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Chemical Compliance Specialist

Country : Ireland Ireland

Region : Dublin


Category : Retail

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Role: Chemical Compliance Specialist

Purpose of role: Supporting our buying teams and QA with a commercial and proactive approach with a focus on product chemical compliance, that ensures Primark's products are compliant with the regulatory requirements in our trading countries

Reports to:Chemical compliance business partner

Product and Process
  • Under the leadership of the Chemical compliance business partner you will support with delivering our chemical compliance strategy, aligned to the quality strategy that ensures Primark is legally compliant in all trading countries and enables our future plans.
  • Implement agreed compliance processes in line with Primark's Compliance strategy.
  • Working with our buying teams and other business stakeholders to identify and share chemical product risk by market with a commercial & reputational focus providing recommendations.
  • Support the management of the Primark Product Restricted Substances List (RSL) for all retail markets
  • Support the business requirements for new markets, highlighting chemical issues by product type and ensuring commercial and proactive solutions to mitigate risks
  • Work with our QA teams globally and our global partners to develop a best practice compliance end to end process.
  • Implement, up-date and follow up chemical restrictions in order to create processes, methods and guidelines that supports Primark internal teams and suppliers in a user friendly way
  • Working in partnership with the QA teams to ensure the departmental Primark QA manuals, are updated in accordance with business requirements
  • Review raw material Bom or SDS to secure that products are compliant before production begins for certain product categories
  • Work with key internal stakeholders such as customer services, legal & retail teams to support them in their issue management & resolution in each of our markets.
  • Using your internal and external network to raise the profile of chemical product compliance across Primark and its importance of securing our compliant trading
  • Support and monitor the Primark Chemical Due diligence program, informing the business of failures and providing analysis of the overall results
  • Support with monitoring and reporting substances to be compliant with REACH
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