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Product Integrity Specialist (product safety)

Post Date:Jan 01, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/1/2018Salary:
Location:US-FL-Sanford Job Reference:H0600133
  • Effective communicator at all levels
  • Basic knowledge of state, federal and international safety regulations
  • Understanding of CPSIA and how it impacts Scholastic products
  • Basic knowledge of prepress, printing and paper
  • High motivation, assertiveness, flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Work effectively in a high pressure environment
  • Basic negotiation skills
  • Demonstrate productivity in a team environment

Job Description:

For Book Fairs:

  • Product Safety design hazard risk assessment and label reviews for all new product or revisions to existing product, with manager training and approval to start
  • Enter all required product and safety data into Safety Net database
  • Track and handle:
    • vendor submittal for test request forms
    • providing test request forms to vendor
    • samples to the lab
    • quote approvals
    • test report approvals
    • issuing Certificates of Compliance to vendor
    • checking safety complete in Safety Net
    • code and approve lab invoices in Catalyst system
  • Collection of all necessary documents to meet guidelines for State, Federal and International safety standards, including but not limited to:
    • Test reports
    • Letters of assurance for no change in manufacturing process
    • Letters of assurance for chemicals of high concern
    • LHAMA reports
    • Toxicity Risk Assessments
    • Certificates of Compliance, children’s products
    • General Certificates of Compliance, general consumer goods
  • Attend product review meetings with Book Fairs teams as needed
  • Work with BF International to help streamline their process and costs
  • Work with Fairs, vendors and labs regarding testing requirements, schedules, and corrective actions as needed.

Corporate Product Integrity, may include but not limited to:

  • Review Catalogs and kits to ensure that proper warnings are included
  • Update Open Order and Expeditor’s reports
  • Read and resolve emails in safety mailbox daily
  • Assist Manager with QA jobs and tracking
  • Take on additional corporate level responsibilities as needed as product integrity group continues to evolve and as workloads may need to be re-aligned.

General, may include but not limited to:

  • Ongoing in-house training by manager on use of all Safety systems, forms, tools, Scholastic businesses, various product types and SOPs.
  • Complete Safety Module training for basic global regulations
  • Proactively engage in self-study of product safety rules and regulations on a global scale, using tools like the internet, webinars, seminars, lab generated newsletters, product safety websites like the CPSC, etc.
  • Help prepare quarterly Product Safety Newsletter
  • Participate in quarterly Corporate Product Safety Council meetings
  • Meet with outside vendors and in-house departments to resolve safety issues and assist with general crisis management where warranted
  • Engage in and recommend safety process and system improvements if you see ways to improve efficiency, reduce costs and incorporate new technology
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with our partners inside and outside of Scholastic
  • Must be flexible and commit to helping the team manage the workload as needed

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