Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC
Banner Who are we? Watch to find out! Do you have a long-term vision for your career? Are you ready to join a company that aligns with your values and beliefs? At Koch Ag & Energy Solutions (KAES), 90% of our earnings are reinvested in the company so that we can create opportunities and long-term value for our customers, employees and society. Our culture is defined by the Market-Based Management (MBM) philosophy which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create. The Product Stewardship team is seeking a Product Compliance Manager to join our team in Wichita, KS. The Product Stewardship group is responsible for product quality systems, product-related hazard communication and management (SDSs and labels), product-related licenses (such as US State and foreign country fertilizer licenses), and chemical registrations. In addition, the Product Stewardship group reviews and advises on marketing claims and intellectual property, such as trademarks. This role will support the Product Stewardship Director, working with the KAS business functions to integrate product compliance and risk management controls during all phases of product development and commercialization. This role is primarily responsible for supporting chemical and product regulatory compliance world-wide. Specific responsibilities include: * Develop and act upon an intimate knowledge of the Koch Agronomic Services, LLC (KAS) product line to create maximum value * Ensure that the business understands, secures, and maintains necessary authorizations under global chemical control regulations (REACH, TSCA, DSL, NICNAS, K-REACH, AICS, CLP, etc.) * Support ongoing regulatory compliance for fertilizers domestically and internationally (State Depts. of Ag, FDA, CFIA, etc.) * Assist in the continuous improvement of Product Stewardship Management Systems for the business * Assist and drive the business in the development, implementation and integration of processes, procedures and tools needed to ensure product regulatory compliance and product risk management * Participate in the development of global chemical database including product formulation management, regulatory applicability, classifications, placarding and related information management * Support other capabilities to ensure compliant supply chain processes (product labels, safety data sheets, data supporting marketing claims, product formulation changes, supplier approvals, etc.) * Conduct self-assessments to periodically review Product Stewardship processes, procedures and tools. Use the results to drive continuous improvement * Assist in building and maintaining Product Stewardship Systems such as SDSs, labels, licenses, registrations, training, chemical inventory and product registration database, etc. * Participate in management of intellectual property, trademarks, logos and patents associated with the product lines * Ensure that compliance programs and best practices are identified and leveraged appropriately across sites and product lines * Assist in developing and maintaining annual Product Stewardship compliance plan using appropriate inputs such as incident metrics, self-assessment results and trends, audit results and other feedback to guide prioritization of key focus * Monitor and manage emerging issues in the areas of Product Stewardship, quality and chemical and fertilizer regulations What You Will Need: Basic Qualifications: * 3 years experience working in Chemical or Regulatory Compliance, Environmental, Safety or Product Stewardship in the chemical, pharmaceutical, fertilizer or petroleum industry * Experience working with chemical regulations and regulatory agencies * BS Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Microbiology, Public Health, Environmental Science or a related field * Knowledge of chemistry * Strong organizational and interpersonal skills * Strong initiative and drive for continuous improvement * Willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time What Will Put You Ahead? Preferred Qualifications: * 5 years experience working with global chemical product licenses/registrations, preferably in fertilizer industry Want to learn more about KAES? This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: *********************************** Follow us KAES-LinkedIn KRC-Twitter KRC-Facebook KRC-YouTube
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Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC