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Infineum UK Ltd

Job title Toxicologist
Location Milton Hill, Oxfordshire
Salary range Competitive
Sector Petroleum Additives
Date posted 17-Aug-18
Apply by 16-Sep-18
Contact Jessica Roberts

Infineum is where tomorrow’s lubricant and fuel technology becomes reality. Over one in three of the world’s engines contain a product sold by us. No wonder we attract the best. Individuals who want to be part of a highly progressive organisation – pioneering some of the most advanced additive technologies. With the global opportunities and challenges of a large company but the flexibility and scope for individual impact of a small company, it’s a rewarding culture where Health, Safety and Environment are valued business partners.

This is a great move for a talented Toxicologist. You will be a member of Regulatory Projects & Toxicology, a multidisciplinary group within the Global Product Stewardship & Regulatory Compliance organisation. Working alongside our existing toxicologists, you will provide toxicology and regulatory support to new product development and existing products worldwide.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting hazard and risk assessments for our products to ensure they are manufactured, handled and used appropriately
  • Interfacing with contract test laboratories, setting up and monitoring studies required for regulatory notification schemes such as REACH, China New Chemical Substances regulation etc.
  • Liaising with regulatory consultants in different countries to deliver global projects
  • Monitoring regulatory and scientific developments in key areas of toxicology and reporting back to the business functions on the impacts for our products
  • Providing expert toxicology advice to leaders in our Marketing & Technology function to guide the development of new chemistry Assessing and summarising toxicology / ecotoxicology studies and preparing regulatory dossiers
  • Representing Infineum within industry trade associations and consortia

The successful candidate will have:


  • A good first degree in a chemical or biological science and a postgraduate qualification in Toxicology.
  • Good knowledge of organic chemistry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to convey and interpret complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team; able to multi-task, work to tight deadlines and changing priorities
  • Computer-literacy with MS Office software


  • Industry experience is desirable as well as a knowledge of industrial chemicals.
  • Working knowledge and experience of regional & global chemical regulations (e.g. REACH, China, TSCA) would be beneficial.
  • Experience with interpretation and application of GHS.
  • Experience of hazard and risk assessment.
  • Experience of working with contract test laboratories including setting up and monitoring studies.
  • Experience of working with industry consortia or trade groups.