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Associate Consumer Safety Hazard Communication - REACH and PCN

City:  Kingston upon Hull

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.
Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

​Research & Development​

Our supply chain is the backbone of our business. It's how we get our trusted products to people all over the world, safely and efficiently. And it's our talented and passionate teams that make this happen.

If you're looking for a career in supply chain, there's no better place to be than Reckitt. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in all areas of the supply chain, from planning and procurement to manufacturing and logistics. You could join our Global Supply Planning team to develop and implement our global supply strategy, or work with our Procurement Centre of Excellence team to negotiate and manage our supplier relationships.

Our Manufacturing Excellence team help us improve the efficiency, quality and safety of our manufacturing operations, and our Logistics Excellence team develop new and innovative ways to distribute our products to customers.

About the role

As a Consumer Safety Associate, you’ll be a vital part of our commitment to safeguarding our customers. Your work will directly influence the wellbeing of consumers worldwide, using science and innovation to ensure product safety. With us, you'll not only develop your technical skills but also gain leadership capabilities by taking charge of projects and collaboration efforts. It's a role where your contributions have a genuine impact.

Your responsibilities

As part of a team of technical experts in GHS ensure the creation of high-quality GHS documentation to support safety and labelling classification of Reckitt products throughout their product lifecycle.  This will include oversight and/or creation of high quality safety datasheets and supporting GHS documentation to support the safety and compliance of Reckitt products. You will contribute and provide technical support to leaders in Reckitt related to the classification and labelling of Reckitt products and ensure changes and impact assessments following changes in regulations are communicated in a timely manner to stakeholders, other responsibilities include:


•    To proactively work with global teams to drive accurate safety labelling of Reckitt Products.  The individual will be responsible for ensuring that the Company safety standards are met for the creation GHS documentation. The individual will also take responsibility for REACh registration compliance in accordance with chemical legislation.
•    As an expert within Consumer Safety, which is part of the Regulatory and Safety Function within R&D, you will ensure delivery of timely, high quality safety output. 
•    The role will be a contributor and a subject matter expert within the safety organisation with good technical knowledge regarding the classification and labelling of consumer healthcare products. 
•    Follow scientific and regulatory development in the field of GHS product safety to keep abreast of the external environment.
•    Actively contribute to the development of policies, guidelines and working instructions related to GHS.

The experience we're looking for

•    BSc or higher degree preferred in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Biochemistry and/or a related science with extensive industry and/or regulatory experience in product stewardship, REACH or in the creation of GHS documentation.
•    Good working knowledge of REACH, GHS and associated guidelines
•    Strong understanding of systems and processes used to produce classification and labelling of Reckitt products
•    Good analytical and interpersonal skills
•    Good understanding of Reckitt systems and processes.
•    You are self-motivated with strong initiative and drive and able to ensure the delivering of consistent and high-quality safety assessments to support the safety of Reckitt products

The skills for success

  • PCM
  • SDS Authoring
  • Poison Control

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.
We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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