Compliance Specialist



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Toronto, ON - Regional - (CAN) 305 Milner Avenue Suite 903 ON Toronto , ON M2J 5C2



Job Description

Our client, a world class CPG manufacturer is looking for an experienced Compliance Specialist, Food Solutions to generate and approve food label information including ingredient declarations, nutrition facts panels, and claims to assure labels meet Canadian regulations.

Background & Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the R&D Manager, The successful candidate will be a contributing member of the NA Foods & Refreshments Deploy team and based in Toronto. This position is never boring and requires an exceptional multi-tasker who works across all functions (marketing, sales, regulatory affairs, culinary and quality) and communicates on matters relating to product labeling, compliance and claims that highlight technical benefits. The ideal candidate will be able to work on many projects at one time, be an independent worker as well as collaborative, be a self-starter, with a strong sense of responsibility and accountability, a good communicator (verbally and in writing) and is adept in systems to quickly learn the tools used for label generation.

Who You Are & What You'll Do

* You're a dot connector: The position works in conjunction with regional cross category R&D, Regulatory and Marketing teams to provide technical guidance around labeling requirements, product benefits and claims, and then develops and approves accurate food label information including allergen, nutrition, and ingredient statements that comply with Canadian regulations.

* You love to win, and have fun doing it: You will understand and implement regulatory changes and their impact on products, to ensure delivery of competitive claims and labelling for UFS Canada.

* You're a story teller: The candidate will have confidence to partner with marketing and customer teams to drive activities and claims that support the local customer.

* You're a strategy guru: You will recognize and investigate product, ingredient and label synergies with the retail arm, and make recommendations on how to leverage these.

* You're a paradox navigator: You'll apply technical knowledge on the products, labels and relevant regulations to navigate through incident and crisis management scenarios, as required.

What You'll Need To Succeed

1. Minimum 1-2 years related experience and University Graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree

2. Develop food label information including allergen declaration, nutrition and ingredient lists that are compliant with Standards and Canadian Government regulations.

3. Complete and file Meat registrations with the USDA, through use of a consultant.

4. Support the development and maintenance of the nutrition, formulation, and specification databases.

5. Stay current with Health Canada regulations as they apply to food service product labels.

6. Work on cross functional teams (R&D, Marketing, Legal, Regulatory, and Supply Chain) to provide compliant label for innovation / renovation projects. Develop extensive networks with partners in Regulatory, Food Labelling & Compliance and Product Development.

If this is what you see for yourself, apply online today.

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