Lawter is a leading global chemical company and part of Harima Chemicals Inc. Today Lawter is a supplier to the graphics industry, adhesives, specialty coatings, aroma chemicals and the synthetic rubber industry. Lawter operates in more than 20 countries with 8 production centers and 5 technology centers.


For its headquarters in Europe (Kallo), Lawter is looking for a:




Essential duties and responsibilities:

Ensure compliance with product safety regulations for the produced and sold products in the EU and Americas.

Prepare SDS's and labels and assure that they reflect finished product compositions  and properties.

Prepare, submit and obtain product and substance registrations  within Europe and America.

Respond to regulatory compliance inquiries and to perform periodic reviews and evaluations to validate compliance with applicable regulations.

Provide guidance and training to our internal and external customer regarding the regulatory requirements of GHS, SDS and other regulations as required.

Prepare appropriate and timely responses to both internal and external customer inquiries. The response time and quality of the response for customer inquiries is of great importance to our client.

Contribute to the development of regulatory recommendations and decisions to relevant stakeholders.

Follow all the latest developments in the regulatory field and keep up with the legislative changes.

Knowledge in various inventories in use and registration of products (REACH-worldwide, TSCA, EURASIA, etc.).

Work closely with different departments (Marketing, Sales and R&D) to implement business regulatory programs and participate in stage-gate screening of new raw materials/products and management  of change processes and related MOC processes.

Review product compositions to assure compliance with chemical control regulations and assist in the preparation of any requested notifications to government agencies.

Create and deliver training to business stakeholders to increase their regulatory awareness.

Represent Lawter interests in external scientific and regulatory fora, including key industry associations.

Visit to domestic and international locations. The job requires approximately 5% travelling.




Bachelor or Master Degree in Chemistry or related field.

Minimum 5 years of experience in a regulatory affairs environment.

The ideal candidate has demonstrated functional expertise in Product Safety & Regulatory Compliance in the international chemical industry and has a dynamic approach towards the company and the existing team.



Skills and abilities:

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Strong knowledge of EU regulatory laws. Experience in other regions is an asset.

Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Strong English oral and written communication skills are required. Dutch skills are a plus.

Strong team player.

The position may require a few times a year travel to domestic locations, and occasional travel to international locations.



Our offer:

You will be part of an exciting, dynamic and highly technological environment with an open and direct culture.

A job with significant impact towards the future.

A competitive salary package including benefits such as meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance, pension plan, bonus plan, Ecocheques, bike lease plan, ...


Interested ?

If interested, please e-mail your application to Ingeborg van den Brande (Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.) and Caroline Dobbelaere, HR Manager (Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.).


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