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Labeling and Regulatory Manager, Quality Assurance at Land O'Lakes

Posted in General Labor 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: ARDEN HILLS, Minnesota

Job Description:

The agriculture and food industries are growing fast. With a variety of positions in a lot of different places, Land O’Lakes has just the job for you. Land O'Lakes, Inc., (www.landolakesinc.com) one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations spanning the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2015 annual sales of $13 billion, we manage some of the most respected brands including LAND O LAKES® Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition and WinField Solutions. To all the big thinkers, the leaders, future leaders, change makers, hard workers and everyone with a passion for doing something meaningful—we want you on our team. Land O'Lakes is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nutra Blend LLC is an industry leader in manufacturing and distributing quality vitamin, trace mineral, micro-ingredients, and antibiotic premixes for the feed industry.

The Labeling and Regulatory Manager, Quality Assurance has the primary role of overseeing compliancy with local, state and federal agencies which regulate the sale and distribution of animal feeds and medicated animal blends/feeds for three blending facilities. 
 
Additional functions include diet formulation, generation of work orders and tags for manufactured products.
 
Regulatory: Oversee and/or responsible for the VFD process and to ensure regulations are met, facility (medicated feed mill licenses) registrations with FDA, EPA reporting for all facilities and EPA product registrations; manages regulatory correspondence and stop sales on products.
 
Labeling: Responsible for the oversight, development and training of product labels to ensure they meet local, state and federal regulations/guidelines.
 
Formulation: Manage and assist the Neosho formulation team with new formulations or existing formulations that relate to bids, new blending opportunities, activation and deactivation of new/existing formulas.  Assist/manage new ingredient set ups.
 
Manufacturing support: Provide support and guidance in premix/product complaints, ingredient substitutions, production trouble shooting areas.
Lead assigned projects in continuous improvement projects, approve invoices for lab testing, printing of labels, etc.
 
Required:
Bachelor or higher in Agriculture, Animal, Food or Feed Science
Four or more years of progressive quality assurance experience; knowledge of regulatory requirements (FDA, State) and preventative quality systems
Experience implementing Quality systems
Strong analytical problem solving/root cause analysis skills
Knowledge of Feed Formulation
Management experience
Experience with labeling including AAFCO
 
Preferred:
Brill experience
Multi-species experience
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EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.