Company: The Wonderful Company LLC
Position Offered: Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Job Description : From farm to table, The Wonderful Company is a privately held $5 billion company committed to offering high-quality, healthy, and iconic brands such as Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Halos, FIJI Water, and POM Wonderful. We’re looking to make the world a healthier place through an uncompromising commitment to the well-being of our employees and their families.
The Wonderful Company is seeking a Regulatory Affairs Specialist to assist with domestic and international food and beverage regulatory work for all of its privately-held farming and food and beverage companies. The Regulatory Affairs Specialist will be part of the Regulatory Team and will report to a Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs.
The Regulatory Team is part of the legal group at The Wonderful Company and advises The Wonderful Company and its affiliates on labeling, advertising, product registration and licensing, claim substantiation, food safety, recalls, product development, pesticide and chemical tolerances, and other areas of regulatory compliance, while helping the businesses expand and reach their business goals.
A Day In The Life at Wonderful:
-Review U.S. product labels (including ingredient statements, nutrition facts, nutrient content claims, health claims, romance copy and other statements provided on pack) for regulatory compliance.
-Monitor and track current FDA regulations and warning letters related to food labeling, nutrition, claims and food safety.
-Summarize and help interpret U.S. and international regulations and guidance documents related to labeling, nutrition and claims.
-Maintain and organize substantiation and documentation for label and product claims.
-Develop and maintain compliance tools and resources (e.g., decision trackers, internal reference documents, pesticide and ingredient spreadsheets, FSMA checklists, etc.) by reviewing content and entering data.
-Maintain and update nutrition information for U.S. and international products, such as confirming appropriate calculation methods by country, calculating nutrient content per serving and 100 g, checking rounding rules, etc.
-Assist the Regulatory Team with process improvement and data management, including the development and maintenance of labeling checklists, brand reference guides and SOPs.
-Research, summarize and compile documents published by government agencies to support comment writing or other regulatory strategies.
-Summarize and review microbiological data to meet regulatory reporting requirements.
Your Contribution to Wonderful:
-Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, food science or related discipline preferred.
-Formal course work or seminars in labeling, claims, and food safety preferred.
-Working knowledge of FDA labeling laws and regulations. International regulatory knowledge a plus.
-Two years’ experience in domestic regulatory affairs at a consumer packaged goods company preferred. However, no industry experience is required. We are willing to train the right candidate!
-Positive and self-starter attitude with a strong sense of urgency.
-Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively within the Regulatory team and with cross-functional partners.
-Solutions-oriented team player capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), including the ability to communicate complex regulatory and scientific issues in simple terms.
-Superb organizational skills and high attention to detail.
-Demonstrated excellent judgment and common sense.
-Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
-Desire to excel and grow within the Regulatory team.
-Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.
-Proficient in MS Office Products (i.e, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Visio.
-COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless candidate has a legally valid exemption.
Wonderful’s dedication to you:
-Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7 online access to a physician), Vision, Dental and 401k with match eligibility -Opportunities for development and internal mobility -Manager and leadership training, biweekly L&OD webinars, and eLearning offerings -Companywide problem solving and continuous improvement training -Wonderful Giving (com) – allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice -Company focus on wellness and health including virtual yoga and mindful meditation classes
Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Wonderful Company is a privately held $5 billion company dedicated to harvesting health around the world through its iconic consumer brands. The company’s 10,000 employees worldwide are committed to bringing consumers everywhere the freshest, most wholesome pistachios, citrus and pomegranates; bottling the finest water and wines; and creating colorful bouquets that are sure to touch the heart. This commitment is reflected in the company’s market share: Wonderful Pistachios® is America’s No. 1 tree nut and America’s fastest-growing snack; Wonderful® Halos® is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America; POM Wonderful® is the No. 1 100% pomegranate brand in America; FIJI® Water is America’s No. 1 premium imported bottled water brand; JUSTIN® Wine has the No. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon in California; and Teleflora® is the world’s leading floral delivery service.
The Wonderful Company’s connection to consumers has health at its heart and giving back at its core. The company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $1 billion invested in environmental sustainability; $65 million in charitable giving, education initiatives, and innovative health and wellness programs each year; and $143 million toward the construction of two charter school campuses in California’s Central Valley.
To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and its core values, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To view the current Corporate Social Responsibility report, visit www.wonderful.com/csr.
The Wonderful Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.