Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Job Description


The Regulatory Affairs Specialist is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable regulations for chemical products through evaluating product compositions and defining any regulatory constraints, determining appropriate label verbiage, creating Safety Data Sheets and fulfilling applicable reporting requirements.


OUTCOME: Products are labeled compliantly in accordance with all applicable regulations

  • Artwork reviews are conducted within the specified timeframe

  • Evaluate formulas, Safety Data Sheets for hazards and regulatory content

  • Develop or verify label verbiage and content is compliant with applicable regulations (CPSC, FTC, GHS)

  • Work with Graphic Arts and/or customer on correct label content

OUTCOME: Products are set up and classified to be shipped properly

  • Determine correct DOT, IATA, and IMDG transportation classification based on SDS, chemical formula, destination, etc.

  • Determine proper labeling and if special packaging is required for shipment

OUTCOME: Compliant Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) for all in-house blends and other customer-specific products are created, revised and reviewed

  • Create and revise SDSs for all current and new formulas

  • Review supplier and customer SDSs to for Artwork Reviews

  • Create customer-specific SDSs as needed

OUTCOME: Required regulatory reporting and registrations are completed within the specified timeframes

  • EPA: Form R, CDR, Tier II

  • Other: Fuel additives report, water usage report, CARB surveys, Fire Dept. survey,

  • Registrations: Brake fluid, Antifreeze, Hazardous Shipper, ChemTrec

OUTCOME: Stay informed about regulatory upcoming changes

  • Review regulatory websites on a regular basis and document and communicate any changes that could affect the company

  • Maintain memberships with various associations and groups to receive notification on any regulation changes

  • Attend regulatory conferences and training


















Knowledge in the regulations and requirements pertaining to chemical labeling, documentation (including SDSs), and transportation, including GHS, CPSC, CA Prop 65, DOT, IATA as well as familiarity with global chemical regulations.

Strong chemical knowledge.

Experience with Safety Data Sheet authoring and management.

Experience in chemical reporting and registrations and associated regulations and standards including EPA (Tier II, Form R), TSCA, REACH, CARB.

Experience in hazardous waste management a plus.

Ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment.

Excellent organization and planning skills.

Good computer skills, particularly in data management.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Able to manage multiple projects and frequently changing and competing priorities.

Company Description
Kem Krest is a leading provider of Total Program Management through Supply Chain, Fulfillment and Aftersales Solutions.
We have annual sales of more than $500 million and 30 years of experience servicing OEM customers in the Auto, Ag/Industrial, Power Sports and Defense industries. Key customers include: General Motors, Ford, Nissan, Hyundai, John Deere, Caterpillar, Case New Holland, General Dynamics and AM General among others.
Kem Krest has 12 locations in the US and Canada - Elkhart IN, Bristol IN, Brighton MI, Fowlerville MI, Pleasant Prairie WI, Phoenix AZ, Las Vegas, NV, Oakville, Ontario, Canada and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are ISO 9001: 2008 certified and have received the 2011 Inc. 5000 and 2011 Indiana Businesses to Watch awards and GM Supplier of the Year for 2012 and 2014. As a minority owned business, Kem Krest is a Corporate Plus Member with the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
Our employees are key to the company's success and vital to its promise - "Customer Focused, Solutions Driven." Our culture supports rapid growth and excellence in Total Program Management.

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