Scientist, Regulatory Affairs
CA - ON
- Scientist, Regulatory Affairs in Don Mills, ON, CA.
- 4 month contract.
- Focus on the regulatory experience in a consumer/food products company with labeling and in-depth knowledge of Food & Drug Act and Regulations (including NFP Regulations).
- More on regulatory related experience - ingredient line development, nutritional panel development and not in quality/quality systems
- Responsible for understanding and application of relevant regulations, policies, guidelines (e.g. Food and Drug Regulations, Guide to Food Labeling and Advertising, NHP Regulations, Processed Product Regulations, Advertising Standards of Canada Code, Organic certification, Kosher certification, etc.) to support business and compliance goals.
- Create ingredient listing and nutritional facts panel for finished products in accordance with regulations.
- Review and approve nutrition and regulatory components of packaging artwork, label copy, advertising, promotional and educational materials, to ensure accuracy and compliance of claims, ingredient and nutritional statements, etc. to government regulations, and client corporate policies.
- Integrate nutrition and regulatory guidance and insights into total business strategy to help drive competitive innovation agenda, accelerate growth and protect base business.
- Assist with regulatory compliance of all client products through the government approval process.
- Assist client Consumer Services Department with consumer concerns and inquiries.
- Completed Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition or related field.
- Strong technical background in nutrition science, with minimum 3 years’ experience in a consumer/food products company.
- In-depth knowledge of Food & Drug Act and Regulations (including NFP Regulations), Guide to Food Labelling and Advertising, Processed Products Regulations, consumer Packaging & Labeling Act.
- Able to rapidly develop an in-depth knowledge of client products and business operations.
- Requires team and individual leadership skills in complex nutrition and regulatory matters.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Excellent organization and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
- High standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
- Must be familiar with Canada regulations