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Riga, LV

Category:  Global Business Service Jobs

Hazard Communications Specialist

Why are we proud of what we do at allnex? We create coatings, products which help protect the world for all nex>t generations – and that’s exactly what you can do joining us!

Imagine how fast your smartphone would become scratched-up, ugly and unusable without a coating. Or an e-bike, the cabin of a train, a beautiful wooden floor, and countless other things in life.


Making objects and their surfaces more attractive and longer-lasting means making them more sustainable, and that’s a huge part of what working at allnex is about. No matter which role you step into, you’ll become part of a global team of passionate people who care deeply about the chemistry, quality, and global impact of coatings.

You’ll also join a highly multicultural and diverse team of more than 4,000 employees in four regions who – as part of one of the world’s leading coating resins companies – serve customers in over 100 countries across the globe.


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Position overview

We are seeking a Hazard Communication Specialist to provide technical expertise to allnex personnel and customers in the areas of worldwide hazard communication and transportation requirements. You will responsible for providing safety data sheets and labels to allnex business units and plants in a timely and cost efficient manner. You are also responsible for providing worldwide transportation classification for allnex materials and ensuring that this information is obtained and understood by the order processing, manufacturing, shipping and marketing functions of allnex.


  • Support allnex businesses by conducting hazard (health, physical, and environmental) and regulatory assessments for allnex materials on a world-wide basis.
  • Be responsible for classifying products in accordance with world-wide regulations including transportation of Dangerous Goods, labeling, Commerce Control classifications like harmonized tariffs, ECCN, DEA, CWC as well as other local classifications such as SARA 313, NFPA, Japanese Fire Service Law, etc.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to allnex personnel and customers in the areas of hazard and global regulatory requirements for our products, R&D/TS&D samples and purchased raw materials.
  • Participate in the development of company procedures and standards and provide training and expertise to internal customers.
  • Promote the safe and responsible use of allnex products by preparing Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and product regulatory labeling for all regions. 
  • Prepare documents on or before needed by dates in order to meet customer needs.  
  • Help support and maintain the central Product Stewardship database system (Wercs).
  • Provide technical support for global chemical control law compliance by determining chemical inventory classifications and working with the PSRA regulatory compliance team.
  • Work with Plant and R&D product stewards to process, review, and approve their new product requests.  
  • Collaborate with the product stewards and the supply chain to manage and implement product regulatory knowledge.

Required skills and experience

  • 2 – 5 years of chemical or related industry experience in hazard assessment, SDS/label authoring and product regulatory compliance.
  • In-depth knowledge of the OSHA Hazard Communication standard, Canadian WHMIS system, Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 on classification, labeling, and packaging of substances and mixtures, Workplace Australia, GHS, Commerce Control classifications and United Nations Transport of Dangerous Goods classification systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and the use of database systems is crucial.
  • Good verbal and written English skills
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in chemistry, toxicology or environmental science is preferred.

We offer

  • Monthly gross salary 1760 - 2100 EUR, depending on skills and experience.
  • Partially working from home option
  • Transportation allowance
  • Health, accident and critical illness insurance
  • Annual bonus program and special recognition awards
  • Excellent working conditions in modern environment
  • An international exposure in a cross-cultural community
  • Training, great opportunities to grow and develop your career nationally and internationally
  • Company’s social events
  • Birthday holiday

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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