Regulatory Affairs Principal Specialist

Operations/Manufacturing Memphis, Tennessee


Regulatory Affairs Principal Specialist
Buckman is a privately held, global specialty chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, TN, USA, committed to safeguarding the environment, maintaining safety in the workplace, and promoting sustainable development. Buckman works proactively and collaboratively with its worldwide customers in pulp and paper, leather, and water treatment to deliver exceptional service and innovative specialty chemical solutions to help boost productivity, reduce risk, improve product quality, and provide a measurable return on investment. Buckman is in the middle of a digital transformation of its businesses and focused on building the capabilities and tools in support of this.

Memphis, TN


Up to 15%

Position Summary
Buckman is seeking a Regulatory Affairs Principal Specialist for its Memphis, TN location. The associate will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws and regulations associated with the sale of chemical products by Buckman North America
1. Managing the flow of Regulatory Information and Consultation including high level of regulatory knowledge, interpretation ability and use of effective systems
2. Production of Safety Data Sheets and Labels
3. Prioritize, plan, manage, and provide Buckman Associate and Customer Support regarding Regulatory needs
4. Leads and executes Regulatory Team projects as assigned
5. Provides timely submissions & responses to regulatory agencies for Buckman North America – both agency driven and internally driven
See attached Job Profile Template for additional detail

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university (science discipline)
Master’s is a plus (science or business discipline)

Knowledge and Experience:
10+ years’ experience in the following areas:
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard
Key Regulations Needed to Respond to our Customers - California Proposition 65, Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPS), Global Inventories, Food Contact Regulations (FDA for indirect allowances for paper and paperboard/secondary direct such as boiler water additives; German BfR Recommendations on Food Contact Substances; China GB9685); State substance lists; Kosher certification; endocrine disrupters; allergens; animal derivatives, and many others
Canadian Regulations such as PMRA are a plus

5+ years management experience preferred (leading teams, dotted-line reports, leading project groups)