Friday, January 31, 2014

Regulatory and Technical Affairs Director - North American Millers' Association

North American Millers’ Association

Position Title: Director, Regulatory and Technical Affairs

Supervisor: Jim McCarthy, President & CEO

Employees Supervised: None

FLSA Status: Exempt

Major Responsibilities: 

• Monitor regulatory, scientific and technical activities related to the grain

milling and processing industries.

• Develop comments to regulatory agencies on agriculture and

environmental matters related to the industry.

• Staff various association committees and orchestrate technical/scientific

research projects among the corn, wheat, oats and rye divisions.

• Participate in various coalitions of related industry associations on

technical, scientific and regulatory matters affecting the milling industry.

• Prepare briefing summaries on technical and regulatory matters for the

association President and Board of Directors.

• Represent NAMA at professional conferences on regulatory and technical

matters when appropriate.

• Coordinate with NAMA’s Director of Government Affairs on regulatory

and technical matters that impact legislation at the federal and state

• Other responsibilities commensurate with the position as directed by the

NAMA President


• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in health, nutrition, food science or related

• Minimum five years of experience in food science and/or environmental

• Experience with regulatory or government relations focused associations is

• Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and the

ability to develop excellent written regulatory comments.

• Demonstrated ability to successfully staff various association committees.

• Ability to coordinate many different research objectives and work with

association members to develop and monitor research projects.

• Ability to work well with association members, Directors and staff as a

Compensation: $65,000 - $70,000

NAMA offers an exceptional benefits package including a pension plan, paid

vacation, paid personal days, paid holidays and sick days, life, health, dental,

prescription, and disability insurance, and an on-site, complimentary gym.

How to apply: Please send your résumé to No

NAMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis

of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, genetic information, sexual

orientation, age, and physical or mental disability.

For more information about NAMA issues, meetings, membership and staff, go to