Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Regulatory Data Coordinator

    Job Locations US-CA-Ontario
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/1/2018 2:30 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-1039
    # of Openings
    2
    Job Field
    Technical Services
    Targeted Job Start Date
    4/1/2018
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    First Shift
  • Overview

    Advice the company on nutritional issues and product development opportunities based on or supported by nutritional needs and desires of consumers. Work with manager to establish, and gain senior management alignment with internal policies on Regulatory standards and practices, including labeling claim support standards and practices to be followed across all brands. Determine the ingredient statement and the nutritional facts for all new and existing products and approve change forms.

    Responsibilities

    • Make sure that the company meets all labeling requirements with USDA, FDA, FTC and AMS Child Nutrition Program.       Contact USDA or FDA with any questions that arise.
    • Consultant to both internal and external customers, sales representatives and other plant personal on product and labeling information.
    • Proof formulas, nutritionals and specification sheets.
    • Provide advice and assistance to all departments in regards to related regulations.
    • Calculate and finalize all child nutrition labeling requirements.
    • Coordinate with QA concerning new product information.
    • Assist with proofing labels
    • Supply co-packers with necessary information to meet USDA/FDA label requirements and/or complete the government paperwork for them.
    • Attend classes, technical seminars and reads technical periodicals as required to keep informed of developments in the Research & Development field.
    • Participate in cross-functional review of all assigned categories.
    • Work closely with R&D on determining standards of identity, claims, and preparation instructions.
    • Ensure that all labels and packaging comply with USDA and FDA regulations.
    • Coordinate timely approvals for labels and promotional materials with Legal, outside counsel (as needed), Marketing, and Packaging.
    • Coordinate the development of all new labels and USDA approvals as needed
    • Work in numerous computer programs: Word, Excel, Product Vision, JDE and Microsoft Outlook.
    • Other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • BS in Nutrition or Food Science.
    • Must have at least 5 years of directly related regulatory compliance, quality assurance or product development experience.
    • Experience with FDA, USDA and Child Nutrition labeling regulations and Research and Development.
    • Solid understanding of nutritional trends, regulations and policies.
    • General passion for nutrition.
    • Have the ability to develop appropriate protocols and execute complex nutritional calculations.
    • Proven Supervisory Experience.
    • Interpret multiple regulations and or federal guidance documents.
    • Must have basic knowledge of international labeling regulations (Mexico, Canada, South America, and Asia).
    • Must be detail oriented (proofreading).
    • Computer literate.
    • Must have the ability to Multi-task.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work within deadline.
    • Expert Knowledge of specific database programs.

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