Solvay Product Steward- Composite Materials in Greenville, Texas

Solvay's Composite Materials Global Business Unit (GBU) has a great opportunity for a Product Steward.

As a top tier supplier to the aerospace engineered materials market known for our technology leadership and the value the GBU brings to our customers: scale and technical capability, profitability in the top quartile of peers, double-digit earnings growth in previous business cycles.

The GBU ambitions are to become the leading supplier of value-added composite material solutions to the emerging industrial market.

The missions of the Product Steward are:

  • Manage regulatory compliance and hazard communication information required to maintain commercial products on the local markets defined by local inventory regions with a focus on USA (TSCA) and Europe (REACh). The commercial portfolio includes fiber reinforced prepregs, adhesive films, adhesives, primers, molding compounds.

  • Maintain accurate data for the EHS database.

The summary of the activities of the Product Steward role are the following:

  • Deploy the Group policy and procedures

  • Manage the chemical composition of SOLVAY Composites products in the EHS software system, its uses and intrinsic properties

  • Assess and validate the compliance of the technology and products by country, including the documentation in line with the applicable regulations (SDS, Regulatory statements, markets)

  • Support answering customers’ regulatory inquiries as required

  • Improve delivery of documentation to our customers, especially standard documents, position papers and ensure training

  • Ensure the dialogue with external groups, federations, industrial associations and consortia

The main activities of the job are the following:

  • Complete and follow the regulatory filings for all substances included in the technologies, from the raw materials to the final chemical composition of commercial products, including coordination of technical deliverables such as assessments of hazards and risks, our uses, those of our customers

  • Ensure the consistency between the information provided to customers such as chemical compositions and internal tools with the plants and the Regulatory Affairs team

  • Perform declarations to the relevant authorities. Interface with customers as required

  • Ensure the regulatory compliance of new product portfolios

Communicate the regulatory challenges of the portfolio products within Solvay

  • Maintain training and support network of local plant stewards

  • Develop a strategic vision of this family of products to bring a sustainable support to the R&I teams

  • Anticipate any business impact on the current portfolio of any regulatory new information

  • Work closely together with other Product Safety and Regulatory Compliance specialists (Corporate)

  • Implement Product Safety Programs

  • Be the representative of Solvay in professional associations, in line with our strategic markets and developments

Note: Sponsorship for current or future work authorization will not be supported for this position.

  • Bachelor's degree required; major in Engineering or Chemistry preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years in a product safety or product regulatory position in a chemical or materials company required

  • ITAR and export control knowledge a plus

  • Ability to work effectively autonomously and within a team

  • Self-starter who can develop their own network and gather information with limited guidance

  • Customer focused

  • Ability to travel approximately 10%

Technical Required Competencies:

  • USA TOSCA regulation and other chemical inventory regions (EU REACH, K-REACH, etc.)

  • Chemistry of thermosets, specifically expoxy and phenolic resins

  • EHS and ERP software knowledge; BONN and/or SAP a plus

  • Strong knowledge of Excel an database manipulation

  • Familiar with composites products including prepregs and film adhesives a plus


Title: Product Steward- Composite Materials

Location: Texas-Greenville

Requisition ID: GBU005577

Other Locations: USA-South Carolina-Piedmont, USA-California-Anaheim, USA-Maryland-Havre De Grace, USA-MN-Winona

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.