Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Genesis Today - Austin, TX

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Domestic and International Regulatory Affairs Specialist Put your career and your success in top gear -- Join the Team of Genesis Today! Due to our phenomenal growth, we have an at once need for a Domestic and International Regulatory Affairs Specialist who is ready for a career changing adventure! Would you enjoy being part of a high impact team discovering the newest and most cutting edge natural ingredients? Seeing the materials your team sourced featured on national television and benefitting people ’s lives everywhere you look?

Creating many first to market healthy products? Helping to improve the health and lives of millions of people? If you qualify, and you answered yes, apply now! Join a fast growing brand of world class nutritional products and a favored supplier at Wal-Mart with exceptional distribution at Whole Foods, Sam°s Club, H-E-B, Target, and more.

Genesis Today has received numerous awards for its healthy products, has been recognized 4 years in a row on the Inc. 500 list and enjoyed an unprecedented 5 years in the top 10 on the Austin Fast 50. The company is profitable, debt free and catapulting to new heights! In our rapid and exciting growth, we are in need of a talented Domestic and International Regulatory Affairs Specialist to join our lean, hands-on team as we roll up our sleeves and charge ahead into another record-breaking year.

This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! TITLE: Domestic and International Regulatory Affairs Specialist FLSA STATUS: Salaried, Exempt REPORTS TO: President Reporting to the President, the Regulatory Affairs Specialist ensures regulatory compliance on brand packaging, marketing materials and other corporate documents and affairs pertaining to labeling and food safety including product export and oversee non-regulatory certifications, legal items as well as any other compliance item regarding product development and release. Essential duties and responsibilities: Provide regulatory advice, guidance and support mainly in the food/beverage and dietary supplement categories by reviewing product descriptions, marketing material, labels and claims to determine compliance with the rules and regulations of federal entities (e.g. DSHEA, FDA, FTC).

Review and comment on all outbound claims for substatiation, including web sites, labels, packaging/graphics, marketing and advertising materials, sales materials and sales messaging to ensure compliance with federal and state food/dietary supplement law requirements and regulations, including statutory prohibitions against misbranded and adulterated foods Assist in drafting, negotiating and reviewing a wide variety of documents, contracts and agreements, both legal and regulatory that strikes the right balance between achieving business opportunities and mitigating risks including registration and regulatory submissions. Oversee transposition of international standards into company product related requirements. Assist in the development of policies and standard operating procedures to implement Good Manufacturing Practices and Adverse Event Reporting. Inspections of processing equipment, facilities and food storage locations.

Seamless partnering with Genesis Today ’s Research and Development/Quality Control team to assist and counsel in the development of policies, procedures, product manuals, legal guidance documents, tools and training materials. Translates formulas for label ingredient statements and transmittals. Completes paperwork such as new product checklist to document all processes. Interpret clinical trial results as needed and research potential ingredients to assist in the development of new and proven claims for products; file those claims with the FDA.

Monitor and research new and existing food laws and related regulatory requirements domestic and internationally. Extensive research including 21 CFR, Dietary Supplements, regulatory compliance items for each state or country as needed, label compliance. Maintains appropriate degree of confidentiality; demonstrates ability to find creative solutions, diagnose problems and create and implement creative action plans regarding escalation of issues when necessary. Aid in the review process of raw material specifications to ensure consistency with food regulatory requirements.

Support all customer, regulatory and third party audits. Investigate, review and respond to a variety of legal disputes including customer complaints. Work with other legal representative to manage issues. Communicate effectively with employees on all levels; demonstrates effective time, organization and prioritization skills.

Keeps HACCP program up to date with new ingredients, processes, equipment or new products. Ability to handle a wide variety of legal and business issues across multiple disciplines. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines in a fast moving business environment. Delivers results: focuses on the critical few objectives that add the most value and channels own and others ’ energy to consistently deliver results that meet or exceed expectations.

International product registration and regulatory compliance of raw materials, product formulation, labels and marketing collateral, finished good testing, site license set up, registration for importation, etc. (sp. Canada, Korea, Mexico, Russia, U.K., etc.) Manage licensing agreements with raw material suppliers Manage trademark, provisional patent, and all patent process and applications including tracking renewals/ changes to law Perform other related regulatory requirements as requested. Education/Experience Minimum Requirements: To perform this job successfully it is essential to have: Four or more years of regulatory experience in the food industry including juice, beverages, dairy and dietary supplements for a major FDM brand Degree from accredited university preferably in food science, regulatory or similar 2-5 years ’ experience in food manufacturing (specifically labeling) Skills Proven knowledge and application of FDA and FTC guidelines Demonstratable knowledge of labeling compliance and proven collaboration with other departments to remain compliant as well as competitive Extensive experience working on marketing content such as press releases, ads, Trademark and other brand application processes Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken) Extensive and apt research ability Excellent communication skills and attention to detail; proven accuracy Must be able to work independantly Microsoft Office Suite Desired Requirements: Experience with patents and intellectual property Demonstrated self-starter and team building abilities Excellent problem solving abilities and time management Works well under pressure and fast-paced, deadline oriented environment Excellent speaking skill and ability to provide presentations About Genesis Today: Working for Genesis Today is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Recognized as the world leader in Superfruits and Superfoods, the company produces the finest, purest, wild-harvested liquid nutritional supplements, healthy juices, healthy snacks, and healthy ready-to-drink teas on the planet. With offices around the world and products available through the country°s leading retailers like Whole Foods, Sam ’s Club, Wal-Mart, HEB, Walgreens, and many more fine retail establishments. Genesis Today is one of the fastest growing companies in the country. Inc.

Magazine has acknowledged the company ’s incredible growth by ranking Genesis Today as the 4th fastest growing company in the massive health care industry. Genesis Today°s family of brands can be found at: Location: Genesis Today°s products are sold worldwide with offices in Austin, Texas (HQ). This position is based in Austin, Texas (HQ). Environment: Genesis Today takes pride in producing the finest, most efficacious Superfruit and Superfood products in the world.

Every Genesis Today Superfruit product delivers our customers a therapeutic level of Superfruits that produce a definite effect. We also take pride in our people and preserving mother Earth. Our company is green, deals with fair trade farmers, practices sustainable farming and our ingredients are organic and/or wild-harvested. Our offices use all non-toxic materials in our buildings and all of the windows in our offices open to allow fresh air to fill the workspace.

While we have a casual dress code, we maintain a professional environment. Our company values creativity, honesty, dedication, good old-fashioned hard work and recognition for exceptional results. Everyone has the chance to succeed at Genesis Today as demonstrated by several entry level people who have been promoted to senior level managers and are now owners in this fine Corporation. Our Commitment: Genesis Today offers a competitive compensation plan, including paid vacation and many other benefits, not to mention a great working environment and wonderful colleagues.

At Genesis Today we ’re dedicated to helping you achieve your personal and professional goals. See a place of exciting challenges and rewards. See a place where you ’ll feel empowered. See a place filled with creativity and unlimited opportunity.

See yourself here. Genesis Today is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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