Senior Expert, Regulatory Toxicology

Posted 29 Jul 2020

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 206369


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

As the Senior Expert of Regulatory Toxicology for MilliporeSigmas Life Science division, you will be working in a global network of experts and ensuring all chemicals are classified in accordance with applicable global regulations.  In order to process and review the Life Science chemical portfolio consisting of upwards of 100,000 unique neat chemicals and hundreds of thousands of mixtures, a variety of automated tools will be at your disposal both for assessment assistance and for ongoing enhancements. Based on your expertise, the expectation is to further enhance the capabilities of internal tools as new data becomes available and modeling libraries expand.


In addition to the technical and academic requirements of this position, you must also be comfortable developing your expertise within an international team.  This role requires well rounded communication and collaboration skills as many projects and initiatives will require the input and support from EH&S, manufacturing, trade compliance, regulatory compliance, and others in order to be successful. 


  • Classification and labeling of chemical substances according to GHS (Globally harmonized system for classification and labeling)
  • Monitoring and guaranteeing product compliance
  • Interface to colleagues from product and project management
  • Communication to offices world-wide and providing risk ratings to physical chemical properties of substances
  • Literature research related to regulatory and risk-based data
  • Updating product and substance databases, as well as product descriptions
  • Verifying plausibility of product formulations and accompanying safety data


Who you are:

  • Graduate degree in Chemistry/Environmental Science/(eco)toxicology or equivalent (master preferred)
  • Experience in chemical regulatory compliance/product stewardship (HCS2012, GHS, Hazcom; EU CLP/REACH) and capability to classify chemicals based on GHS/HCS2012 is a must
  • Prefer candidates with experience of chemical notification/registration under TSCA, EU REACH, or pesticide regulations, and who own strong knowledge in chemical environmental risk assessment (exposure modelling and hazard assessment).
  • SAP-EHS module knowledge and experience is preferred
  • Experience in biochemical, pharmaceutical company would add advantage but not a must
  • Obtained Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, DABT will add advantage but not a must

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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