Labeling Compliance Specialist (Remote) in Markham ON

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Merieux NutriSciences
Title: 
Labeling Compliance Specialist (Remote)
Date: 
02/10/2020
Job ID: 
282
Location: 
Markham ON
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Regulatory Affairs/Compliance
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Labeling Compliance Specialist (Remote)

Markham
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MERIEUX NUTRISCIENCES

Mrieux NutriSciences is a solutionproviderdedicated to preventing health risks related to food and to the use of everyday products. Offering a wide range of testing and consulting services, our teams are committed to providing our clients with accurate results, delivered on time, with uncompromising ethics, honesty and personal integrity.

Our motto: "More than a successful business, we are building a healthier world" .

Do you want to be a part of it?
YOUR DAY TO DAY LIFE
We are looking for a Labeling Compliance Specialist. This is a REMOTE position based out of Canada. Your mission will be to:

Provide food & nutrition labeling compliance services to MrieuxNutriSciences&##39; food & beverage mfg, retail, import/export and restaurantcustomers. The specialist ensures that labeling is carried out in accordancewith various federal and provincial guidelines.

This position encompasses a variety of nutrition, labelingand regulatory services to ensure compliance with all applicable regulationsand policies.

Job Duties

  • Review, interpret and evaluate food labels, nutritionlabels, ingredient statements, allergen statements and other food labelingaspects to ensure compliance with relevant food regulations, as defined.
  • Provide written reports/ assessments of label deficienciesand compliance results. Provide consultation on how to correct deficiencies toaddress compliance.
  • Provide regulatory consultation on labeling compliancecustomer inquiries or projects. This includes reviewing documentations tosubstantiate labeling accuracy and claims.
  • Review and consult on label compliance for organic,natural, gluten-free, Non-GMO claims, nutrient content claims and other claims.
  • Develop and consult on nutrition facts labels, ingredientstatements and allergen declarations.
  • Develop and provide technical information to customers asneeded.
  • Address emerging regulatory issues pertaining to foodlabeling and ensure compliance with current and evolving regulations and ensureMrieux NutriSciences services meet changing needs
  • As necessary, communicate cross functionally regardingcurrent and emerging food labeling issues and opportunities.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current food labelingregulations, regulatory activity and trends. Attend webinars and conferences asnecessary to stay up-to-date. Complete industry training sessions as needed tostay current in regulatory knowledge.
  • On occasion, develop and maintain policies and proceduresfor department functions
  • Works on company cross-functional regulatory projects asneeded
  • On occasion may include pet food/treat review services orsupport for other North American countries such as US or Mexico.
  • Other regulatory/labeling services upon request

YOUR SKILLS

  • Bachelor&##39;s degree in Food Science, Nutrition or related fields
  • 2 years of related work experience preferred (Food Regulatory Compliance or Affairs, Food Labeling & Nutrition fields)
  • A foundation of knowledge in food regulations (Canadian), nutrient composition and nutrition science. AAFCO and FDA regulations a plus
  • Good knowledge of food product development and processes preferred
  • Good understanding of food safety and allergens
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills, comfortable working in a team setting
  • Evidence of strong problem solving & critical thinking skills
  • Intermediate mathematical skills
  • Strong system acumen and computer skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google applications
  • Comfortable with working remotely on a virtual team
  • Bilingual in French Canadian a plus
  • Travel on occasion

WHY US

You will join a company with an inspiring mission. With us, you could learn and develop yourself in a collaborative, empowering, dynamic and challenging environment. Entrepreneurship and improving public health are part of our DNA.

Join us and contribute to a meaningful Project!

To apply please click on &##39;Apply now&##39; button

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