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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Senior Toxicologist/Ecotoxicologist

Senior Toxicologist/Ecotoxicologist - Your Future Position?
As a Senior Toxicologist/Ecotoxicologist, you will provide scientific expertise to the regulatory function to ensure products follow regulatory requirements and company's safety guidelines. You will also help to support creation of product documentation to ensure new products are timely and efficiently registered with relevant authorities. This role can be based either in Singapore OR China (Shanghai) OR Europe (Argenteuil or Ashford) OR USA (Ridgedale). 
You will report to the Head of Product Safety Sciences and your main responsibility includes:
Regulatory Policy

  • Advise Givaudan management on latest issues relevant to regulatory policy and issues affecting potential regulatory compliance or product safety
  • Manage the interactions related to product safety and regulatory affairs between Global PSRA and other internal functions (i.e. Global S&T and GSBD, including the Global Applications Technology and Global Creation Technology groups)
  • Implement regulatory policies that ensure and compliant business practices
  • Provide scientific and regulatory support to Global Regulatory Affairs and Product Safety (RAPS)
  • Provide leadership for Givaudan's regulatory and scientific advocacy programs to support our plans
  • Represent Givaudan on Industry safety committees


Product Safety Assurance

  • Conduct safety assessments of Givaudan’s products, such as fragrances, cosmetics and delivery systems, including both existing products and technologies, and new substances developed by research and development before and during sensory evaluation
  • Identify and incorporate new eco toxicology technologies into safety review process
  • Interpret scientific and technical data affecting Givaudan's Global Regulatory Toxicology group
  • Product Documentation and Registration
  • Manage efforts in obtaining relevant eco toxicology or regulatory data needed to support the registrations application and being the liaison between assigned R&D project teams and Product safety
  • Ensure all of our products comply with customer safety guidelines, government regulations and trade association safety requirements


New Product Development

  • Provide oversight and approval for use of new materials in Flavour development by S&T, Global Applications development and Flavour Creation Technology
  • Interpret and assess impact of scientific information to support global R&D projects


Your professional profile includes:

  • Minimum Master's degree or Ph. D in scientific field (toxicology, eco toxicology, biochemistry, chemistry, einvironmental chemistry or related areas)
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant industry experience in product safety, risk assessment or relevant scientific area and regulatory affairs experience 
  • Experience in advanced technical contributions in the industry
  • Advanced knowledge of a specific regulatory, eco toxicology or toxicology discipline and ability to manage that discipline within a broader regulatory environment
  • Advanced knowledge of programmed systems and database management
  • Advanced knowledge of fragrance regulations, chemistry, biology, ecotoxicology, einvironmental chemistry or toxicology
  • Expert knowledge of safety assessment or ingredient registration processes
  • Proficient in translating Chinese documentation and to communicate with Chinese authorities


Our Benefits

  • Attractive package with benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development
  • A creative team environment that will inspire you
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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