Senior Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs Specialist Job


Location: 

King of Prussia, PA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Regulatory Affairs
Posting Date:  Jun 29, 2024

The Arkema Americas Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs team based out of King of Prussia, PA, has an opening for a Sr. Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs Specialist. In conjunction with each Business Unit for which the position is responsible, this position manages activities to assure compliance with legal and corporate product safety and regulatory affairs requirements in a cost effective and efficient  manner. 

 

The position includes responsibility to lead all compliance activities and be the main point of contact for Thiochemicals, Fluorochemicals, Oxygenated Products, and the Incubator division.

 

The position reports to the Manager, PS&RA.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES:

 

  • Prepare and maintain commercial and R&D composition databases, SDSs and labels, packaging requirements, certificates of compliance (Kosher, FDA, RoHS etc.), product registrations and approvals (including FIFRA, NSF, UL, etc.), for the Business Unit (BU) and otherwise ensure ongoing compliance with international, federal, state, local, and corporate product safety requirements for such BU products.
  • Counsel and advise the BU in areas of product safety (including TSCA, FIFRA, FDA, OSHA Hazard Communication, Hazardous Materials Transportation), product regulatory affairs, product stewardship, and product  risk management as such areas may impact the research, development, manufacture, marketing, sale, handling, transportation and advertising of the BU(s) products.
  • Applies an in-depth regulatory knowledge and understanding to complete various required assessments; i.e. Toxicology Assessments, TSCA Assessments and DOT Classifications.
  • Propose solutions to solve product safety regulatory issues in a sustainable, sound, safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of emerging technical and regulatory issues pertaining to each BU and its products.
  • Support Manager, Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs in efforts to effectively advocate the Company’s product safety and product stewardship positions with trade associations, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
  • Timely and appropriately, respond to product safety and regulatory affairs inquiries from customers, users, and  agencies, and others regarding the BU products.
  • As directed, conduct training for BU research and development, commercial and manufacturing personnel, and customers on product safety and regulatory affairs issues related to the BU products.
  • Perform all other related duties as specified by supervisor.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • B.S. Degree in relevant field of study (e.g. environmental science, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, toxicology) or equivalent and minimum of 5 years’ experience in a product safety/regulatory affairs or related area.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws and regulations governing product safety such as TSCA, FIFRA, FDA, OSHA Hazard Communications, hazardous materials transportation as well as knowledge of product risk management and product stewardship is essential.
  • Prior experience in the completion of Toxicology & TSCA Assessments and DOT Classifications.
  • Current proficiency in standard office software (i.e., word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation packages), as well as, the ability to learn specialized applications such as SAP and Ariel required.

 

 

NECESSARY COMPETENCIES:

 

 

  • This position must provide these services in the most cost effective means possible to meet key business objectives and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements for protection of human health and the environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Experience successfully interacting with diverse groups at all technical levels such as customer service, plant personnel, R&D, customers, technical consultants, contractors, etc.
  • Ability to accomplish assignments, goals, objectives and projects in an accurate and timely manner with  minimal supervision.

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through www.arkema.com to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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