Regulatory REACH Compliance Manager

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Date: 4 May 2024

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit  

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognise unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 


Job Location: UK (Hazelwood)

Job type: permanent

Type of role: Hybrid


What You'll Do:

As the Regulatory REACH Compliance Manager, you will be accountable for leading product regulatory activities in the European region through monitoring, developing and implementing strategies/programs to ensure compliance with the required chemical control laws. Expert knowledge of chemical control regulations combined with chemistry knowhow, awareness of business strategies/processes/supply chains and strong competence in internal/external systems is a must. This is a highly cross-functional position with regular communications and influence required on all business commercial units, R&D, procurement, supply chain, operations, legal and finance.


What We're Looking For:

  • For the European region, manage the corporations overall strategic regulatory compliance activities focused on REACH
  • Collaborate with senior leadership within product safety and compliance to develop and execute regulatory activities within the EU region
  • Lead the completion of new and existing chemical notifications and registrations to gain regulatory clearance for the import, manufacture and use of new/existing chemistry
  • Identify and resolve potential product compliance issues consistent with the corporation’s Ethical and Legal Conduct Guidelines, to minimise impact on manufacture and sale of products
  • Lead the continuous improvement of our European compliance processes to ensure optimal effective management
  • Provide regulatory guidance/consultancy to the business and R&D organisations in the region on compliance strategies for new and existing products
  • Proactively monitor, evaluate business impact and communicate new and amended legislation and regulations 
  • Train, mentor and develop less experienced staff

Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Degree or higher in Chemistry, Toxicology, Chemical Engineering or related scientific discipline
  • >5 years experience in a regulatory discipline or having other related industrial experience
  • Knowledge and experience in product regulatory compliance management, especially EU, UK and Türkiye REACH compliance
  • Proficient with IUCLID and common business related ERP computer software programs such as SAP
  • Experience in participation of industry consortia
  • Understanding of related fields of hazard communication, transportation regulations and toxicology
  • Project management experience and results driven
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in a global team environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately manage priorities for self and organisation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Develop your professional career with a highly respected, industry-leading, multinational company that is part of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
  • Become part of a culture that is based on accountability and empowerment and which values diversity and inclusivity.
  • A competitive remuneration and benefits package


Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together!




Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! .

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their ethnic origin, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other characteristic. 

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