We are currently seeking a Toxicologist II to join our Product Safety & Integrity Department. As a Toxicologist you will be directly responsible for conducting raw ingredient and product risk assessments in support of Avon’s cosmetic, beauty, personal care and nutritional businesses. The candidate must be self-motivated, possess leadership qualities and able to independently organize their work load and priorities to meet demands. You will participate in Product Development project teams to provide guidance on safety strategy for supporting new products and technologies. In addition, you will interact with various groups within Product Safety & Integrity, to ensure sufficient supporting data is developed to provide safety assurance. The individual in this role will be expected to develop a strong proficiency in all aspects of toxicology and risk assessment. You will also be expected to be an effective communicator across the organization to provide clear recommendations on various safety issues to both scientific and non-scientific audiences.
•Ph.D. degree in toxicology or a related discipline plus
•0-3 years of experience in the consumer products, drug, food or chemical industry.
•The ideal candidate should possess the ability to make decisions independently and assess when escalation is appropriate.
•Excellent team and interpersonal skills is a must.
•Strong computer experience is highly preferred.
•The candidate must exhibit attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
•The candidate must be flexible with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced highly matrixed environment while meeting established deadlines.