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Food Regulatory Compliance Specialist - Chicago, IL






at RXBAR:  

We manufacture, market and distribute whole food protein bars.  While the protein bar market is crowded, RXBARs are the cleanest protein bar available and our branding stands out.  A unique, “No B.S” value proposition in a rapidly growing health food market has our company positioned for growth.

Food Regulatory Compliance Specialist:  

RXBAR is one of the fastest growing natural brands in the country and this explosive growth requires more of a need than ever to ensure our safety and compliance.  We are looking for someone to join our team as a Food Regulatory Compliance Specialist.  This person will report into the Quality department; however, this role will support the entire supply chain. 

The ideal candidate has passion for food, quality, and is looking to be part of an exciting, fast-paced, innovative company. This person must be a quick learner, seek excellence, have an analytical mind that embraces data, strong critical thinking skills and think creatively. 

General Functions + Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop & implement regulatory compliance programs
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal and external partners to ensure compliance of new/revised internal standards, labels, and regulatory requirements
  • Interact effectively with FDA and other regulatory personnel, food safety auditors, and customers to maintain positive relationships
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the plants’ Quality systems to ensure compliance to regulatory, federal, and local laws
  • Interpret and provide guidance on US regulations for foods to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Guide partners on labeling regulations and certifications
  • Responsible for label claims and managing supporting documentation including tracking timing and requirements for renewals
  • Influence regulatory direction and drive strategy on cross-functional teams


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude, a thirst for knowledge, and an excitement for growing our business
  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Microbiology, Engineering or similar related field
  • 5 - 7 years working in a regulatory or quality role for a food manufacturer and/or consumer packaged goods (CPG) company
  • Established connections with government agencies and industry groups
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Acute understanding of/and passion for food, quality, process, and procedures
  • Emotionally intelligent and strong critical thinking skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, effectively manage workload to meet deadlines, while ensuring a high standard of quality
  • Evidence of ‘Customer First’ values and behaviors
  • Desire to excel and grow with the organization
  • Creative problem solving abilities
  • Highly adaptable and resourceful


Total Rewards Package: Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, 401K plan with Company match, cell phone & fitness membership reimbursement, subsidized commuter benefits, bike & helmet, unlimited RXBARs, RXBAR gear and invaluable experience growing a company.


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