(Product EHS Technical Manager)

Job Details



Very competitive + benefits


A rare opportunity for an experienced Product Regulatory/EHS professional to join the expanding Product EHS team at a leading manufacturer of pigments and performance additives. Your key role will be to provide product regulatory and technical expertise to support the ongoing regulatory compliance of the business, to solve complex regulatory and technical challenges, and to mentor the team of Product EHS specialists.

This will be a broad and challenging role; specific duties will include management of emerging regulatory and technical issues and supporting the development of effective business processes to reduce risk and maintain future product regulatory compliance; support and development of Product EHS specialists; provision of advanced technical and product regulatory support to business functions including customer communications, product development, regulatory registrations and product classification and applications; leading the risk based improvement program, and coordination and integration with other Product EHS department functions (Product Stewardship, Product Defence, Chemicals Registration, Systems development etc).

We are looking for a well-qualified graduate chemist or scientist with a proven track record in product safety / chemical regulatory affairs / product EHS. You must have a deep knowledge of chemical regulations (CLP, REACH etc) a sound understanding of regulatory frameworks and, the ability to understand and interpret emerging regulations. You must have strong technical knowledge and be able to quickly understand complex technical issues – a chemistry or toxicology background would be ideal. Team supervisory and development experience would be useful; project management experience is important along with confident communication skills and experience of external representation. An excellent opportunity.

For further information and an immediate confidential discussion, contact VRS Regulatory.

VRS Regulatory is the Regulatory Affairs and Risk Assessment division of specialist scientific recruiter VRS. We focus on recruitment in Regulatory Affairs, Registrations, REACH, CLP, SDS Authoring, Product Safety, Compliance, Risk Assessment, Regulatory Toxicology, Regulatory Ecotoxicology and Environmental Fate in the chemicals, agrochemicals and biocides sectors

Key Skills

Regulatory Affairs, regulatory, regulations, compliance, hazard classifications, chemicals, REACH, CLP, GHS, impact analysis, chemistry, toxicology, regulations, problem solving, mentoring, providing expertise.


Teeside, North East