Regulatory & Technical Quality Specialist

The Regulatory & Technical Quality Specialist provides support for all activities and products with NWC ensuring all products and consistently held to our world class standards.

Friday November 8, 2019

Monday November 25, 2019

Nature’s Way of Canada wants you to join our growing company and team. We are currently searching for an experienced and talented Regulatory & Technical Quality Specialist to join the Canadian Quality Team. This position will be based out of our Dartmouth head office in Nova Scotia.  Nature’s Way is known world-wide as a leading provider of high quality natural medicines and nutritional supplements, including an expansive line of herbs, nutritional oils, probiotics, and multivitamins.
 
Conveniently located in Burnside, we offer a competitive salary, Group Benefits Plan, free on-site parking, generous employee purchasing discount, an hours’ paid lunch each day and a $250.00 annual Fitness Spending Account.
 
Reporting to the Regulatory & Technical Quality Supervisor, this role provides support for all activities and products with Nature’s Way Canada (NWC) ensuring all products are consistently held to our superior/world class standards while communicating and interacting effectively with other departments (Quality, Research and Development, Marketing, etc.) to obtain necessary information for product registrations.
 
Regulatory Affairs
  • Provide regulatory guidance to the company on compliance with Canadian regulatory requirements including but not limited to the Natural and Non-Prescription Drug Regulations, the Food and Drug Ac, the Food and Drug Regulations, the Safe Food for Canadians Act and associated guidance documents issued by Health Canada
  • Provide regulatory guidance to the company on appropriate standards and regulations as they pertain to consumer packaged goods and their advertising including the Competition Act and associated guidance
  • Provide guidance to company on product development and competitive insights based on review of the regulatory and competitive landscape
  • Review proposed new product formulations for conformity to Canadian regulatory requirements.
  • Communicate and interact effectively with other departments (Quality, Research and Development, Marketing, etc) to obtain necessary information for product registrations
  • Prepare and submit product license applications for Natural Health Products in Canada.
  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of a formula, batch record, and label so that the information can be accurately portrayed in regulatory filings
  • Create and maintain documentation necessary to support regulatory filings
  • Perform regulatory review of raw materials and vendors for use in manufacture of NWC products.
  • Collect, document, and report on adverse reactions
 
Technical Quality
  • Perform quality review of raw materials used for NWC products. 
  • Create and maintain finished product specifications for natural health product and foods that are produced for Nature’s Way of Canada.
  • Perform Out of Spec (OOS) investigations
  • Prepare stability study protocols as necessary and/or review stability data from contract manufacturers
  • Select and approve test methods and contract labs used for NWC products
  • Investigate, document and trend customer complaints and identify appropriate corrective action.
 
Qualifications
  • Post-secondary education is required; with a focus in science and/or legal studies considered an asset
  • Minimum of 3 years’ regulatory or quality experience is required
  • Experience working with Natural Health Products, pharmacies, food or medical devices considered a strong asset
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required
  • This position requires someone who is self-motivated, detail-oriented and a strong problem solver
 
WHAT WE OFFER
 
It is Nature’s Way of Canada’s philosophy to inspire and promote a physically and emotionally healthy workforce. To enhance the health of each Associate and their families, we've created an environment to foster our philosophy. All eligible Associates receive:
  • Competitive pay and paid-time off
  • Comprehensive Group Benefits Plan for Associates and their families
  • Wellness initiatives that promote a healthy lifestyle
  • A Group RRSP plan with company match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Educational assistance and ongoing-training
 
TO APPLY
If you have been consistently recognized as dynamic, positive and energetic finance professional and you are interested in making a sizeable contribution to an industry leader with your skills and proven experience, please apply for this position by sending your cover letter and resume, quoting your full name and competition number NWC1920 in the subject line, to CareersCanada@naturesway.com.
 
This posting will close Monday, November 25th 2019
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Nature’s Way of Canada.  We will contact those applicants chosen for an interview. Say Hello