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Regulatory Specialist - Consumer goods / Chemicals

Regulatory Specialist - Consumer goods / Chemicals

Posted 16 March by Science Solutions Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Science Solutions are recruiting for a Regulatory Specialist for a leading chemicals / consumer goods manufacturer based in Manchester.

Key responsibilities:

  • Product & Chemical Safety Assessments
    • Create formulation and finished goods safety data sheets in multiple languages.
    • Conduct chemical formulation & finished goods safety assessments together with simulated exposure scenarios.
    • Determine correct label elements to ensure regulatory compliance for the country of sale.
    • Communicate relevant information to allow NPD teams to incorporate all necessary attributes into product design to ensure regulatory compliance in sales region.
  • Regulatory Compliance
    • Ensure product regulatory compliance in region and country of sale.
    • Remain up to date with all relevant legislation in region and country affecting products including but not limited to: REACH, GHS, CLP, Transport, Biocidal Products, Aerosol and Detergents regulations.
    • Work closely with distributors to ensure regulatory compliance in region and country.
    • Communicate with suppliers to ensure relevant regulatory information is made available.
  • General Responsibilities
    • Gather, evaluate, organise and communicate regulatory information appropriately.
    • Respond quickly and appropriately to internal and external customer requests for regulatory support.
    • Interact and participate in all areas of the business to remain familiar with products and services. Manage change and lead regulatory based projects as appropriate.
    • Conduct regular assessments of the industry environment and likely changes to establish potential business impact. Provide education throughout the business to communicate appropriate legislative developments and potential impact.
    • Continuously review and seek to improve information creation and flow, systems & processes to ensure efficient servicing of internal and external customer requirements.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Possess degree level education in relevant scientific area, chemistry preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in a similar industry environment, preferably in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) with regulatory compliance responsibilities for the EMEA region.
  • In depth knowledge of REACH, CLP, Detergent and Aerosol regulations. Practical experience of developing multi-lingual safety data sheets and product labels, with knowledge of the Safeware Quasar (GHS Pro) environment essential.
  • Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor qualification essential (education will be provided).
  • Awareness of product waste packaging regulations.
  • Experience of SAP enterprise software environment preferred.
  • IT literate Microsoft Office.

Required skills

  • CLP
  • FMCG
  • MSDS

Reference: 34702308

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