Regulatory Affairs Specialist Crop Protection

Job Requisition ID:  51485

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2023 revenue of approximately $9.2 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

The job

We are looking for a Regulatory Affairs Specialist to support the global product stewardship and regulatory affairs Crop Protection team. In close collaboration with business, technology and product management, you give support in protecting the existing portfolio of products and actively engage in projects to extend our growth worldwide. This is a temporary full-time position, to be based in Belgium and reporting into the Global Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs Team Leader Crop Protection.  

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of registration files for Crop protection products in order to obtain official certificates on a global scale.
  • Cooperate with consultants globally to prepare these registration files.
  • Participate in technical discussions with your colleagues, external experts or authorities, and contribute by sharing your expertise and knowledge.
  • Confer with different internal stakeholders (Sales, Marketing, R&D) to remain aligned with the internal business strategy
  • Communicate regulatory changes and assess the potential business impact.
  • Develop and maintain a solid professional network of consultants, government officials, external laboratories.
  • Keep up to date of the evolution and trends in Crop Protection regulations worldwide.

Qualifications & skills

  • Master in applied sciences (Bioscience engineering, Chemistry, Biology, etc.)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in registration of crop protection products, preferably on a global level.
  • Expertise in Environmental Fate is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken Dutch and English is essential, knowledge of French, Spanish and/or any other language is an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and gain knowledge of the Eastman crop protection portfolio of products.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and results-driven, with excellent interpersonal skills.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day


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