Specialist, Regulatory Affairs
High Growth Food Manufacturer - Toronto, ON

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Role: Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Our client is a rapidly growing manufacturing company that offers the opportunity to grow in your career while contributing to the success of the business.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will help develop and implement quality assurance programs and procedures to assure conformance of incoming ingredients, materials and finished products to establish specifications and quality standards.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

a) Labeling, Claims and Compliance

  • Review compositional requirements to meet Canadian and US legislation and guidelines for food products within the applicable laws
  • Conduct regulatory reviews of food packaging, copy and marketing material including nutrition information, and nutrient content claims, standards of identity, romance copy, product names, and branding.
  • Evaluate ingredient and nutrient profile of food products with internal standards
  • Accountable for assessing, coordinating and compiling deficiency responses in a timely manner
  • Works with other functional areas to resolve issues related to information for regulatory submissions
  • Review of change control documents
  • Approval of change control documents and quality notifications as assigned

b) Emerging Regulations and Technical Guidance

  • Keep abreast of emerging nutrition and issues to determine business impact, implications, and opportunities
  • Provide expertise and guidance on nutrition and regulatory affairs to marketing, product development, quality assurance, and commercial teams
  • Liaise with government contacts for day to day interpretation of various regulations and guidelines

c) Product Submissions

  • Responsible for the preparation and peer review of quality regulatory submissions for various markets to ensure timely approval
  • Responsible for the maintenance and timely completion of regulatory documents to support regulatory compliance in various markets

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary Degree in food science, nutrition or a related field
  • Minimum of five years experience in Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs in the food industry, preferably in meat or dairy manufacturing / processing industry
  • Proficient knowledge of food-related Canadian and US legislation, policies, and guidelines regarding food composition, nutrient content, and labeling requirements
  • Familiarity with CFIA, USDA and FDA requirements
  • Proficient knowledge in nutrition, food chemistry/composition and methods of analysis
  • Knowledge of impending government policies and initiatives with creative regulatory problem solving
  • Supervisory experience of teams would be a strong asset

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