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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.

ID: 2021-2346

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 3210 SE Corporate Woods Dr.