Global Technical Residue Expert

Department:  Research and Development
Date:  Dec 30, 2022


FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.


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.  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.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

Position Overview:
•    FMC Corporation’s Global Regulatory Sciences group is part of the R&D organization.  As a residue chemist, your role will be focused on developing research for new and existing molecules to help farmers maintain a safe and secure food supply while protecting the environment for future generations.
•    The position is office-based and located in Newark, Delaware, at our Global R&D Center and just one hour south of our corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  While the position is based in the USA, responsibilities include regulatory work that supports our global business, with opportunities to interface with people around the world.
•    The Global Regulatory Sciences group offers a unique balance of individual responsibilities and a team-focused project approach, providing our scientists with opportunities to engage in proprietary molecule development, learn regulations around the world, and invest in their own career development and growth.


•    You will be relied upon to determine the concentration of agricultural active ingredients and metabolites in various matrices (plant, animal, soil, pollen) through the design, execution and interpretation of field and livestock studies at Contract Research Organizations.
•    Our team will rely on you to plan and oversee research, review and summarize analytical methodology and residue data, and prepare written reports to meet regulatory requirements and product safety concerns.
•    You will work on interdisciplinary teams, represent our products across global regulatory agencies, and provide technical guidance in your discipline to support our innovations around the world.



Qualifications and Education:
•    Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Sciences or related discipline and a minimum 2-5 years relevant work experience. M.S. in Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Sciences or related discipline and a minimum 5-10 years relevant experience.
•    Knowledge of chromatographic and quantitative analytical methods such as LC-MS in order to identify and quantity organic molecules at trace levels (ppm/ppb).
•    Knowledge of global regulations and GLP requirements for  crop, or food residue studies (in-life and analytical phases) for agricultural chemicals.


Additional Relevant Experience:
•    Effectively manage numerous tasks/projects simultaneously to meet internal/external deadlines while maintaining organizational integration within a global scientific support team.
•    Knowledge of global regulations and GLP requirements for crop, or food residue studies (in-life and analytical phases) for agricultural chemicals.
•    Ability to design and manage appropriate field and analytical studies under FIFRA and OECD guidelines.





At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department

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