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Sherritt International

Job title Head, Product Stewardship
Location Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Sector Mining/Metals
Date posted 03-Jan-19
Apply by 31-Jan-19
Contact Danielle Grusie
Tel: 780-992-7373

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Vice President, Marketing, the Head, Product Stewardship will ensure regulatory compliance for all products produced by Sherritt’s global joint ventures in order to maintain market access in key jurisdictions. This position is based out of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta and will require international travel.


  • Ensure product regulatory compliance to all global chemical management regulations for both the Ambatovy (Madagascar) and Moa (Cuba) joint ventures in all key markets as defined by Marketing
  • Monitor changes in global chemical management regulations and advise Marketing personnel in a proactive manner ensuring complex regulations are translated into meaningful, impact-associated summaries and management strategies.
  • Represent Sherritt’s interests on various committees of the Nickel Institute, Cobalt Institute and the Ni and Co REACH Consortiums. This includes Health, Safety and Environmental technical and advocacy issues with review and dissemination of relevant information.
  • Manage update of Safety Data Sheets and product/byproduct labelling to maintain compliance in relevant jurisdictions.
  • Assist Marketing with technical issues that arise which can include customer complaints and inquiries, product specification issues, and HS Code reviews.
  • Maintain EU REACH registrations and ensure accurate information reporting to applicable, defined recipients.
  • Participate in regular Product Stewardship activities.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced degree in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry or Toxicology.
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience within the metals industry.
  • Detailed knowledge of metal processing technology. Direct knowledge of Sherritt’s metal processing technology is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work with and effectively communicate with scientists and regulators on an ongoing basis.
  • Advanced knowledge of the global regulatory chemical management environment.

Sherritt offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and provides the opportunity for personal growth and development.