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Senior Toxicologist

Stamford, CT, CT, United States
Closing date
Jul 28, 2024

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At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

  • This position develops, implements, and manages safety assessment practices for Henkel's consumer brands in North America. The individual assuming this role will execute a toxicology program to meet or exceed the industry standards and consumer expectations for product safety in North America and select global geographies. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct toxicological evaluations and commission necessary testing, and document product safety evaluations for new product development projects.
  • Utilize industry standard approaches and leverage currently available science to conduct toxicological human health risk assessments for raw materials, formulas, product formats, and contaminants.
  • Provide scientific leadership and transparency of internal safety assurance practices to stakeholders (both internal and external) to support consumer confidence in Henkel's products.
  • Partner with Corporate Product Safety, Regulatory, Formulations, Marketing, Consumer Insights and Legal to provide product safety guidance throughout the product development process.
  • Review and provide subject matter expertise related to consumer exposure complaints.
  • Corroborate with management in interfacing with regulatory authorities and customers regarding product safety questions or issues.

  • PhD in toxicology or closely related field.
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) or ambition to pursue certification.
  • Minimum of 2 years of industry experience, preferably in consumer product goods. Critical Skills and Competencies:
    • Problem solving- identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully and efficiently, and maintains confidentiality.
    • Interpersonal skills-deploys industry standard practices effectively, remains open to new ideas, and collaborates to form customized solutions as necessary.
    • Effective communication - demonstrates group presentation skills, superior written and oral communication skills.
    • Quality control- demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, and monitors own work to ensure quality.
The salary for this role is $110,000 - $135,000. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range. This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different races, colors, religions, sexes, national origins, disabilities, veteran statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and other legally protected characteristics.


About Henkel


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

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