Regulatory Affairs Associate, Crop Protection


The Regulatory Affairs Associate is responsible for supporting the organization, preparation, and submission of registration activities across a diverse portfolio of crop protection tools and technologies. 

Essential Functions

  1. Provide support for the preparation and submission of applications to US EPA for registration of pesticides particularly biopesticides, fertilizers, and biocontrol products. Provide support for state registration of pesticides and fertilizers.
  2. Provide support for the application of organic products with USDA National Organics Program and with Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI).
  3. Participate in a multidisciplinary technical team to develop regulatory strategies and solutions for national clients.
  4. Support and maintain a database of key information and technical knowledge.
  5. Other related work as requested


  • Degree in biology, natural resources, chemistry, or related discipline
  • Experience in the registration of crop protection products in the national or international regulatory context
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the different regulatory laws and guidelines   
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize work
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability

Excellent written & oral communications skills required.  Ability to persuade and negotiate for win-win solutions while serving customer needs.  Ability to communicate respectfully and effectively with external customers as well as internal customers.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to stand.

Equal Employment Opportunity

knoell USA is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.


Tim Hendricks, PHR

Human Resources Representative

Office: +1-610-558-3001 ext. 113

3070 McCann Farm Drive
Suite 112
Garnet Valley, PA 19060

knoell USA, LLC