Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visitwww.eastman.com.
THIS ROLE IS LOCATED AT CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN KINGSPORT, TN
We are seeking a candidate with knowledge and skills in industrial and regulatory eco-toxicology functions. The candidate would work within the corporate Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs organization in close coordination with business and technology managers, product stewards, and product registration/clearance and hazard communications personnel to support existing products, and development and commercialization of new products.
- Coordinate and oversee ecotoxicological, environmental fate, and associated phys-chem testing projects with 3rd party laboratories globally
- Perform computational modeling (e.g., QSAR Toolbox, EPI Suite, AIM, VEGA)
- Analyze and interpret test results
- Perform risk/safety assessments
- Develop and execute product defense strategies
- Support for global chemical registrations such as TSCA, REACH, FIFRA, etc.
- An internal toxicology expert to the innovation R&D team, hazard communication group, product stewardship initiatives, regulatory dossier preparation, customer correspondence, trade association panel participation
- Mentor and train other team members on new toxicology or regulatory developments
- Participation in industry consortia addressing toxicology and risk characterization of chemical
Education and Additional Skills:
- PhD in Toxicology, Environmental Health Sciences, or related biological science discipline PLUS 4+ years of chemical or industrial ecotoxicology experience (or a master's degree with 6+ years of relevant experience). Relevant ecotoxicology experience is a must.
- Knowledge and experience in regulatory and data requirements for global new chemical notification dossiers
- Experience in conducting computation modeling to estimate hazard endpoints
- Proven success in designing, monitoring and interpreting data from regulatory guideline based toxicological studies (EPA, OECD, etc.)
- Knowledge of international risk assessment models and ability to perform or work with team members to conduct risk assessments
- Knowledge and expertise in interrupting ecotox, environmental fate, and phys-chem endpoints for applying international hazard classifications (GHS, CLP, IMO, etc.)
- Knowledge in emerging toxicological and risk assessment technologies such as high throughput in vitro testing, computational toxicology, exposure modeling, endocrine disruption testing, etc.
- Knowledge of human health toxicology and DABT certification is a plus.