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Toxicologist

Company: Clorox
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Make your mark

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have fulfilling personal lives. And were all able to make a positive impact at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Job Overview/Summary

Open to remote work!

As a Senior Toxicologist you will work within a team of product safety, chemical management and regulatory professionals in the Global Stewardship (GS) department to deliver a robust global product safety program and drive value for a diverse portfolio of products across a variety of businesses. Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and seamlessly execute product safety strategies, enabling successful and timely submissions.
  • Proactively drive product safety work streams, establishing an appropriate level of urgency and keen focus on deliverables
  • Manage toxicological review and safety evaluation of raw materials and formulations, utilizing toxicology testing and/or data waiver strategies and risk assessments, as appropriate.
  • Prepare safety assessments, for product innovation, consumer tests and regulatory submissions; identify risks, develop mitigation options to influence project/business direction, and ensure appropriate communication and escalation.
  • Develop assessments and recommendations for enabling our current product portfolio to be used in new/novel areas.
  • Deliver hazard and risk assessments through data analysis for precautionary labeling and hazard communication (Safety Data Sheets).
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of tools and processes for product safety information management to drive efficiency.
  • Remain current with applicable regulations, guidance documents, and guidelines; interpret complex information and summarize impact for other functions/leadership teams, in a clear, concise and focused manner.
  • Partner with international regulatory counterparts to develop, justify, and document product safety evaluations and strategies to support global initiatives.
  • Represent the function/company at external forums; assume leadership position in external forums, as appropriate.
Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required
  • PhD or MSc in toxicology, or related field (ecotoxicology, biochemistry, pharmacology, etc.) with 6+ years of experience in the CPG industry.
  • Board certification (D.A.B.T.) is an advantage but not required.
  • Experience with relevant test methodology (GLP, non-GLP, in vitro) and risk assessments for consumer products safety compliance.
  • Demonstrated expertise related to the classification and labeling of consumer packaged goods (including those regulated by CPSC, DOT, EPA and OSHA).
  • Knowledge of product development processes and experience providing safety support in product development.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to create unique safety solutions and recommendations.
  • Strong customer focus, track record of developing executable strategies that align with business deliverables.
  • Ability to lead and influence stakeholders, build and maintain momentum.
  • Ability to effectively network internally and externally.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to present critical information.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with individuals in a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds and build effective relationships.
Required Education

More about Research & Development (R&D)

From concept to reality, our team is building the next generation of consumer products. R&D is a community of engineers, scientists, mechanical designers and packaging experts, who are actively involved in virtually every step in the lifecycle of our products from initial concept to raw materials to final goods on store shelves. Together we bring consumers innovative products that deliver superior value.

More About Clorox

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,800 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2020 sales of $6.7 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products;

  • Pine-Sol cleaners
  • Liquid-Plumr clog removers
  • Poett home care products
  • Fresh Step cat litter
  • Glad bags, wraps and containers
  • Kingsford charcoal
  • Hidden Valley dressings and sauces
  • Brita water-filtration products; Burt's Bees natural personal care products
  • RenewLife digestive health products
  • Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality and NeoCell dietary supplements.

The company also markets industry-leading products and technologies for professional customers, including those sold under the CloroxPro and Clorox Healthcare brand names. Nearly 80% of the company's sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiters via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

Keywords: Clorox, Pleasanton , Toxicologist, Other , Pleasanton, California

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