Analyst, State Registrations (Growing Media) in Marysville, OH at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 9/12/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

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.

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening 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 Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.