Offers “Solvay”

29 days agoSolvay

Product Steward

  • Alpharetta, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

General Information

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·  Country:USA
·  Region:North America

·  City:Alpharetta
·  Country:USA
·  Region:North America

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·  Country:USA
·  Region:North America

Job Category: Industrial
Job Type: Regular
Type of Contract: Permanent
Working time: Full-time
Work schedule: Day shift

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program.

The Industrial function’s role is to help the Solvay Group in safety initiatives and support the group's transformation in operational excellence.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

This position can be remote based depending on the location of the candidate.

The Product Steward role is based in the Essentials Cluster Product Stewardship team providing regulatory expertise, guidance to the business GBUs in line with the Solvay Group’s purpose.  This position will report directly to the Global Product Stewardship for Oil & Gas. The person will biocide compliance under FIFRA, along with TSCA and trade compliance. The work will primarily support Americas region, but some support to other regions may be required. 

This role involves:
●Work with defined business areas, regulatory agencies, and consultants to ensure product-specific regulatory compliance in relation to biocides and general chemicals.
●Provide product stewardship support and guidance, review pertinent regulatory developments, inform business and technical contacts and work with specific business groups to develop alternate business strategies, where necessary
●Complete new product introduction product stewardship assessments (NPDi) for defined business activities.
●Develop and maintain SDSs (Safety Data Sheets), labels and other hazard communication information for defined business areas. Provide support to manufacturing sites and warehouses for the same.
●Propose regulatory submission strategies and achieve chemical inventory listings in support of business strategies.
●Respond to customer issues, questions and concerns
●Create and maintain product stewardship records relating to company products, intermediates, and raw materials
●Work with product stewardship staff from other zones and GBUs (Global Business Units) on common issues, goals, and objectives
●Conduct assessments and ensure proper implementation of the product safety/product stewardship management system, programs, and practices
●Respond to internal and external requests for product safety information on company products
●Interact extensively with internal and external customers both domestic and international
●Maintain broad technical expertise in FIFRA, TSCA and other substance control regulations
●Keep abreast of and assess international chemical control laws and pending regulatory developments through reference sources
●Support the Export Compliance effort of the Americas business.

Education and Experience

●Master or Bachelor degree, preferably in Science or engineering area
●Minimum of 3 year chemical industry experience in product safety or regulatory affairs. 

Skills

●Highly motivated, results driven with unyielding predisposition to detail, accuracy and clarity.
●Ability to effectively prioritize competing tasks in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
●Performs duties with the highest ethical standards, exercising sound judgment. 
●Strong collaborative behavior.
●English (fluent)

Additional Information

Product stewardship is a strategic function that intersects all aspects of the business and provides expert input on chemical regulations and product safety requirements. As part of this team you will learn to make regulatory assessments, obtain new regulatory approvals for new and existing technologies, follow new regulations and apply them to our products. You will work with R&I and markets to help ensure that products are safe through their intended life cycle, and able to meet emerging regulatory and sustainability requirements required by Solvay stakeholders. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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