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Regulatory Affairs Specialist Food & Algae

Job Category:  Regulatory Affairs
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2211

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.



The Corbion Sustainable Food Solutions division works side by side with the leading FMCG food companies in various food markets such as the Meat & Alternative Proteins, Bakery, Confectionery and Savoury food markets to enable them to adapt and anticipate consumer needs globally. We strive to become their essential partner in product development, by bringing in our expertise and delivering scientifically proven, transparent solutions that improve the performance of their products, enhance shelf life and guarantee food safety.


Our Algae Ingredients division develops and produces microalgae-based food ingredients Corbion offers sustainable and healthy alternatives to fish oil in aquaculture and to traditional food ingredients.


 Job Description


In the role as the Regulatory Specialist Food & Algae EMEA you contribute significantly to ensuring Corbion’s "License to Sell", with a strong focus on our Food & Algae portfolios. Using your experience in the food and feed industries, you proactively enable Corbion to maintain products in the required markets and to introduce new products. In addition, you provide input to enable efficient regulatory decision-making and support innovation.  You will work closely with our Regulatory Manager Food & Algae EMEA and report to the Regulatory Director EMEA.




 Support the business

  • Make statements on regulatory positions
  • Do Regulatory Freedom to Operate reviews
  • Handle ad hoc regulatory issues for (new and existing) food and feed ingredients


Participate in projects

  • Initiate and lead regulatory file development and submission for food and algae business
  • Manage food contact projects
  • Act as regulatory knowledge center



  • Conduct regulatory compliance evaluations for food and feed products.
  • Identify strategic market/country combinations on basis of risk assessment and make sure these combinations have license to sell



  • Manage communication with consultants and industry experts
  • Represent the regulatory function on cross-functional product innovation teams


About You


  • A degree in food technology, nutritional sciences, chemistry, or similar
  • At least 5 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs in the food industry in EMEA; feed experience would also be ideal
  • Knowledge of product innovation and business processes
  • Strong customer service, communication and organizational kills
  • Team player with experience working on cross-functional teams
  • Currently based within the EU


About Corbion 

What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.


As a company where day-to-day priorities and decisions are shaped by a shared purpose and vision, we enjoy a working environment energized by empowerment and opportunity. By joining Corbion, you can be part of :


  • A culture open to great ideas wherever they come from, and where your work can make a real difference in the world
  • An organization that values diversity of thought, background and experience
  • A company ready to invest in you, helping you grow toward your personal ambitions
  • A workplace that’s friendly and informal, while being focused and professional
  • An international team small enough to stay agile, but large and talented enough to make an impact today, and for future generations


Our corporate values – Collaboration, Care, Courage and Commitment – define what it takes to overcome obstacles and create the sustainable breakthroughs the world sorely needs. As a member of the Corbion team, you’ll see these values put into action every day, and you’ll have the chance to make your own unique contribution to our collective achievements.


Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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