Chemical Regulatory Specialist – Hertfordshire

Andrew Bolton at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Chemical Regulatory Specialist to join an industry leading Chemical Manufacturer at their site in Hertfordshire on a full time, permanent basis.

Responsibilities:

As the Chemical Regulatory Specialist, you will be responsible for management of new & changing regulations (incl. REACH & TSCA) and advising & supporting the relevant teams across the business. Your duties will include:

  • Providing regulatory & toxicology support to product development & manufacturing operations.
  • Evaluation of threats and/or alterations to new & existing products.
  • Monitoring of emerging chemical regulations & developing relevant management plans, including exploring product sustainability.
  • Supporting on-going training of product stewardship & regulatory staff.
  • Provide advice & support relating to industrial toxicology evaluations & chemical risk assessments.

In order to support the whole business, some international travel will be required.

Qualifications and skills:

As the Chemical Regulatory Specialist, you will have the following qualifications, skills & experience:

  • A qualification in Toxicology, Environmental Science or a related discipline (or equivalent), with current certification of professional status.
  • Demonstrated experience in the Chemical, Metals, Pharmaceutical industries or experience in a related industry or regulatory agency environment.
  • Working knowledge of chemical regulations such as REACH and/or TSCA.

Benefits:

As a Chemical Regulatory Specialist, you will be joining a Chemical Manufacturer deemed as an industry leader in the UK and Internationally. In return they offer a salary of between £50,000 – £60,000 plus excellent benefits including a bonus scheme, pension and long term incentive plans.

Andrew Bolton  - Recruiter at CK ScienceHow to apply:

For more information or to apply to the role of Chemical Regulatory Specialist, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST24927 in all correspondence.

 

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Toxicologist (Chemical) – Oxfordshire

Andrew Bolton at CK Science is currently looking for a Toxicologist to join a world leading Chemical Manufacturer, who specialises in chemicals for the industrial, automotive & related markets. They are currently looking for a Toxicologist to join their Regulatory Team based from their state-of-the-art facilities in Oxfordshire.

The job:

This Toxicologist role is an outstanding opportunity to join a Chemical Manufacturer at the forefront of their field. The organisation is willing to consider candidate’s at various levels, offering in return a negotiable salary depending on experience and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

As a Toxicologist, you will be part of a team providing toxicology & regulatory support to new & existing product development teams worldwide. Your duties will include:

  • Performing risk & hazard assessments for the organisation’s product ranges to ensure they are used & manufactured appropriately including providing toxicology support to R&D teams
  • Assessing toxicology &/or ecotoxicology studies and preparing regulatory dossiers
  • Liaising with external test laboratories surrounding studies into regulatory notification schemes such as REACH as well as maintaining the toxicology databases on all substances within the organisation’s portfolio.

Qualifications:

To be considered for this Toxicologist role, you will have demonstrated experience within a Toxicologist position gained within a Chemical industry. Working knowledge of REACH would be advantageous, but it is not essential.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Toxicologist role please contact Andrew Bolton on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST23552 in all correspondence.

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European Chemical Industry Prepare to Reach Deadline

iStock_000006963239Medium1-150x150As reported by Plastics and Rubber Weekly, according to Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, the European Chemical Industry is preparing to meet the looming 30 November Reach chemicals registration deadline.

President of Cefic, Christian Jourquin, stated, “Companies are doing their utmost to comply with Reach and to meet the first registration deadline. The industry has been actively involved in the establishment of Reach as well as its implementation, which applies to thousands of substances.”

According to Cefic, strong overall cooperation among Europe’s €450bn chemical industry, the EU Commission and ECHA has helped resolve many problems relating to Reach registration.

But according to Cefic, many companies face “an array of unprecedented requirements that producers find costly and time consuming. Small- and medium-sized enterprises especially have experienced problems related to the lack of expertise required to complete complex regulatory tasks.”

Cefic director general Hubert Mandery added: “Besides the resource issue, the cost burden especially hits the bottom line of small- and medium-sized firms, who represent more than 90% of all chemical companies.

“The concerns of SMEs should be taken seriously into consideration, as the following two registration phases for lower tonnage substances will be significantly more burdensome for them. It’s in the industry’s interest that Reach be workable, practical and … affordable.

“Furthermore, we want to see the plethora of European substance-related legislation consistent with Reach.”

 

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