Compass Minerals Regulatory Affairs Associate in Stilwell, Kansas

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K. Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering safely where and when it matters.

Compass Minerals is committed to creating a workplace that respects and values the diversity of the people and communities around us and where employees can thrive and deliver high-performing, sustainable organizational success. Our focus on diversity and inclusion is grounded in our company’s Core Values and is explicitly demonstrated in our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse employees with the necessary skills to shape an inclusive organization. We especially strive to hire, retain and promote employees with a diversity of attributes, backgrounds, experiences and skills, who think differently, have varying perspectives and can bring forward unique ideas and points of view.

*Summary: *This position is responsible for regulatory compliance activities supporting both the Plant Nutrition and Salt businesses.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities *include but are not limited to the following: /(Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)/

  • Ensuring compliance with U.S., Canadian and International registration and labeling regulations for all fertilizer and animal feed products

  • Ensuring correct and timely payment of state fertilizer and animal feed tonnage fees

  • Reviewing and maintaining up-to-date, accurate and compliant animal feed and fertilizer product labeling, and other regulatory documentation

  • Effectively reviewing product labeling and commercialization plans, and communicating regulatory requirements to other business functions, to ensure compliance while enabling global product launches

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (biology, chemistry, etc) is required.

  • 2-5 years of regulatory compliance experience in the ag-chemical industry is required.


  • Advanced degree (masters) is preferred.

  • Depth of knowledge of regulatory compliance, including ag-chemical regulations (state, federal and international). Experience generating and maintaining product regulatory documentation, making state, federal and international product submissions, creating safety data sheets, and responding to regulator requests during product review. Familiarity with state, federal and international food, chemical, fertilizer and animal feed import, registration and labeling requirements is desired.

*Competency *

/To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:/




  • In-depth knowledge of state, federal and international regulatory requirements and processes. Knowledge of scientific method and principles in chemistry, biology, agronomy, etc.


  • Detail-oriented; strong written and verbal communication, including proof-reading; excellent organization.


  • Ability to effectively manage many ongoing, complex, and ambiguous activities simultaneously; maintain focus and minimize errors on routine tasks; complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. Ability to establish and maintain organization of regulatory documentation.

  • Decision Making*

  • Ability to “influence without authority”; ability to use regulatory knowledge to evaluate business and product commercialization strategies (timing, labeling, etc), and effectively communicate regulatory requirements to other business functions, to ensure compliance while enabling global product launches.

/Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, or veteran status./

/If interested and qualified, please apply online at *//*/



Job: *Product Development and Marketing

Organization: *Plant Nutrition

Title: Regulatory Affairs Associate

Location: KS-Stilwell

Requisition ID: 180000A2