Regulatory Manager - Pleasanton, CA (7/11/18)




Albertsons-Safeway Company is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons-Safeway family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S.

The Product Development Department has an opening for a Regulatory Manager. This position is located in Pleasanton, California. 

Position Purpose
Manage daily regulatory activities related to product development such as identification, interpretation and implementation of all applicable federal, state and local regulations. These include but are not limited to standards of identity, package label requirements, claims identification and validation, preparation and submission of USDA label approval requests and records preparation and retention to comply with regulatory requirements. These activities include oversight and review of regulatory activities for in house developed and manufactured products and regulatory activities conducted by contract manufacturers of consumer brands products. This position is critical to insuring regulatory compliance and avoidance of the product retrievals and recalls that can result from noncompliance to product and package regulations.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Represent regulatory on cross functional project teams, making regulatory decisions as required.
  • Insure all consumer brands packaging is in compliance with federal, state and local regulations. This involves daily interactions with marketing, graphic design, sourcing and outside design agencies to insure that all existing, new and revised packaging graphics and placements are in compliance with labeling regulations. This can include writing label copy and will include proofing artwork. This interaction is required from the beginning of the design process to review of final art work prior to package production
  • Support commercialization process and ensure timely execution of regulatory related tasks– including co-packer and self-manufactured product label copy review, maintenance of Checklists, Consumer Brands Style Guide and SOPs.
  • Facilitate content management for regulatory systems (Genesis, Repositrak, Smart Label), ensuring accurate information and process are maintained in the systems.


  • Formal course work or seminars on Food Regulations and Over The Counter Drug Regulations
  • College degree a plus
  • Minimum 3 years of documents and data management.
  • Strong personnel and project management skills.  
  • Management background is critical to this position as the incumbent will be required to manage all daily activities associated with this role.  
  • The incumbent will be required to work with product development on formulation requirements, marketing and graphics design personnel on package graphics. 
  • The incumbent must be able to think both strategically and tactically and have experience in project management, multi-tasking, meeting tight deadlines and shifting work focus based on shifting business and technical priorities. 
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with online specification systems. Strong communication skills both oral and written.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting 

Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons-Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Albertsons-Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace – all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.


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