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Regulatory Senior Scientist

Requisition ID 8358
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Regulatory 
Recruiter AR1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Our Manitowoc, WI location creates Condensed Natural Smoke and Cooking Method Flavors, in the Smoke and Grill business unit for Kerry customers and brands.  The Manitowoc, WI facility is big on reputation and pride, individual respect, consideration and basic family values.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Regulatory Affairs professional to join Kerry Taste & Nutrition supporting existing and innovative products across the Smokes & Grills portfolio.


The Senior Scientist will be part of the broader North American regulatory affairs team with responsibilities for planning, preparing, and submitting regulatory dossiers to the relevant authorities in the area of smoke technology and other flavor ingredients. The candidate will work within the strategic vision for the regulatory function through understanding the clean label landscape in which we operate developing novel regulatory solutions to maximize business success.

Key responsibilities

The successful candidate will work under the direction of a team manager and is responsible for the creation, handling, storage and retrieval of various documents related to Kerry finished products. In addition, the Regulatory Specialist will have a day-to-day working relationship with R&D, QA, Customer Service, Purchasing, and Sales.

  • Maintain product information systems for Technical Data System (TDS), Nutrition program, labeling programs, percentage range program, Allergen program, Kosher Certificate program, customer specification program and any product related research programs.
  • Manage and enter product data into the MAPICS databases for finished product and raw materials.
  • Process customer requests for product documentation.
  • Assist in the development of customer and product related information.
  • Secure confidentiality agreements with customers and prepare formula disclosures
Qualifications and skills

There are a few requirements you need to be successful in this job:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or Advanced Degree) in Food Science or another scientific discipline
  • 3+ years’ Regulatory experience in the food, beverage or phara industry primarily in product safety regulatory affairs, regulatory compliance. 
  • Must have knowledge of biological and chemical nomenclature. smoke technology and other flavor ingredients.  Smoke and Grill – knowledge of different woods and chemical coming off the woods would be an asset. 
  • Be a self-starter.  Able to pick up processes in system and trouble shoot issues for products (i.e. formula management and how to facilitate through the system for commercialization)

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Green Bay
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton

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