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SDS Specialist

SDS Specialist

Location: Falls Church, VA

Position Summary

The position supports the product team on the CHEMTREC’s Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Solution service, including managing execution of SDS service(s) to customers. The position reports directly to the Safety Data Sheet Manager.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports CHEMTREC’s SDS Solutions suite of services, including SDS authoring and management. 
  • Creates new and revises current SDS, including incorporating chemical, health, safety, and regulatory information as required by federal statute.  
  • Researches and analyzes available data, including evaluating for quality and reliability.
  • Uses chemical expertise to create chemical compositions based on chemical ingredients and analyze chemical compositions to determine final product compositions. 
  • Organizes and manages multiple customer projects, including collecting necessary information to deliver final product in a timely manner.
  • Authors SDS using an SDS authoring platform or other means.
  • Improves existing processes and develops new processes to author SDS. 
  • Works with the SDS Authoring Manager and Product Team to help build out SDS management offering.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field.
  • Two years SDS authoring experience.
  • Experience using SDS authoring platforms: i.e. Lisam, SAP, WERCS, 3E Generate.
  • Knowledge of authoring regulations (i.e., EU CLP, US OSHA, Canadian WHMIS, etc.).
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one and certification in one or more transportation regulations (DOT, IATA, IMDG, TDG).
  • Demonstrated classification skills under at least three classification criteria (i.e. UN Purple book, US OSHA, EU CLP, Canadian WHMIS).
  • Microsoft Office suite skills.
  • Excellent analytical and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical knowledge across a wide range of audiences.
  • Strong teamwork and customer relationship skills.  
  • Master’s degree in a science-related field or discipline.
  • Safety Data Sheet Register Professional (SDSRP) credentials.

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