Job Description


Why Valvoline Global Operations?

Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world’s first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil.

As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.

Our corporate values of care, integrity, passion, and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great.

When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to: treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.

*Valvoline Global Operations Headquarters is located in Lexington, KY. We prefer local candidates willing to work a hybrid in-office work schedule (3 days per week).

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Regulatory Affairs Advisor. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.

How You’ll Make an Impact

This role will lead the Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs for Valvoline Global Operations. The Regulatory Affairs Advisor would work in partnership with product strategy, legal, and research & development to ensure creation and production of safe and compliant products. The main responsibility of the role is to keep VGO compliant related regarding products. The role would represent the company with government and industry associations as appropriate and help influence current and future regulations.

In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Build a robust product stewardship program related to product safety/regulatory compliance in partnership with R&D, Legal, and Product Strategy. Provide guidance and advice on development and production of safe and compliant products. Monitor for and communicate emerging regulations and requirements on raw materials and finished products. Educate the business on product regulatory affairs and provide recommendations.
  • Monitor regulations and regulatory trends at the country, federal and state level to assess impact on Valvoline Global products and inform the appropriate business partners. Stay up to date with laws, regulations and standards for VGO raw materials and products in the areas of labeling, packaging, hazards and product specifications. Manages product assessments, registrations and compliance projects.
  • Develop and maintain a guide for claims based on applicable regulations. Communicate and train teams on guide. Network with regulatory agencies and participate in industry associations to shape regulations to benefit Valvoline Global product design or market access.
  • Create and maintain Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) plan aligned with current and future state requirements.

What You’ll Need

  • BS or MS degree in Chemistry, Toxicology, Environmental Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related scientific field, with demonstrated science-driven thinking.
  • 7+ years of relevant product stewardship or regulatory compliance experience with GHS consumer products,or other regulated products.
  • Experience with hazard communication such as Globally Harmonized System (GHS), US Federal and State level chemicals regulations programs, REACH, including regulatory processes such as restrictions, authorizations, risk management options/analysis and product bans.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to present critical information.
  • Familiarity with lubricants and car care products.
  • Attention to detail, excellent problem solving, good communication skills and teamwork, and capable of working under pressure.
  • Must have high sense of integrity and responsibility.
  • Ability to lead and influence stakeholders and collaborate cross-functionally with individuals in a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds and build effective relationships.
  • Knowledgeable of Government agency requirements in the region.
  • Ability to travel domestically and possibly international.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

What Will Set You Apart

  • SAP experience preferred

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.


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