Senior Regulatory Specialist (Food Safety & Product Integrity Center)

Job Location: ​Alba (CN)

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

 

We are currently looking for a talented Senior Regulatory Specialist who will ensure that our product recipes are compliant with applicable local and international regulations as well as internal Ferrero standards.

 

You will work in a highly dynamic and international environment within Ferrero, joining our Product Integrity Recipes Team inside the Group Food Safety & Product Integrity Center with the following tasks and responsibilities.

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Regulatory compliance & technical scientific evaluation of new industrial & experimental recipes and compliance assessment due to regulation changes;
  • Technical and regulatory interpretation of regulations/standards and their application;
  • Creation of technical documentation for labeling purposes and to support requests (e.g. from authorities, customs);
  • Technical scientific support to the Legal Department on matters related to labeling and claims;
  • Support product development by regulatory guidance and assessment;
  • Nutritional information calculation and management to support product design and product labeling;
  • Maintenance of accurate, up-to-date records and databases and ensuring data integrity;
  • Management of workflows in dedicated electronic systems (e.g. Devex);
  • Project management related to regulatory processes as well as initiation and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives within the area of responsibility.

Who we are looking for:

 

Requirements

 

  • Master’s Degree in Food Science/Technology, Food Chemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy or similar;
  • At least 5 years of working experience in an international environment (Food Industry, ingredients, chemical, cosmetics, consumer goods) with background in Regulatory Function;
  •  Strong communication skills & able to communicate complex subjects in a concise way;
  •  Excellent cross-functional collaboration;
  •  At ease in dealing with ambiguity and change;
  •  Fast learner;
  •  Analytical skills, precision, proactivity, curiosity;
  • Relationship management with different stakeholders, international mindset;
  •  Willing to relocate in Italy and in other Countries;
  •  Full availability for business trips.

 

IT Skills

 

  • Excellent command of PC (Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Knowledge of Devex is a plus.

 

Languages

 

  • Fluent in English;
  • Italian and other languages are considered as a plus.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.