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Regulatory Specialist

Company: Georgia Nut Company
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Georgia Nut Company (GNC) is a food manufacturing company that combines classic recipes with state-of-the-art equipment and technology to provide consumers with both everyday confections they love and innovative snacks that continue to drive our industry. Founded in 1945, GNC has been a family owned business for over four generations, bringing forth new ideas and driving the entrepreneurial spirit of the company into the future. Our mission is to create a pleasurable eating experience for our customers by offering high quality confections and snacks while maintaining an unrelenting commitment to excellence.Role OverviewROLE SUMMARY The Regulatory Specialist is responsible for supporting both internal and external customers as it pertains to regulatory functionality. The role will help manage and prioritize customer needs and requests including specifications, questionnaires, labeling, kosher, nutritionals, etc. The specialist will also work cross-functionally to support R&D and sales, and will help ensure finished products meet all regulatory requirements.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Review all raw material specifications for current and new products. Upload all documentation into SharePoint and keep current on an annual basis, including documentation that is part of the SQF system Database, keeping the Database up-to-date. Develop labeling, ensure all regulatory requirements are met, and update label register as required. Manage customer requirements and documents based on priority established by manager. Ensure documentation of all regulatory records and files are complete and accurate. Develop regulatory strategies on submission standard documentation to achieve departmental and organizational objectives. Upload raw material, formula, and other required data into Genesis database. Create product specifications, create and test labels in Bartender System, and review/approve artwork. Support internal and external customers by providing the requested documentation via customer portals such as TraceGains, ReposiTrak, and others. Monitor compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA regulations, GFCO, Non-GMO Project Verified, Organic, etc.) Prioritize and coordinate SharePoint workflows in order to achieve department objectives. Assess proposed regulations and implement the communicated new requirements from the management team to the organization. Perform other duties as assigned by manager. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS 2+ years of regulatory experience required. Bachelors of Science in Nutrition, Food Science, Biology or related discipline preferred. Associates degree or equivalent work experience will be considered. Experience with nutrition and labeling database software i.e. Genesis, etc. Strong organizational and critical thinking skills. Ability to work cross-functionally and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects. Strong communication (written and oral) and customer service skills. Ability to demonstrate effective change leadership. Build strategic partnerships to further departmental and organizational objectives. PERKS! Competitive Compensation 90% paid health care, dental, vision, supplemental 401K Program (5% match) Laid back work environment and a fun, collaborative company culture! Casual Dress Code 9 Paid Holidays Gym Membership Discount Employee Luncheons and Holiday Parties Employee Referral Bonus Program Associate Recognition Program Continuous Education Reimbursement Paid Paternity Leave Bereavement Pay

Keywords: Georgia Nut Company, Skokie , Regulatory Specialist, Other , Skokie, Illinois

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