Regulatory Compliance Chemist


London/Home Counties home base - option to work in office if preferred, Home Based




An opportunity to join the components team of a large products stewardship department; your role will be to carry out HSE assessments of all additives, components and final products. You will collate the data into bespoke reports to be used for compliance and gaining competitive advantage. You will get to work with a truly diverse range of chemical substances and mixtures, be able to develop hazard classification expertise and support a global product range.

Your role is to deliver ‘fit for purpose’ regulatory data and information; you will work closely with a range of internal stakeholders to advise on HSE issues arising from component assessments through to legislative changes. You will advise colleagues on hazardous chemical classification changes, coordinate specific projects including classification of components and complex final products, R&D SDS authoring and composing customer declarations.

It is likely you will have a degree level qualification in Chemistry or Chemical Science, experience of product development, product/component HSE assessments, hazard classifications and / or SDS Authoring. You must have attention to detail, patience, you must be delivery and customer focused, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong team working and interpersonal skills and be able to learn/adapt quickly. Knowledge of product/component HSE/Regulatory aspects including labelling products for transportation, chemical hazards and Safety Data Sheets authoring would be advantageous.

For a more detailed job description and information about the recruiting company, please contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory, quoting job reference VRSREG1775.

Key Skills

Regulatory Affairs, SDS, SDS authoring, classification, GHS, CLP, REACH, regulatory assessment, raw material assessment, mixtures, complex chemistries.

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.