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Product Safety and Compliance Advisor, Japan

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Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Tokyo, JP, 153-0064 CHITA GUN Aichi, Aichi, JP, 470-2341

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


This regulatory compliance role is designed to provide timely regulatory expertise, guidance and support to internal and external customers related to product safety and compliance matters so as to support Lubrizol Japanese business and customers. This role involves application of Lubrizol chemistry knowledge by understanding the requirements of evolving Japanese chemical safety and compliance regulations and local customer/business regulatory requirements. 



  • Leads regulatory compliance assistance activities to conduct compliance assessments to determine chemical inventory status of Lubrizol products and support Japan local chemical notifications, reporting obligations, and SDS/Label compliance.
  • Participates in the creation and filing of dossiers for new chemical notifications and related applications in order to gain product regulatory clearance for the import, manufacture, and/or use of products, intermediates, raw materials and developmental materials.
  • Provides technical expertise and value-added product safety and compliance services to internal and/or external customers and their commercial partners, either proactively or in response to requests for support. Ensures customer new product approval data requests and significant changes to product labels and MSDSs are communicated in a timely manner.
  • Identifies and communicates business opportunities and threats arising from current and future legislation and industry product compliance trends consistent with business or company-wide objectives; proactively monitors local legislation, as required.
  • Collaborates with regional product safety and compliance manager to establish and implements product safety and compliance policies and procedures for the assigned country or business.
  • Collaborates with local Technical Deployment center, Supply Chain and Operations organizations and specific business units to encourage product safety and compliance principles and practices
  • Other tasks assigned to support the team and business



  • Bachelor's degree or above with major in toxicology, chemistry or related scientific discipline.
  • Minimum 7 years' working experience in a regulatory discipline from chemical industry.
  • Has good knowledge and experience in chemical product safety, compliance or stewardship experience.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately manage priorities for self and global organization.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Good written and oral English.
  • Detail-oriented and result-driven.
  • Proficient with computer basics and common business related computer software program.




  • In-depth knowledge and experience of the businesses supported including chemistry, product lines, markets served, business strategies, and business processes
  • Knowledge of global chemical control laws or hazard communication requirements
  • Previous experience in project or process management
  • Experience in corporate ERP business systems, such as SAP-EHS

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