Product Stewardship Counsel


Granville, OH, US, 43023-1200 Toledo, OH, US, 43659-0001

Function:  Legal
Audience:  Experienced Professional
Work Arrangement:  Hybrid
Requisition ID:  62399



Product Stewardship is a mission critical function at Owens Corning. The successful candidate will be a strategic business partner providing global counsel to the enterprise.  This role provides legal support to all three Owens Corning businesses and several corporate functions. This person will act as a key partner to product developers, marketing teams, science & technology professionals, product sustainability and quality leaders. They will provide valuable guidance on a wide variety of product stewardship issues and serve as a front-line subject matter expert on regulations and OC standards that impact our products and businesses.  This person will also partner closely with law department peers, particularly in the areas of Regulatory Law and Government Affairs, Litigation, Sourcing and Business Counseling.


Reports to: Director, Product Stewardship and Compliance  

Span of Control:  Individual Contributor with opportunity for leadership experience in the future



 Be a trusted legal advisor and business partner

  • Continuously builds an intimate knowledge of our Company, including in-depth product knowledge, internal structures, and business strategies, to ensure that all guidance is provided within an appropriate context.
  • Develops training, guidance materials and tools for our business professionals that builds capacity and competency to allow them to be self-sufficient and effective decision makers in their roles.
  • Communicates legal risk, compliance issues, and strategy to leaders in a timely and effective way and advises business leaders on mitigation measures.
  • Facilitates execution of Product Stewardship strategy that ensures compliance with policies and laws across all business units and functions, while enabling quick and effective decisions. . 


Provide creative and practical solutions to drive enterprise strategy

  • Advise and counsel business partners on a broad spectrum of stewardship issues and projects including, but not limited to, product development, management of change for OC products and raw material inputs, advertising and marketing claims, fiber health, hazard communication, human rights, conflict minerals, product advocacy, and customer inquiries.
  • Supports the Director, Product Stewardship in managing risk within the defined scope of responsibility.  This includes early proactive involvement with stakeholders to assess risk in potential disputes and advising on strategic alternatives.  When appropriate, this may also include effectively managing outside counsel on product stewardship, regulatory compliance and customer claims, ensuring they understand and execute on actions needed for OC success. This may include:
    • Conducting factual investigations and witness interviews
    • Overseeing document collection and review
    • Advising Company management and stakeholders as to the anticipated legal, reputation, and product liability risk arising from violations of product regulations or OC internal standards.
  • Supports the Company’s growth initiatives and product stewardship’s purpose by facilitating M&A due diligence and post-acquisition integration issues in partnership with R&D and colleagues in the legal department.






  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working as a regulatory, environmental, litigation attorney, preferably in a law firm.
  • Juris Doctorate and Bar Membership in at least one state required. 



  • Regulatory, Environmental, Compliance, Product Development or Stewardship Law Expertise.  Brings relevant law expertise to the legal function and can communicate legal challenges to legal and business leaders. Develops practical solutions to complex compliance and regulatory matters. Listens carefully and identifies high-risk situations requiring escalation and mitigation.
  • Strategic Mindset.  Demonstrates the ability to identify and respond to trends, and to develop sustainable improvements and solutions.  
  • Compliance Minded. Demonstrates the ability to identify compliance gaps and to challenge at all levels when faced with possible violation of policy or the law.
  • Strong Organizational Skills.  Demonstrates the ability to meet deadlines and communicate issues as they arise, with specificity and determine actions necessary for a timely remedy of issues.
  • Communication.  Clearly conveys relevant information and ideas. Adjusts approach to capture audience attention and ensures there is an understanding of the message.  Seeks to understand others through active listening.
  • Highly Ethical.  Can be trusted to do only the “right thing” for the employees, shareholders, and others.  Follows a balanced approach without compromising integrity.
  • Diversity/Cultural Competence.  Understands, communicates with, and effectively interacts with people across the organization. Is self-aware and values the differences in others. Effectively achieves business results working across and with diverse teams.
  • Customer Orientation.  Has an external (outside-in) orientation and understanding that all business opportunities start with knowledge of how to create value for a customer.
  • Results Oriented.  Energetic, resourceful, with strong service orientation and positive can-do attitude.  Fully committed to the job and to deliver outstanding work.  Never satisfied with status-quo, continually striving for excellence. 
  • Change Agent.  Comfortable planning for the future, while managing day-to-day legal matters.  Able to anticipate risks and propose practical plans to mitigate them.  Appreciates impact of the Owens Corning Legal Department and how the department is an integral part of the company’s business strategy.
  • Adaptability.  Able to improvise, adapt and overcome when faced with problems. Ability to respond quickly to the demands of the moment. 
  • Learner Mindset.  Committed to continuing education and skill sharpening in Regulatory and Compliance law.



About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 18,000 employees in 30 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2023 sales of $9.7 billion. For more information, visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.