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Kemin Industries Regulatory Affairs Associate in Des Moines, Iowa


Position Overview

Kemin is seeking a dedicated Regulatory Affairs Associate.This position is focused on the petfood and rendering industries and supports Kemin's North American technologies and formulas. Under limited supervision, this position prepares regulatory submissions such as amendments, supplements, and annual reports in accordance to local regulatory requirements. In addition, they will accurately populate and maintain the databases and trackers in real time. May represent Regulatory Affairs on project teams, as more experience is acquired.

We Are Kemin

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us. We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century. Committed to feed and food safety, Kemin maintains top-of-the-line manufacturing facilities where over 500 specialty ingredients are made for humans and animals in the global feed and food industries, as well as the health, nutrition, and textile markets. We provide product solutions and options to customers in more than 120 countries.

A privately held, family-owned and operated company, Kemin has more than 2,300 global employees and operates in 90 countries including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Prepare registration dossiers, amendments, monthly reports, and supplements for submissions to regulatory authorities with limited supervision.

  • Provide input to support the assessment for changes regarding all manufacturing/testing facilities for the market.

  • Under limited supervision, may represent Regulatory Affairs on team projects, as they gain knowledge.

  • Understand regulatory requirements and relevant government regulations in the region, as well as stay current on regulatory issues affecting Kemin products in these countries.

  • Evaluate and research any submission deficiencies, additional information or testing as requested by regulatory authorities.

  • Follows and maintains an environment of food and feed safety in compliance with rules and regulations, as applicable.

  • Other duties as assigned to support the IPRA team.

What we require of you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific background with 3-5 years related experience preferred.

  • Degree should be in biosciences/bio engineering (e.g. chemistry, biology, microbiology, biomedical, biochemistry, animal health, animal nutrition, agriculture, veterinary, or other related fields of study).

  • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software.

  • Fluency in English is required (additional language(s) is a plus).

  • Familiarity with regulations in the region is a plus.

  • Excellent attention to detail required, reliable, highly motivated, ability to work independently and interacts well in a team environment.

  • Possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated good technical writing skills, ability to present ideas effectively.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, demonstrated prioritizing, planning and project management skills.

  • Experience in reviewing and evaluating scientific literature with demonstrated ability to analyze and assemble/synthesize scientific information from many sources, including identification of information gaps and future research needs.

Your work week:

  • Up to 5% domestic travel may be required.

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time and consistent use of a computer. May need to lift up 10 lbs on occasion.

What’s in it for you:

  • A competitive financial package- in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, 401k match program, and paid vacation and holidays.

  • Robust health and wellness support- we are proud to offer a fitness reimbursement (for your whole family!), an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.

  • Continued learning opportunities- Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.

  • The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

  • Opportunities to support our valued educators- Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.



LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date1 month ago(8/21/2020 12:04 PM)

Job ID2020-6408



Position TypeRegular Full-Time