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Safety Data Sheet Authoring Support

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Annandale, Virginia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/10/2018
  • Duration: 2 years
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The Role:
EMBSI Safety Data Sheet Authoring Support - Contractor Position Primary Job

Responsibilities: * Work independently when given direction by Exxon Mobil SDS Authors
* Use authoring software to develop Safety Data Sheets (SDS) that meet client and regulatory requirements
* Interface effectively with EMBSI SDS authors, toxicologists, regulatory specialists, and software support personnel to accomplish assigned work
* Assist with hazard assessments for ExxonMobil products and product components.
* Work efficiently and accurately to meet regulatory and business deadlines

Education Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree in a safety, engineering, or science-based discipline * Biology, chemistry, toxicology, occupational health, or product stewardship background preferred
* Knowledge of substance physical and chemical properties, hazard classifications, and product safety regulations (GHS, REACH, DOT, for example) is preferred

Skill and Competency Requirements:
* Prior SDS authoring and product stewardship experience a plus
* Strong English verbal and written communication skills
* Strong attention to detail and concern for accuracy
* Strong computer skills using basic to complex software applications, including Excel
* Ability to manage time to meet demanding deadlines and multiple, shifting priorities
* Ability to work independently and check own work for accuracy
* Strong team skills and ability to work effectively with others
* High ethical business standards
* Ability to learn new software programs and work processes quickly
* Ability to apply knowledge to solve problems involving unique situations

Scope of work
- Support team authoring product Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for ExxonMobil products globally
- Effectively use authoring software to develop new or update existing SDS
- Handle projects related to SDS updates due to Business needs and Regulatory requirements
- Take direction from experienced authors and interface with other technical resources and business contacts to accomplish tasks.

* Applicants must possess a University degree in Natural or Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Social Sciences (e.g., anthropology, sociology), Engineering or some other technical field related to E&R management regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters
* Candidates should have experience regarding the environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health field(s) preferably related to a construction or extractive industry project
* Knowledge of external project financing desirable * Knowledge of (specific country) regulations desirable
* Excellent English speaking and writing skills required
* Familiarity with the predominant in country language(s) is desirable
* Candidates should have good interpersonal skills, some supervisory/organizational talents, and proven ability to work in a positive team manner
- This is a level 2 position: 10 to 20 years of related experience is required

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