Job Title: Compliance Manager
Reports To: Chief Operating Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Base Salary: $80,000-$130,000
ABOUT OUR COMPANY:
Our philosophy is as simple and clear as our ingredients. If we wouldn’t take it, we won’t make it!
At Physician’s Choice, our mission is to ensure everyone has access to safe, high-quality supplements that actually work. We are positioning ourselves as a leader in the probiotic space by being a probiotic first company, with an emphasis in offering simple, effective broad-spectrum supplements for all.
We have developed strategic partners in the industry that allow us to use superior raw ingredients. We source only from reputable suppliers and manufacture all of our products in the U.S.A.
Logan Chierotti, CEO of Physician's Choice is recognized as a 2020 Titan 100 in Colorado by Titan CEO. Chierotti has turned his supplement company into the fastest growing supplement brand on Amazon. Founded in December of 2017 and since has led the company to $70 million a year and is on pace to hit $100 million in sales. He was able to help disrupt the professional-grade supplement industry and bring quality products to more people at an affordable cost. By focusing on quality products at fair prices, Chierotti’s utilization of the DTC model has made Physician’s Choice an on-going success. Physician’s Choice continues to expand and is being sold online at Walmart.com, Target.com, iHerb, and Groupon. Additionally, we were awarded nationwide distribution into Walmart. Within 17 weeks of launching in Walmart, we are now within the top third of VMS brands within Walmart. This success will allow us to pursue additional retail opportunities with the exceptional A-Player Team Chierotti has built.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU:
Our commitment to quality and transparency applies not only to our products but to our people. We are focused on creating a fun, exciting, collaborative space that’s centered around health and well-being. We continue to grow Physician's Choice with A-Players that support and live out our core values of Passion, Excellence, and Accountability. We empower everyone on our team to take control of their careers and balance their work and life in a modern, fast-paced environment.
We offer an exceptional compensation package which includes:
Day one health benefits with multiple options to best fit your healthcare needs
Generous self-managed time off program
Work-life balance and a fun environment
Casual dress code
Team building events
Free food & supplements
Professional growth and development within the organization
The Compliance Manager will be responsible for regulatory compliance of all Physician’s Choice products and for providing guidance pertaining to the identity, strength, purity, composition, and limits on contaminants for products. This individual is responsible for the review of supplier technical and packaging documentation to ensure certain claims (non-structure function claims and absence claims) made in labeling are substantiated for new and existing Physician’s Choice branded products. This individual is responsible for the review and approval of Supplement and Nutrition Facts Panels, Ingredient Statements, and other critical elements of the Information and Principle Display Panels. This individual will be responsible for working closely with Physician’s Choice internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to Marketing, Brand Management, Quality, 3rd Party Suppliers, Raw Material Suppliers, Regulatory Agencies, Trade Associations, and standard-setting organizations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Examines establishment policies, procedures, and practices to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
Review package graphics for compliance and typos with all applicable regulatory requirements, domestic and international, (including product claims).
Coordinates with legal counsel and operating departments to ensure adherence to laws and regulations relating to new or revised products and services offerings.
Help reduce the company's exposure to litigation.
Manage all communications for all litigations relevant to regulatory affairs.
Stays abreast of changes to federal and state laws and regulations affecting the management, operations, and product offerings of the establishment.
Oversees the revision, preparation, and dissemination of new and updated compliance standards and procedures.
Coordinates, supervises, and supports the establishment's compliance-related programs, such as compliance training, compliance testing and reporting, disaster recovery, contingency planning, and records warehousing and destruction.
Informs and advises management of conditions and status of establishment adherence to laws and regulations.
Consults with and advises operating units and managers affected by compliance issues and regulatory requirements.
Ability to write and review audit documentation, SOPs, and work instructions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Biology, Food Service or related field; or an equivalent combination of four to six years related experience and/or education/training are sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job.
3+ years progressive Quality or Product Development experience in a cGMP or regulated manufacturing industry preferred.
Experience following Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 Parts 100-199 and has extensive knowledge of the Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act (DSHEA)/Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA) Labeling Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 Part 101 and the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) Regulations.
Technical writing experience in a compliance environment or a scientific environment such as microbiology, food science, chemistry, or biochemistry is preferred.
Advanced Excel and Google Suites capabilities preferred.
Experience working in a start-up environment is a plus.
Action-Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Resourcefulness – Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.
Collaborates - building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Self-Development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
Manages Complexity – Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Optimizes Work Processes – Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
Business Insight – Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organizational goals.
Communicates Effectively – developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear. understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Organizational Savvy – Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.
Instills Trust – Gaining confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit and use hands to operate the telephone, type, and operate a computer and mouse. Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. The employee is frequently required to talk, hear, and bend and twist neck. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and rarely lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
Physician’s Choice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Physician’s Choice complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.