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We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you? 



Senior Regulatory Manager


About The Job:


Nouryon has multiple locations including Houston, Chicago, Bridgewater, hybrid and remote options for top candidates to fill the key role of Senior Regulatory Manager. This position is essential to:


  • Accountability for maintaining chemical regulatory compliance in Canada and USA.
  • Responsibility for completing regulatory reporting requirements in designated Americas (e.g. US TSCA and Canadian Environmental Protection Act)
  • Supporting other colleagues in the global team to meet local regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Track regulatory changes, conduct impact analyses, and develop compliance strategies.
  • Manage substance/product registration and compliance for new product development activities, including country-specific substance notifications.
  • Engagement and resolution of internal business and external customer enquiries.
  • Provide strategic regulatory expertise and registration support to gain market access.
  • Support business goals by proactively providing regulatory advice and information to the business.



In Your Future Role as a Senior Regulatory Manager, You Will:


  • Monitor and interpret (existing and developing) chemical regulations and assess impact on business to provide proactive and timely advice/guidance.
  • Represent Nouryon in industry associations and consortia technical/regulatory committees.
  • Proactively monitor relevant regulatory developments/trends and communicate their implications and evaluate business impact for Nouryon businesses.
  • Responsible for coordinating or leading registration / notification processes on a regional (global) level in a timely and cost-efficient way.
  • Support business by responding to strategic customer’s enquires related to regulatory information.
  • Develop and maintain regulatory statements.
  • Responsible for performing regulatory reviews and providing regulatory documentation to support R&D projects and business needs.
  • Deliver regulatory advice/guidance for the development and launch of new offerings into applicable regional markets.
  • Prepare all necessary PSRA information/documentation for the launch of a new or changed product or import of new product to the region and sign off in Material Lifecycle Management process or New Product Evaluation forms.
  • Lead or participate in projects within the PSRA function.
  • Responsible for following the Nouryon Business Principles and Code of Conduct with an obligation to report deviations in legal compliance to responsible manager.
  • Strives to identify improvements and implement them.
  • Responsible for (initiating and) setting up harmonized processes within own area of responsibility in Nouryon concerning business processes and change management
  • Obligation to maintain / archive product data, documents, decisions and assessments in accordance with legislation and other internal requirements
  • Develop a strong working relationship with business.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with global team members, driving success with personal development, and strong understanding of how to win together.



We Believe You Bring:


  • Organic Chemistry PhD OR Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or Organic Chemistry or related science field.
  • 5 years’ experience with PhD or 10 years’ experience with Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Expertise in TSCA Regulatory Compliance
  • Experience with TSCA chemical nomenclature rules and applying the SDA substance identification procedure.
  • Experience with requests to CAS IES and conducting inventory searches.
  • Experience with CEPA and ECCC regulatory compliance framework including:
  • Competency to support business goals by providing product regulatory advice/guidance and/or management of emerging regulations.
  • A strong focus on Industrial Chemical business sectors (which excludes Biocides, Personal Care, and Pharma)


We Believe You Are:


  • Able to act independently and pro-actively with integrity.
  • Holds a high competence at understanding and interpreting complex information and distilling down to communicate solutions to business.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Applications – especially for data analysis.
  • Experience in SAP/EHS.
  • Ability to influence and build up a network being service oriented, organized, flexible and reliable.



Good to know:

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Regional PSRA Manager-Americas and Global Focal Point Agro and Food based out of Bridgewater, NJ.


Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit: nouryon.com/careers/how-we-hire/  


We look forward to receiving your application! 


We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  



About Nouryon:


We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment. 


Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  




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We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or staffing companies. 


Nouryon is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


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