A selection of current positions in Plastics

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Principal REACh Specialist (m / f / d) – Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY

Purpose and Summary of position:


  • Ensure marketability of products under regulatory aspects, with a focus on chemical regulations like REACH and UK REACH.
  • Develop strategies and processes to successfully implement existing and emerging regulatory requirements.
  • Close coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Represent company's interests and position in communication with customers, suppliers, and authorities.



Required Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:


  • In depth experience with REACH Implementation in industrial settings, e.g.:
  • REACh requirements and implementation strategies;
  • options for cost and effort reduction for a chemical company;
  • dossier generation and maintenance (IUCLID, CheSar).
  • Experience with participation in CEFIC or national industry associations or with advocacy activities.



Desirable Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:


Interpersonal Skills:

  • Excellent Project management skills (complex, multi stakeholder projects);
  • Ability to understand complex issues and present them simply and conclusively;
  • Strong analytical and creative skills;
  • Experience in Team management/leadership.


Languages: English, German.



  • Knowledge of or experience with other registration schemes (e.g. UK REACH, KKDIK, polymer registration schemes);
  • Experience in (scientific) advocacy activities.



  • SAP EHS module;
  • Experience with SAP EHS Substance Volume tracking module (SVT).



Required Education:

  • Master of chemistry or related natural sciences (Chemist/Polymer chemist; Biologist) or comparable qualification.




  • Communication (all directions and levels).
  • Leadership.
  • Development of others.
  • Creativity. 
  • Resilience. 
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For further details or for an initial confidential telephone discussion please contact

Peter Smukowski on 0044 1789 266 660 / 0044 7718 346 204 or via email to