EMQA & Regulatory Affairs Manager (f/m/d)


Become part of the growing Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory team at one of central Europe’s leading functional food and health companies. We are looking for a self-motivated EMQA & Regulatory Affairs Manager with a burning passion for health and nutrition. Help us develop revolutionary foods to improve our customers’ lives and performance! As fitness food pioneers, our mission starts afresh with each new product. This approach requires heavy innovation stemming from a passion for food and fitness. Foodspring stands for quality and safety, and we require the best minds in their respective fields to ensure that the products meet our standards. Want to contribute to a dynamic company culture? Change the lifestyle of an entire generation? Then you're in the right place!


An wen du reporten wirst: Eric Schmidt – Director Quality, Food Safety & Regulatory Affairs
Team: Quality, Food Safety & Regulatory Affairs


So, what can you expect to work on?
  • As EMQA & Regulatory Affairs Manager at foodspring, your responsibilities are to ensure that our products meet the legal and quality & food safety requirements in all our current and future markets and that our external manufacturers are compliant with Mars Inc.’s External Manufacturer Quality Management System.

  • You will report into the Director, Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Affairs.

  • You will hold a key responsibility in our ambitious goal to have all our markets covered with specific artworks/labels, which means direct involvement in the label creation process as well as being responsible for the notification of supplements in different countries.

  • You will assess external manufacturers, audit them, monitor their performance and follow up on complaints and issues.

  • You will also provide support to our marketing and sales representatives with a pragmatic and hands-on mentality when it comes to finding a way to promote our products.

  • You will work closely with our Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Affairs Managers as well as colleagues from various departments at foodspring, such as the Operations Team, the Customer Success Team, and the Product & Innovations department.

  • Additionally you work closely with Mars EDGE to make sure all relevant Mars Inc. standards will be implemented.

  • You keep a close track of legislative developments and updates, and up-and-coming areas of opportunity within the nutrition industry.

  • Your role is key to ensure that new products and our existing product portfolio meet strategic, commercial, and qualitative goals and to achieve this you need to create good relationships with internal and external stakeholders.


What you offer us:

  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements in food and/or supplements, including the use of health claims. You love to keep updated in legislation and frequent further trainings will help you to acquire the needed knowledge in relevant fields.

  • You have a relevant education (e.g. food chemist, nutritionist or food science, lawyer)

  • Proof of sufficient experience in a similar position in an international company (regulatory and/or quality & food safety, minimum of 1 year).

  • You have first audit experience.

  • Ability to work in partnerships and collaboration with business partners, manufacturer, and regional regulatory affairs, as well as other stakeholders.

  • Strong results-orientation, ability to execute multiple tasks effectively and sense of urgency.

  • Capacity to analyze, interpret and synthesize on regulation and guidelines.

  • You are a good communicator and accustomed to creating and holding presentations.

  • You are fluent in German and English, both speaking and writing.

  • You are comfortable working in a high-paced, start-up environment.


What we offer you:

At foodspring, benefits mean much more than a competitive salary and company discounts. We support the growth of our core asset - our people - by offering individualized learning and growth plans for all foodspringers to support them in building their careers. We also believe in the power of feedback: we have the habit of 3 feedback check-ins per year. 
We feel very strongly about work-life balance and understand individual needs and expectations vary; as part of our hybrid working setup, we allow foodspringers to balance their presence between our modern and fully renovated office in the heart of Berlin, and the comfort of their own home.
But wait, there is more! Not only will you be part of a high-performing company where you can learn from the best, you will also have the opportunity to make a real impact on the future of healthy nutrition by working on unique and exciting projects, such as expanding into additional countries and developing innovative food for the foodspring community.
We are not just a place to work; many of our employees build strong friendships that will last a lifetime and help them to call Berlin as their new home. With around 200 employees coming from 24 countries – 53% of us are female, 47% are male – and thanks to activities organized by our social committee, we strive to continuously create an inclusive, open and friendly culture where every foodspringer can truly be themselves.


Make an impact and apply now!

If you have any questions, please email the team at jobs@foodspring.com. For more information about us as an employer have a look at our career page: https://www.foodspring.de/en/jobs

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