Nutrition And Regulatory Support Research Associate Job in Actalent Hershey, PA

  • Full Time
  • Hershey, PA
  • Applications have closed

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About the job

Nutrition & Regulatory Support

  • What would be considered successful outcomes of the role?
  • Self starter that is able to quickly deliver information and to support the progression of projects through the innovation process.* *
  • How does this project impact business initiatives?
  • Provides a lot of the necessary nutrition, ingredient and data support for product development, innovation and corporate initiatives. The administrative role for the Food Claims Review Council is a critical component of our claims management and substantiation process for all claims assessments and substantiation across our portfolio. Will also support the development of new nutrition communication tools to advance the go to market strategy for Better for You Confections.
  • Main Duties:* *
  • The successful candidate for this position will have a strong interest in nutrition, ingredients, and nutrition communication. This individual will use basic nutrition and/or food science skills to assist with the assessment of ingredients and claims for new product innovation and claims support. This will include the collection and organization of ingredient and nutrition information; management and analysis of this data and information and assistance with the organization and collection of ingredient and nutrition information for cross-functional claims reviews.

The individual will provide the administrative support for the Food Claims Review Council. This will include scheduling meetings, ensuring all key stakeholders are present and working with the Nutrition & Regulatory team to ensure that all information is ready and prepared for each weekly meeting. This will require a basic knowledge of claims, ingredients and regulations.

The individual will also provide support for the development of nutrition communication material to advance the go to market strategy for the Better for You Confectionary Business Unit. This will include the collection of nutrition, ingredient and claim information for Hershey and Competitive Products and the basic development of Powerpoint presentations and other communication pieces for retailers and consumers.

  • Time %*
  • Summary of major duties:*


  • Collection and organization of ingredient and nutrition information
  • Basic data and information analysis
  • Recipe analyses, preliminary ingredient statement building, basic claims analysis


  • Food

Claims Review Council administrative support

  • Scheduling meetings
  • Completing documentation in SAP
  • Collecting materials and preparing for weekly meeting


  • Development of nutrition communication materials
  • Collection and organization of nutrition, ingredient and claim information for Hershey and competitive product landscape
  • Requirements:*
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition Scientist, Food Science, or related field
  • Basic Knowledge in Nutrition, Food Science and Regulations
  • Adept at assessing and communicating scientific publications, government documents and nutrition and ingredient information to non-scientific audiences
  • Highly responsible and motivated individual
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently in a flexible work environment with changing priorities
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several different projects at a time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Buzz Words**:
  • Nutrition, Regulatory, Nutrition Communications, Food Labeling
  • Top*
  • Three Technical Skills:
  • 50% Nutrition science knowledge

30% Regulatory knowledge

20% Nutrition communication expertise

  • Disqualifiers: *no nutrition knowledge
  • Must Haves/ Recessions (i.e. years of experience)*
  • Must Haves*
  • I would like, but I can live without*

Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition Science, Food Science, or related field


Dietitian credential

  • Internship or work experience

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  • Software*
  • Skills and Purpose (if applicable):
  • Microsoft Word & Powerpoint – to develop summaries and help draft presentations; Excel – data collection and data management; Recipe Development – information collection, recipe and ingredient analysis, nutrition labeling and ingredient statement building (the Recipe Development skills would likely be learned during training).

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Company: Actalent

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level 

Job Location: Hershey, PA

Application Deadline: N/A

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