Analyst, State Registrations (Growing Media) in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Regulatory Affairs Analyst, Growing Media who will join our Regulatory team in Marysville, OH

This position is responsible for obtaining and maintaining federal/state/territory registrations of Scotts products, focusing on growing media and soils.  This individual will develop registration strategies in order to meet the timing needs of the business with minimal oversight. This individual continues to develop internal and external relationships with key stakeholders.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Participates in team meetings and supports new product launches or product changes.

  • Prepares and submits product applications and/or registrations along with required maintenance activities (new registrations, amendments, notifications, etc.) with minimal oversight.

  • Reviews and approves labels and labeling in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Responds to requests and other correspondence from regulatory agencies with minimal oversight.

  • Develops regulatory strategies intended to support execution of the business plan with minimal oversight.

  • Keeps current on regulatory requirements through self study/attendance at conferences/training seminars.

  • Interacts and negotiates with appropriate regulatory authorities on registrations and issues relevant to the business with minimal oversight.

  • Monitors government regulatory activities and begins to build influencer network by representing Scotts at meetings and conferences with appropriate external organizations.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent professional experience in relevant science, government affairs, or technical disciplines.  Masters or higher preferred.

  • 3 or more years relevant work experience.   Related disciplines may include government affairs, formulations, environmental science, product development, various plant sciences, toxicology, etc.

  • Solid knowledge of state and/or federal government regulations.

  • Solid knowledge of time and/or project management principles.

  • Solid understanding of Scotts company product categories a plus.

  • Awareness of other relevant chemical regulations (e.g. OSHA, VOC, Prop 65).

  • Adapt to changing priorities

  • Build strategic work relationships 

  • Compelling written and oral communications

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement

  • Focuses on internal and external customer needs

  • Plans and organizes to meet deadlines

  • Attention to detail

  • Intellectual curiosity

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones)

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.

  • 13 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law