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Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals AB)

Job title Toxicologist
Location Stenungsund/Bohus
Sector Chemical Industry
Reference Louette Rausch
Date posted 02-Nov-18
Apply by 01-Dec-18
Contact Åsa Stafström
Tel: +46 709 57 76 45


We have an immediate opening for a toxicologist based in our plant in Stenungsund. You will be an internal expert in the field of toxicology and provide support, knowledge and solutions. This in connection with testing for REACH and other registrations, risk assessments, exposure scenario development and in the development of new chemicals. Your work will help contribute to a circular economy and more sustainable way of working.

The global, crossfunctional team that you will be part of offers an open and sharing environment and you will collaborate a lot with your colleagues in The Netherlands, The US and The UK.

Main responsibilities

  • Contribute to the assessment of toxicological information for REACH registrations.

  • Support Chemical Assessment specialists in defining data gaps according to REACH or other demands, and administrating the generation of new data.

  • Advise Chemical Assessment specialists which testing strategy that is relevant for the specific REACH substances, in order to meet the informationrequirements.

  • Act as study monitor for the human health testing of selected substances to support the registration processes.

  • Take responsibility for compiling the information in the human health part of IUCLID for selected substances.

  • Coordinate and support the work with Strictly Controlled Conditions at the different manufacturing sites in order to assist registration of intermediates.

  • Responsible for the human health exposure assessment and development of human health exposure scenarios for our production sites and downstream users.

  • Monitor relevant REACH legislation and Technical Guidance Documents necessary for the registration processes.

  • Lead training and information sessions internally.


  • MSc within toxicology.

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

  • For this position there’s a need for

  • We are looking for someone who is independent, self-motivated and collaborative. It’s important that you take an active part in your own learning process and are not afraid to ask questions.

What can Nouryon offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

Click here to know more about our business.

Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full time basis, reporting to the Manager Toxicology & Environmental Exp and based in Stenungsund. Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Louette Rausch, Manager Toxicology & Environmental Exp, +1 (312) 544-7061.

For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Åsa Stafström, Talent Resourcing Partner, +46 709 57 76 45.

For unions related questions please contact:
Sveriges Ingenjörer, Anna-Lena Palm, +46 303 851 13

If you have any general questions or need assistance please contact:

Nouryon on LinkedIn and on Facebook

We are looking forward to your application!

We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment.

We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.