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Regulatory Specialist


Buffalo, NY, US, 14213

Req ID:  23883

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


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


  • Administers and coordinates small projects or manages segments of larger projects, assisting in defining project objectives, organizing and prioritizing tasks and conducting necessary research.
  • Interfaces frequently with various internal departments (e.g. Marketing, Purchasing, Engineering), suppliers, customers and government/regulatory officials in accomplishing project milestones.
  • Reviews and approves the ingredient, nutritional and handling information on routine and customized product labels, applying a thorough knowledge of food labeling regulations.
  • Researches both domestic and international regulations, interpreting regulations in response to internal/external customer requests and departmental requirements.
  • Responds to customer's technical questions about RPC products that are received through the HelpLine
  • Extracts and enters raw material and technical information into computer system/databases. Ensures data integrity and compliance with domestic and international labeling regulations.
  • Assists in the implementation and administration of the company's Right Product/Right Label Policy, ensuring labels accurately reflect product formulas.
  • Facilitates Product Registration/Certification Administration in various international marketplaces by interacting with government officials, interpreting food and registration regulations and determining applicability to RPC. Coordinates completion of necessary paperwork/documentation.
  • Facilitates NAFTA/tariff compliance, ensuring RPC products are correctly categorized for tariff calculations
  • Resolves routine, non-routine and complex problems by applying extensive technical knowledge and experience
  • Maintains accurate, up-to-date records and databases


  • BS in Food Science or related field with industry 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
  • Travels regularly (up to 10% of time)

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 if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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