Regulatory & NPD Specialist

Location: Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: almost 2 years ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice
Contact name: Maeve Fahey
Contact email: maeve.fahey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

This innovative R&D facility based in Wicklow are a market leader in their space. A position has arisen for an NPD/Regulatory Specialist to join the team. The role reports to the Technical Manager.

The Role

Duties and responsibilities of the NPD/Regulatory Specialist include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and set up manufacturing and formulation specifications for each of the company products and private label products
  • Work alongside contract manufacturers in achieving NPD and product enhancement targets
  • Identify new product ideas, drive and manage the concept development for new products
  • Conduct a market analysis of key competitors' ranges to determine opportunities
  • Assure full compliance of ingredients, formulas and packaging materials with laws and regulations in countries where they are sold
  • Manage and improve regulatory processes, ensuring efficient, accurate and timely delivery of technical documentation to international customers
  • Issue mandatory labelling for products and approve final artwork and text for product packaging to ensure it meets or exceeds regulatory requirements
  • Develop relationships with international customers to facilitate continued/improved business relationship

The Person

The ideal candidate will have qualifications & experience in the following:

  • BSc in technical area, such as nutrition, food science, biology or chemistry required
  • 3+ years experience in NPD with food products
  • Specific knowledge on labelling, food additive and packaging material compliance, and claims regulations
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with good initiative and a proactive approach to work
  • Organized approach with a strong technical aptitude

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 6321885 for a confidential discussion.


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