FOOD Compliance Specialist (Regulatory Affairs)

  • Location
    Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

I have a new opportunity for an SRA Contractor to join a major FMCG company based on the Slough Trading Estate.

As a Contractor in Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, the Senior Regulatory Specialist performs a variety of regulatory activities related to raw materials, finished products, product registration, labelling, claims, packaging, and regulatory database management to ensure compliance with applicable food and other product-related laws and regulations.

£25.64 per hour

14 month contract

Sept/Nov start

Full time

The Role:

  • Has responsibility for assuring ingredients, formulas, labelling, and packaging are in full compliance with laws and regulations;

  • Has responsibility for assuring claims are in full compliance with laws and regulations;

  • Proactively monitors regulatory activities in the region; determines current and expected regulatory status of new ingredients and additives; researches interpretations regarding the safety and acceptability of products and ingredients, and assures that SRA databases are up to date and contain the best current information; works internally (including with cross-segment partners) and externally to address and influence proposed regulations to preserve Mar's freedom to operate;

  • Participates on project teams, anticipates regulatory issues and works with legal counsel, consultants, suppliers, and trade associations and external partners to clarify and resolve these issues;

  • Leads SRA projects, and assists on more complex projects, some with global scope and impact;

  • Leads the regional deployment, compliance to and reporting on SRA internal standards and processes as well as supporting internal and external audits.


  • Degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Biology, Chemistry or Pharmacology

  • Technical experience in regulatory affairs with food products, This includes excellent knowledge on European food legislation

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