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Title:  Product Compliance Regulatory Specialist (The Woodlands, TX)


The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24617

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 



This position provides product regulatory compliance support to operational facilities and the commercial organization. Support includes branch-based product compliance and permitting as well as regulatory approvals and compliance associated with specific product regulations. In addition, the candidate will assist with implementation of strategies that provide continuous improvement of the regulatory compliance programs.  This position works collaboratively with Regional Regulatory Managers to collectively support field operations.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for monitoring global chemical control regulations and assessing impact on company products to assure compliance in applicable regions where we do business. 
  • Participate in new product reviews and proposed new or modified products for regulatory impact.  Leads development and implementation of compliance actions/programs in support of new/modified products as needed
  • Participate in customer product application/end-use assessments, leads company risk assessments, and develops recommendations for risk mitigation and business management 
  • Provide regulatory guidance to internal stakeholders on chemical regulatory issues and participate in developing company guidelines and policies to address applicable issues.  Coordinate with the Legal department and European/Pacific/Latin America resources as needed
  • Partner with and assist Hazard Communication, Product Stewardship, Global Trade, IT and Master Data teams as needed
  • Own and administer the corporate REACH compliance program.
  • Provide FDA/cGMP product regulatory support as needed
  • Represent company interests in trade groups as assigned
  • Participate in Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activities as assigned
  • Assist with communications on product regulatory issues to customers, the public, regulatory agencies when needed
  • Expected to have direct customer interactions




  • Degree in Biological/Life sciences, chemistry or toxicology with directly related experience in chemical management issues.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the chemical, petrochemical, and/or polymer industries and expertise in associated regulatory issues, especially TSCA, FIFRA etc.
  • Familiarity with the SAP EHS module a plus.
  • Perform responsibilities with a positive attitude and an ability to work with a minimal supervision
  • Be adept at adjusting to changing priorities
  • Ability to distill, summarize, and effectively communicate complex issues to upper management and non-technical individuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to be trusted business advisor- problem solving, developing action plans and making recommendations rather than simply executing when asked.
  • Excellent problem-solving techniques and quantitative, analytical skills
  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work at all levels of the organization and with people of various backgrounds, experience, and education levels
  • Ability to organize and manage a complex workload and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel), SharePoint and other developing interfaces (Tableau, Enablon, SAP, etc.)


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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