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Job title:                  Principal Toxicologist (Nutrition)

Department / Division:    Nutrilite Regulatory Affairs / Global Technical Services

Location:                 Buena Park, CA



What’s special about this team:

The Regulatory Affairs & Safety organization functions as a progressive global group that ensures product safety is inherent in every step of the product lifecycle. Amway is known for high quality products in all our product portfolios.  This group delivers scientifically sound safety principles, which provide our global Amway Business Owners (ABO’s) confidence, that they are selling a superior product.  You will contribute to product development teams and will be known as the technical leader in safety compliance for our Nutrition products sold globally.


How you would contribute to the role:

Aligned with the existing Amway global safety strategy, you will provide technical leadership for our global safety initiatives specific to our nutrition products.  You will work with local, regional, and global teams, to assure safety compliance for nutrition products in all stages of the product lifecycle. Your contributions will be focused on providing data-based safety recommendations and strategies for nutritional ingredients and products. Your network of toxicology and safety resources will be useful as you manage risk assessments for natural products.  Acting as the expert on safety-related issues, this role offers the opportunity to help build a global regulatory safety program through training of other global nutrition toxicologists, building a network of global safety capabilities. Finally, you will support our global botanical strategy, acting as an advocate for scientifically-sound safety regulatory frameworks. This is the ultimate global role, for a people-centered toxicologist, with a passion and ability to influence and communicate safety-related principles and solutions.


 What skills and background will be important to be successful:

  • Minimum 6 years industry experience in a role providing toxicology/safety support
  • Subject matter expertise on consumer products or natural products safety compliance, for US & global markets
  • Talent to influence global project teams on safety-related issues
  • Ability to offer thought leadership on strategic safety recommendations with (at times) limited information (ability to work in gray spaces)
  • Analytical talent to recognize and communicate implications of emerging safety/regulatory issues
  • Knowledge of product development processes and background offering safety support in product development
  • DABT certification desired
  • PhD in Toxicology, Pharmacology, or a related discipline
  • This position is NOT eligible for sponsorship



Amway’s exceptional benefits package includes: Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance; 401(K) participation; Profit Sharing; Bonus Eligibility; Fitness Center; product discounts.  Look into how Amway can transform your career!  Visit our web site to apply:  http://www.amway.jobs. For additional information, check us out at www.linkedIn.com/company/amway, www.facebook.com/AmwayTalent, and www.twitter.com/AmwayTalent.

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