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Director of Regulatory Affairs - West Coast

Company: CPS, Inc. (Food & Beverage Division)
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Director of Regulatory Affairs
West CoastThe Director, Regulatory Affairs at CPS, Inc. will serve as the leading expert in Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, overseeing all facets of U.S. and international regulations (EU, CAN, AUS, and others), alongside the management of 3rd party certifications for our entire product portfolio. You will establish credibility through your expertise in navigating complex regulatory landscapes, demonstrating exceptional leadership skills by building and mentoring a world-class team. Additionally, this individual will drive best practices in regulatory compliance and actively shape new product innovation, leveraging their strategic mindset and extensive nutrition and regulatory knowledge to ensure product integrity and market compliance.Key Responsibilities:Serve as the key Regulatory Affairs liaison for all innovation projects, offering expertise in nutrition science, scientific substantiation for claims, and regulatory complianceDrive strategic regulatory guidance, identify and evaluate regulatory risks, mitigations, and contingenciesSimplify complex regulations, directives, and guidance into easily understandable information for consumers and stakeholdersStay updated on emerging trends and developments in domestic and international policies and regulations within our industryEngage in scientific and professional associations to advance CPS, Inc. s Nutrition & Regulatory agendaMentor and train the Regulatory team to ensure ongoing competence in quality systems and regulatory mattersEnsure compliance with US Regulations by interpreting regulations and science to support claimsOversee regulatory approvals and processes for ingredients, products, packaging, claims, and communicationsManage regulatory aspects of projects to meet timelines and deliverablesRepresent the Regulatory function, collaborating with Marketing, Sales, International Sales and Supply Chain leadersLead regulatory activities ensuring compliance with US, European, Australian, and other relevant requirementsCultivate relationships with internal and external stakeholders, collaborating on plans and solutionsSafeguard business trade secrets internally and externallyCoordinate and prepare regulatory responses to authorities
requests for informationKnowledge / Skills / Abilities:Proficient in managing intricate regulatory challenges impacting products, ingredients, packaging, and claimsApply sound judgment and decision-making skills, rigorously testing assumptions and facts while remaining aligned with available information and potential outcomesAnalytical expertise around current processes and adept methodologies that identify efficiencies and achieve objectivesProficient in exploring diverse perspectives and solutions to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes, fostering a culture of collaboration and win-win scenariosExceptional attention to details and strong communicator
written and verbal; Embraces innovative and unconventional thinking, complemented by a deep understanding of scientific and Food & Beverage trends, vital for effective leadershipBasic Qualifications:10+ years of experience in Regulatory Affairs and Food Safety within the Food & Beverage sectorMinimum 6 years of leadership experience developing and driving high performance teamsProfound expertise in regulatory and food law spanning State and Federal levels (FDA, USDA, DPHS, FTC), and international standards (CFIA, FSA, FSANZ, EU), including familiarity with third-party certifying organizations in the Food & Beverage industryIn-depth comprehension of cGMP, FDA guidelines, and multinational regulatory normsExtensive understanding of the regulatory and political environment impacting the Food and Beverage industry**If you d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O Sullivan at kosullivan cps4jobs.com.JO: 144.24KO#LI-KO1

Keywords: CPS, Inc. (Food & Beverage Division), Los Angeles , Director of Regulatory Affairs - West Coast, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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