Regulatory Affairs Manager
Reports To
Global VP of Regulatory Affairs
FLSA Classification

Job Function

AMVAC Chemical Inc., an American Vanguard company, successfully serves global markets through development, manufacturing and marketing of products for agricultural and commercial use.  If you are a Regulatory Affairs professional (EPA / FIFRA) looking for an exciting opportunity with a successful organization, read on!  

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage assigned registration portfolios for crop and non-crop products registered with EPA and PMRA
  • Interact with global colleagues to develop strategies on common registration topics impacting chemistries
  •  Work directly with Federal and State regulatory agency contacts as the company’s primary regulatory contact including leading face-to-face & virtual meetings
  • Liaise with internal colleagues to obtain required documents to generate submissions and support registration and reregistration which includes toxicology, eco-toxicology, environmental fate, chemistry, field development, marketing and sales teams
  • Craft Regulatory strategy and communicate the risks to management
  • Review and provide approval of all collateral labeling associated with assigned product portfolio (advertising/Website)
  • Engage with cross functional teams including manufacturing, technology, procurement daily to ensure American Vanguard products are in good standing to ensure compliance
  • The Regulatory Affairs Manager will be appointed to participate as an active member of Industry regulatory or scientific committees and will have the opportunity to network with Industry peers

Skills & Qualifications

  • Quality:  Accuracy, thoroughness and ability to perform work while meeting quality standards
  • Cooperation and attitude: Ability to work well with others
  • Productivity: Meets commitments on time
  • Independent: Self-reliance in thinking, planning and carrying out job responsibilities.
  • Problem Solving:  Develops technical or process solutions to complex regulatory challenges
  • Organized: Good organization and observational skills are a must. Attention to detail is a requirement

Education Requirements

  • B.S. degree in a scientific discipline including Chemistry, Biology, Toxicology, Ecotoxicology or microbiology required - Advanced degree preferred but not mandatory

Experience Requirements

  • Proven experience with direct responsibility for submissions to EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and/or PMRA (Pest Management Regulatory Agency) experience is mandatory
  • 8+ years of direct experience with Crop and Non-crop registrations
  • Significant understanding of industry regulatory issues and experience in registration and reregistration activities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work closely with others in a team environment and for negotiation with regulatory authorities are a necessity
  • Established relationships within the government agencies a plus
  • Previous experience in areas such as Maximum Residue Levels (MRL’s), Adverse reporting or facilitating audits and implementation of FIFRA (Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act) training across diverse groups desired

AMVAC Offers:

  • Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Health Savings / Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching
  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan with employee discount
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Wellness program 

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