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Senior Associate Consumer Safety Hazard Communication

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 Senior Associate at Reckitt, you can make a tangible impact on product safety and consumer trust. In this role, you'll take the lead on significant projects, showcasing your industry expertise and strategic acumen. It's an opportunity to work autonomously and collaborate with diverse teams, driving innovation and excellence.

Your responsibilities

- Manage pivotal projects independently, enhancing the safety and integrity of Reckitt's products.
- Critically evaluate and contribute to vital safety documentation, supporting risk assessment and management processes.
- Communicate clearly and consistently regarding safety matters, ensuring risk minimization throughout the product lifecycle.
- Collaborate on cross-departmental initiatives, such as regulatory writing for authority responses.
- Help maintain a culture of safety and vigilance from product conception to post-market activities.

The experience we're looking for

  • BSc or higher degree preferred in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Biochemistry and/or a related science with extensive (minimum 5 years) industry experience in the creation of GHS documentation particularly Safety Data Sheets.
  • Product safety or chemical management experience in a similar position with a good working knowledge of the REACH, CLP and Product Stewardship preferred.
  • Working knowledge of down-stream user responsibilities related to the communication of safety information via the eSDS is preferred. Training will be provided.
  • Good organisational and communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain relationships internally and externally with customers and suppliers
  • Strong understanding of systems and processes used to generate the classification and labelling of Reckitt products and associated Safety Data sheets including the ability to manually classify complex mixtures based on their BOM and raw material classifications
  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of Reckitt systems and processes
  • Be forward thinking and proactive in communication of changing hazard profiles and implications of REACH evaluation and Restriction activities

The skills for success

  • Product Safety
  • Chemical Management
  • CLP
  • Regulatory

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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