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Associate Manager, Registration Specialist at S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.(SCJ)

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Racine, Wisconsin





Job Description:

SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals. Together, we are creating a better future - for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Come join us and make an impact through iconic global brands. GO FURTHER WITH OUR FAMILY™

We are a committed team of collaborative, diverse and purpose-driven All-For-Oners and Wave Makers. Together, we are high-performing and socially responsible, and everybody works at their best while encouraging each other to reach their full potential. From your very first day, you will become a part of our team and feel a connection to your colleagues, while also experiencing a strong sense of trust, honesty, and respect.

Join us and you will experience a unique culture of camaraderie and support where both individual and collective accomplishments that contribute to our success are recognized and celebrated.

Global Registration and Regulatory Compliance (GRRC) provides global regulatory leadership, expertise, and execution for the information/dossier development, product registration, and lifecycle management of all SC Johnson products.

The Registration Specialist has a key technical role in providing analysis, advice, and expertise in registration related matters in support of immediate and strategic business plans in North America. The individual has overall accountability for securing and maintaining pesticide registrations of assigned NACP products; and for negotiating with regulatory authorities both on specific projects and on larger areas of policy to achieve results favorable to SCJ. The incumbent will be expected to participate with cross-functional teams and department staff to identify and recommend optimal registration strategies for assigned projects/products.

Responsibilities include:

  • Directly accountable for product registration in North America.

  • Understands and applies relevant GSARA processes.

  • Identify and interpret applicable laws, regulations and related performance standards that apply to pesticides (biocides), and their distribution.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for US and Canada.

  • Understand and apply label requirements for North America sold goods.

  • Maintain awareness of emerging issues and changing regulatory landscapes, make recommendations on portfolio management for products under accountability.

  • Maintains company databases and compliance related IT tools; PLM, Trackwise, etc.

  • Responds to requests from project teams to provide critical input into regulatory needs for product launches.

  • Continuously evaluates the regulatory climate, identifies potential issues which may arise, works to favorably impact the outcome of emerging or existing issues.

  • Author required reports/submissions that are mandated by authorities to ensure uninterrupted operation.

  • Ability to manage local consultants that would help in specialized regulatory research.

  • Analyze and report to management change in regulations or impending new regulations

  • When appropriate, serve on government or industry task forces as a representative of the company in partnership with Government Relations. Seek to favorably impact regulatory requirements which will benefit the SCJ business.

  • Maintains current, accurate, and accessible information concerning the registration status and priorities of pesticide products and provides useful advice as requested by staff and departmental management.

    Required Skills:



  • Five + years work experience in compliance-related field with progressively broadening responsibilities

  • Strong technical background in chemistry, chemical engineering, life sciences or related discipline.

  • Experience in multi-national consumer product, chemical, pharmaceutical and/or agricultural companies, or government agency or consulting firm working with such companies

  • Commanding knowledge of federal and state regulations, including chemical inventories and product compliance

  • Computer literate; effectively utilize web-based and internal databases and systems such as SAP PLM, third-party electronic regulatory data management tools such as Trackwise and Microsoft Office software

    Preferred Skills:



  • Proven situational leadership skills and demonstrated experience in influencing internal stakeholders as well as forging strong relationships with colleagues

  • Demonstrated ability to participate in multi-functional teams, ability to summarize and communicate regulatory issues to colleagues outside of regulatory functions

  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Detail-orientation. Effective prioritization, project management, and critical thinking skills


  • Problem solving skills with the ability to bring project to final conclusion.

  • Self-directed with a "can do" attitude and willingness to drive change that may not be inspired by him/her and is being asked of him/her

    S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.