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Director of Legal Affairs, Regulatory

Company: Niagara water
Location: Diamond Bar
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Niagara, were looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.Consider applying here, if you want to:Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact. Develop lasting relationships with great people. Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.Director of Legal Affairs, RegulatoryThe Director of Legal Affairs, Regulatory will educate, counsel, and advocate for our business partners across the organization. This position will proactively advise internal business partners on a wide variety of legal, regulatory and compliance matters and work collaboratively with outside attorneys and stakeholders on issues that are both strategic and high risk. This role must have the ability to identify business and legal risks and provide solutions and recommendations that balance legal issues and business objectives. It is also the expectation of this role to plan and work with the Compliance team that supports the permitting, labeling, export and operational compliance of all facilities. More specifically, the role is responsible for anticipating the regulatory issues involved in all new projects and geographies, and establishing and maintaining systems to ensure customer, consumer and regulatory requirements are met. In this role, the Director will work closely with the company's Executive leadership team along with QA, Brand Manufacturing, Sales, Finance, HR, Manufacturing and Procurement departments.Essential FunctionsProvide legal advice to the company and executive leadership on regulatory law issuesHelp develop a regulatory compliance function that provides advice and guidance on federal, state, local, and foreign regulatory agency requirements, restrictions or noticesParticipate in the expansion planning process by researching regulations, providing recommendations and executing the permit process to ensure the plant starts up on timeParticipate in federal and state rule making process by reviewing and commenting on proposed legislation, working closing with government relations and industry groupsDevelop and implement environmental policies and procedures in compliance with federal, state and local regulationsAdminister and control budget allocated to regulatory legal mattersResearch sensitive and confidential business matters for the executive team and provide recommendationsStay abreast of local, state, federal and international regulations understanding the existing and emerging regulations. Communicate any changes to the affected parties and the Vice President Legal Affairs, and provide guidance to maintain complianceProvide regulatory support to external customers and internal teams as neededReview acceptability and regulatory status of new products, ingredients, and processes for the US and international marketsProvide support and execute strategic quality and compliance initiatives and department projectsDevelop and maintain regulatory network (formal and informal) by establishing relationship with various regulatory bodies, local consultants and legal entities within the respective countries / regions where the organization has business interestsSupport the creation, review, approval and improvement of all labeling and advertising both internally and externallyResponsible for the development and execution of domestic and international regulatory strategies for new and modified productsSome travel required, QualificationsMinimumQualifications:10+ YearsExperience in Field or similar manufacturing environment6 YearsExperience managing people/projects*experience may include a combination of work experience and educationPreferred Qualifications:10+ YearsExperience in Field or similar manufacturing environment10+ YearsExperience managing people/projects*experience may include a combination of work experience and educationCompetenciesList out all of the competencies required for the position following these guidelines:Proficiency in Microsoft office suite including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPointAbility to accurately read and interpret regulations (local, state, federal, international)Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, high pressure environmentAbility to analyze and evaluate data and use good judgment in making decisions or conducting risk analysisStrong organizational skillsAbility to problem solve using creative solutionsAbility to effectively manage the workload including planning, organizing, prioritizing, follow-up, meeting deadlinesLeadership and interpersonal skillExcellent planning and organization skillsAttention to detailEffective written and verbal communication skillsAbility to conduct effective meetings and provide trainingAbility to interact with team members at all levelsThis position embodies the values of Niagaras LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:Lead Like an OwnerManages a safe working environmentProvides strategic input and oversight to departmental projectsMakes data driven decisions and develops sustainable solutionsSkilled in reducing costs and managing timelines while prioritizing long run impact over short term winsMakes decisions by putting overall company success first before department/individual successLeads/facilitates discussions to get positive outcomes for the customerMakes strategic decisions which prioritize the needs of the customer over departmental/individual goalsInnovACTContinuously evaluates existing programs and processes, and develops new initiatives to increase efficiency and reduce wasteCreates, monitors, and responds to departmental performance metrics to drive continuous improvementCommunicates a clear vision, organizes resources effectively, and adjusts the strategy as needed when managing changeFind a WayDemonstrates ability to think analytically and synthesize complex informationEffectively delegates technical tasks to subordinatesWorks effectively with departments, vendors, and customers to achieve organizational successIdentifies opportunities for collaboration in strategic waysEmpowered to be GreatMakes hiring decisions primarily based on culture fit and attitude, and secondarily based on technical expertiseEngages in long term talent planningProvides opportunities for the development of all direct reportsUnderstands, identifies, and addresses conflict within own team and between teamsEducationMinimum Required: JD from an accredited Law SchoolCertification/License: Required: Active California State Bar member or an active member of another State Bar association with the ability to waive into the CA State BarPreferred: N/AForeign Language Required: NAPreferred: Minimum Professional Proficiency, SpanishBenefitsThis job is intended to be performed entirely outside of ColoradoAny employment agency, person or entity that submits a rsum into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's rsum will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit rsum to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit rsum into this career site to be eligible for placement fees.Full timeSDL2017

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