Food Packaging and Labeling Specialist

Salary:
Up to $60,000 to start with outstanding company-sponsored benefits!

Location:
Lincolnshire Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Food Packaging and Labeling Specialist
Up to $60,000 to start with outstanding company-sponsored benefits!
Lincolnshire Area

As a Food Packaging and Labeling Specialist, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Reviewing proofs for packaging to ensure required regulatory messaging and updates have been properly included
- Coordinating packaging graphics with internal departments and production facilities
- Approving packaging proofs according to the FDA Code of Federal Regulations [CFR], packaging die lines, print guidelines and brand standards
- Following-through on packaging changes from inception to implementation
- Corresponding frequently with the Sales and Marketing Teams, plants, suppliers/printers, Quality Assurance and Management regarding packaging graphics throughout the project life cycle
- Performing digital asset management related to graphics
- Maintaining detailed project files for all packaging products and approvals
- Performing other duties and assisting with special projects as requested

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least two years packaging and/or labeling experience from the food and/or beverage industry
- Experience with the Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] for the FDA
- Project management experience

In addition to the following qualifications:

- Advanced written and verbal communication skills
- Organizational and follow-up skills
- Accuracy and attention-to-detail in your work
- Time-management and prioritization skills
- The ability to multitask and consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
- Above-average overall computer skills

PLUSES... That may enable you to stand out as a candidate for this job include:

+++ Packaging and/or Labeling experience from the perishable industry

+++ Packaging and/or Labeling experience from the dairy industry

+++ Hands-on experience with project management tools [Microsoft Project, Basecamp or Wrike]

+++ A Bachelor's Degree [any major]

JobGiraffe's client is a well-known international manufacturer and distributor of popular food and beverage products.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #18-1909 - Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc. Customer Service Skills Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc., Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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