Metabolism / Product Safety R&D Leader


Winston Salem, NC

Industry: Agriculture


5 - 7 years

Posted 261 days ago

  by    Peter Ansara

This job is no longer available.

Relocation Paid:Yes Will relocate from: Nationwide Salary Employment Type:Full Time / Direct Hire Degree Required:University - Master's Degree - Chem Eng/Chemistry(Physical or Analytical) or Doctorate in Chem Eng or Chemistry(Physical or Analytical)

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Great opportunity to join a Global Agrichemical Company as the strategic North American (NA) Team Leader supporting Analytical/ Synthesis (Methods Development); Product Metabolism, Product Safety Standards; and Regulatory Compliance (EPA). Participate on the Global Leadership Team while developing a challenged, problem-solving analytical team responsible for performing/ delivering scientific studies to ensure a sustainable product safety and registration success. The successful candidate will have a strong background in Scientific Discovery, Platform Management, Organic/ Physical Chemistry, Product and Regulatory studies; and Team Management.

Job Description

--- Develop NA Team capability and manage the group in Analytical and Synthesis Laboratories and Chemical Product Regulatory Studies as part of global organization.

--- Provide in-depth technical knowledge of the Metabolic and Regulatory study requirements primarily in NA (EPA - Environmental Protection Agency) and also globally.

--- Accountable for delivering studies for global and regional project priorities to meet Product Safety and Regulatory standards and business practices.

--- Provide technical and regulatory guidance to ensure success in delivery of studies and projects.

--- Identify, develop and procure internal & external resources and suppliers in the region including US CROs - Contract Research Organizations (regarding resources, delivery issues).

--- Define and maintain critical sustainability of the NA product platform for the future.

--- Develop science strategies and technology for emerging project initiatives that will maximize the opportunities to gain and maintain high quality chemical product registrations.

--- Continue to develop and monitor an outsourcing strategy to maximize flexibility while ensuring ongoing development of scientific and technical capability.

--- Develop solid relationships with key stakeholders, including Regulatory Affairs and regional commercial leaders.

--- Develop a vibrant team with strong connections with R&D (Research & Development) and commercial stakeholders in the region.

--- Drive and ensure delivery of the US product re-registration processes.

--- Serves as the global "business partner" for the NA region.

--- Interface with partners including other Product Safety Sections, Regulatory Affairs, portfolio planning, and resources in the global platform.


--- PHD or Master's Degree in Chemistry Science with background in Physical and Analytical Chemistry; Product Metabolism and Product Regulatory Compliance. Ideal industry experience in chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, pharmaceutical or otherEPA regulated products.

--- Minimum of 5 years leadership experience, particularly Scientists in Laboratory and Industrial environments

--- HSE (Health, Safety, Environmental), Animal Welfare, GLP (Good Lab Practice) compliance

--- Demonstrated high performance in leading strategic functions and projects

--- Ability to operate effectively across, lead and influence in multicultural environments

MUST be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

$156K - $192K