Legislation Specialist – Kendal

About us:

We are a rapid-growth scale-up disrupting the infant nutrition space through our award-winning brand Kendamil – the only infant milk made in Britain, proudly used by the British Royal Family and uniquely crafted locally using British organic full cream milk, without the nasties.

Our company, Kendal Nutricare, is a 180-person team passionate about giving children a better start to life. We’re proud to be a Queens’ Award winning business and to be ranked by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s 1000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2020.

We’re on an exciting path – join us!

The role:

You will be working as part of the Research and Development team alongside the Quality team and Senior Management, to comply with industry regulatory and quality requirements, analyse audit outcomes, carry out appropriate corrective procedures, and oversee risk management procedures.

Interactions with many different teams within the business from the labs through to sales and production will be required in this role. The successful candidate must be capable of communicating at senior levels, both within and outside the Company.

What you’ll be doing:

· Responsible for ensuring regulations are met for UK, China, EU, US and other countries as the business grows.

· Reading compulsory information required by Regulatory Bodies.

· Responsible for overseeing all activity and changes in legislation, with a focus on conveying these to the wider team, ensuring compliance is met.

· Checking all artwork and packaging to ensure they meet regulations.

· Completing approval forms for packaging materials, liaising with the Packaging Technologist, providing feedback and changes.

· Ensuring Kendal Nutricare is within legislation for the products we are making.

· Complying with safety procedures including but not limited to: adopting safe working practices, wearing the required protective clothing and use of safety equipment appropriate to the role.

· Other duties as required by the business demand.

What you’ll need:

· Excellent communication: written, verbal and in-person.

· Strong organisation and planning skills.

· A strong sense of responsibility, curiosity, and a proactive attitude.

· Confidence and comfortable working in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.

· Be self-motivated and a great team player.

· Problem solving capabilities.

· Have excellent computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office.

· Be quality focussed with a drive to ensure standards are upheld.

· An excellent eye for detail, a methodical approach and accurate.

· Ability to meet deadlines.

What we would like you to have:

· Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a relevant subject.

· Minimum of three years’ experience in an office environment.

· Knowledge and experience of working within the consumer goods/food manufacturing industry.

· Knowledge of the Dairy industry is desirable.

What you’ll get from us:

The opportunity to work for the fastest growing infant milk brand in Europe, alongside a talented team dedicated to serving thousands of passionate customers. We offer to all our employees:

· 20 days holiday (with a bank holiday entitlement) with additional holidays granted each year for the first 5 years of employment

· A pension scheme

· Employee Assistance Programme

· Life Assurance at 2 x basic salary

· Free on-site parking

· Subsidised breakfast

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Canteen
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Kendal (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Kendal: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

If this sounds like a role for you, email Emma Murkin, Recruitment/HR Administrator (emma.murkin@kendalnutricare.com) with your CV and a note on why you’re right for the job — we can’t wait to meet you!