Nutrition Labeling Compliance Assistant

Job Summary

The Nutrition & Labeling Compliance Assistant supports the product management team and R&D innovation by 1) generating nutrition, ingredient statement, and allergen information 2) maintaining ingredient specifications, recipe, and food cost databases. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent communication skills and, requires minimal supervision, and can work collaboratively with internal and external teams.

Job Responsibilities:

Primary Job Functions (70%)

    • Generate nutrition labeling information using Genesis software for sushi, hot foods, retail items for sale in the US, Canada, and Australia.
    • Work with R&D to ensure recipes are consistent with standards and across similar concepts.
    • Maintain recipe and ingredient database and ensure changes are implemented and recorded.
    • Assist internal departments, clients, and consumers with product-related inquiries such as: shelf life, allergens, gluten-free, country of origin, nutrition, net weight.

Secondary Job Functions (30%)

    • Calculate food cost information as required and maintain an updated food cost database.
    • Review new and updated ingredient specifications for US labeling compliance and deviations to the standard.
    • Revise current ingredient labels as necessary due to changes in formula or regulations.
    • Other Additional tasks as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in science, food science, nutrition, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 2 years of experience in the food industry.
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Genesis R&D Food.
    • Knowledge of FDA and USDA food labeling regulations.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to develop collaborative relationships across internal teams and with external clients.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • High attention to detail and ability to problem-solve independently.

Employee Offered Benefits

AFCFC’s benefit package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits; basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision.