Cargill Regulatory Compliance Specialist in Sto Tomas, Philippines

Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Responsible for applying mastery knowledge offood safety systems, regulatory and Cargill requirements across the business inall areas of Food Safety and Quality. Provides high level technical expertisein the area of focus. Understands regulations and changes and assess risk andopportunities related to specific scope of responsibility. Accountable forimplementing programs, processes and documentation related to regulatoryaffairs and compliance.

  • Maintains thorough knowledge ofregulations/requirements in specific areas of responsibility (e.g., labeling,licensing, permitting, registration) and keeps knowledge current as regulationschange over time.

  • Analyzes, reviews and interprets complexregulations related to food safety and quality.

  • Conducts review of data and processes related toregulatory functions to ensure compliance within scope of responsibility (e.g.,permit deadlines, label requirements).

  • Collaborates with Corporate Affairsand other functions on governmental issues to anticipate emergingregulatory issues and determine potential impact within the business unit

  • Provides internal training and support onadministrative or technical tasks related to regulatory functions.

  • Support/maintain communication tools andchannels and interacts directly with regulatory officials on routine topicsrelated to regulatory functions.

  • Leads a team to identify regulatory process and system improvements anddevelops approaches for sharing regulatory affairs best practices across theBusiness Unit.

  • Maintains regulatory and policy documentation.Creates and updates documentation on regulatory procedures and programs byincorporating clearly defined instructions.

  • Develops new processes, procedures and templates to manage complexadministrative regulatory tasks. Ensures all regulatory documentation is filedand maintained.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science field

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a specialist orsupervisor in quality and food safety system

  • Demonstrated technical and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated project supervision skills

  • Demonstrated organization skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing workenvironment

  • Ability to supervise multiple priorities

  • Ability to effectively communicate with diversegroups of people with varying levels of education

  • Ability to balance and achieve positive resultsin the areas of food safety, safety, quality, productivity, and cost

  • Able to travel when needed and work nights,weekends, when necessary

  • Capable to provide leadership/motivation toengage employees in the business

  • Change management skills; ability to identifythe need for and affect change across multiple businesses. Ability tocommunicate effectively and lead functional managers in making appropriate foodsafety/quality decisions

  • Working knowledge of quality systems supervision(like TQM or Six sigma)

  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft officesoftware (MS word, access, powerpoint, excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in food science or microbiology

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex problemsor system development

  • Demonstrated leadership and process controlmanagement skills and an ability to develop team members

  • Understanding of statistical process controlprograms

  • Experience dealing with customers or suppliers

  • Operations experience

  • Self-motivated

  • Experience mentoring people

  • Knowledge of multiple areas of quality and food safety

Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location Philippines-40-Sto Tomas

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: STO00416