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ADM Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Specialist - Quincy, IL or Remote in Quincy, Illinois


Job Title:

Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Specialist - Quincy, IL or Remote


Corporate Compliance

Job Description:

Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Specialist

The Regulatory & Scientific Affairs (RSA) Specialist will deliver comprehensive regulatory support for the animal feed and pet food products manufactured by ADM Animal Nutrition in North America. This position builds valuable knowledge and skills and works cross-functionally with Quality, Formulations, Commercial, R&D, and Operations to ensure regulatory compliance and exceed customer expectations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong knowledge of relevant state, federal and international regulations, including but not limited to ingredient acceptability, product classification, labeling requirements, and allowable product claims

  • Prepare and submit state facility license and product registrations

  • Manage EPA-regulated products including new product approval submissions, alternate brand name submissions, manufacturing and labeling support, annual reporting, supplemental distributor oversight and support, and EPA product inspection support

  • Communicate with and advise company leadership about applicable changes to standards and regulations

  • Provide regulatory guidance and input to other departments including R&D, Quality, Operations, Logistics, Procurement, Sales and Marketing, and Customer Service teams

  • Review marketing materials for US and international markets to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Perform additional duties and special assignments in support of the RSA team as required

  • Travel may occasionally be required for this position

Position Requirements

This position requires a self-starting, analytical, detailed and organized individual with a considerable degree of good judgment, excellent written and oral communication, strong interpersonal skills, self-confidence, and the ability to conduct activities without supervision.

  • AAFCO process and EPA regulated product subject matter expertise

  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems and produce sensible answers

  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills

  • Must be able to multi-task several projects with various deadlines, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work on a global, cross-functional team

  • Commitment to continuous learning and personal growth

  • Ability to focus on priorities and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines with minimal supervision


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in animal nutrition, feed science, animal science, chemistry, or a related field

  • Minimum 2 years of animal feed and pet food regulatory experience is required

  • Animal Food Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) certification preferred

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.




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ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

About ADM::

ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at www.adm.com.