Substance Compliance and Classification Specialist III (Remote) at Verisk

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We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

Job Description

Verisk 3E is looking for a Substance Compliance and Classification Specialist III to be based in Germany. We are open to this position being fully remote.

Maintenance of chemical component data for Verisk 3E Base Components

  • Assessment of toxicological and ecotoxicological studies for hazard evaluation of substances:
    • Research relevant study data
    • Summarize study data
    • Identify and evaluate the validity of data used for classification and toxicity assessments
    • Fill data gaps using read across approach
  • Determine GHS hazard classifications for chemical substances according to national and international standards
    • Draw scientifically sound conclusions based on regulations
    • Provide rationale for basis of classification decisions
  • Quality assurance of assessments and maintenance
  • Train team members

Assignment of regulatory content data for Verisk 3E Base Components

  • Load regulatory content data with Open content connector (OCC) based on substance identification
    • Evaluate appropriateness of dataset
    • Assign substance groups
    • Ensure consistency of component assessment and regulatory data
    • Self-assess incomplete regulatory lists
  • Support content update process
    • Autoload new regulatory datasets
    • Group load of regulatory datasets
    • Prepare tasks for regulatory update
  • Quality assurance of regulatory content assignment
  • Train team members
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned
    • Translation process for substance names
    • Private component maintenance
    • Content update tasks
    • Precheck component requests
  • Maintain a strong understanding of global hazard communication regulatory requirements
  • Support the internal component management guidance team with evaluation of upcoming changes in international law and assessment of the impact of such changes for the substance database
  • Update existing guidance documents and provide written guidance around new requirements
  • Ensure all new and existing substances are managed up to most recent regulations, to assure compliance with global, federal, and state laws
  • Coordinate workload and tasks within the team
  • Perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Complete all responsibilities as outlined on annual Performance Plan
  • Employees at this level are experienced professionals who know how to apply theory and put it into practice
    • Independently perform the full range of responsibilities within the function
    • Possess broad job knowledge
    • Analyze problems/issues of diverse scope and determine solutions


  • B.Sc/M.Sc./Ph.D in relevant or equivalent discipline (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Toxicology, Environmental science)
  • At least 4 years of experience in product safety
  • Experience in hazard assessment of chemical substances under GHS/CLP (minimum 3 years of documented experience)
  • SAP EH&S experience is a must
  • Knowledge of chemical compounds, families, or chemicals products (incl, household consumer products, personal care, food contact, and food)
  • Ability to explain complex regulatory issues to a mixed audience
  • Strong decision-making and execution skills
  • Proven teamwork and customer relationship skills
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Passionate about his/her work, self-motivated and driven, thorough and focused, action-and-results oriented
  • Strong skills in English both written and spoken


Additional Information

Verisk 3E delivers intelligent compliance solutions that empower companies around the globe to reduce risk, drive continuous improvement and create new growth opportunities. Verisk 3E has set the standard for combining regulatory expertise and enriched global compliance content and transforming it into actionable intelligence to enhance chemical and workplace safety, product safety and stewardship, supply chain stewardship and research and development support. Together, with our customers, we are working to make the world safer—one product, one workplace and one community at a time. To learn more visit We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. 

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At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses’ government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

More Information on Verisk
Verisk operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Jersey City, NJ. Verisk was founded in 1971. It has 2129 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 135 open jobs at Verisk, click here.
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