Product Registration Specialist

Department:  Administration
Date:  Sep 12, 2023

External Overview:

FMC Corporation (FMC) 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 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:

As an important member of the Product Registration Team at FMC, the Product Registration Specialist assists with registration tasks that contribute to the overall success of Canadian business.  The individual will work closely with the Product Registration Managers, as well as other teams such as Product Development and Marketing, to develop regulatory data, product labels, and other documentation required for successful regulatory outcomes.  The Product Registration Specialist will also be responsible for administrative tasks and managing multiple databases and information management systems. The Product Registration Specialist will report directly to the Manager, Product Registration.


Job Overview and Primary Responsibilities:

  • Product Registration Tasks
    • Work closely with Product Registration Managers to prepare high quality submissions to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)
      • Coordinate the development of data, labels, and other documents for regulatory submissions.
      • Build and maintain strong working relationships with PMRA reviewers to enable successful regulatory outcomes.
    • Have a strong knowledge of the Pest Control Product Act and its ongoing implementation by PMRA.
    • With guidance from Product Registration Managers, ensure compliance with all applicable federal and provincial pesticide laws and regulations pertaining to the use of products in Canada.
  • Data Management and Communication
    • Administer and manage regulatory records and databases and contribute to enhancements to information management. 
      • Contribute to and leads process improvements.
    • Function as the focal point for managing the team’s administrative needs including document filing, meeting arrangements, and invoice payments.         
    • Work in a safe manner and support a safe working environment and security measures in word and in practice.


Minimum Requirements: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a technical/scientific field relevant to pesticide regulation, or Bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience is preferred.



  • 1-3 years’ experience in a highly regulated sector of the chemical industry, preferably agricultural chemicals is preferred.
  • Technical/scientific background in a discipline relevant to the regulation of pesticides or biologicals
  • Computer and Data Skills
    • Experience with information database administration.
    • Proficiency in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills in English, bilingual skills are a plus.
  • Work Ethic
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to independently manage time and priorities. Ability to get results by delivering on commitments, both independently and through sound interpersonal skills, teamwork, and collaboration.
    • Ability to communicate to a wide variety of internal and external audiences in a way that promotes understanding and builds relationships.
    • Ability to travel 20% of time.