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Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager



Santa Fe, NM, USA · Santa Fe, NM, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024
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Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager

Job ID 293733 Date posted 06/10/2024 Location : Santa Fe Mezapa, Mexico Category FOOD SAFETY QUALITY & REGULATORY Job Status Salaried Full Time

Cargill’s size and scale allows us to make a positive impact in the world. Our purpose is to nourish the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. We are a family company providing food, ingredients, agricultural solutions and industrial products that are vital for living. We connect farmers with markets so they can prosper. We connect customers with ingredients so they can make meals people love. And we connect families with daily essentials — from eggs to edible oils, salt to skincare, feed to alternative fuel. Our 160,000 colleagues, operating in 70 countries, make essential products that touch billions of lives each day. Join us and reach your higher purpose at Cargill.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Food Safety Regulatory Affairs Manager will interpret complex regulations as they apply to products, financial and other processes, practices, and procedures in the assigned region. In this role, you will investigate and resolve complex compliance problems, questions or complaints received from other units of the company, customers, and government regulatory agencies. You will develop strategy for proactive advocacy, assess the risk and opportunities related to regulations, influence minor changes and effect pertinent changes in the region.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure business activities comply with regulations and laws and work with regulatory agencies to provide guidance and advice.
  • Examine current regulations and assess and prioritize emerging trends in food safety and quality to determine the current and potential medium-term impacts.
  • Provide thought leadership in Regulatory and Scientific Affairs area in the region including midterm and long-term emerging issues.
  • Inform and advise leaders on regulatory issues and changes that could potentially affect the business or the company’s freedom to operate.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • In-depth knowledge of human food and food additives related regulatory affairs.
  • Experienced in product registration in food and food additives.
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English)
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten years of related work experience.
  • Experienced in influencing senior stakeholders.

Key Behaviors

  • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments.

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