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Regulatory and Nutritional Compliance Manager OSI Group
Aurora, IL



This position serves as the regulatory and nutrition subject matter expert and is responsible for ensuring that product labels are in compliance with company policy and local, state and federal regulations. The individual in this role will develop, validate, and maintain food product label statements to ensure that such statements correctly represent the product and are in full compliance with applicable regulations to minimize risk of potential product related litigation.



  • Serve as the subject matter expert in all aspects of product labeling including, but not limited to, regulatory directives on nutrition and ingredients, by providing guidance to project and function teams to enable effective decision-making.
  • Maintain the latest knowledge of labeling regulations and proposals established by local, state and federal agencies including the USDA and FDA; communicate impact of regulations to management and coordinate resulting compliance activities.
  • Identify opportunities for using specific ingredients and their impact on labeling and advertising; communicate options and implications to product development staff.
  • Respond to external inquiries about nutrition and ingredients related to labeling or packaging; inquiries may come from customers, vendors, governmental agencies, or other organizations.
  • Develop, coordinate, and administer internal processes that control the labeling and packing design to ensure compliance with company policy and government regulations.
  • Review and approve product artwork, graphics, and text to ensure meeting FDA and USDA regulatory requirements and technical accuracy.
  • Compile, validate, and maintain the company's ingredient nutrition information database.
  • Manage all phases of the label change process including, but not limited to, USDA approval, document preparation, product specifications, approval notification, record retention, and correspondence.
  • Participate in a variety of government related activities and trade events as directed by management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Skills:



  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition or related field of study.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in regulatory and nutrition with a USDA or FDA food manufacturer.
  • Knowledge of and experience using FDA and USDA food regulations, specifications, and labeling databases.
  • Strong problem solving, organization, and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
  • Ability to handle complexity, multiple projects and work under tight timelines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to bring projects to completion.


OSI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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