(SDS Author)


Birmingham, Midlands




An opportunity for a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Author to join the EU division of a successful global chemicals company. Your main remit will be to manage the company’s extensive EU SDS portfolio; this will involve compiling SDSs for new products, making amendments for reformulations or regulatory changes and, providing support to complex customer regulatory enquiries.

This role is a great opportunity for an experienced chemical regulatory / product safety officer or industrial chemist who enjoys working with SDSs. Your main duties will be authoring SDSs and conducting product classifications for supply and transport. You will also provide regulatory support to colleagues and customers concerning the classification of products. As the role and the SDS project progresses, there will be opportunity to expand your role into other regulatory areas and assist the Product Safety Manager with REACH compliance, other product stewardship duties and the ongoing management of the regulatory and product safety processes.

Suitable candidates are likely to have a degree / higher degree in a chemistry related subject and will have proven SDS authoring experience, or a strong knowledge of the content of SDSs. Previous experience with any commercial SDS software packages is highly desirable; training in their specific package will be provided. A background in industrial chemicals would be preferred but is not essential. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in SDS management and regulations. You must be systematic, have strong attention to detail, be comfortable communicating with a range of stakeholders and be able to work in a small close-knit team environment.

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

SDS, safety data sheets, SDS Author, SDS preparation, classification, supply, transport, REACH, CLP, GHS, regulatory affairs, regulations, product safety.