Specialist Regulatory Affairs

Requisition ID:  182416 
Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 
Job Category:  Food Safety Regulatory Affairs 
Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%
Job Type:  Full-Time
 
Country: Canada (CA) 
Province: Ontario; Alberta  
City: Mississauga, Calgary
 
Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  
 
A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 
 

Ready to Make an impact?

Focus on regulatory support for commissary operations and national food safety programs.. Provide regulatory review to ensure compliant labels for commissary or store made products
and related selling materials.  Support established food safety compliance programs (recall, SFC licencing, incident management).

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

Focus on regulatory support for commissary operations and national food safety programs.
Provide regulatory review to ensure compliant labels for commissary or store made products
and related selling materials.  Support established food safety compliance programs
(recall, SFC licencing, incident management).     

  • Provide label review and regulatory solutions for products packaged or prepared for Sobeys businesses
  • Perform regulatory assessment of new products and recipe substitutions by providing nutritional and labeling expertise  
  • Develop and implement programs to support the labeling compliance framework for commissaries
  • Support projects and initiatives that achieve regulatory (federal/provincial/municipal) requirements of commissary and store prepared products
  • Lead the maintenance and administration of SFC Licences
  • Provide regulatory information packages and regulatory training for relevant personnel
  • Liaise with government agency inspectors regarding product complaints and inquiries
  • Support the administration and execution of the national recall program
  • Keep abreast of emerging regulatory issues in and participate in trade association meetings
  • Support the national Regulatory Affairs program as required

What you have to offer:

  • An Undergraduate Degree in Science and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience supporting manufacturing operations and administering regulatory programs
  • Moderate knowledge of Canadian food regulations, food labeling and SFC licencing
  • Moderate experience with incident and recall coordination and dealing with regulators  
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite, and databases
  • Moderate knowledge in nutrition, food chemistry, product composition, and methods of analysis

 

At Sobeys we require our teammates to have the ability to adhere to a hybrid work model that requires your presence at one of our office locations at least three days per week. This requirement is integral to our commitment to team collaboration and the overall success of our office culture.

 

We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally. 

Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by our organization nor monitored for accuracy. 

We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure the selected candidate is paid fairly and competitively. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process. 

 

Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, life, short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid Vacation and Days-off

 

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.