Regulatory Affairs Manager (m/f/x) – REACH

Regulatory Affairs Manager (m/f/x) – REACH


Exciting tasks await you – Join our team and take on an exciting opportunity to coordinate global regulatory efforts. As a Regulatory Affairs Manager, you'll play a crucial role in managing compliance with evolving regulations like REACH, offering a challenging yet rewarding professional environment. In detail, you will:

  • Coordinate global activities related to REACH (-like) regulations, encompassing:
    • Ensuring compliance with REACH for the EU and UK
    • Implementing KKDIK (REACH for Türkiye)
    • Assisting with the adoption of India REACH and other new REACH-like regulations
    • Providing OR services for the EU, TR, UK, etc.
    • Managing the "Letter of Access" process and tracking substance volumes
  • Develop strategies for the BYK regulatory legal entity concept
  • Support in the development of production / purchasing strategy
  • Manage consultants and costs effectively
  • Offer responsive support for both internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with relevant provisions
  • Engage with key industry trade bodies and consortia
  • Act as the primary point of contact for national or regional authorities and regulatory agency officials
  • Provide consultation on the innovation pipeline

The contractually agreed place of work can be determined after consultation. Our head office is in Wesel.


With this profile, you convince us – Are you ready to make an impact in global regulatory compliance? We are seeking a Regulatory Affairs Manager with a strong understanding of EU REACH regulations and experience in managing complex compliance processes. Additionally, you bring:

  • A university degree with a focus on chemistry and a strong understanding of polymer chemistry
  • Very good understanding of EU REACH regulation and familiarity with other REACH-like regulations
  • At least 5 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs
  • Proficiency in ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Experience in setting up/maintaining EU REACH dossiers in the IUCLID system
  • Very good command of English, both written and spoken; German is a plus
  • Good communication skills to liaise effectively with internal stakeholders, consultants, and authorities
  • Exceptional analytical and time management abilities
  • Ability to work independently and under time constraints
  • Great team player mentality and the motivation to work in international teams
  • Willingness to travel to our head office in Wesel

Our Plus

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. BYK offers you a lot of advantages:

  • Pleasant-sized operations where employees get to know each other personally and exchange ideas
  • Short information and decision-making paths
  • Comprehensive further education and training offers
  • Mobile working, flexible working hours with flextime 
  • An impressive compensation with good employee benefits and pension plans

About us

BYK, as part of the ALTANA Group, is a leading global supplier of specialty chemicals. Our innovative BYK additives improve scratch resistance and surface gloss, the mechanical strength or flow behavior of materials, and properties such as UV- and light stability or flame retardancy.
BYK has a global network of subsidiaries and employs a workforce of more than 2,500 people worldwide.


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.

BYK-Chemie GmbH