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International Regulatory Manager (Boise, ID)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Create, review and manage new and existing food product labels, develop nutritional fact panels for products, develop ingredient statements and ensures products meet appropriate FDA/foreign country labeling guidelines. Support Marketing, Sales, Quality Assurance, Purchasing and Operations on regulatory and compliance related labeling issues with special emphasis on Global International Regulatory and labeling. Keep abreast of domestic and international regulatory knowledge and share regulatory knowledge with others.  Manage third party certifications and licenses for manufacturing facilities.  May lead or participate in large cross-functional teams or projects that affect the organization’s long-term goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Regulatory, Labeling and nutrition support for Simplot businesses up to and including: foodservice, retail, joint venture and copack.
  • Responsible for the review and/or development of ingredient statements, allergen statements and nutrition facts panels.
  • Review package graphics for compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements, domestic and international.
  • Advise the Company on regulatory issues and opportunities for product claims that are compliant to or permitted by relevant laws and regulations
  • Provide regulatory guidance and answer compliance-related questions regarding food products for internal and external customers.
  • Review marketing materials and recommend regulatory-compliant and marketing-appealing language to maximize marketing opportunities and claims.
  • Provide the organization with technical guidance on matters pertaining to Domestic and International Regulations in the areas of Food Product Standards, Labeling, and Compliance.
  • Manage third party certifications as well as support and training for the manufacturing facilities to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain business licenses and certifications for Food Group manufacturing facilities.
  • Request, review and maintain supplier documentation supporting label information and regulatory requirements.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ year’s experience within the Food industry
  • Regulatory Knowledge of United States regulation relating to foods
  • Regulatory Knowledge of International regulations relating to foods preferred
  • Experience with Genesis ESHA Software

Job Requisition ID: 6944

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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