Product Safety Manager - Environmental and Human Safety

Expiring today

Morrisville, North Carolina, US
May 04, 2021
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team-especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2021 as one of America's Best Large Employers. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Product Safety Manager - Environmental and Human Safety (2100801) - Morrisville, NC

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The main function of this post is to provide environmental and human safety support for our biotechnology products which requires the development of strategies and work programs to respond to actual and anticipated concerns raised by regulatory authorities, other decision makers and public interest groups. Position responsibilities include managing the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of safety information in support of global operations to ensure clearance of traits, employee and customer protection, and compliance with governmental regulations. Although the position is located in the US, the incumbent has responsibility to provide support globally on assigned projects. The incumbent must act sustainably and proactively to ensure that best available science and innovative technologies/solutions can be integrated into global environmental safety assessment strategies. This position is an integral part within the global organization of Regulatory Science Seeds to ensure the safety of and continued clearance for our products.

Formula for Success: You Will…

    Critical evaluation and interpretation of study results and development of experimental programs to ensure safety of current and future traits Compilation of information coming from many studies and sources to develop an in-depth and complete understanding of the environmental safety profile of the product and to prepare an Environmental Risk Assessment. Anticipate and propose solutions for questions about the safety of our biotechnology products to achieve maximum market access and sustainability Advise Research, Regulatory Science and Regulatory Affairs of developments and requirements with respect to data requirements and of any real or perceived safety concerns associated with development of new data, implementation of constantly changing international regulatory policies and increasing efforts by anti-GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) activists to mislead the public, regulators, and elected officials. Assure the scientific, budgetary, and temporal follow-up of all studies under your responsibility to achieve the negotiated objectives, costs, and deadlines. Track and manage dates and forecasts of activities under your responsibility. Participate on interdisciplinary teams for the preparation and submission of safety profiles to obtain clearances for new products and maintain clearances of approved crops.

    Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent


      Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences, toxicology, or a related field with 3 - 5 years of experience, M.S. in Environmental Sciences, toxicology, or a related field with 8 years of experience, B.S. in Environmental Sciences, toxicology, or a related field with 15 years of experience Thinks critically and strategically Demonstrates ability to manage problems outside of normal experience to arrive at innovative strategies and solutions to support our businesses Knowledge of international data requirements and regulatory policies for assessment of biotechnology products Demonstrates leadership ability on technical and strategic issues Effective communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills. Effective management of a wide range of tasks, responding in a timely manner and adjusting and reacting quickly to changing priorities in a variety of situations. Ability to work within a team to accomplish projects that require the cooperation and efforts of several individuals from multiple functions within the company. Basic computer skills, MS Office and email usage. Demonstrated experience in documentation and writing protocols and high-quality technical reports. Process oriented, with strong attention to detail and adherence to procedures and processes. Management of work in a GLP environment.

      Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

      Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. you@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you-the whole you-in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

      The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

      BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

      For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

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