Infineum is a Specialty Chemicals Company with powerful research and development capabilities around innovative chemistry which has a vital role to play in sustainability. We provide products needed on the journey towards the electrification of mobility, while helping to make the internal combustion engine as clean as it can be. For nearly 80 years, we have been innovators of additive products and our smart solutions have become key components of today’s most demanding applications and advanced hardware systems.
Product Stewardship & Regulatory Compliance (PSRC) is about understanding, controlling and communicating a product's environmental, health and safety related effects throughout its lifecycle from development, through to manufacture and final disposal. The role of Product Stewardship Advisor will appeal to candidates from the chemical industry experienced in understanding chemical regulations and translating them into compliance systems and assessing their implications on operations and product supply. The successful candidate will be a member of the Product Stewardship and Regulatory Compliance (PSRC) department, a diverse, multidisciplinary team within the Supply organization that supports Infineum’s global operations.
The Product Stewardship Advisor role is principally based at Infineum’s Linden Office. However, Infineum operates a flexible working policy, such that location can be split between the office and home-working if preferred. The position reports to the Global Product Stewardship Manager and has primary responsibility for monitoring and maintaining chemical regulatory compliance in the Americas & Latin Americas region, but extending to other regulatory regimes in EU and AP as required.
Key Responsibilities: • Accountability for maintaining chemical regulatory compliance in the Americas (Canada, USA, Mexico & Latin American countries) • Responsibility for completing regulatory reporting requirements in designated regions (e.g. US TSCA, Canadian Environmental Protection Act, emerging schemes in Latin Americas) • Provide technical expertise to regulatory assessments of new product developments, including country-specific substance notifications • Supporting other colleagues in the global team to meet local regulatory compliance requirements • Monitor, summarize and communicate regional regulatory developments in support of the departments’ peer-led Regulatory Network • Track, evaluate and conduct impact analyses of regulatory or substance-lead changes, with development of compliance strategies and coordination of timely implementation of action plans • Engagement with internal stakeholders to determine effective resolution on regulatory issues • Provide regulatory guidance to regional manufacturing plants, and support external customer enquiries • Support and develop process improvements, SOPs and implementation of best practices to ensure regulatory compliance • Advocate for regulatory compliance and provide internal training, where appropriate • Any additional responsibilities as assigned according to the defined functional and business objectives
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in chemistry or a related scientific discipline (or equivalent experience). A strong organic chemistry background would be an advantage.
Strong understanding of the fundamental principles behind GHS for classification of hazardous chemicals
Knowledge and experience of chemical substance regulations, transport regulations and regulatory reporting in the Americas
An awareness or interest in the developing regulatory requirements in Latin Americas would be an advantage.
Excellent problem-solving skills and understanding of the interconnectivity of regulatory data and good judgement in interpreting complex situations
Some familiarity with SAP EHS linked to SDS authorship or Substance Volume Tracking would be an advantage
Familiarity working with large databases and good IT literacy with attention to detail
Ability to manage own workload priorities and ensure all deadlines are met
Strong self-drive, initiative and ability to work autonomously
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary, geographically diverse team
Ability to communicate (in English) and influence effectively including experience of presenting and justifying regulatory recommendations to stakeholders
We create a sustainable future through innovative chemistry.
Infineum is a world leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of petroleum additives for fuels and lubricants. Infineum additives are in 1 in 3 vehicles worldwide, and are designed to improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions and enable cleaner transportations.
Infineum brings together individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, and thinking styles providing remarkably different talents, perspectives, life and career experiences. We recognize that a diverse talent base creates an environment rich with innovation.
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Infineum is an Equal Opportunity Employer