Regulatory Affairs Specialist - Cosmetic Ingredients Environmental Performance & Compliance (f/m/d)

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Hamburg, DE

Company: Beiersdorf

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society. 
Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live an inclusive culture of respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values – CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We also embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

In our team, in cooperation with international interfaces, you ensure the marketability and regulatory compliance of our cosmetic raw materials and products.
The environmental behavior and performance of the cosmetic ingredients is of particular importance to you.

  • Evaluation of cosmetic raw materials and formulations with regard to chemical environmental parameters. This includes e.g., evaluating the possible degradability or environmental toxicity of the ingredients.
  • Release of raw materials according to the environmental parameters in the internal approval process.
  • Observing and monitoring regulatory changes and trends allows a forecast for future regulatory developments and relevant environmental parameters. Within the team you derive proactive measure for the organization.
  • Participation in international expert groups at association level.
  • Support for the further digitization of the area of responsibility (e.g., internal and external databases, knowledge sources, data analysis)
  • Close cooperation with external partners, such as raw material suppliers or university groups, as well as internal partners from research & development, toxicology, and safety
  • Communication with external interfaces (suppliers, universities, test institutes)

Your Profile

  • Completed degree in natural sciences, preferably environmental technology, ecotoxicology, biology, chemistry, or technical/scientific career with several years of experience in the environmental field
  • Knowledge of international chemicals law is an advantage
  • Experience in project management
  • Enjoy working in global teams
  • Strong communication and diplomatic skills
  • Structured, thorough, and independent way of working
  • Mindset, seeing and evaluating situations from the perspective of others
  • Fluent knowledge of English and German

At Beiersdorf, we embrace Diversity and aim to provide equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of e.g. gender, sexual identity, nationality, ethnicity, religion or ideology, disability or age. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates). For instance, please feel free to upload your CV without a picture. If you would like to attach a cover letter, please upload it with your resume.
If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Regine Siebe on Tuesdays between 9 and 10 am via the telephone number: +49 40 4909 4956.