03 May, 2023

Product Safety Manager (m/f/d) - hybrid

  • BASF
  • Hannover, Germany
Health & Safety Chemicals

Job Description

As a chemicals supplier to almost all industries, BASF will establish a standalone subsidiary dedicated to its Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Precious Metals Trading, Recycling, and related Products and Services business. The new group is referred to as BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions and is wholly owned by BASF. BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions will operate globally in over 15 countries and comprise of approximately 20 production sites and over 4,000 employees.


As our Product Safety Manger you will create chemistry by:

  • Ensuring compliance of a defined portfolio of ECMS materials with global product safety regulations including but not limited to hazard classification or nanomaterials regulations.
  • Creating and maintaining product safety master data and safety data sheets for a defined portfolio of materials globally.
  • Tracking global relevant product safety regulations.
  • Supporting and advising business units with regards to global product safety.
  • Performing GHS classifications, creating and maintaining SDSs and GHS label language.
  • Managing global master data and product safety tasks and projects.
  • Strategically guiding the ECMS business regarding product safety relevant issues.
  • Representing ECMS in relevant product safety and regulatory communities.




  • master´s degree or higher in natural sciences, preferably in chemistry
  • at least 6 -10 years experience in the EHS field, with specific expertise in the GHS and hazard classifications as well as SAP Master Data Systems
  • solid knowledge of global chemicals management regulations and Product Safety regulations in specific regions, as applicable
  • ability to lead a global team
  • competence to collaborate for achievement, communicate effectively and embrace diversity




  • Flexible work arrangements whenever possible.
  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.
  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.
  • Health and wellbeing programs helping you to achieve better work-life balance.
  • Alternative work location is possible in Nienburg.



Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to: Andreas Waldhoff, andreas.waldhoff@basf-catalystsmetals.com, Tel.: +49 5021- 984 218

BASF Catalysts Germany GmbH is one of the leading suppliers in the area of vehicle exhaust aftertreatment. As a BASF Group company, our core business is in the development, production and selling of exhaust catalysts. We are also a leading manufacturer of catalyst carriers and adsorbents for air and natural gas processing. Learn more about BASF Catalysts Germany GmbH at on.basf.com/CatalystsGermany

At BASF, the chemistry is right. Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us - in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.

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