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Location: US-PA-Allentown, US-PA-Hometown

Job Description
Versum Materials, a part of the Performance Materials business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is a best-in-class electronic materials company providing high-purity chemicals and gases, delivery systems, services and materials expertise to meet the evolving needs of the global semiconductor, display and LED markets.

Versum Materials is seeking a Dangerous Goods Specialist. ***This position can be located at our Allentown, PA or Hometown, PA (Tamaqua) facility.***

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of dangerous goods (DG) transportation, which ensures the compliant and safe transport of our products. The position is global and covers all modes of transportation. It encompasses materials, which includes both finished goods and developmental products, and articles. The candidate will be the corporate interface with external organizations that include but is not limited to government agencies and trade associations. They will also be the primary internal contact for day to day Dangerous Goods transportation and will partner with Supply Chain, Operations, Asset Management, Purchasing and Technology. The will also lead the Versum Materials Transportation Community of Practice.

The breadth of Dangerous Goods Transportation Regulatory Compliance includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Regulatory classifications
  • Marking, Labeling, Placarding
  • Package selection, design, testing (specification and non-specification containers, including pressure receptacles)
  • Transportation documentation (shipping papers/BOL, red border reports, DG Note)
  • Training content and delivery
  • Exceptions (Special Permits, Competent Authorities, Deregations)
  • Site audits

A BS degree in a technical field is required. The incumbent must have experience in dangerous goods management, which includes a working knowledge of US DOT, IMDG, IATA, EU ADR and CA TDG regulations. Experience includes a practical application of the regulations and working directly with regulatory agencies. The following knowledge/experience will also be given preference: SAP, compressed gases, Globally Harmonized System (GHS), DGSA certification.

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