Dow Chemical Regulatory and Product Stewardship Specialist Europe, Dow Microbial Control in Hainaut, Belgium

The Dow Microbial Control Business has an opening for aProduct Stewardship and Regulatory Specialist (m/f) in the European Region. This role will be sized to fit candidates in the 208-238 job level. This role to be located in one of Dow major European location. Seneffe, Belgium, near Brussels would be a preferred location.

RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under the direction of the Dow Microbial Control Global Associate Director of Regulatory Sciences and Product Stewardship, this role is responsible for the regulatory support of biocidal products and active ingredients (substances) at the EU level under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and for supporting National Registrations across the European Region as well as ensuring compliance of business products and operational activities with REACH. This role also provides product stewardship leadership for a subset of Dow Microbial Control products used across numerous biocides markets. This individual will work in close coordination with other members of the Dow Microbial Control Regulatory/Product Stewardship Team in support of business/functional strategy implementation and will report to the European Regulatory/Product Stewardship Manager.

  • Specific Responsibilities Include: *

  • *Develop, submit and support BPR dossiers for active substances and biocidal products, including addressing evaluation questions from various member states.

  • Coordinate of scientific work to support risk assessment

  • Provide European regulatory input during project meetings and complete related regulatory activitiesincluding submission of data in support of production planning efforts.

  • Provide issue management support for products and actives across key external stakeholder groups through active participation in trade associations and via advocacy with governmental agencies.

  • Support the sustainability efforts in Dow Microbial Control and Dow’s Corporate Product Sustainability goals. U tilize the Business Risk Review Work process in line with business needs.

  • Serve as a Market Focal Point supporting the regulatory and product stewardship needs of that market. P rovide regulatory and product stewardship training to business partners and custo mers

  • EXTERNAL FOCUS: *

  • Expected to spend up to 10-15% of time external to the company supporting business customer interactions, trade associations or interacting with government officials

  • PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS: *

  • Broad science work experience and skill set

  • PhD or MSc degree in Toxicology or Environmental Science.

  • 3 to 5 years related work experience in biocides European Regulation

  • Pactical knowledge in one of the following market: Oil & Gas, Paints and Coatings or Consumer Products

  • Fluency in the English language

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Project management experience

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at: www.dow.com.

  • Dow Offers *

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Title:

Regulatory and Product Stewardship Specialist Europe, Dow Microbial Control

Location:

Belgium-Hainaut-Seneffe

Requisition ID:

1706202