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RIFCON GmbH is a leading independent contract research institution specialized in risk assessment and registration of plant protection products. We are a highly motivated team of competent scientists, working in areas ranging from exposure assessments to standard and higher tier risk assessments or field studies. As a constantly growing enterprise, we are always looking  for motivated scientists to support our team.

 

Please note: Please send applications only to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., NOT to the general contact address (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), since your application can not be considered in the latter case.


 

Currently open positions


 

Quality Assurance Manager (m/f) (Ref. No 01-12.2017)

 

RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals, biocides and biopesticides. Our services range from complete EU registration packages and general consultancy work to sophisticated GLP field studies and various combinations of these two elements.

We pride ourselves in offering high quality services in full compliance with new developments in legislation, science, registration and field methods. We continuously strive to develop higher tier field options for registration procedures. Our scientists and technicians are dedicated to achieving the highest level of quality and efficiency with the aim of guaranteeing professional and cost-effective solutions.

 

We are currently looking for a full-time scientist for our Quality Assurance Unit.

 

Your Tasks and responsibilities

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of the quality assurance process including:

  • Quality checks of various study types according to GLP and OECD requirements
  • Consultation with clients throughout the development, implementation and completion of projects

 

Your Qualification

  • Degree in chemistry/ agriculture/ environmental management/ biology or an equivalent background
  • Experience in laboratory procedures according to GLP requirements are desirable
  • Basic knowledge of chromatographic methods (HPLC, GC) and spectroscopic methods (MS)
  • An ability to communicate clearly and effectively, prioritize tasks and work independently is essential
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills are mandatory
  • Good level of written and spoken German and English
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team

 

Contact

If you meet our requirements please apply in English or German and send us your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the Ref. No.: 01-12.2017 before 30th January 2018 (Cover Letter, CV and Letter of Reference in one PDF document).

RIFCON GmbH – Niederlassung Hirschberg – Goldbeckstr. 13 – 69493 Hirschberg

Phone: +49 6201 84528 00 – Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – Homepage: www.rifcon.de


 

Regulatory Toxicology Expert Agrochemicals (m/f) (Ref. No 01-11.2017)

 

RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals, biocides and biopesticides. Our services range from complete EU registration packages, general consultancy work to sophisticated GLP field studies and various combinations of these two elements.

We pride ourselves in offering high quality services, in full compliance with new developments in legislation, science, registration and field methods. We continuously strive to develop higher tier field options for registration procedures. Our scientists and technicians are dedicated to achieving the highest level of quality and efficiency with the aim of guaranteeing professional and cost-effective solutions.

 

We are currently looking for a full-time or part-time toxicologist for our Regulatory Affairs Department.

 

Your Tasks and responsibilities

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of the registration process including:

  • The registration of plant protection products in Europe according to Regulation 1107/2009/EC
  • Interdisciplinary work on the human and environmental safety requirements for agricultural chemicals
  • The monitoring of toxicological studies according to GLP including the preparation and assessment of study plans and protocols
  • Compilation of expert statements
  • Applying models to assess the exposure of plant protection products to humans
  • Classification and Labelling (CLP)
  • Compilation of registration dossiers
  • Communication with clients and regulatory authorities
  • Development of registration strategies and higher tier approaches
  • Project coordination and customer support

 

Your Qualification

  • University degree in toxicology or closely related field
  • 5 years of professional experience in agrochemical toxicology
  • Knowledge of regulatory processes and related guidelines for active substance and product registration in the EU
  • Experience in study evaluations would be an asset
  • Must have the ability prioritise tasks, and work independently.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good level of written and spoken German and English
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team

 

Contact

If you meet our requirements please apply in English or German and send us your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the Ref. No.: 01-11.2017 before 31st January 2018 (Cover Letter, CV and Letter of Reference in one PDF document).

RIFCON GmbH – Niederlassung Hirschberg – Goldbeckstr. 13 – 69493 Hirschberg

Phone: +49 6201 84528 00 – Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – Homepage: www.rifcon.de


 

Safety Data Sheet Expert (Ref. No 02-11.2017)

RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable consulting service portfolio for the registration of chemicals, for environmental impact assessments and for sustainability.

We pride ourselves in offering high quality services, in full compliance with new developments in legislation, science, registration and field methods. We continuously strive to develop higher tier field options for registration procedures. Our scientists and technicians are dedicated to achieving the highest level of quality and efficiency with a view to guarantee professional and cost-effective solutions.

We are currently looking for two full-time chemists for our Regulatory Affairs Department.

Your Tasks and responsibilities

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of the compilation of Safety Data Sheets including:

  • Compilation, update and quality checks of Safety Data Sheets according to current legal requirements in a SAP based EHS System
  • Maintenance of safety relevant product information
  • Documentation of work progress

Your Qualification

  • Master's degree in chemistry or scientist with agricultural background
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, prioritize tasks, and work independently
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills are a must
  • Knowledge of REACH, CLP/GHS and national chemical laws
  • Good level of written and spoken German and English
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team

Contact

If you meet our requirements please apply in English or German and send us your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the Ref. No.: 02-11.2017 before 31st December 2017 (Cover Letter, CV and Letter of Reference in one PDF document).

RIFCON GmbH – Niederlassung Hirschberg – Goldbeckstr. 13 – 69493 Hirschberg

Phone: +49 6201 84528 00 – Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – Homepage: www.rifcon.de