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Senior Regulatory Technologist

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

At Kerry, we lead the industry to a better understanding of how emerging global trends influence how and why people buy and consume products. Consumers demand more transparency in what they eat and drink, while expecting food producers to be compliant with the law. Regulations are key for building consumers’ trust and raising the integrity of the global food, beverage and pharma industries. Working with Kerry means you’ll have access to the best knowledge and expertise to give you a competitive edge.

Key responsibilities

  • Support and maintain “best in class” service for Kerry customers that reflects business needs and supports group policies
  • Generate and manage technical documents (accurately and to tight time scales)
  • Product Specifications (Standard and Customer Specific)
  • Allergen/Intolerance Data
  • Nutritional Data
  • Ingredient Declarations
  • Key Performance Data
  • Develop an understanding of Food product labelling requirements,
  • Develop an awareness of Health and Nutrition Claims Legislation
  • Develop an awareness of Organic Legislation
  • Develop an Understanding of suitability checks for raw materials, e.g. Halal, Kosher, RSPO etc.
  • Be familiar with Food Industry structure Develop effective working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Liaise closely with other internal departments
  • Maintain awareness of all proposed and pending new food regulations
  • Coordinate response to customer specific regulatory documentation.
  • Advise on issues impacting the industry
  • Obtain essential skills in order to coach or conduct training of colleagues as required
  • Support development of new products in accordance with customer, regulatory and industry requirements

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Food Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 2- 4 years of related experience
  • PC literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience in SAP and Optiva systems an advantage
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in a Language other than English would be an advantage (especially French, German, Arabic)

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