Job Description

Our client is a North American company growing extremely quickly. They’re best known for their super-friendly staff and exclusive products. Presently, they are searching for a Regulatory Affairs Specialist to join their team.

Responsibilities

Product information

– Update and maintain our internal product knowledge (PK) tool

– Manage product testing (nutritional, caffeine, allergens) of all our teas

– Generate nutritional fact tables (NFTs) for all products (tea and food) and circulate to relevant teams

– Support product information initiatives or revamps as needed

Product certifications

– Apply for certification for all products (i.e. organic, kosher, fair trade)

– Maintain certification documents and follow-up with vendors as needed

– Manage store organic certifications and resulting corrective actions

Product Labelling

– Work on labelling projects relating to tea, food and beauty

– Review product information and regulatory components of all product labels and packaging artwork (i.e. tea, food, and beauty products) to ensure compliance of claims, ingredient and nutritional statements, certifications and standards

– Maintain current knowledge base of existing and emerging regulations, standards, or guidance documents

– Manage label creation and process for all in-store bulk labels

– Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

– Bachelor of Science in nutritional health, nutritional science, or related field

– Experience in a food regulatory environment

– Understanding of Canadian and US food labeling standards

– Bilingual (English & French)

– Strong attention to detail

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– Strong organizational skills, able to multitask and prioritize workload to meet deadlines

– Ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced environment

– Excellent analytical skills

– Proactive problem-solver

– Team player willing to roll up your sleeves to get the job done

– Ability to work independently

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