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Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Mendota Heights, MN

Job Description

Restaurant Technologies, the leading provider of highly innovative and value-enhancing bulk cooking oil management services to the food service industry, is currently seeking a Regulatory Affairs Specialist to join our growing and innovative team.  You will have the opportunity to join a small but experienced engineering team to lead the regulatory efforts related to our established core product as well as to develop our new concept through to product release and national market rollout.  This is an opportunity to make an impact quickly, have direct exposure to key leaders in the organization and contribute to the building of the new division of the business from the ground up!

Key Position Accountabilities

  • Leading efforts to understand and update fire and building codes, at both national and state level
  • Leading all permitting processes for building, fire, HazMat, etc.
  • Working with regulatory agencies and/or third-party consultants, including traveling to present new products to regulatory officials
  • Ensuring that products adhere to all relevant regulatory safety requirements
  • Maintaining regulatory certifications with the appropriate agencies
  • Working with suppliers to maintain product certifications
  • Researching regulatory changes that may affect products
  • Identifying the appropriate laboratories for performing regulatory testing
  • Defining and supervising all compliance testing
  • Advising the development teams
  • Work directly with customers to help guide them through the permitting process
  • Bachelor Degree OR 5+ years of regulatory or technical experience 
  • Strong organization and time management skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with great attention to detail
  • High Mechanical aptitude to understand and explain the system components and address questions
  • Ability to effectively work cross functionally with remote business partners
  • Strong influencing skills
  • High learning agility- ability to quickly learn new skills/concepts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to present to and engage regulatory officials and groups
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively as part of a teamAbility to travel up to 50% (domestic travel only)
  • Must have proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Knowledge of UL standards (safety research and scientific expertise) beneficial 
  • Previous experience working in a team to develop and launch new products desired
  • Proven ability to work with remote business partners is a plus

  • Competitive Base Compensation
  • Corporate Bonus Structure up to 10% of base compensation
  • Company paid laptop and cell phone
  • Full benefits package includes 120 Hours paid time off, health, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, 401(k) match, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance (eligibility the first of the month following 30 days of employment)


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Restaurant Technologies is the leading provider of highly innovative and value-enhancing bulk cooking oil management and back-of-house hood and flue cleaning solutions to the food service industry. Our solutions are environmentally sound, highly efficient and create a safer, more productive work environment for restaurant personnel.

With over 25,000 existing accounts we are an established, profitable mid-sized company poised for double-digit growth in the coming year.  We are headquartered in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota with a growing number of sites strategically located across the U.S. serving over 40 metropolitan markets.


At Restaurant Technologies, we've cultivated an award winning workplace for driven team members who enjoy a fast pace and rapid growth balanced by a flexible and supportive environment. We've earned recognition as a "Best Place to Work," by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal along with The Minnesota Work Life Champions Award while consistently earning a spot on the list of Minnesota’s Fastest Growing Companies. In addition, we've earned numerous awards from our customer base who consider Restaurant Technologies a valued strategic partner.


We serve national quick-service and full-service restaurant chains, independent restaurants, grocery delis, convenience stores, hotels, casinos, universities and hospitals. Many of the leading brands in food service partner with Restaurant Technologies including McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC, Shake Shack, Applebee’s, Albertson’s, Wegmans and more.