Senior Regulatory Affairs

The ALTANA Group develops and manufactures high-quality, innovative specialty chemical products. With us, you can help shape many important details of the world of the future. Our four divisions BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA have set worldwide standards in their markets. Our innovative products enable companies to develop technologies of the future today, technologies that make life easier, safer, and more comfortable. With sales of around 2.7 billion euros, we are one of the world‘s most innovative, fastest-growing, and most profitable chemical companies. We currently employ more than 6,700 people who have good ideas for the world of the future. Discover your decisive plus for your future. Bringing you many advantages.

BYK Additives & Instruments is one of the world’s leading suppliers in the field of additives and measuring instruments. Around the world, the additives of BYK ensure that coatings and plastics obtain precisely the desired properties and the correct quality.

Senior Regulatory Affairs

Your task structure


Responsible for achieving new substance approvals from government entities; maintaining and communicating regulatory information related to BYK products; liaison between BYK and third parties

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • File new substance notifications for Canada
  • Prepare Pre-Manufacture Notifications (PMN)
  • Analyze and document TSCA polymer exemptions
  • Support United States TSCA Compliance program as necessary
  • Submit chemical-related reports to governments, third parties, and foreign distributors
  • Conduct risk characterizations by assessing chemical hazards and (potential for) exposure; recommend risk management measures.
  • Experience with QSAR Modeling
  • Participation in national and international committees and industrial trade associations
  • Maintenance of data in SAP
  • Support of the BYK’s global regulatory affairs department
  • Answer customer questions pertaining to BYK Products

Your recipe for success


  • Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in product safety, regulatory affairs, or new substance notifications
  • Extensive knowledge of Organic Chemistry
  • PMN Submission Experience Preferred
  • High degree of initiative
  • Dependable, flexible, cooperative work attitude
  • Strong sense of confidentiality
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Ability to work outside of normal working hours to communicate with global counterparts

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical control laws and notification requirements for North America (e.g., TSCA , CEPA, FDA)
  • Understanding of toxicology
  • Fundamentals of risk assessment
  • Understanding of hazard communication principles
  • Broad understanding of Chemical Inventories in North America
  • Content of BYK’s chemical substance submissions to government agencies
  • SAP applications- data management, queries, downloads; other processes
  • Capable of assessing changed information and impact to product regulatory status
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task (time management and planning)
  • Responding to customer inquiries in a timely, accurate, and professional manner



  • Medical, Dental Vision
  • Company paid Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • PTO

Your spectrum of advantages

In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction. 

We invite you to get to know us better and to become part of our team. Discover your career plus in specialty chemistry. Please send us your application, preferably via our jobmarket

ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job number: US00561

Legal entity: BYK USA Inc.

Location: Wallingford, CT

Area of operations: Produktionsplanung