Philadelphia, PA, United States
Manager, Logistics, Operations
FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.
FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.
This position will be responsible for managing the preparation and legalization of regulatory documentation to support global registrations; managing the compilation and maintenance of specific registration data; ensuring compliance with FIFRA import and export regulations; managing the preparation of international labels for commercial products and research and development (R&D) samples; and supervising three or more registration specialists in these functional areas.
Depending upon the business needs and candidate, the position may be located at either Philadelphia or Delaware. The preferred location is Philadelphia, PA.
Supervise three or more registration specialists in the functional areas of regulatory documentation, registration records, import and export compliance, and international labels.
Manage the preparation and legalization of regulatory documentation to support global registrations. Work closely with Global Regulatory Active Ingredient Managers to ensure accuracy of complex documents and proper handling of confidential business information.
Manage the compilation and maintenance of specific registration data.
Assess existing, pending and new FIFRA import, export and product movement regulations; determine and communicate their impact to the business; develop a strategy for managing the outcome; and implement guidance documents, processes and action plans to ensure compliance. Conduct training for key stakeholders on an on-going basis.
Manage the preparation of FIFRA import and export labels for commercial products. Collaborate with regional colleagues to ensure labels are aligned with currently approved country labels and are acceptable in importing countries.
Manage the preparation of international direct ship labels for commercial technical products. Collaborate with regional colleagues to ensure labels are aligned with currently approved country labels and are acceptable in importing countries.
Manage the preparation of R&D labels for sample shipments. Collaborate with development to understand their priorities and to proactively develop labels during peak season to ensure the timely receipt of samples for field trials.
Review 3rd Party commercial and R&D labels prior to import into the US to ensure compliance with FIFRA.
Provide FIFRA guidance to shippers of commercial products and research samples to the U.S. Supply instructions and addendum letters to our brokers for EPA submission and approval.
Provide guidance on FPAS requirements and conduct training with customer service representatives. Coordinate the annual summary of exports for submission to EPA.
Build and maintain relationships with Regional EPA officials. Act as point of contact for import related questions.
Build on regulatory knowledge. Lead special projects and/or additional functional areas as appropriate.
Build and maintain strong internal working relationships with Global Regulatory and Registration Managers, Legal, Global Supply Chain, API and Development.
Work in a safe manner. Support a safe working environment and security measures in word and in practice.
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree, typically from the science disciplines
Minimum 5 years experience in highly regulated sector of the chemical industry, preferably agricultural chemicals
Broad knowledge of FIFRA import and export regulations
Experience managing a team and promoting a positive work environment
Experience in managing complex issues that lead to win-win solutions
Experience with working well in a global cross-functional team environment
Experience in managing numerous projects simultaneously
Experience in prioritizing work independently
Strong leadership skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong organizational and project management skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence others
Learning agility – experience adapting to changing demands and learning quickly to meet new challenges in a dynamic work environment
Aptitude for creative problem solving
Demonstrated initiative and perseverance
Excellent communication skills – oral, written and communication
At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.
Experience (Years): 5
Visa Sponsorship: No
Relocation Eligible: Yes
External Company URL: www.fmc.com
Website : http://www.fmc.com
With our superior technology and strong partnerships with customers, FMC's people are finding solutions that are helping to change people's lives for the better. Today, FMC maintains leading positions in three chemical markets: Agricultural, Specialty and Industrial.