Associate Manager, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs

Chicago NW suburbs, IL

Posted: 02/22/2021 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 58.21MR

Job Description

Associate Manager, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs

The duties of the Associate Manager, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs will include:

  • Oversee and manage Quality Document Administrators (QDA) – assign work, conduct training, lead team meetings, review performances, support professional development and other activities as needed
  • Lead quality and regulatory compliance for food ingredient portfolios per regulatory requirements (FDA, USDA and other domestic and international regulations)
  • Address quality and regulatory assessments of new product introductions and product launches
  • Monitor new regulatory developments by domestic and international regulatory agencies relevant to our products and services
  • Deliver regulatory presentations at application development, sales and quality assurance meetings
  • Participate and update work related to regulatory activities in internal regulatory departmental meetings
  • Support in ingredient safety and efficacy preparation and submission with regulatory authorities
  • Monitor and maintain scientific library on safety and efficacy studies of our sweeteners, flavor enhancers and other ingredients

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Harris-Rigas at

JO:  58.21MR

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Advanced scientific training (MSc. or Ph.D.).  Ph.D. preferred
  • Experience in food or feed science and regulations
  • Capacity to lead and work in team environments
  • Training in food science and food technology, food processing, food regulation is desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Detailed, analytical and efficient in making decisions
  • Experience in technical presentation and technical dossier preparation is desirable
  • Able to negotiate and work in a team environment
  • Proficient in MS Office programs
  • Ability to post or share articles on LinkedIn
  • Some business travel as needed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Harris-Rigas at

JO:  58.21MR

Meet Your Recruiter

Mary Rigas
Section Manager/ Sr. Technical Recruiter

I specialize in connecting talent within the Food and Beverage Industry and proud to be part of CPS, Inc., which is on Forbes Top 20 Recruiting Firms list for 2017.

Being a manager and senior recruiter in the Food & Beverage group, our specialties include product development, quality, nutrition, regulatory, sensory, flavor development and application from entry level to executive.

I am part of a team of seven which provides more positions for candidates to consider and more candidates for client companies to consider.  We pride ourselves in building long lasting relationships and assisting both candidates and client companies in achieving their goals.

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