Skip to: top navigation | main navigation | main content

Please note: this job's application deadline has now passed


SC Johnson Ltd

Job title Environmental Risk Assessor
Location Frimley, Surrey
Salary range Competitive
Sector Cleaning Products
Reference PF719
Date posted 16-May-18
Apply by 31-May-18
Contact Rachel Moloney
Tel: 01276 852810

SC Johnson has opportunities for an Environmental Risk Assessor (Frimley, UK)

Our internal job title at SC Johnson is Senior Associate – Environmental Toxicology - UK 


SC Johnson (SCJ) is one of the world’s leading makers of household brands. The company has operations in more than 70 countries and sells products in virtually every country around the world. Its product portfolio includes global brands such as Pledge®, Duck®, Mr. Muscle®, Windex®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Glade®, Raid®, OFF!®, Baygon® and Ziploc®.

The company has been making great products for more than 125 years and the same family that started the company still owns and runs it today. For over a century, spanning five generations, the Johnson family has demanded the best for families everywhere. We currently employ approximately 13,000 people globally and generate $10 billion in sales. At the same time, we’ve established a generations-long legacy of environmental responsibility, community leadership and providing great places to work. We do this because we want to do what’s right for our business today, and also what’s right for people and the planet tomorrow.


This environmental toxicologist role is responsible for guiding innovation teams on the environmental safety assessment process for consumer products. This will include advising on environmental requirements of relevant regulations (e.g. Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)). The role will support a portfolio of new product development projects and provide technical support to maintain existing products on market. 

The environmental toxicologist will be responsible for safety reviews of ingredients and product formulas, including generating experimental data where necessary, in order conduct, refine and document environmental risk assessments. Where relevant, the environmental toxicologist will ensure that risk assessments are compliant with latest regulatory requirements and will contribute to timely submission of Biocidal Product registration dossiers.

If you would like to go further with our family and work in a multicultural, FMCG organisation utilising your experience in environmental risk assessment, we’d like to hear from you. 

Based in Frimley, Surrey, we can offer you a 4.5 day working week, competitive salary and profit share.  We care about the well-being of our people and other benefits include free onsite gym with free classes, a 9-hole golf course, tennis courts, subsidised canteen and much more. Your convenience is important to us and if you're travelling on public transport we have a free shuttle bus service running from Farnborough Station – with direct services to London Waterloo – and our local station in Frimley, as well as free parking on-site.


  • Conduct environmental safety assessments for consumer products including reviewing ingredients, experimental product formulas and consumer placements for environmental concerns during the end-to-end innovation process
  • Utilizing study-related information, relevant published literature and computer models (such  as EUSES and related tools) to develop risk assessments for final product clearance
  • Distil complex scientific subject matter into key messages for project teams and international counterparts to facilitate risk-based decisions
  • Provide early insight into new and emerging environmental legislation and regulation which may impact the business, and provide support for discussions with various regulatory authorities or industry activities
  • Ensure that risk assessments comply with latest regulatory requirements / guidance and are documented in appropriate format
  • Complete relevant sections of BPR dossiers in IUCLID


  • BSc or MSc degree (or equivalent) preferably in a related Science field (e.g. Environmental Science, Chemistry) is strongly preferred
  • Direct work experience in Environmental Risk Assessment / Ecotoxicology / Environmental Fate and good understanding of test methodologies
  • Experience supporting senior management and ability to work across Countries/Regions and confidently work with Senior Stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and operate efficiently under continuous change
  • Demonstrated communication skills, must be able to summarise and articulate technical information to diverse audiences both verbally and in writing

You need to be legally eligible to work in country of application.
The closing date for this role is Thursday 31
st May, 2018