Junior Regulatory Specialist (m/f/d)




Key information

  • Publication date:

    02 juin 2023
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  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers' preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that 'engage your senses'. The Company achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

As Junior Regulatory Specialist (m/f/d) you will work within our Taste & Wellbeing Regulatory Department in a regional team unit operating in European Markets. You will be responsible for providing internal and external customers with regulatory consultancy by maintaining and enhancing customer information in relation to site and product certifications (i.e. Halal, Kosher, Organic, RSPO and others). You will be part of a supportive, diverse and responsible team which is already curious to meet you. 

This role is based in Kemptthal (Switzerland).

You will:

  • Provide internal customers (sales, operations, regional innovation and/or other regulatory teams) and external customers with consistent and compliant formula reviews and documentation in an expeditious timeframe to meet commercial, creation and research initiatives and customer expectations

  • Provide regulatory support in relation to current and future certifications for Europe

  • Collaborate with external certification bodies (ie. Auditors) and internal stakeholders (i.e. quality experts, operations, procurement)

  • Participate in Audits for certifications renewals (on site and/or remotely based on the needs)

  • Identify issues relevant to commercial opportunities and interact with commercial teams as guided to provide regulatory support

  • Maintain and manage request logs and utilize functionalities of internal SAP-based regulatory systems and databases

  • Implement routine processes and procedures

You have:

  • A Degree in a scientific field such as chemistry, food, biological or physical sciences

  • 1-2 years of regulatory experience in Flavours or Food or related industry 

  • Strong PC skills, including competency in MS Office products

  • Preferred working knowledge of industry and regulatory requirements and certifications

  • Basic understanding of components of appropriate business processes and internal systems

  • Basic knowledge of regulatory systems

  • Business Fluency in English is a must

  • Strong communication (both written and oral)

  • Problem-solving and proactive mindset

  • Customer focus and Drive for results

Your benefits in Kemptthal:

  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development

  • 40 hour working week 

  • Additional paid days off

  • Favorable pension fund contributions

  • Subsidized meals in the Staff restaurant / You benefit from a discounted catering offer (incl. lunch)

  • Sport and leisure club (amenities/showers on site)

  • Discounts at the company shop

  • Subsidized: REKA vouchers and SBB half fare travelcard

  • Worldwide private accident coverage and free choice of hospital

  • Worldwide private accident insurance

  • Additional family/education allowance


  • Givaudan