R&D Scientist -
- The person in this position
will interact with various Regulatory Category Leads, cross functional
teams and ingredient vendors to complete assigned projects.
- The primary focus of this
position is to complete regulatory affairs approvals of US ingredient
- Assessing accuracy of all
vendor data against FDA and/or USDA regulations and then comparing for
ingredient composition, allergens, nutritionals and certifications to
all current data, product labels and rectifying differences.
- Reviewing and approving
ingredient documentation, certifications, COA test results and
declarations for compliance with FDA and USDA regulations.
- Other responsibilities include
providing regulatory review and approval of supplier data for ingredient
specifications within the Product Vision and applicable specifications
- Rigorous review of data,
comparison to current FDA labels, and formal system approval is required
to ensure regulatory compliance.
- The position will require
excellent understanding and application of US FDA and USDA ingredient
and labeling regulations to assure the ultimate accuracy of finished
product ingredient statements, nutrition facts, allergen declarations
- They must be able to monitor,
interpret and ensure compliance with US regulations today and into the
- BS Degree in Science,
Regulatory, Nutrition, or equivalent as minimum; MS/MBA preferred.
- Corporate or government
regulatory experience in US FDA and USDA food labeling and solid
background in nutrition related field with strong collaboration and
- Minimum of 2 years food or
related industry experience; or 5-7 years compliance, Quality Assurance
or Quality Control role in relation to US regulations work.
- Detail oriented; adaptability;
ability to work independently desired.
- Excellent computer skills and
existing knowledge of Product Vision System highly preferred (Schawk
Blue, SAP, and Microsoft Office experience preferred). Must be quick to
learn new systems.
- Project management,
communication with on-sight project management team and direct
communication with vendor regulatory teams is required to validate
accuracy of information before population into the system.
- Strong technical regulatory
background is essential to success.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
- FDA: 3 years (Preferred)
- USDA: 1 year (Preferred)
- Microsoft Office Suite: 3 years
- SAP: 3 years (Preferred)
- Schawk Blue: 3 years