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Senior Regulatory Specialist

Company: Ecolab
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Regulatory Affairs North America Commercial Biocides Team is seeking a Senior Regulatory Specialist. In this role you will work with talented professionals with a shared dedication to making the world a cleaner, safer, healthier place. As a Senior Regulatory Specialist, you will be responsible for driving and managing government approvals for US EPA pesticide registrations. This role is critical in ensuring the successful commercialization of Ecolab's $1B+ NA pesticide portfolio.

The ideal candidate will have a strong regulatory background with experience in project management and enabling growth of divisional product portfolios. The individual will be expected to develop knowledge and understanding of regulatory frameworks and requirements necessary to bring new product claims to the market and ensure the vitality of our portfolio. Some of the most important skills for this position are project management, ability to navigate through regulatory details, effectively collaborate with key business leaders and government agencies and problem-solving creativity. As proficiency in this role increases, the individual will expand their involvement in regulatory strategy and take on active involvement with regulatory trade organizations. The individual we are seeking has experience in working with regulations and communicating and collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders.

Leveling of this role is flexible based on candidate experience.

What's in it For You:

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, and healthy environments
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best What You Will Do:
    • Develop commercial product registration strategy for antimicrobial product registrations with the US EPA and other government agencies as applicable. Prepare, coordinate and secure necessary government approvals to successfully market pesticide products in North America.
    • Identify applicable regulatory requirements by leveraging internal subject matter experts and/or communicating and meeting directly with regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and others.
    • Develop project plan based on registration strategy that identifies key tasks, milestones, risks, costs and timelines.
    • Collaborate with the business units, regulatory colleagues, and government agencies to ensure regulatory strategy meets business objectives.
    • Partner with business commercial leads to effectively manage commercial biocides portfolio lifecycle.
    • Actively participate in relevant industry Trade Associations for the advancement of business needs.
    • Collaborate with Agency and Government Relations to advocate for efficiencies across applicable platforms.
    • Provide strategic change leadership regarding work processes and policies to minimize redundancy through state-of-the-art processes and procedures.
    • Provide clear communication with associates at all levels in the organization ensuring communication on both sides are pertinent, specific and convey necessary detail.
    • Keep up to date on regulatory areas of expertise and share knowledge with associates and businesses in a timely manner. Minimum Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • 6 years' experience in Regulatory, Compliance or Technical discipline
      • Experience developing project plans and leading projects with successful outcomes
      • Experience working directly with business leads
      • Experience in presenting/communicating on regulatory subjects
      • Ability to prioritize work and adapt to changing regulations
      • Strong data management, computer and analytical skills
      • No Immigration Sponsorship available for this opportunity Preferred Qualifications:
        • Master's degree in a technical field or equivalent experience
        • Previous experience in regulatory affairs with product registrations, biocide regulations and government officials
        • Experience leading project teams in strategy development, risk management, communicating change and influencing in a regulatory environment
        • Experience solving problems
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills A trusted partner at nearly three million commercial customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. With annual sales of $13 billion and more than 45,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

          When you come to work at Ecolab, you get to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges and have the opportunity to learn and grow, shape your career, make an impact and quickly see the importance of your work.

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          Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits.

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          US Federal Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

          Due to legal requirements applicable to federal contractors, applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated (i.e., 14 days past the final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab.

          Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

          Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at for assistance.

          Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

          At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

          In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

          We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Ecolab, St. Paul , Senior Regulatory Specialist, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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