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Regulatory Specialist I (20003753)

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 9/27/20

Job Description

Regulatory Specialist I Job Description

Job Summary:


Provide tactical regulatory and nutrition expertise to help bring Innovation and Renovation (I&R) projects to the market through effective communication with Marketing, Legal, Purchasing, Quality Assurance and Technical Services. Use technical knowledge of national pet food regulations in the area of responsibility to further NPPC goals and minimize negative regulatory impact upon the business. Utilize strong communication and influencing skills in conjunction with understanding of state and federal governmental affairs to promote the business interests of NPPC. Represent NPPC to federal (FDA) and state regulatory authorities (AAFCO).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide regulatory assessment and guidance as a member of product development teams in the creation of science-based product claims using knowledge of state and federal regulations
  • Provide technical expertise, risk assessments and solutions for product labeling, nutrition and regulatory issues. Participate in various claims review discussions to provide broad-based labeling and nutrition guidance/risk assessment for NPPC brands.
  • Review packaging, labeling and other materials for state and federal regulatory compliance
  • Support Innovation and Renovation initiatives by continual interaction with key departments, such as; Brand teams, Legal and PTC from product concept through finalization. Provide tactical regulatory input and risk assessment for claims
  • Provide regulatory and technical guidance to assist with export document preparation for NPPC Intermarket & Export
  • Assist RSA team with writing regulatory position statement

Basic Qualifications:

B.S. or B.A. in Nutrition, Animal Science, Biochemistry, or related sciences field or relevant experience in a heavily regulated area such as Pet Food,

Food, Feed, Pharmaceutical, Chemical or related field


1-3 years of professional work experience


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Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...