Food Labeling Specialist

Food Labeling Specialist

Conagra Brands, Inc. | Chicago, IL, 60602, US
Salary Range:$35,000 – $66,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 5 days ago

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Description

We are looking for a Food Labeling Specialist to join our R&D Team!

You can be based out of either our Omaha, NE campus or Chicago, IL headquarters.

As the Food Labeling Specialist, reporting to the Principal Food Labeling Specialist, you will be an expert in reviewing and updating labeling designs for Marketing and Brand Design. You will work with teams across the company on matters related to product labeling and compliance.

What you'll do in this role:

* Provide U.S. food labeling expertise and work with Government Affairs, Legal, Regulatory Affairs, Nutrition, Marketing, Product Development and others to use regulations to help us be competitive in the marketplace.
* Provide creative options and solutions to assist the brand(s) on the development of new product names and claims.
* Provide answers to labeling compliance-related questions and provide creative compliance options.
* Help lead team in maneuvering through labeling issues and trends and mentoring junior staff.
* Help lead the improvement of labeling processes to help with consistency and agility.
* Communicate up-to-date knowledge and interpretation of current and pending labeling regulations.
* Help develop our position regarding regulatory/labeling concerns that will be used in communication or participation with trade associations or government agency meetings.
* Obtain USDA/FSIS label approval, temporary approvals and extensions for U.S. products.
* Review all product related artwork and ensure it meets food regulatory and internal requirements.
* Develop mandatory label copy which includes product name, weight statement, ingredient statement, allergen declaration, kosher, nutrition facts panel and claims which meet government requirements and standard of identities. This includes ensuring compliance with all label related health and wellness claims.
* Limited travel, up to 10% of the time.

What you'll need to be successful:

* Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition or related field
* 3+ years of food industry experience in labeling or regulatory affairs
* USDA and/or FDA Food labeling experience
* Knowledge of food product development, processes, food safety and allergens
* Experience with different food formats

We require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the future.

Our Modern Workplace:

Conagra's culture of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. This position is usually in the office Monday - Thursday (with some remote flexibility those days). Fridays are remote.

Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, 15 vacation days, 6 additional days off and 10 paid holidays. Check out our 401k plan too! Conagra will match 100% up to the first 6% of pay you save. The company will also provide a 3% non-elective contribution to your account regardless of your participation (that's 9%)!

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Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

* Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
* Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
* Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
* Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.