Quality, Regulatory and R&D

We're hiring a stellar professional that will play a key role in the development of novel bio-active ingredients and to ensure that our operations comply with relevant quality and safety regulations.

We are looking for a stellar Quality, Regulatory and R&D professional to join our team in Hammenhög.

This position spans the entire range of activities to ensure that our ongoing operations comply with relevant quality and safety regulations, including entry on new markets. You will also have a key role in the development of our novel bio-active ingredients for advanced skincare and pharmaceutical candidates, both in-house and in collaboration with academic and industrial partners.

THIS ROLE IN BRIEF:

  • Develop and maintain relevant SOPs, QMS, certifications etc. for new skincare ingredients (from R&D over production to sales B2B), pharmaceutical candidates (R&D) and nutritional supplements (production and sales B2C).
  • Stability studies, batch analyses, product releases and documentation such as PDS, CoA; Contact person for B2B customers for quality and documentation related matters.
  • Supplier audits, internal and external quality inspections.
  • Quality and label certifications including new applications and recurring audits.
  • Part of R&D team and participate in all new product development activities in above areas.
  • Stand-in for Head of Algae Farms during absences etc.

QUALIFICATIONS IN BRIEF:

  • Scientific profile with strong background in biomolecular chemistry and microbiology at post-graduate level.
  • Solid professional experience from similar roles in the skincare, nutrition and/or pharma sector is a must. We are hiring you to teach us – not the other way around.
  • Solid understanding and the capacity to navigate the regulatory frameworks for skincare, food and pharma in the EU and US (HACCP/GMP/GLP etc) including relevant certifications and labels (Organic, COSMOS etc).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders. This role involves a lot of teamwork and frequent contact with customers, partners, regulatory bodies and suppliers.
  • Strong IT skills and experience from a variety of cloud-based systems for documentation and collaboration. Previous experience from implementing LMS and similar are a bonus.
  • Good people and leadership skills. Above all, you are a person who takes initiative, assumes responsibility and gets things done.
  • Fluent in English at professional level, in both speaking and writing - a majority of our customers and partners are based abroad. Swedish will make your job easier with our national regulatory bodies. Additional languages are a bonus.
  • It is a requirement that you live in a 50 km radius from our farm & laboratory or are willing to move here. Hammenhög/Österlen is part of the greater Copenhagen region and one of the most beautiful areas on our planet.

Candidates with a strong industrial background in one of the required fields but not the other (e.g. HACCP/nutrition vs. GMP/biotech) will be considered, but we expect you to take full responsibility for expanding your professional skills were needed.

Please submit your application including cover letter and CV as soon as possible and no later than 30 June 2021. This position will be filled as soon as we have found our ideal candidate, so don’t hesitate to apply straight away.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Hammenhög

Herrestadsvägen 24A
27650 Hammenhög Directions View page

Perks and benefits

Our ambition is to be a competitive top employer and an attractive workplace for those who share our values in life. We offer fair salaries based on transparent criteria that encourage teamwork, professional growth and performance. And we like to top up with perks and little goodies, such as our kick-ass gym and the organic fruit in the pantry.

  • A global career, close to nature

    Working for Simris is a unique opportunity to combine your career ambitions with your love for nature and the countryside. Wether you're a surfer, mountain biker, trail runner or just dream about that farm house of your own, Hammenhög is the place for you. (We have openings for Stockholm cosmopolites, too.)

  • Stock options and performance bonus

    All regular employees can participate in our stock option program. Our annual bonuses are based on company-wide performance and apply equally to all employees.

  • Pensions and private health care insurance

    Simris pays pensions funds equivalent to Swedish ITP standard and private health care insurance for all regular employees.

  • Health, fun and balance in life

    We offer paid vacation and strongly encourage a good work/life balance to stay in shape for top performance. Speaking of shape and performance, one hour of exercising per week is on the house. It's fun to be strong!

Team and culture

As a company, we are an integral part of society. Profit is at the heart of what we do, as is doing good. We create jobs, generate new knowledge, reduce harmful impact on natural resources, and make a difference in people’s lives with our products. We are a value-driven company for top performers prepared to do what it takes to grow Simris into a global player on our target markets. There is no comfort zone so be prepared to grow as a professional and as a person, with a great team of peers working towards common goals. Being pioneers by nature, we share a passion for adventure and we often seek inspiration in the great outdoors.

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