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Regulatory Specialist (Biocidal Product Registration)

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Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Gateshead, GB

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Felling, Gateshead
£36,000 to £38,000pa plus benefits (depending on experience)

 

Having worked in the biocidal products regulation arena, or in the antifouling paint sector, you are now looking to develop your career in a successful international business. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to world class brands, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers. We are now recruiting a Science professional to provide guidance on biocidal products and answer queries from customers and regulatory authorities for our coatings business.

 

As a Biocidal Product Registration Specialist, you will be our knowledge bank of European biocide and biocidal product regulations and provide support on compliance and raw material and product issues. This will involve analysing new products and raw materials, conducting biocide approval and use reviews, liaising with experts in other functions and contributing to risk assessments to ensure uses are safe. You will maintain your expertise of the regulatory landscape and help prepare and submit biocidal product dossiers too. You will build a good understanding of customer needs and relevant regulatory topics affecting the business as well as identify new regulatory developments and trends and market requirements. You will also translate complex regulatory requirements into practical implications for the business.

 

Ideally a graduate, you must have a science background and knowledge of biocidal product regulations or antifouling paint products. Good at assimilating complex information and making informed choices you will be skilled at data manipulation, analysis and reporting too. A user of MS Office, you will also be an effective communicator, with strong interpersonal skills and an eye for detail.

 

An understanding of product regulations, hazard communication and product stewardship gained in an industrial setting as well as experience with IUCLID and R4BP would be desirable for this role.

Who are AkzoNobel?

 

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe.  Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.

 

If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.

 

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

We may consider flexible working for this role.

 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 13455