Purfoods Senior Food Labeling & Regulatory Specialist in Ankeny, Iowa
The Senior Food Labeling & Regulatory Specialist provides U.S. food labeling guidance while collaborating with the development team to help Mom’s Meals maintain a “best in class” status.
Organize the obtainment of USDA/FSIS label approvals, temporary approvals, and extensions for U.S. products
Lead the development of mandatory label requirements and compliance with all label related claims
Organize the team in the development of new product names, claims, and solutions to continue a creative brand and product offering
Provide answers to label compliance related questions and issues
Manage the constant improvement of labeling systems, processes, content, and oversight while maintaining consistency and agility
Oversee the development, testing, and updating of appropriate food labeling policies and procedures as needed
Maintain professional knowledge and keep up to-date with current labeling regulations and trends by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks
Responsible for the development and maintenance of a database to track label change history
Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Nutrition or related fields (a combination of education and/or experience will be taken into consideration).
Minimum 5 years of food industry experience in labeling and or regulatory affairs
Knowledge of food product development
Strong working knowledge with the ability to interpret USDA‘s and FDA’s CFR with respect to food label regulations and requirements
Understanding of the Code of Federal Regulations pertaining to labeling (Title 21 and Title 9) along with knowledge of regulatory processes pertaining to labeling
Understanding of food safety and allergens
Strong interpersonal and communication skills – both written and verbal
Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with multiple departments and teams
Ability to share knowledge and mentor others within the team
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
High attention to detail
Ability to travel as needed
Additional experience with Ready To Eat Foods is a plus
Repetitive motions that include the wrists, hands and/or fingers
Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting, remaining in a stationary position for prolonged periods
Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Mom’s Meals, is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.
Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.
External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company
External Company URL: https://www.momsmeals.com/careers
Street: 3210 SE Corporate Woods Dr.