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Manager of Regulatory Affairs & Supplier Management
Posted on 11/12/2022
Lehi, UT, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5 -8 years experience in Compliance leadership and Regulatory Affairs roles
  • Thorough knowledge of Compliance Management systems, statistical analysis, and establishing a vendor compliance program
  • Formulation and labeling creating experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge of FDA and USDA labeling regulations
  • Ability to effectively interpret regulatory guidance and regulations-regulatory and food law knowledge with CPG experience
  • Demonstrated experience in developing strategy and ensuring budgetary alignment
  • Proven experience in providing service to internal stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills with the ability to conduct presentations comfortably to large and diverse audiences
  • Strong relationship-building and interpersonal skills, and attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities
  • You understand the art of nuance and have the ability to align other functional leaders and teams around vision. Confident in presenting to executives on fast-moving programs
  • Changemaker with a bias for positive action
  • Team player and highly motivated to make a difference
  • Demonstrated capability for problem-solving, decision-making, sound judgment, assertiveness
  • Flexible and agile; able to pivot to changing circumstances and business demands
  • Self-motivated & self-sufficient
  • You're passionate about our mission to eliminate food waste and create a better food system for all
  • Sedentary work; involves sitting most of the time
  • Frequent movement around warehouses and manufacturing facilities is necessary
  • Regular work with computers, including keyboards, mouses, and screens
  • Regular use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablet
  • Establish the vision and organizational framework for a comprehensive vendor/supplier compliance program
  • Review and establish vendor/supplier agreements in regards to on-time performance, product quality, operational, and stakeholder/Dept. Specific KPIs and partner with suppliers on improvement plans
  • Establish a framework for supplier data monitoring, contract enforcement, and execution of site and process audits for new and existing suppliers according to Approved Supplier SOP
  • Ensure all critical supplier processes are established and under control through the use of capability analysis, risk management, and monitoring processes
  • Establish a robust system for vendor/supplier non-conformances and consumer complaints resolution with an emphasis on a closed-loop root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Use a data-based approach to analyze, trend, and prioritize plan of action to drive improvement in supplier performance and customer satisfaction
  • Undertake ongoing monitoring of vendors to safeguard against reputational, financial & fraud-related risks
  • Partner with supply chain, transportation, and merchandising leaders to set measurable improvement targets for critical suppliers and participate in critical supplier reviews on a regular cadence
  • Work with Quality Leadership and Finance Teams to create a pipeline for tracking supplier/vendor deficiencies and performing chargebacks
  • Serve as the point person in the development and implementation of the supplier/vendor compliance and management programs
  • Ensure all supplier and product documentation are up to date in compliance with regulatory and company requirements in the electronic repository platform
  • Develop a regulatory compliance program for food labeling, marking, and packaging requirements as it relates to labeling and packaging regulatory requirements
  • Conduct routine product and label verification audits and provide feedback regarding FSQR performance to merchandising team and suppliers
  • Ensure product and vendor/supplier approvals are conducted in accordance with company standards and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure compliance with all product related regulatory and specification requirements (including but not limited to FDA, Gluten Free, GMO, net weight content, the development and verification of Nutritional Facts Panel information and associated ingredient and allergen statements, Kosher, Halal, Organic, USDA/FSIS, NSF, REACH, P65, TSCA, and other related regulatory components)
  • Participate in and implement/effectively communicate new legislative initiatives or new regulations across the organization
  • Serve as the point of contact for all Supplier and Company initiated recalls, withdrawals, and business continuity activities
  • Backup Food Safety Practitioner and other related FSQR Programs as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Experienced user of Google Suite. Advanced Excel proficiency is a plus
Imperfect Foods

1,001-5,000 employees

Sustainably sourced food delivery
Company Overview
Imperfect Foods is on a mission to eliminate food waste and build a better food system for everyone.
  • Free Imperfect credit
  • 401(k)
  • Competitive Pay
  • Stock Options
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance
  • Parental Leave
Company Core Values
  • Bring an Appetite: We’re ready. We work eagerly and with clear purpose. We always look for new, better ways to do things and are committed to improving ourselves and our work.
  • Lead with Heart: We believe that taking good care of ourselves and bringing positive, collaborative energy is half the battle.
  • Be Imperfect: We believe what’s different about us is what makes us valuable, and that personal and team growth are fueled by learning from mistakes.
  • Use the Whole Carrot: We believe all resources are valuable and should be used with care. We strive to cut waste in all its forms.
  • Grow the Movement: We instill a contagious passion for our mission in those we manage and serve. We constantly seek ways to up our game—signups, hiring, and beyond!