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Regulatory Specialist

Location: 

Buffalo, NY, US, 14213 Buffalo, NY, US, 14203 Buffalo, NY, US, 14203 Buffalo, NY, US, 14214 Buffalo, NY, US, 14213 Buffalo, NY, US, 14203 Buffalo, NY, US, 14213 Buffalo, NY, US, 14203 Buffalo, NY, US, 14213 Buffalo, NY, US, 14202

Req ID:  34073
Segment:  Quality & Regulatory

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Regulatory Specialist performs routine research and administrative functions to ensure RPC is in compliance with domestic and international food regulations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • ​​​​​​Administer and coordinate small projects, manage segments of larger projects, assist in defining project objectives, organize, and prioritize tasks and conduct necessary research. Interface frequently with various internal departments (e.g. Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering), suppliers, customers, and government/regulatory officials in accomplishing project milestones
  • Review and approve the ingredient, nutritional, and handling information on routine and customized product labels, while applying a thorough knowledge of food labeling regulations
  • Research both domestic and international regulations, interpret regulations in response to internal/external customer requests and departmental requirements
  • Respond to customer's technical questions about Rich's products that are received through the Help Line
  • Extract and enter raw material and technical information into computer system/databases, while ensuring data integrity and compliance with domestic and international labeling regulations
  • Assist in the implementation and administration of the company's Right Product/Right Label Policy, ensuring labels accurately reflect product formulas
  • Facilitate Product Registration/Certification Administration in various international marketplaces by interacting with government officials. Must be able to interpret food and registration regulations and determine applicability to Rich's. Coordinate completion of necessary paperwork and documentation.
  • Facilitate NAFTA/tariff compliance, while ensuring that Rich's products are correctly categorized for tariff calculations
  • Resolve routine, non-routine, and complex problems by applying extensive technical knowledge and experience
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and databases
  • Perform other related responsibilities as needed in order to support Rich Products Corporation's business objectives

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • BS in Food Science or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Strong PC / internet skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient with relevant software tools (e.g. Optiva, Accolade, etc.
  • Work well in a team setting
  • Strong communication skills

 

What are the typical decisions which this position must refer for approval?

Interpretation of food regulations may be reviewed with supervisor


SCOPE INDICATORS:

Contribute to completion of routine technical tasks
Potential errors can normally be overcome or modified with minimal impact to programs or schedules


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:           

Ability to sit for extended periods of time during the work day
Ability to communicate information verbally and in writing

 

 

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COMPENSATION

 

In accordance with state law, the rate or range provided is Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), reasonable estimate of the base compensation for this role. The actual amount may be higher or lower, based on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, shift differential, and location.

 

Annual Range/Hourly Rate

$58,565.00 - $79,235.00

 

 

 

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at hrhelp@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate resource groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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