Regulatory & Nutrition Affairs Sr.
Specialist – Hampshire, IL
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kittens to dogs, exotic pets to wildlife, animals are our life. Regardless of
species or breed, Pet-Ag works hard to deliver the quality products that are
designed to enhance and enrich the lives of all animals.
Regulatory & Nutrition Senior Specialist is responsible for providing
regulatory and labeling compliance services to internal and external PetAg customers, maintain the ingredient and formula
nutrition database, and support Product Development and Quality team members.
This specialist ensures that all forms of labeling are developed in
accordance with various international, federal, and state guidelines and policies.
and consult on finished product labels for milk replacers, treats,
supplements, and grooming products. This includes pack copy and all other
forms of label copy, product information materials, social media, and sales
and trade show materials to ensure regulatory compliance to international,
federal and state regulations, requirements, and policies. Provide
consultation for deficiencies, updates or corrections to address compliance.
Regulations and policies include US-FDA, USDA and Health Canada CFIA, and
and ensure compliance on all mandatory aspects of finished product labels
including Ingredient Statements, Guaranteed Analyses, Active and Inactive
Ingredients, Claims, Mfg/Dist
and Country of Origin compliance, etc..
regulatory consultation by reviewing documents and other materials to
substantiate labeling accuracy and claims.
and provide technical information to customers as needed.
formulas to ensure meeting requirements for classification as feed, food or
emerging regulatory issues pertaining to food labeling and ensure compliance
with current and evolving regulations and ensure PetAg
Regulatory and Nutrition Services meet changing needs and requirements
necessary, collaborate with and communicate cross functionally regarding
current and emerging food labeling issues and opportunities
up-to-date knowledge of current pet food and supplement labeling regulations
and guidelines, regulatory activity and trends. Attend webinars and
conferences as necessary to stay current in regulatory knowledge.
on company cross-functional regulatory projects as needed
10. Define and provide nutrition profiles
of ingredients and finished products using nutrition databases (e.g. ESHA
11. Support Product Development and
Quality team activities as needed
Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Animal Nutrition or related field
At least 2 years of related work experience preferred (Food Regulatory
Compliance, Food Labeling & Animal Nutrition) with food regulations (FDA,
USDA, Canadian, AAFCO), nutrient composition databases, and nutrition science
working with food regulations (FDA, USDA, Canadian, AAFCO), nutrient
composition databases, and nutrition science.
knowledge of food product development and processes preferred.
level of understanding of food safety and GMP’s.
to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
to develop, communicate and then meet project timelines.
skills in both leadership and team work.
communication skills, both written and verbal.
problem solving & critical thinking skills.
in a fast-paced dynamic culture.
computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
in animals and their nutrition and welfare.
offer our employee-owners an expansive benefit package including one of the
country’s best health plans at a truly affordable price, disability and life
insurances completely paid for by the company, a 401(k)
retirement plan and an employee stock ownership plan, and a
significant bonus package!
Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nation origin, disability
or protected veteran status. PBI-Gordon Corporation is a background
screening, drug-free workplace.