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Messina Group is assisting Verdant Specialty Solutions (https://www.verdantspecialty.com/) with their search for a Global Product Stewardship Manager, preferably based in University Park, IL.  Reporting to the Industrial VP, the Global Product Stewardship Manager will be responsible for managing the organization’s global regulatory activities, providing leadership and guidance to achieve business objectives, and help define our regulatory strategy. This role will establish management systems to ensure regulatory compliance of our entire portfolio of manufactured, imported, and sold products that are linked to manufacturing activities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany along with a number of tolling partners.  This role should lead continuous improvement efforts in all aspects of product sustainability, provide education for our employees and ensure networking with external workgroups, regulators, and industry associations. This is a unique opportunity to create a new company brand and help develop a winning, high-growth culture.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure product compliance and registrations across the globe including:
    • EU-REACH – Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals
    • Similar REACH requirements in UK, Korea, Turkey (KKDIK)
    • TSCA – Toxic Substances Control Act
    • DSL – Domestic Substances List in Canada
    • FDA, Proposition 65, etc. 
  • Manage all required testing obligations associated with product registrations
  • Maintain accuracy and provide access to all product compliance documentation including:
    • Safety data sheets (SDS), Bill of lading for shipments, product labels
  • Support key customers to comply with their own regulated markets & consumer expectations
    • Including detergency, cosmetics, eco-label, clean ingredients
  • Provide customers with documents to justify our compliance and complete key customer questionnaires
  • Lead regulatory aspects for new products and technology transfers between manufacturing sites
  • Define regulatory priorities and key performance metrics to drive improvement
  • Develop and deploy corporate product stewardship strategy, work processes, standards, and tools
  • Develop and deploy a globally effective Product Stewardship Management System
  • Create a network of consultants to maintain compliance and to monitor the evolving regulatory landscape
  • Collaborate on goals of common interest with other companies, authorities, and NGOs
  • Resolve any potential claims and litigation within the regulatory domain
  • Define, propose and control the corporate budget for regulatory matters
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Global Product Stewardship Manager | Direct Hire

University Park, IL

Messina Group is assisting Verdant Specialty Solutions (https://www.verdantspecialty.com/) with their search for a Global Product Stewardship Manager, preferably based in University Park, IL.  Reporting to the Industrial VP, the Global Product Stewardship Manager will be responsible for managing the organization’s global regulatory activities, providing leadership and guidance to achieve business objectives, and help define our regulatory strategy. This role will establish management systems to ensure regulatory compliance of our entire portfolio of manufactured, imported, and sold products that are linked to manufacturing activities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany along with a number of tolling partners.  This role should lead continuous improvement efforts in all aspects of product sustainability, provide education for our employees and ensure networking with external workgroups, regulators, and industry associations. This is a unique opportunity to create a new company brand and help develop a winning, high-growth culture.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure product compliance and registrations across the globe including:
    • EU-REACH – Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals
    • Similar REACH requirements in UK, Korea, Turkey (KKDIK)
    • TSCA – Toxic Substances Control Act
    • DSL – Domestic Substances List in Canada
    • FDA, Proposition 65, etc. 
  • Manage all required testing obligations associated with product registrations
  • Maintain accuracy and provide access to all product compliance documentation including:
    • Safety data sheets (SDS), Bill of lading for shipments, product labels
  • Support key customers to comply with their own regulated markets & consumer expectations
    • Including detergency, cosmetics, eco-label, clean ingredients
  • Provide customers with documents to justify our compliance and complete key customer questionnaires
  • Lead regulatory aspects for new products and technology transfers between manufacturing sites
  • Define regulatory priorities and key performance metrics to drive improvement
  • Develop and deploy corporate product stewardship strategy, work processes, standards, and tools
  • Develop and deploy a globally effective Product Stewardship Management System
  • Create a network of consultants to maintain compliance and to monitor the evolving regulatory landscape
  • Collaborate on goals of common interest with other companies, authorities, and NGOs
  • Resolve any potential claims and litigation within the regulatory domain
  • Define, propose and control the corporate budget for regulatory matters

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Sarah Benz

Vice President of Talent Acquisition

sbenz@messinagroupinc.com

847.692.0618

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