Product Registration Manager

Department:  Research and Development
Date:  May 17, 2023

External Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


Business/Function Overview:

The  Product Registration Manager is accountable for the development and implementation of regulatory strategies and tactical plans to grow and defend assigned active ingredients and products in Canada. The position is also accountable for delivering favorable outcomes on selected regulatory policies and issues important to the business. The position requires technical competency as well as strong project management, negotiating and influencing skills.



  • Drive the development of regulatory strategies and tactical plans for assigned products for the Canadian business to enable optimal business results.
  • Ensure products compliant with Pest Control Product regulations. 
  • Lead in understanding, interpreting and complying with all federal and  provincial pesticide laws and regulations pertaining to the manufacture and use of products in Canada.
  • Understand the legislative and regulatory initiatives that shape the regulatory environment for the industry.
  • Represent FMC by participating on CropLife Canada committees to maintain complete awareness of key regulatory issues that impact assigned product line and recommend actions in advance of competitive pressure.
  • Participate on multi-functional project teams involving key technical areas affecting registrations to drive short- and long-term projects forward
  • Effectively manage unplanned events that affect quality of submissions and budgets. Review and amend product specifications.
  • Lead proactively in advance of change based on intelligence about regulatory related actions on competitive products.
  • Coordinate and assure transparency with the North American Crop Registration and Regulatory Affairs teams.
  • Provide oversight and coordination of product development activities in Canada.
  • Liaison with Provincial Minor Use Coordinators to support/facilitate PMRA registration of Minor Use Projects.


Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher or equivalent experience in technical fields preferably related to pesticides i.e. entomology, chemistry, plant pathology etc.


Location: Remote



  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in pesticide registration
  • 3-5 years’ experience in regulatory sciences or product development.
  • In depth knowledge of PMRA policies and processes as well as an understanding of NAFTA regulatory initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of the Pest Control Product Act and its ongoing implementation by PMRA
  • Basic understanding of product development cycle for new product development
  • Experience in the product development cycle for agricultural use patterns.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influence skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Analytically strong with great attention to details.
  • Ability to travel 20% of time.