Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Chr. Hansen A/S

Udlandet (øvrige)

Location: West Allis
State: Wisconsin (US-WI)
Country: USA

Do you want to help improve food and health around the world?
At Chr. Hansen, food and health is at the heart of everything we do and our natural ingredients are consumed by more than 1 billion people every day. As a global market leader in bioscience, we have the opportunity to address important global challenges such as food waste, healthy living and sustainable agriculture and we need the brightest and most passionate people on board to succeed. Want to join us?

A career with Chr. Hansen
Joining Chr. Hansen is your opportunity to make a meaningful difference while unfolding your career in a global setting. In each of our 32 global offices, you will be able to experience an agile organization that is proud to encourage an inspiring work environment and a collaborative culture full of passion to make a difference.

Our founder, Christian D. A. Hansen, was a true entrepreneur and that mentality is still very present and valued today – as we look for new talent to strengthen our team. We are always looking for people who can take charge, come up with new ideas and form their own work practice and methods.

Engagement matters to us, therefore we offer a work environment where cooperation and respect are the top priorities.

About the position / Who are we looking for
General Summary
This position works under general direction and is primarily responsible for responding to internal and external inquiries related to the company’s products and the regulations governing them.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities (* = Essential Functions)

    • * Researches and prepares timely and accurate responses to customer inquiries regarding the domestic and international regulatory status of products, specification, allergen and certifications.
    • * Assists in the operation of systems and procedures to ensure timely and accurate data collection, maintenance and delivery of consistent regulatory information throughout the organization.
    • * Communicates with government agencies (FDA, CBP, USDA, CFIA) on a regular basis regarding regulatory compliance of our products and processes.
    • * Monitors regulatory changes affecting company products and communicates to appropriate inter-company stakeholders.
    • * Supports the business unit division regarding securing registrations, certifications and regulatory dossiers for internal use and submission to government and 3rd party entities.
    • * Supports the sales team with assisting customers on ingredient regulation and labeling requirements.
    • * Support to 3rd party certifying body requests and audits (NGVP, OMRI, etc.)
    • *Sarty certifying body requests and audits (NGVP, OMRI, etc.)
    • upport to External Affairs Activities.
    • *Ability to conduct risk assessments and clearly communicate risk to Regulatory Affairs Manager, and the business units as needed.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English.
    • Ability to effectively communicate both in oral and written form.
    • Possess a basic understanding of international food law and regulations with focus on the Americas.
    • Must be a self-starter and be able to multi-task.
    • Possess an inquisitive mind and the ability to redirect or reword inquiries to various agencies to attain the required information.
    • Ability to assess broad impact of decisions, and where necessary conduct formal and informal impact assessments in collaboration with the Business Units and with the guidance of Regulatory Affairs Manager.
    • Ability to use ERP system (i.e. SAP) to access raw material information, formulas and/or processes.
    • Possess a working knowledge in Microsoft Office programs.
    • These characteristics are normally acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or technical area with one to three years regulatory experience.
    • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

      Working Conditions
      Working environment is generally favorable and in an office setting. Lighting, temperature and noise levels are adequate.

      Physical Demands
      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, keyboard and occasionally lift up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

      About the department
      HR and recruiting manager to provide this description

      We offer
      At Chr. Hansen, we offer a working environment where you can take part in setting the agenda. We might be a global organization, but we still have a local feeling and a collaborative culture allowing you to continuously develop both personally and professionally. Join us and take part in making a meaningful difference!

      Contact information and deadline for application.
      Read more about a career at Chr. Hansen here:

      • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
      • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
      • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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