Job Description


This role will be a 7 month contract covering for an employee going on FMLA leave in early April. Need contractor to start in October for overlap/training. 

High preference if candidates has regulatory or CPG experience.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Provide regulatory compliance and nutrition leadership and support for Danone businesses, working closely with cross-functional partners. Must have demonstrated proficiency to interpret food labeling regulations and laws and identify viable creative solutions to support innovation and growth.

Regulatory compliance and label creation and artwork review (70%)
*     Create Nutrition Facts Panels and ingredient lists for applicable products 
*     Provide consumer-facing label reviews and guide Creative team on label design
*     Approve raw material and finished good nutrition information and data
*     Interpret US and international regulations for foods to ensure regulatory compliance 
*     Review and approve packaging, advertising, website and communication materials
*     Register products, maintain and submit documentation and invoices from state regulatory agencies
*     Coordinate efforts for internal and external requests of technical product information
*     Substantiate and align product claims for compliance and ensure documentation in place
*     Manage internal nutrient database by assuring robust nutrient data from suppliers, USDA and chemical analysis
*     Lead documentation control and system testing for regulatory team

Business Building & Growth (30%)
*     Influence regulatory direction and drive strategy on cross-functional teams at all points in the stage-gate process
*     Apply nutrition expertise to identify nutrition opportunities and guide strategic nutrition direction
*     Support substantiation of product and nutrition claims and product naming in new areas
*     Collaborate with product developers to evaluate supplier data for new or new ingredients
*     Monitor food labeling regulatory activity; assess business opportunities and impact to brands

Education and Experience
*     Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Biology, Food Science, or related scientific field
*     2+ years of experience in a Regulatory Compliance (food labeling) role with a CPG food manufacturer or ingredient supplier; experience in food labeling for nutrition-focused products (dairy, cereals, bars, shakes, meals) and/or supplements 
*     Demonstrated proficiency to interpret U.S. food regulations and strong ability to navigate international labeling regulations 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  
*     Knowledge of food composition as it relates to food labeling 
*     Scientific proficiency and ability to understand science-based regulations and communicate scientific topics to various functions, including marketing and legal 
*     Ability to handle complexity, multiple projects and requests, and short timelines
*     Strong drive for results and ability to bring projects to completion
*     Good judgment, decisiveness, and interpersonal skills
*     Comfortable with labeling databases, computer software and systems
*     Detail oriented, accurate and excellent record keeping skills
*     Comfortable with ambiguity and problem solving
*     Strong written and oral communication skills

Application Instructions

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