6 months ago
Product Environmental Specialist
Northampton or Devon
Skills Set: RoHS and REACH
As a product environmental specialist you will be responsible for Product Environmental Compliance and related issues.
Role and Responsibilities:
+ Work with applicable team members to check and support compliance of the company's products in accordance with their product environmental procedure and related documents and systems.
+ Prepare / normalize supplier data for import to database and maintain related database records.
+ Provide support relating to product environmental legal or standards updates, which may necessitate editing procedures, forms, policies, company internal communications, supplier communications, etc.
+ Conduct data analysis and audit as required relating to the engineering new product introduction or product change process; supporting maintenance of product legal technical file documentation for new products or any product affected by changes, to assure continued compliance of affected products to applicable laws or standards, or other reporting obligations defined for each product per intended market and per company procedure.
+ Checking for missing data (gap analysis) and audit data quality against procedural legal acceptance standards criteria and highlighting problems / unusual or missing data to relevant colleagues / teams, including missing or problem data relating to new or changing product as above.
+ Maintain records of legal reviews, audit trails, or other related data, chemicals calculations and communications, or other supporting evidence pertinent to legal compliance, etc.
Skills and Experience:
+ Some Knowledge of working with International Electronics Industry applicable laws and reporting standards, such as International Electrotechnical Commission materials declaration standard IEC6247 declarable substance lists, or individual laws as applicable, e.g.:
RoHS (EU RoHS / EN50581 and other RoHS like laws of different countries / regions,
e.g. China, etc.)
EU REACH SVHC Supply Chain Communication of substances in Articles and Annex XVII Banned and Restricted Substances
EU POP Banned and Restricted Substances
EU Packaging Materials regulations banned and restricted substances
Other product environmental substance bans, communication or labelling rules, etc.
for National and regional laws that can impact the global electronics industry,
e.g. Japan, US Federal or individual State controls, (e.g. California Prop 65) Canada, etc
+ Experience of working in a product environmental compliance related role:
Ideally in relation to electronics / telecommunications parts manufacturing, or related components supply chain.
+ Previous database experience e.g. for parts / bills of materials.
+ Previous experience of working with large volumes of data and analysis, such as full material declarations (chemical constituents data), Conflict Minerals (mineral sourcing) and RoHS documentation.
+ Higher education qualification, (e.g. Diploma, Bachelors or Master's Degree, etc.) ideally in an appropriate environmental science, or other science (e.g. chemistry), or an appropriate technology related discipline (e.g. computing)