(SDS Author / Regulatory Specialist)


Manchester, North West




An excellent opportunity to join a global consumer chemical product company and take responsibility for product regulatory compliance. Key duties will include hazard communication, monitoring of regulations, UK REACH, solutions to customer regulatory enquiries and, support to product development.

This will be a stand alone role working within the technical services department; you will author and maintain SDSs (using GHS Pro), calculate hazard classifications for supply and transport, advise on regulatory content of labels, ensure raw material regulatory compliance, ensure compliance under UK REACH obligations, monitor finished product regulations in regions of sale, assess the impact of pending changes, provide regulatory support to customers, be the company’s source of knowledge on all product regulatory matters and, provide support to NPD on regulatory / classification implications of new and amended formulations. The company is well established, has as a strong market presence and is performing very well; they have a supportive, collaborative, and empowering culture; people are trusted to use their skills and expertise to get the job done.

We are looking for a chemical regulatory professional who has the confidence to take responsibility for compliance in a stand-alone role; you must have existing SDS authoring experience and be able to calculate hazard classifications from first principles; you will have a good knowledge of CLP / GHS, have DG classification experience (they will fund DGSA qualification) and some understanding of UK REACH obligations for formulators. In addition to attention to detail and the regulatory knowledge, you must be a confident communicator who can respond in a constructive and timely manner to regulatory enquiries from customers, distributors, and the business. An excellent opportunity.

For further information and an immediate confidential discussion, contact John Sherratt at VRS Regulatory, quoting job reference VRSREG1785.

Key Skills

Regulatory affairs, compliance, CLP, GHS, REACH, UK REACH, SDSs, labels, classifications, supply and transport, declarations, approvals, chemicals, chemistry, product compliance, regulation monitoring.

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.