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Reg Affairs Professional - Experienced

Job Requisition ID:  48721

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 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2022 revenues of approximately $10.6 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit 

Role Description

To support business growth within the Southeast Asia (SEA) and India, Eastman is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Product Steward & Regulatory Affairs (PSRA) team. The PSRA Representative is a key member of the company that links Eastman’s Business Units (BUs excluding Coating & Inks, Animal Nutrition and Crops), Technology (R&D), Legal and the larger Global Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs (PSRA) organization. This role collaborates closely with regional members of the product, marketing, technology, and Product Stewardship teams around the world to ensure operational compliance, support business growth and provide proactive services to the relevant BUs in accordance with the defined regional and global business strategies.


  • Relationship management (internal and external)
    • Build close relationships with regional businesses, technology personnel, other supporting functions, assigned regional PSRA for specific businesses and the Global PSRA team.
    • Develop and document business specific PSRA objectives and ensure regular communication on risks, needs, priorities and agreed actions.
  • Regulatory understanding and leveraging: 
    • Develop deep understanding of specific product lines.
    • Enforce PSRA processes and follow global chemical management procedure to ensure regulatory compliance and lead business growth projects in SEA & India.
    • Identify and communicate the critical regulatory/customer issues that will drive change. Provide practical solutions to businesses and our India-based Technical Center in addressing these changes.
    • Facilitate external communication of customer requests including Safety Data Sheets, labels and various regulatory questions via Eastman’s Customer Inquiry Management system and business/ technology partners.
    • Engage PSRA colleagues in Europe and the United States.  Share the latest regulatory trends with regional business units and follow up as needed.
  • Project management
    • Lead/facilitate business growth & advocacy plans with stakeholders, as appropriate.
  • AdvocacyNetwork with key government agencies and trade associations as Eastman’s representative.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in chemistry, biology, or a relevant technical field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in PSRA
  • Experience in product stewardship and/or project management is preferred
  • Association or government agency background is a plus


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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