ERM is seeking a motivated Principal Consultant - Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs in our Cincinnati, OH office . The ideal candidate will join our Global Product Stewardship team of over 250 professionals in the major geographies and provide program management and senior technical delivery services for clients nationally and internationally. Our Product Stewardship service helps clients to optimize business value for clients by supporting product compliance, identifying and mitigating risk, and optimizing sustainability throughout the product life cycle.
ERM's global network of environmental, health and safety scientists and regulatory experts offer strategic and tactical support to clients across a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturing (both durable and consumer products), chemicals, pharmaceutical/health-care, mining, agri-chem, and hi-tech.
Provide technical and program leadership for ongoing product stewardship projects in the industrial chemical and consumer products, food, agri-chem, pharmaceutical, mining, and high tech sectors. These programs include registrations and compliance with the following:
o EU REACH, ROHS. o US TSCA Pre-Manufacture Notifications (PMNs). o US EPA’s Safer Choice program. o OSHA, GHS and country-specific Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) compliant product Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and labels. o US FIFRA and State pesticides registrations. o California Prop 65 product warnings. o Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) product and US FDA food, food contact substances, and cosmetics regulations. o Retail customer disclosures and product safety compliance. o Existing and emerging consumer right to know legislation. o Supply chain full material disclosure, component compliance, sustainability, and transparency support. • Identify and lead development of product stewardship opportunities with existing key clients as well as development of new clients. • Manage career development and technical training for regional consultants to build product stewardship capability. Lead Technical community and client account manager knowledge and competency training events in key product stewardship service areas. • Support client account managers and lead client F2F engagements developing and tailoring our product stewardship services to meet client-specific needs. • Programmatically drive projects and provide quality technical reviews of written reports, including data summaries, exposure and effects assessment, risk assessment calculation and summary tables, and preparation of report text. • Elevate ERM’s brand in the product stewardship thought leadership space with membership and leadership in product stewardship organizations, such as the Product Stewardship Society, Society of Toxicology (SOT), Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry (SETAC), Society of Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC). • Develop ERM thought leadership white papers and FAQ’s that support account team engagements with key clients. • Lead multi-year projects involving client-based supply chain data systems to engage suppliers, populate product component material compliance data, and generate reports. • Work with ERM’s Information Solutions team to deliver fit for purpose systems and services tailored to clients’ product stewardship needs. • Oversee multiple projects within client’s scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables. • Build strong client relationships as well as collaborative relationships with other ERM employees in other technical disciplines for effective integrated service solutions.
Thank you for your interest in ERM!
MS or PhD in chemistry, biology, public health, toxicology, chemistry or other relevant disciplines. • 10-20 years of relevant experience in industry or consulting. • Professional certifications a plus (e.g. DABT). • Familiarity with key country, US and state product safety regulations. • Familiarity with IT systems in the product stewardship space. • Strong team leadership experience and commitment to team dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives at appropriate times. • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. • Ability to succeed in a consulting paced environment, handling multiple project assignments, and maintaining flexibility, while meeting strict deadlines. • Excellent quality delivery, collaboration, and problem resolution skills to drive technical and business success on projects with key clients.
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter.
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