Material Safety Assistant (Chemicals)

Job Category:
Fine & Bulk Chemicals
Job Type:
North West, West Midlands
West Midlands
£20,000 to £30,000 per annum
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Material Safety Assistant (Chemicals)

Salary: Up to £30,000(depending on skills and experience)

Location: Midlands (commutable from Midlands and NW)

Role: Permanent

Ref: 19943


Our Midlands based chemical client is actively looking to recruit for a Material Safety Assistant.


Duties for this position will include:-


- Creation of safety data sheets for new and existing products and laboratory samples in accordance with EU REACH legislation and other GHS jurisdictions, using SDS authoring software (Lisam ExEss)

- Preparation of compliance declarations for customers (REACH, TSCA, Food contact, 3TG, ROHS, Korean LOCs, etc.)

- Maintaining product regulatory information on site, ensuring all products are compliant with relevant and up to date regulations

- Amending / updating MSDS / Reach documentation as required reflecting changes to products

- Acting as a focal point for world wide sites, including ad-hoc site visits in Europe / other parts of world when necessary

- Assisting at regulatory events, understanding impact of changes in product safety legislation


Applications are invited from candidates with a BSc in Chemistry / scientific subject, ideally with some previous suitable skills and experience gained within a similar environment:


- Experience in the authoring of compliant safety data sheets

- Knowledge of chemical legislation in the EU with knowledge of other jurisdictions being advantageous

- Some knowledge of chemistry or material sciences

- IT literacy (Microsoft Office)

- Capable of managing competing priorities and working to often tight deadlines

- Setting up of new products within an ERP system

- Be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in regulatory compliance and its implementation

- Some knowledge of Dangerous Goods transportation would be advantageous


This is a permanent position offering a salary of up to £30,000 (depending on skills and experience)


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Contact: Amy Hallworth

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