Regulatory Affairs Manager
The Regulatory Affairs Manager, US will be part of the North American regulatory team focusing on Innovation. The role will support the formula and label compliance with a focus on creative solutions to regulatory challenges in the areas of labeling, artwork, product claims, etc. in the US. The position will supervise two Regulatory Specialists with all US product labeling projects. The Regulatory Affairs Manager will also be responsible for compliance activities related to other product categories than Energy, such as alcoholic beverages.
Essential Job Functions:
- Ensure regulatory compliance thru generation of accurate label elements and reviewing product
- artwork for accuracy and consistency.
- Collaborate with external parties (legal counsel, government authorities) to ensure that products are
- legally compliant.
- Lead artwork development projects by coordinating with Graphics, Innovation and Project
- Management teams.
- Provide input on formula development to meet regulatory & claim requirements.
- Conduct category and product research to provide support to the Innovation and marketing effort.
- Building Brand specification to retain brand positioning and formula specifics.
- Ensure that the internal regulatory department database for new products is kept up to date with all substantiation documents pertaining to labeling, artwork, product claims and regulatory research.
- Assist Director with the development of internal regulatory policies and best practices to retain knowledge, improve accuracy and streamline processes.
- Keep abreast of the regulatory environment and communicate potential impact of new or revised
- B.S. with 7+ years of regulatory experience, including labeling, registrations, formulation/ ingredient compliance. Regulatory experience in alcoholic beverage industry a must.
- Industry background: food & beverages, alcoholic beverages, dietary supplement
This person needs to be:
- Highly organized with great attention to detail.
- A self-starter able to work independently, as well as in teams.
- A multi-tasker capable of working in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
- Creative and resourceful, able to see what is relevant and ask the right questions.
- A strong leader able to apply regulatory knowledge both strategically and operationally.
- A strong communicator with the ability to present regulatory and technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)