An opportunity to join a fast growing field of industry with critical linkage to Infineum’s new product development and ongoing operations. This area has shifted from purely a behind-the-scenes, world of compliance to a complex and challenging business-critical organization that helps drive Infineum strategy.
The role is a Toxicologist in the Regulatory Projects & Toxicology group, part of the global Product Stewardship & Regulatory Compliance organisation (PSRC).
- Conducting hazard and risk assessments for our products to ensure they are manufactured, handled and used appropriately
- Interfacing with contract test laboratories, setting up and monitoring studies required for regulatory notification schemes such as REACH, China New Chemical Substances regulation etc.
- Liaising with regulatory consultants in different countries to deliver global projects
- Monitoring regulatory and scientific developments in key areas of toxicology and reporting back to the business functions on the impacts for our products
- Providing expert toxicology advice to leaders in our Marketing & Technology function to guide the development of new chemistry Assessing and summarising toxicology / ecotoxicology studies and preparing regulatory dossiers
- Representing Infineum within industry trade associations and consortia.
A successful candidate is likely to have:
- First degree in a chemical or biological science and a postgraduate qualification in Toxicology.
- Good knowledge of organic chemistry is necessary and knowledge of industrial chemicals would be an advantage.
- Professional toxicology experience in the chemical industry.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to convey and interpret complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
- Working knowledge and experience of regional & global chemical regulations (e.g. REACH, China, TSCA) would be beneficial.
- Experience of working with contract test laboratories (including setting up and monitoring studies) and experience of working with industry consortia or trade groups.
- Good interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team; able to multi-task, work to tight deadlines and changing priorities
- Computer-literacy with MS Office software