Product Regulatory Leader - Fluoropolymers Manufacturing Applications- Composites, Mobility & Life Sciences - REMOTE, USA (Northeast)

Position Description

Job Summary

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe. We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.

The Product Regulatory Leader provides expert product stewardship guidance and leadership to businesses and technology developers regarding compliance with EPA, REACH, Prop 65 and other global regulations that govern Saint-Gobain products with emphasis in PFAS. They will establish a regulatory focus on Product Stewardship and have a future vision for what good looks like to create a robust Product Stewardship culture across multiple businesses/industries - Life Sciences (medical & food contact), Composites, Mobility.  

The Product Regulatory Leader works closely with other SBU Product Stewards, EHS and Technical/Customer Service/Sales/Marketing organizations in the areas of product registration, monitoring and measuring product risk profiles, product compliance certifications, product footprint, and sustainable design.

This is a newly created & highly visible role and is a key team member of Composite Systems EHS Leadership Team to support its business customers.  

Preferred Location - Remote, USA - Northeast.

Key Accountabilities:

Product & Raw Material Risk Assessments: •

  • Maintain SG PFAS raw material database that includes supplier compliance statements, raw material test data and finished product testing
  • Establish a PFAS footprint for each Product or Product Family
  • Categorize product portfolio to identify applications of essential use
  • Analyze existing raw materials and product regulatory risks regularly

Product Hazard Communications:

  • Manage/update product Safety Data Sheets, Article Information Sheets, or labels
  • Standardize Regulatory Information sheets to be utilized by SBU’s for external communications
  • Support customer product inquires, requests, and compliance demonstrations 
  • Partner with SBU Product Management teams to reply  to customer requests

Product Regulatory Monitoring & Communications:

  • Forecast PFAS and other regulatory changes/impacts to product and raw material risk profiles 
  • Participate in fluoropolymer and PFAS advocacy programs
  • Ensure all products that contain PFAS meet regulatory recordkeeping, reporting and notification criteria
  • Work with stakeholders to resolve changing product risks
  • Provide product safety communication support   

Clearance To Manufacture, Import, and Sell Saint-Gobain Products:

  • Establish and maintain compliance test data and required analytical techniques for food contact/medical applications
  • Manage the registration of any food contact or medical application products
  • Audit food contact and medical applications/products regularly 

Enhance The Product Stewardship Culture Through Standards & Centralized Tools:

  • Create standards of practice and regularly audit Product Stewardship risks
  • Create and lead the  Steering Committee
  • Establish data on the impact of processing fluoropolymers

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry, health/medical sciences, toxicology, regulatory affairs or related technical discipline;
  • Master’s degree in HSE or Product Safety preferred.
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in Product Stewardship/Regulatory Affairs with a proven track record of success in managing product risks (prefer chemical experience)
  • Maintain broad technical expertise in REACH, RoHS, Prop 65, TSCA, and other international regulations
  • Demonstrated food contact and medical registration experience; plus technical ability in PFAS

  • Ability to rank relative compliance risks and prioritize resulting actions accordingly while handling/analyzing multiple arenas of legislation

  • Ability to appropriately communicate issues to various levels of management optimally balancing alerting vs. alarming dependent on the relative risk/exposure
  • Must be able to travel ~30%

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films.

Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other.

And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain, and together, let’s protect what matters most!


Click here to Explore more opportunities within Saint-Gobain Composites.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

Apply Now

Product Regulatory Leader - Fluoropolymers Manufacturing Applications- Composites, Mobility & Life Sciences - REMOTE, USA (Northeast)

Location: Solon, Ohio

Posting Date: 01/23/2023

Job Code: USA04467

Map See yourself here Top employer, global, 2018
Apply Now