Science and Regulatory Affairs Director Oak Brook, IL

McDonald's Corporate Careers


Career Opportunity


Title: Science and Regulatory Affairs Director
Category: Supply Chain Management/Quality
Req Number: 5690-CY/SS
Location(s): Oak Brook IL        

About the Department:

McDonald's Worldwide Supply Chain Management (WWSCM) department manages and executes strong working relationships with a global base of suppliers and AOW (Area of the World) product leaders. Worldwide Supply Chain strives to fuel system growth and value by providing best-in-class quality products and services at a competitive price through the deployment of resources tailored to manage each product category. The role of Worldwide Quality and Food Safety within WWSCM is to develop science-based standards, proactively engage on emerging issue management, and improve the customers experience across the counter through the delivery of Gold Standard quality.

Job Description:

As the Science and Regulatory Affair Director in the Worldwide Supply Chain Management of McDonald's Corporation, the prerequisites for this position are:

Deep understanding of Food Science including Microbiology, Chemistry, Nutrition and Toxicology.

Familiar with Food related regulations, guidelines, and references around the world.

Able to aid the design of company's strategy on potential food related issues.

Able to translate the science into potential impact on the business.

Able to work with external and internal technical experts and business partners to effectively manage emerging issues around the world.

Able to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders on food safety, quality and nutrition related policies, standards, and potential impact to McDonald's business.

Productive team player willing to work with people with different cultural background.

Effective on data analysis with Microsoft Office.

Effective on project management.

Willing to travel internationally. (30% international and 30% domestically)

Minimum Requirements for position:

Masters in food science, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition or related discipline required

Bilingual preferred

At least 7 to 10 years of experience in food related industry

Strong familiarity with HACCP, CODEX, food safety and quality management systems

Working knowledge of crisis management

Strong computer skills with experience using Word, Excel, Power Point

Strong verbal and written Communication skills required

Experience in working in a strong team environment

Demonstrate leadership in the areas of food safety and regulatory affairs

Must have the ability to function within a team oriented environment and collaborate on multidisciplinary efforts


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