Material Compliance Specialist (80-100%)


Haag, St. Gallen, CH

Employment Type:  Permanent




Innovation, Efficiency and Ambition: this is what VAT has stood for over 50 years. 

With this passion, VAT has grown to become the leading international developer, manufacturer and supplier of high-performance high-end vacuum valves and vacuum sealing technology, employing over 2000 people worldwide.  The headquarters are located in Haag (Switzerland), the production centers in Switzerland, Malaysia, Romania and Taiwan. 




Material Compliance Specialist (80-100%)


Location Haag | Switzerland


We are seeking a Material Compliance Specialist to join our team. As a Material Compliance Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring that our company's products and materials are compliant with all relevant regulations and standards, including environmental regulations, health and safety regulations, and product labeling requirements.



Your main Tasks:

  • Collaborate with product development and supply chain teams to identify potential compliance issues and develop solutions
  • Conduct material compliance assessments, including substance disclosures and restricted substance lists
  • Conduct training sessions for employees on material compliance issues
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and regulatory changes related to material compliance
  • Monitor and analyze regulatory requirements related to materials and product compliance
  • Support the global Head of Material Compliance with develop and implement processes and guidelines for ensuring compliance with regulations, including testing and certification requirements
  • Support a systematic compliance documentation and reporting, including maintaining accurate records and reports



Your required abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, environmental science, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in material compliance or a related field
  • Knowledge of global environmental regulations, including REACH, RoHS, TSCA and California Proposition 65
  • Familiarity with product labeling requirements, such as GHS and CLP
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills in both languages English and German
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to travel is up to 10%
  • If you are passionate about ensuring compliance with regulations and have experience in material compliance, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity




Interested? Then we look forward to your application today!

You can expect a dynamic and expanding business where innovation, courage, openness and transparency are encourage, and your ideas welcome. We offer flexible options for hybrid working and are a company where your development according to your strengths and aspirations is truly valued.