Manager of Ecotoxicology - GRS

at FMC Corporation in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

FMC Global Regulatory Sciences is looking for a candidate to lead our Ecotoxicology Team at our Global Research Center in Newark, Delaware, USA. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and managing team priorities, advising registration and business teams on issues, and engaging in critical assessments as a technical expert. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Environmental Sciences.

+ Lead of ecotoxicology group

+ Mentoring scientific staff in Environmental sciences

+ Provide leadership of environmental risk assessment on a global basis

+ Act as project leader within regulatory sciences group as required

+ Understand legislative and regulatory initiatives that shape the regulatory environment for the industry, gather formal and informal data, recommend in advance of competitive pressure, and influence outcomes to enhance our competitive position

+ Actively influence external science, including publications and science-related arenas, related to ecotoxicology and leverage that influence to benefit FMC

+ Assist in preparation of budgets

+ Participate in and lead regulatory and trade association activities

+ Represent ecotoxicology and/or regulatory sciences as a member of multiple teams

+ Provide excellent judgment with respect to the strategic design of research programs in order to assure regulatory requirements are fully considered

+ Prioritize and develop scientific strategy in regulatory science across the team in support of FMC’s portfolio

+ Collaborate with the Global Regulatory Science management team to make judicious decisions on resource and priority

+ Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology or relevant field of study, or equivalent with 5-8 yrs experience or

+ Masters degree in Environmental Toxicology or relevant field of study with 8-12 yrs experience, or

+ Bachelors degree Environmental Toxicology or relevant field of study with 12+ yrs experience in conducting or monitoring ecotoxicology studies conducted under GLP in an industrial or regulatory setting.

+ In-depth knowledge and understanding of global pesticide registration guidelines and data requirements

+ Prior industrial or regulatory experience and a broad understanding of the global agricultural chemical market

+ Advanced understanding of ecology, environmental toxicology, and chemical fate

+ Prior managerial experience would be advantageous

+ Experience with business travel-up to 15%, including international travel.

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.

FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at

ID: 2021-9562

Level: Manager (Supervisor of Staff)

Visa Sponsorship: No

Domestic Travel Required: Yes

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Job Posting: JC186119783

Posted On: Jun 19, 2021

Updated On: Sep 20, 2021