Job Title : R&D Regulatory Associate (Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements)
Location : North Brunswick, NJ
Job Type : Fulltime
Description : This role is focused on supporting the compliance products / ingredients for our dietary supplement business.
This exciting position within the R&D organization will be accountable to support new product launches. This position provides ongoing regulatory maintenance of existing products, while striking a balance of driving compliance while simultaneously meeting business needs.
Cross-functional collaboration with colleagues within R&D and from other departments (e.g., Sourcing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Marketing, etc.
is required on daily basis. This role will be a great opportunity to make an impact to an exciting and emerging VMS category of product!
Essential Job Functions :
Works with sourcing team on Regulatory technical documentation in support of our raw materials / nutritional dietary ingredients / Finished product (botanicals / minerals / vitamins / specialty items)
Collect and collate regulatory documents from suppliers / vendors, internal Supply Chain group, QA, QC
Creates technical documents relevant to various finished dosage form such as Tablet, Capsule, Powder drink mix, Ingredients etc.
Manage from a Product development perspective the aspects of technical specifications and regulatory approval of dietary ingredients & finished product at customer requirement Perform detail review of New and existing product formulas to ensure accuracy of raw material ingredients & its technical documentation.
Develop Formula Specifications and Supplement Facts in collaboration with Product Development team, Marketing and Quality Assurance departments.
Maintain accurate project information & related Documentation in collaboration with the Senior staff members in department of proper documentation for new formula and product development projects.
Work with R&D Director to generate new formulation documents and New / Existing raw material.
Confirm feasibility of formulation and all relevant technical information
Ensure ail technical regulatory documentation align as per customer requirements with relevant project
Support all New Product Development regarding identifying and qualifying raw material suppliers and participates in supplier meetings Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience :
Bachelor's Degree in Science & Regulatory Affairs with strong understanding of nutritional ingredients
Experience with managing projects of different complexities.
1-3 years of experience in research and development involving new formulations
Familiarity with Good Documentation Practices and regulations for Food & Dietary Supplement industry
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities;
Strong comprehensive written and verbal communication skills Proficient in a subset of basic tools : Excel, Word, Power Point Ability to work independently or collaboratively.
Must be able to lead projects that require cross- functional collaboration.
Must have the ability to learn quickly and excel in a fast-paced environment.
Must have attention to detail.