Regulatory Affairs Associate Scientist

  • Job vacancy at PepsiCo
  • Plano, TX, USA
  • Open until 2022-05-01
  • Deadline completed

Job description

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PepsiCo is a fast-paced, innovative, team-driven company with many billion-dollar brands that are household names. The Regulatory Affairs team is an integral part of PepsiCo’s R&D structure while maintaining a strong partnership with our business teams. The overall Regulatory Affairs team is a global organization, interacting across the world to ensure compliance and freedom to operate.

As part of the fast-paced and driven PepsiCo Global Regulatory Affairs team, you will be responsible for ensuring faultless compliance of formulas and labeling for several brands within the Frito-Lay US Business Unit. This team is critical to the innovation/renovation process from ideas all the way through to launch. You will have the opportunity to interact regularly with many other functions including but not limited to product development, marketing, purchasing, and legal.

This position is for a USA Regulatory Affairs Associate Scientist with a primary focus to provide regulatory guidance to the Frito-Lay US brands. This includes authoring ingredient statements, nutrition facts, allergens and 3rd party certification management and substantiation of claims.

The position will require an excellent understanding and application of US Food and Drug Administration labeling regulations to assure the accuracy of ingredient statements, nutrition facts, allergen declarations and claims. As a Regulatory Associate Scientist, you must be able to monitor, interpret and ensure compliance with US regulations today and into the future. Outstanding attention to detail and a passion for proper processes and documentation, along with an innate desire to collaborate with others will be key to success in this role.




  • BS in Food Science, Nutrition Science, Engineering or equivalent as minimum 
  • 1-2 years regulatory affairs experience preferred
  • Knowledge of FDA food regulations
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to prioritize workload, balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Effective collaborator and works well with others
  • Adept computer skills and database management
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to meet aggressive timelines
  • COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role. Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable law

Our academy R&D organization recognizes that both the talent of our people and the scope of our impact are great, and that sharing a set of beliefs elevates our ability to reach our goals and business objectives. We encourage each other to pursue innovative solutions without fear of failure by nurturing a culture where talent development and continuous learning are key priorities. We look for and assume the best in each other. We are a global team that works collaboratively across business silos and regions to deliver meaningful outcomes, faster.

Position Location: United States – TX – Plano – 7701 Legacy Drive



Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

  • Seniority Level

  • Associate
  • Employment Type

  • Full-time
  • Topics

  • Food & Beverages
  • Job Functions

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