Regulatory Scientist – Remote

Stepan Company
September 11, 2021
Denver, CO
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As a Regulatory Scientist in the Biocide Regulatory Team at Stepan, you will join a dynamic regulatory team responsible for managing regulatory matters related to Stepan’s biocide portfolio of antimicrobial pesticides.   This position has primary responsibility for 
US EPA FIFRA label review for Stepan’s network of formulators and sub-registrants, supporting continued growth in disinfectant demand, upcoming mandatory label review projects, and audit and risk mitigation activities.  The position requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a high degree of professionalism.   


Support Stepan’s Biocide Network and License Approval Process: Work within Stepan Biocide Regulatory Team to manage Stepan’s biocidal formulator and sub-registrant network to ensure compliance with US EPA FIFRA regulations.  Key responsibilities include:

a.    Facilitate activation of applicable licensing agreements.
b.    Participate in sub-registrant label review process, reviewing sub-registrant labels against the EPA Master Labels.  Clear communication, priority setting, and attention to detail are essential skills for working with sub-registrants to obtain a final approved label.  
c.    Participate in sub-registrant label review process for upcoming EPA Master Label updates, including those for addition of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 related claims.
d.    Participate in special label review projects, an example being the mandatory label updates that will be required as part of the EPA PDCI program.
e.    Respond to customer, sales, and business inquiries in support of biocide regulatory activities. 

Support Stepan’s Biocide Formulator Audit Program:  As part of the biocide formulator network, Stepan maintains an audit program with our formulators.  This Regulatory Scientist role will perform label review in support of the audit program.  Key responsibilities include:

a.    All in-commerce product labels are reviewed against the EPA Master Label as part of the audit program.  The Regulatory Scientist participates in this review to ensure that all current labels are in compliance with the EPA Master Label. A Final Audit report is issued documenting the corrective actions and procedural changes made.


Must have 1 – 3 years of experience in U.S. EPA FIFRA label review.
-    Demonstrated attention to detail skills
-    Excellent teamwork, interpersonal skills, and communication skills. 


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Toxicology, Biology or other related science

Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.

We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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