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Food Technologist/Label Specialist

Company:
Relevante
Location:
Vernon, California, United States
Posted:
December 05, 2018

Description:

Position: Food Technologist/Label Specialist

Duties & Responsibilities (not limited to just the below items):

Responsible for submitting labels to the USDA and keeping USDA approvals on file.

Review and revise product labels to comply with USDA regulations.

Create and update in-house Product Specification Sheets as well as Product Specification sheets for customers.

Keeps Suppliers Product specification sheets, Letter of Guarantees, and COAs on file for claim substantiation and records.

On occasions creates nutritional facts panels using the USDA nutrient database.

Keep records of product information.

Create formulation sheets for production.

Works cross functionally with operations, QC, marketing and sales for compliance on label and packaging content as well as new product launches

Work with chefs, culinary consultants, and agencies in taking recipes from concept to production

Maintain and follow industry regulations and/or customer requirements

Develop specifications for all raw materials, process controls, and finished goods.

Conduct sensory on all products

Skills and Specifications:

2-3 years’ experience in new product development process.

BA/BS in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, or applied science strongly preferred

Strong organizational, analytical, critical thinking, communication, are required

Solid knowledge of food regulations with specific emphasis on nutritional labeling, natural food ingredients

Working Conditions: Expected to be highly familiar with all production operations, and to regularly visit manufacturing operations.

HACCP Certified

Worked with different methods of packaging

Knowledge of physical properties and chemical composition of food and ingredients.

Knowledge of extensive areas of food science and technology and experimental procedures.

Solid knowledge of food regulations with specific emphasis on nutritional labeling, natural food ingredients

For additional inquiries, please contact Vahidin Topcagic at vtopcagic@relevante.biz, 314-853-6670