy

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; German a plus

  • Experience with SAP EHSM, Oracle, knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access

  • Willingness to follow all site safety protocols


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Job Requisition ID: 224715

Location: Allentown

Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model: full-time