Clemens Food Group

Regulatory Data Specialist

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Regular Full-Time
1st Shift


Build your career. Challenge the process. Collaborate & Engage.

Build your career with Clemens Food Group and be a part of an exciting, collaborative, team environment.

At Clemens Food Group, we want you to constructively challenge and have your ideas heard.  We are looking for diverse individuals who push the limits and think outside the box!

Clemens Food Group realizes that our team members are the key to our success. Come be a part of our team and see your ideas in action!


Regulatory Affairs & Labeling

Provide support to Regulatory Manager for label, nutritional, & compliance requirements.

Provide formula & process review for adherence to regulatory standards & compliance.

Become proficient in Genesis nutritional software; develop ingredient & nutritional statements for new or revised products.

Verify that USDA label approval matches the label prior to printing

Provide direction to purchasing on go-ahead to print labels

Attach generic approval and label image to Resource in ERP system

Create labels within labeling system (EZLabel, Label view)

Verify accuracy of translations on labels

Submit labels to USDA and follow up on label submissions

Prepare & complete generic label approvals on new & revised products.

Maintain Regulatory electronic database, label approval file, and completed label file.

Verify graphics on boxes (keep refrigerated, safe handlings, USDA bugs)

Ensure accuracy of labels received from outside parties (ingredient statements and nutritional claims) 

Set up Accusort Information with ERP system

Provide support for ongoing sales & customer technical information requests & GDSN activities & inquiries

Prepare test labels for Product Development Samples 

Provide support with the channel, sales, & commercialization teams for regulatory documentation & needs

Complete child nutrition formulation sheets

Review & prepare information for GDSN customer (specification) portals.

Rectify discrepancies between Protean, Generic Approvals, Genesis & One Page Specifications

Be a resource to respond to customer technical & regulatory requests

Perform formula checks for regulatory adherence of restricted ingredients


Product Development

Conduct new Item Shelf Life Testing (execute testing protocol, sample creation, data entry and analysis

Execute testing and development of new fresh or value added pork items.

Execute data collection and evaluation of new products in connection with production launch

Identify & prepare new raw & finished product specifications.

Verify first production runs and customer-specific requirements

Prepare customer samples of in-development products

Coordinate testing ingredients with vendors for new ingredients.

Prepare and conduct samples for sensory testing

Write the summary reports, recommendations, and initial conclusions from the tests conducted.


Technical Support

Provide input on equipment selections impacting product or process 

Participate in and provide support for customer meetings and visits

Participate and provide technical support for sales competitive product reviews 

Provide technical support to sales team

Provide input on opportunities for research that would provide cost reduction, customer value, or primal utilization



Team CFG

Attend and participate in Level 1 and 2 initiatives as subject matter expert when required

Attend and participate in bi-weekly R&D staff meeting

Provide technical support to team members within R&D & other departments

Attend webinars on regulatory updates and position-related best practices

Support the training & usage of Genesis Nutritional Software within R&D and FSQA.



The knowledge of basic animal science, food science, biology or other agricultural science experience developed through BS, MS or other related experience.
Basic computer skills for excel, word, access, and power point.
3-5 Years of Food R&D, quality or food safety and /or exposure to Food Regulations is preferred 
Must be a self starter 


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