Job Category:
Oil / Gas / Petrochemicals
Job Type:
South Central/M4
Salary Description:
Dependent on experience plus benefits
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:


Role: Permanent

Salary: Dependent on experience plus benefits

Location: Oxfordshire

Ref: 20148


Our client is a company focused on fuel additives and lubricants and they are seeking 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.  An opportunity as arisen for a talented Toxicologist to join their team.


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 the company 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 (eg. 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


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Contact: Lori Fitton

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