30+ days ago
Syngenta is leading science-based agtech company; dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanityrsquo;s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture.
Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture
About this job:
We are currently seeking a scientist to become a key figure in ensuring the safety to operators and consumers following the use of Syngentarsquo;s crop protection products. Working as part of a team the role requires expertise in the understanding, design, delivery and interpretation of a wide range of residue chemistry data (e.g. analytical methods, crop residue trials and processing and operator exposure studies) to provide inputs to operator and consumer risk assessment positions. The role also requires the evaluation of new guidelines and approaches to data generation to maintain Syngentarsquo;s competitive advantage.
Successful team members have come from a variety of backgrounds ndash; Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Agronomy.
This role will include:
This role would be expected to develop with time to representation of the function in techno-regulatory project teams (either from the consumer safety or operator safety perspective), developing further skills in risk assessment, project management and the evaluation and application of new approaches to dietary or operator risk assessment. Leading the provision of expertise on project teams, and working with colleagues from Environmental Safety, Toxicology, Metabolism, Regulatory Affairs and Project Management, will be key components of the role.
To be successful in this role, we believe you will need:
Preferable knowledge and experience (though not essential):
Syngenta will offer:
We embrace and encourage diversity, and this is what drives our innovation and lets us outperform the market.