Regulatory Affairs Specialist

at Shearer's Foods
Location Massillon, OH
Date Posted June 25, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


You already LOVE us

Shearer’s is a privately held producer, leading co-manufacturer and distributor of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer’s brand, and other private labels. Ranking number one in private brand and contract manufactured salty snacks, as well as the number two supplier of private brand cookies and crackers in North America, you love our products, although you may not be familiar with our name!  We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to embrace significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 12 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at .

Regulatory Affairs Specialist 

At Shearer’s, we provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), frequent and thorough sanitation practices, social distancing, daily temperature checks, as well as virtual interviewing options.  Safety is our absolute priority.

Your seat at the table

Currently, seeking a Regulatory Affairs Specialist to join our Regulatory Team to perform a variety of regulatory tasks and procedures related to Nutritional Labeling, Graphic Compliance Review and 3rd. Party Certifications.  Tasks will include:

  • Assistance with Organic, Kosher, Gluten Free Certified, Non GMO Project Verified and other programs.
  • Provide support with labeling, claims, and product specifications to assure FDA regulatory compliance.
  • Provide regulatory input to Product Development partners.
  • Effectively communicate regulatory reasoning and appropriate recommendations on regulatory positions.
  • Participate in special projects and team meetings across the organization.

Perform other regulatory related assignments as needed

What you bring to the table

Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Animal Science, Nutrition or related field is required.  At least 3-4 years of experience in regulatory compliance within food industry is required.  Familiarity in food law, regulations and claims is strongly preferred. Must be highly organized, detail oriented and able to multitask.  Must be able to work in a fast paced, ever-changing work environment.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.  The successful candidate will be  able to demonstrate a history of sound judgment and critical thinking in resolving previous workplace challenges.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required and experience with ESHA Genesis Nutritional Program is a plus.

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer’s, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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