You care about what your work means to the rest of the world – so do we. Imagine what can happen when we work together. As part of the fast-paced and driven PepsiCo Global Regulatory Affairs team, you will be responsible for ensuring faultless compliance of ingredients, formulas and labeling for several brands within the Frito-Lay US Business Unit. This team is critical to the innovation/renovation process from ideas all the way through to launch. You will have the opportunity to interact regularly with many other functions including but not limited to product development, marketing, purchasing, and legal.
The primary focus of this position is to provide regulatory expertise to some of Frito-Lay’s most popular brands. This includes authoring ingredient statements, nutrition facts, substantiating complex claims and approving graphics that help consumers make informed choices about PepsiCo’s snacks. In this role you will be responsible for multiple Frito-Lay brands and ensuring the accuracy of the regulatory information in Frito-Lay databases, on final art work and in specifications. The position will involve work with a variety of R&D and cross-functional stakeholders, provide input on nutrition labeling, defining new claim territories and managing packaging timelines.
The position will require an excellent understanding and application of US Food and Drug Administration labeling regulations to assure the accuracy of ingredient statements, nutrition facts, allergen declarations and claims. As a Senior Regulatory Scientist, you must be able to think strategically as well as independently monitor, interpret and ensure compliance with US regulations today and into the future. Technical savvy and expertise with product specification and life-cycle management systems are critical to success in this detail-oriented compliance role. This role provides an excellent opportunity to expand existing regulatory expertise while honing technical skills working in the snack food category.
- BS in Nutrition Science, Food Science, Engineering or equivalent as minimum
- Minimum of 5 years regulatory affairs experience required, with strong knowledge of FDA and USDA food regulations
- Excellent computer skills and attention to detail
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Strong collaborating and influencing skills
- Ability to prioritize workload, balance multiple tasks, conduct calculated risk assessments and work independently
- Strong sense of urgency and commitment to meet aggressive timelines
- Previous experience working in product specification, regulatory and/or product lifecycle management software
Job Type: Regular
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