• Regulatory Labeling Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/30/2018 2:57 PM)
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    United States
  • Job Description

    At Amazon.com, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history.

    We are looking for a Food Safety - Regulatory Labeling Manager to join our team.

    Our vision for Food Safety is to support Amazon’s mission of offering the widest selection of products available, while protecting customers from potentially hazardous products. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Worldwide Food Safety and Compliance department as a Regulatory Labeling Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a highly visible space and be part of a vibrant and fast-growing company!

    High Level Summary of Deliverables:
    · Lead the process to obtain label approvals in a timely fashion.
    · Communicate up-to-date knowledge of current US and relevant international labeling and food product regulations to internal partners.
    · Review, interpret and evaluate food products and labels to ensure compliance with relevant food regulations, as defined.
    · Responsible for the review and/or development of ingredient statements, allergen statements and nutrition facts panels.
    · Review package graphics for compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements, domestic and international, (including product claims).
    · Provide regulatory guidance and answer compliance-related questions regarding food products, in accordance with emerging/new regulations.
    · Provide compliance recommendations by conducting research, advising of upcoming regulations, and evaluating the overall impact on the business.
    · Work alongside business teams to identify regulatory requirements for products and labels, per the defined business requirements, to meet food safety and compliance standards and to ensure product safety.
    · Lead communications surrounding label content and data for the food safety team to relevant business teams, stakeholders, and partner compliance teams.
    · Develop, maintain, and manage a system/database to retain documents, ingredients, products, and labeling requirements for packaged foods.
    · Create and define workflows for label reviews, product reviews, and sign-off processes needed by required business teams.
    · Design and create metrics and reporting criteria to deliver to the business teams for processes owned.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bachelor’s Degree in food science, nutrition, food law, or related field.
    · Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in food labeling, regulatory, food manufacturing, food retail, and/or similar experience.
    · Exceptional organizational skills.
    · Ability to work independently and autonomously.
    · Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Master’s Degree in food science, nutrition, food law, or related field.
    · Experience with regulatory requirements for dietary supplements.
    · Experience reviewing food product labels for compliance with USDA, FDA, and international regulations.
    · Experience in product development in food manufacturing, quality assurance for food manufacturing or retail food companies.

    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

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