Regulatory Affairs Scientist

England, Cumbria, Wigton
£27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + + additional benefits
14 Sep 2020
12 Oct 2020
JN -092020-142332
Amy Moore
Contract Type
Full Time

Duties & responsibilities

  • To support colleagues and customers by providing assurances relating to legal compliance and chemical composition.
  • To maintain compliance records for inspection or audit by government agencies, certifying bodies and customers.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and standards applying to company products for key markets and applications such as food packaging
  • Interpret regulatory texts e.g. legislation and standards, advising the company accordingly
  • Support R&D and Marketing teams on development projects by advising on the status of materials with regard to their compliance with legislation, and chemistries of interest
  • Assist colleagues globally, in responding to a wide variety of customer requests, providing guidance and interpretation as necessary, ensuring that the services provided are relevant to the business needs
  • Liaise with suppliers collecting product information, screening for suitability and request changes or additional information as necessary
  • Plan and manage analytical projects with external laboratories, interpreting test reports and making recommendations
  • Maintain regulatory documentation in line with latest knowledge
  • Develop external contacts and knowledge of current industry issues, by attendance at conferences and seminars
  • Proactively contribute ideas, and to initiatives, to improve department systems and ways of working

Education & Qualifications

  • A degree in a related science subject or a science qualification with relevant experience would be preferable.
  • Knowledge and Experience
  • Existing regulatory affairs knowledge or experience in a scientific/technical environment would be advantageous.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Accuracy and an eye for detail working with complex information
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and organise work based on customers and business needs
  • Application of sound professional judgement to ethical issues
  • Flexible with the ability to work within a team in an open and professional manner
  • Analytical thinker, with good scientific and numerical skills
  • Strong personal ethics and integrity

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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