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Regulatory Specialist Food EMEA

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time but Part Time optional
Job ID:  3944

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


Job Description


In the role as the Regulatory Specialist Food you contribute significantly to ensuring Corbion’s "License to Sell" in EMEA region, with a strong focus on our Food portfolios. 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 Sr Regulatory Manager Food & Algae EMEA and report to the Regulatory Director EMEA.




1. 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 sometimes feed- ingredients

2. Participation in projects

  • Work on regulatory file development and submission
  • Act as regulatory knowledge center

3. Compliance

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

4. Communication

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


About You


  • A degree in food technology, nutritional sciences or similar
  • 4-7 years of experience in food industry or in consultancy
  • Accurate and organized way of working
  • Strong communicator standing for full regulatory compliance
  • Curious to learn about various product regulations and regulatory work within industry
  • Team player
  • Excellent in English, any other European language is a plus
  • Currently based within the EU


About Corbion 

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of € 1070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2400 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


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