Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs Specialist III

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Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Strongsville, OH, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Position Summary:

The PSRA Specialist III has basic knowledge of the relevant PS regulatory landscape.  They contribute to team deliverables by evaluating and validating data sources, ensuring regulatory compliance. Resolving and responding to customer enquiries in an accurate and timely fashion. Some individuals have specialist roles leading or supporting regulatory areas.  This position will focus on support for North America food contact regulations.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Support regulatory activities to support food contact compliance for the Akzo NAM business (Packaging).  Ensure compliance to US FDA, EPA TSCA and related Canada regulations.
  • Focal point for customer inquiries.  Respond to internal customers and resolve raw material and/or product issues accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain an organized electronic file system.
  • Maintain working knowledge of relevant NAM chemicals regulations and ensure transfer and retention of knowledge.
  • Communicate effectively to internal customers (other departments/ functions).
  • Develop a good understanding of customer needs and relevant regulatory topics affecting the business, especially as it relates to the food contact business
  • Be able to translate complex regulatory requirements to practical implications for the business.
  • Identify potential non compliances and areas of risk to the business and offer solutions.
  • Contribute to cross functional project teams as required.
  • Identify and contribute to the development and continuous improvement of standard procedures (eg SOPs, ISO procedures).

Position Skills & Experience

  • University Degree or equivalent in Scientific discipline
  • Experience in Regulatory or RD&I role or other relevant function preferred

AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. We are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason, we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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Requisition ID: 26689 

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland