Beyond Bilingual Inc.
March 14, 2023
Burlington, Canada
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Candidate must be Bilingual
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Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Location: Burlington, must work in office

Hours: Full time

Salary: $75K


Our client distributes chemical products in markets across North America.   They value the protection of health, safety and environment, and ethical business practices.



  • Full-Time permanent position
  • 3 weeks’ vacation+ 5 paid sick days
  • Excellent Benefits: Medical, Dental Long-term disability- All paid by company
  • Family feel, Tight team, social functions-
  • Excellent Team Environment-Relaxed
  • Tuition reimbursement


Position Summary

The Regulatory Affairs Specialist provides a comprehensive set of expert level regulatory services to the business groups to facilitate compliance with pertinent government regulations impacting the chemical distribution sector. This includes close interaction with marketing and sales groups to ensure the compliant introduction of new products.


  • Maintain a key role in the regulatory screening of new products in a chemical distribution environment. This will encompass a wide diversity of industry sectors and associated Canadian use regulations (industrial, food ingredient, personal care)
  • Establish and maintain contacts with suppliers, customers, government regulatory authorities.
  • Participate in various industry association activities which mirror diverse industry sector involvement.
  • SDS creation/maintenance – using ERA software
  • Label creation/maintenance
  • New products
    • Set up in Chempax
    • New product Review – check duty if applicable
    • New product checklist
    • Verify we have supplier SDS and TDS for each new product
  • Samples- processing and tracking them
  • USMCA /duty &customs – keep the USMCA log updated weekly – process USMCA for customer & request annual supplier USMCA’s
  • Joint Health and Safety activities
    • Inspections
    • Incident recording
    • Meetings
  • Document control & Responsible Distribution
    • RDC-TRC policy updates- reading the weekly RDC newsletters and saving them
    • Document control procedures
  • Training/HR Downloads /HR Covered
  • Product handling procedures
  • “TRCing” – COA and spec sheets
  • Batching as needed
  • Internal Audit: - Inspection, Report and Corrective Actions.
  • Regulatory Compliance:  Keep up to date all the legal requirements
  • CFIA – Canadian Food Inspection Agency – submit applications and renewals
  • Dealing with gov’t agencies: ERAP, Health Canada, Precursors

Skills Required

  • English at a professional level (spoken and written)
  • High standard in communication skills
  • Self-directed to interact with suppliers/customers and government departments to investigate and determine regulatory compliance solutions

Experience Requirements

  • 2+ of regulatory affairs experience in the chemical distribution industry
  • CFIA experience is required
  • Experience in additional legislation (i.e. drug and explosive precursor regulations, fertilizer regulations, Canadian WHMIS/transportation safety regulations, and US TSCA requirements) is an asset

Education Requirements

  • Sc. Chemistry or equivalent science background this is preferred
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