Regulatory Product Compliance Specialist in Richmond, Virginia at ChemTreat

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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Job ID: CHE002190

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ChemTreat, Inc. is the nation's largest and fastest growing specialty chemical company dedicated solely to industrial water treatment. We have over 2,000 associates working throughout North and South America. Our entrepreneurial spirit helps drive our company's success and extends into our customers' facilities. We help our customers save millions of dollars every year, enabling us to achieve unparalleled growth in the water treatment industry.



Product Stewardship of approximately 2,000 ChemTreat water treatment chemical products.  Will ensure compliance with all applicable United States and international laws, regulations and standards to which ChemTreat subscribes. This position develops and implements compliance procedures, policies and programs for new chemical regulations. Will author safety data sheets and labels and update, maintain and follow existing procedures, programs and policies to ensure that products are in legal and regulatory compliance with national and international chemical regulations. This position also provides support for corporate compliance and key objectives through continuous improvement and other corporate policies.


  • Perform product hazard classification based on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) requirements.

  • Determine the combination of product attributes and product application conditions and select, obtain and maintain appropriate product credentials and certifications or document product conformance to compliance criteria.

  • Designate and obtain necessary analytical test data as needed for hazard classification or determination of compliance criterion of applications. 

  • Communicate compliance requirements and product information to customers, vendors, sales reps, R&D, operations and back office associates.

  • Coordinate with Product Management to fulfill new product requests and manage lifecycle of products with regulatory requirements.

  • Read and interpret state, national and international chemical regulations.

  • Apply continuous improvement principles (DBS) to develop modifications to existing procedures, policies and programs, based on business needs.

  • Develop compliance procedures, policies and programs for new regulations of any scope.

  • Develop modifications to existing procedures, policies and programs based on changes to regulations.

  • Develop Implement plan for new and modified compliance procedures, policies and programs.

  • Complete and file all required regulatory reports, applications and notifications.

  • Serve as the compliance representative on cross functional teams.

  • Create and maintain computer databases.

  • Act as the SDS Database administrator.

  • Handle customer emergency calls.

  • Assist customers on complex compliance issues.

  • Provide basic support to Legal Counsel on product liability issues.

  • Maintain regulatory required records

  • Provide support for internal chemical hazard communication program.

  • Perform regulatory reviews on new and existing chemical raw materials and products and determine the applicability of various chemical regulations (such as Chemical inventories, hazard communication, environmental, drug precursors, import/export, transportation classification, state restrictions) to the raw material or product.

  • Maintain company trade secrets and confidential business information


  • Actively support DBS programs and activities. 

  • Serves as a resource and mentor to other technical staff members by sharing knowledge of ChemTreat products, processes, and systems and expertise in compliance. 

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of BA/BS degree in Physical Science, Chemistry or related field. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of Compliance experience
  • Technical, Analytical skills and business knowledge
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills; Teamwork and leadership
  • Organizational skills; Self-management
  • Knowledge of the structure and function of law and regulations
  • Knowledge of the requirements for FDA, Kosher, GHS
  • Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.
  • Constantly using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards.
  • Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 pounds 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus 
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Consists of an indoor work office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels

Employment with ChemTreat is on an at-will basis, which means that either the employee or ChemTreat can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason), with or without notice, unless the employee and ChemTreat have entered a written agreement signed by the employee and a duly authorized representative of ChemTreat. 


ChemTreat, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any characteristic protected by law. 

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
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