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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Our global team of more than 90,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

In our Loughborough office there are 415 employees working in the manufacturing, instruments, equipment and software business units. On our site we ensure safe packing of Fisher Chemical and Thermo Scientific branded products. We also have warehouse and dispatch responsibility (domestic and export, sea & air worldwide) as well as providing a comprehensive analytical capability.

The job:

We're a looking for a Regulatory Affairs Specialist to join our team of Chemical Regulatory Specialists based in Loughborough, UK, Belgium and the US. You will have two main areas of responsibility. One which is to ensure compliance of the Laboratory Chemicals Division with European and global regulatory requirements and regulations with a great focus on compliance with Reach regulations. You will also provide advice and support to external customers and internal Commercial, Sourcing and Production activities, as required.

Please note this role can be based at our Loughborough site or remote in the UK.

What will you do?

• Compliance with registration, authorisation and restriction aspects of REACH legislation
• Lead negotiations with sourcing/purchasing, management and consortia to attain budgets, supply chain understanding and data access for new REACH submission and extensions.
• Develop and maintain internal volume tracking systems, assisting in improving supply chain flexibility and robustness, conducting internal auditing processes and ensuring sturdy compliance with UK REACH and EU REACH.
• Responsible for hazard classification of chemical products in accordance with global implementations of GHS
• Responsible for transport hazard classification of chemical products in accordance with IATA/ICAO, IMDG, ADR, CFR Title 49, TDG
• Authoring of safety data sheets for new and existing chemical products in accordance with REACH legislation and other regional implementations of GHS
• Review of chemical products to identify compliance needs arising from legislation concerning controlled drugs and drug precursors, ozone depleting substances, biocides, chemical weapons, dual-use items and other relevant topics
• Provision of advice and support to internal and external customers

Who are we looking for?

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

• REACH Experience - in leading negotiations with sourcing/purchasing, management and consortia to attain budgets, supply chain understanding and data access for new submission and extensions.
• Strong IUCLID 6 knowledge and UK REACH equivalent processes/systems
• Experience in a chemical product legislation compliance role, including hazard classification, hazard labelling, safety data sheet authoring, substance registration and other related topics
• Awareness of chemical product hazard labelling, safety data sheets and risk assessment
• University degree in a chemical discipline
• Computer-literate with experience of using word processors, spreadsheets, databases and other software systems
• Must be proficient in English language

What's in it for you:

• Work within a very close team
• Good pension scheme & flexible benefits
• An opportunity for career development

About us:

With Thermo Fisher Scientific, it's not just a career. It's a chance to realise your best – professionally and personally.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, transgender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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