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Johnson Matthey

Job title Regulatory Affairs Advisor
Location Royston
Sector Clean Air
Reference 8335
Date posted 08-Aug-19
Apply by 07-Sep-19
Contact Richard Law
Tel: 01763 254383

Vacancy: Regulatory Affairs Advisor

Location: Royston - Other Clean Air site locations considered

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 14,000 people. Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity, and innovation. Today, more than 93% of the group's sales come from products and services which provide sustainability benefits through the positive impact they have on the environment, resource efficiency and human health, but that’s not enough. We have ambitious plans for growth and need talented individuals to help shape and lead us into our next century.

We currently have a vacancy for a Regulatory Affairs Advisor reporting directly to the Clean Air Product Stewardship Manager and is part of the cross-sector product stewardship network. The primary function is to implement and coordinate systems on product stewardship within the Clean Air business, with a focus on regulatory affairs management. The position will also provide regulatory and product safety assessments for JM products, raw materials and process chemicals and assuring legislative compliance in a variety of territories.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing chemical inventories to maintain business compliance
  • Supplying of information both internally and to external customers; declarations to customers and industry groups on specific chemicals use, etc
  • Support of new product introduction (NPI) assessments and planning
  • Developing and communicating awareness of global chemical control regimes and product safety regulations through training and other appropriate hazard communications.
  • Support of chemical hazard classification and communication projects across the Sector such as guidance on safe handling of hazardous substances.
  • Support of Occupational hygiene practices, control of exposure to hazardous substances
  • Coordinates product stewardship champions’ network across all sites in the Sector.
  • Safety data sheets authoring.

Are you the ideal candidate? You will have/be:

  • Degree / post-graduate qualification in one or more of the following disciplines: Toxicology, Chemical engineering, Biomedical sciences, Biological, Chemistry or a related bachelor’s degree with 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Knowledge / experience of global chemicals control regimes (e.g. REACH, TSCA, Asia-Pacific equivalents)
  • Relevant experience in chemical product regulatory compliance and product safety assessments, gained in the chemical, metal and pharmaceutical industry, or an equivalent background, e.g. regulatory agency or contract research organisation
  • Knowledge and proficiency in chemical hazard communication systems (e.g. classification and labelling, safety data sheets, etc)
  • European / US qualifications in Toxicology, or regulatory professional accredited (Regulatory affairs) – Desirable
  • Understanding of Clean Air sector business requirements - Desirable

Internal applicants should advise their line manager before applying.

Closing date for applications: 07 September 2019