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If you're driven by the passion to do
something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for
you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up
Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American
homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are
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We’re determined to challenge the
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and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created
a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded,
speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers
every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to
learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the
workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing
our customers, but also about enriching you.
Apply and develop knowledge and experience of regulations, foods
and nutrition, and, as appropriate, scientific assessment to 1)
assure compliance of product formulas, labels and communications,
2) contribute to and advise Innovation & Renovation projects, and
3) understand the impact of regulatory proposals and changes,
through participation in internal cross-functional teams and
contributing to industry working groups in order to advise assigned
brands and businesses, and, as requested, across Nestlé USA
1. Demonstrate and
deliver on the Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Department (RSA)
1.1. Contribute to the Regulatory
1.1.1. by developing and maintaining internal networks to
effectively accomplish work, e.g., QM Managers, TAG Head,
Marketing, Legal, NHW Market Nutritionist, by developing and
maintaining external networks to effectively accomplish work, e.g.,
appropriate staff at FDA and/or USDA, staff at key trade and
scientific associations, and, as appropriate, contacts at
association member companies.
1.1.2. by effectively using Nestlé systems, policies and
1.1.3. by contributing to the maintenance of Nestlé systems,
policies and tools, as part of NCE and NQMS, and by identifying
opportunities for improvements to them.
1.1.4. by identifying potential regulatory issues and applying the
Regulatory Early Warning Event (REWE) process in consultation
with Regulatory Leadership Team
1.1.5. by assisting in training Associate Regulatory Specialists to
develop fundamental knowledge of regulations and Nestlé policies as
requested by the Regulatory Leadership Team.
1.2. Assure Full Regulatory
1.2.1. by applying knowledge and experience of regulations and
Nestlé policies to review and assure faultless compliance of a)
formulas, ingredients and any relevant processing procedures; b)
all required and optional label information, including claims; and
c) sensitive communications such as advertising, promotional
materials, websites, etc., in partnership with assigned
1.2.2. by obtaining any required registrations or approvals for
formulas or labels.
1.2.3. by contributing to the interpretation of existing
regulations and guidance to assure faultless compliance and
participating in the Nestlé USA policies for compliance.
1.3. Active Engagement in Innovation
1.3.1. by contributing effectively to I/R process from ideas to
preparation of launches; by providing regulatory perspective for
new and renovated products including labeling, claims, and
ingredients; by identifying and resolving regulatory hurdles as
early as possible; by assuring application of departmental policies
and actively supporting implementation of corporate policies
including NHW in the I/R process.
1.3.2. by applying a "compliance by design" approach to assure
Operations process capabilities are confirmed to deliver on claims
and product characteristics.
1.3.3. by supporting speed to market through contribution to
scientific and regulatory dossiers and registrations required by
regulation or Nestlé policy.
1.4. Engage in Regulatory
1.4.1. by participating in the Regulatory Environment Mastership
1.4.2. by representing Nestlé USA in assigned committees of trade
or scientific associations or other forums; by assuring early
knowledge of relevant regulatory trends such as nutrition, foods
and food standards, and labeling; by communicating the potential
impact of proposed regulations, and opportunities for alternative
interpretations of existing regulations;
1.4.3. by contributing to development of Nestlé USA positions
through application of knowledge and experience of regulations and
Nestlé policies; by participating in discussion with authorities on
specific issues as requested.
1.4.4. by supporting the Manager Technical Regulatory Affairs and
CT-RSA in development of Nestle positions in Codex, as
appropriate duties and tasks as assigned by Manager or
Anticipated travel: 5-10%
REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION
Requires BS/BA, preferably in nutrition and/or food science; MS/MA
preferred. BS/BA in another field with 3-5 years relevant
regulatory experience in the food industry could be
2+ years experience in the food industry, primarily in regulatory
affairs, regulatory compliance, nutrition or product
• Must be a results-oriented team player capable
of working in a fast paced environment with changing
• Must be a self-starter able to work with
minimal supervision, and able to perform under pressure and in
• Must be organized and detail-oriented, with
solid analytical and decision making skills.
• Must demonstrate strong verbal and written
communications skills, along with influencing and negotiation
skills, process knowledge in functional area, and an ability to
communicate regulatory and technical issues in lay terms.
• Must demonstrate effective interpersonal and
influencing skills, and be able to act in an appropriate role
depending on the situation - facilitator, contributor, leader,
• Must be proficient in Windows-based
applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access (preferred).
The Nestlé Companies are an equal
employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking
diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability or veteran status.