Regulatory Manager

Job Reference Code: 0228

Location: MA

Salary: $90K-$110K+10%Bonus

Last Updated: 04/20/2017


The Regulatory Manager provides technical expertise to ensure USDA/ FDA compliance of company products and packaging, including impending regulations. This role will manage the tracking of all regulatory quality management programs and work cross functionally with other departments, such as R&D, production, marketing, as well as with sales people, vendors, and government agencies. The Manager will also directly lead a team of 3 Regulatory Specialists to achieve departmental and company goals.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements strategies and procedures to meet the requirements of the global regulatory environment
  • Manage and develop a team of 3 Regulatory Specialists
  • Assures regulatory compliance of all labels, cases and promotional material with applicable rules and regulations of USDA & FDA
  • Reviews and approves ingredient statements for regulatory compliance
  • Acts as SQF Certification Coordinator
  • Provides technical support to production, QA, R&D, sales, consumer affairs, and customers
  • Gains USDA approval on all applicable products and obtain extensions when required
  • Drafts and maintains all documentation associated with these functions: FDA, FSMA, State and Local regulatory compliance
  • Creates product specifications for all products and keeps them up-to-date
  • Maintains documentation of work as required
  • Maintains a safe working environment and participates actively in safety programs
  • Monitors all HACCP requirements and regulations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a BS degree in science, nutrition, food science, biology or related field
  • 1-4 years of related experience with a food or beverage company in regulatory compliance
  • Critical knowledge of USDA/ FDA / CFIA and export regulations
  • Strong knowledge of SQF Certification process, focusing on regulatory compliance
  • Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure, fast-paced, environment
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and motivating a staff




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