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Junior PSRA-specialist, Årsta

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Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Årsta, SE

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. That’s why everything we do starts with People. Planet. Paint. Our world class portfolio of brands – including International, Interpon, Nordsjö and Sikkens – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.
The AkzoNobel site in Årsta, Stockholm is a small site, hosting about 50 employees. The majority of the employees work with R&D but also functions such as HSE, PSRA, Purchasing and Marketing are represented on site.


We are now searching for a temporary Junior PSRA-Specialist, for one year, to join our business AkzoNobel Wood Coatings. Do you have a passion for paint and chemistry and thrive for customer service? Are you attracted to an international environment and do you want to work administratively with issues related to product safety? Then you might be our new PSRA-Specialist in Årsta!

 

What you will do?
As Jr PSRA-Specialist you are part of the Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs department, a team of eight. The team ensures that the Wood Coatings products and raw materials comply with current regulations and AkzoNobel requirements. The department is also responsible for supporting Akzo Nobel´s customers with relevant information in legislation and safe handling of their products. As Jr PSRA-specialist you will have a more supporting role for the senior specialists. The role includes national and international contacts with suppliers, trade associations and authorities as well as production sites, RD&I, Marketing and other PSRA departments within the company. 
Your main responsibilities are:
•    Maintain working knowledge of relevant regulations, i.e. all EU chemical regulations, ensure transfer and retention of knowledge.
•    Contribute to produce regulatory compliance statements for customers.
•    Evaluate and maintain raw material data.
•    Make Poison Center Notifications for the products placed on the EU market.
•    Communicate effectively internally with other departments
•    Respond to internal customers and resolve raw material and/or product issues accurately and in a timely fashion.
•    Contribute to cross functional project teams as required.

 

This is a temporary position during the period June 2022 to May 2023 (1 year). You will report to PSRA Manager Wood Coatings and will be located at our site in Årsta. 

 

Who you are? 
This is a service for you who want to work administratively and have interest in regulatory issues. We believe you have a University degree in Chemistry. You have good knowledge of chemistry as well as the ability to read, analyze and interpret chemical and legal text and technical documentation. You have good data and MS Office skills. It is required that you are fluent both in English and Swedish, oral and written. 

 

As a person you have a strong solid interpersonal and influencing ability with a sense of empathy towards your team members, stakeholders and customers. You are service minded, a good communicator and a team player with an open mindset and optimism. You show great ability of discipline and self-confidence in your daily work. You thrive in analysing data and a high pace environment.

 

What can AkzoNobel offer you?
With us at AkzoNobel you are met by a warm and welcoming atmosphere, where we work together with a focus on innovation and sustainability, to achieve the goal of being a world leader in the colour industry. Diversity enriches our workplaces, and we work actively together with our employees to make them feel comfortable and develop. We work strategically to become a better employer. This result, among other things, in that we are appointed to one of Sweden's Career Companies and have received Top Employer certification 2022. We offer you an international working environment where you get to take on rewarding and challenging tasks that broaden your horizons and develop you in your role. You will work with competent and like-minded colleagues who share your attitude and enthusiasm. Welcome to us!

 

Your application
We welcome people from different backgrounds who see sustainability, security and integrity as important principles. If you have a passion for colour, then take the step and submit your application today for your chance to work with us! We go through the applications continuously. Unfortunately, we don´t accept applications via email. 


For more information about the position, please contact, Charlotta Fagerström, PSRA Manager, charlotta.fagerstrom@akzonobel.com
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Christina Borin, Talent Acquisition Partner, christina.borin@akzonobel.com