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Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Hackensack, NJ at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job Description

Our client, is in the flavor and fragrances industry, looking for a Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist to join their staff.

Salary/Hourly Rate: 
up to $85K depending on experience

Position Overview:
 The Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist’s primary responsibilities are to implement and manage flavor regulatory-related activities in accordance with US FDA/FEMA guidelines, customer specific guidelines and various international regulations. This position also manages the TTB filings of Alcohol Drawback and related TTB functions. This will be accomplished by utilizing SAP, Symcom/EH&S information systems and in coordination with various internal groups locally and abroad. This position is responsible for the legal accuracy of all Drawback claims and related correspondence.

Responsibilities of the Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist: 

  • The Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist is responsible for independently preparing customer documentation to satisfy customer requests. Specific documents include: Natural Certification, FDA Certification, FEMA-GRAS Certifications, MSDS, Allergen Letters, Prop 65 Certifications, Food Grade Certifications, GMO Certification, BSE, Pesticides, Heavy Metals Certifications, Continuing Food Guarantee, Country of Origin Certifications, Customer Questionnaires, Nutritional Letters, Organic & Country Permissibility, NAFTA, Drug Master Files and other appropriate documents
  • Provide support to the Director of Flavor Regulatory and other staff members and be resourceful in attaining information and assistance to complete the various requests
  • The Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist is responsible for the retrieval of revenue paid for the use of tax paid distilled spirits in finished product materials
  • Responsible for the administration and disclosure of legally binding formulas and processes, which accurately identify the nature and composition of the above mentioned production materials to the Bureau of Tobacco and Alcohol (TTB)
  • Accountable for the accurate calculation, identification and dissemination of raw material values, restricted ingredient values, product yields and alcohol determinations with regard to formula disclosed to the TTB
  • Complete documents related to the TTB e.g. Flavor Ingredient Data Sheets (FIDS) for customers
  • Understand and prepare NAFTA certificates in compliance with US customs laws D
  • Participate on project teams responsible for providing guidance on regulatory issues and procedural recommendations to various groups within the company
  • Additional regulatory duties for the flavor division will be provided

Qualifications for the Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist: 

  • Requires a minimum of 7 years of regulatory affairs experience in the flavor or food/beverage industry
  • Thorough knowledge about flavor regulatory, legal affairs, and TTB requirements, is essential, including maintaining relationships with others who have such knowledge
  • Possess the ability to interpret applicable regulations
  • Proficiency in chemistry and mathematics is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in computer knowledge, including database management, spreadsheet creation, and internet navigation skills, and scientific/technical writing skills
  • Must be skilled in analytical thinking, highly organized, well equipped for changing tasks, and an independent worker
  • The Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist must be a team player and able to mentor others

Education Requirements: 

  • BS degree in Food Technology, Food Science, Food Chemistry or related fields. MS degree is preferred. Toxicology knowledge is a plus
  • Certifications and continuing education to ensure current knowledge of regulations, including US Customs/NAFTA requirements
  • Safety/Regulatory Training Requirements US FDA/USDA Regulatory Training US OSHA MSDS regulations 

Benefits: Eligible for Atrium Care Package

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