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Food Scientist

KELLY SERVICES LTD.

This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted August 4, 2017.

Our large Toronto based food manufacturing client is seeking a talented Scientist to manage Regulatory affairs, to commence in a one year contract.

The Food Scientist (Regulatory Labeling) will be responsible for:
• Understanding and application of relevant regulations, policies, guidelines (e.g. Food and Drug Regulations, Guide to Food Labeling and Advertising, NHP Regulations, Processed Product Regulations, Advertising Standards of Canada Code, Organic certification, Kosher certification, etc.) to support business and compliance goals
• Creating ingredient listing and nutritional facts panel for finished products in accordance with regulations
• Reviewing and approving nutrition and regulatory components of packaging artwork, label copy, advertising, promotional and educational materials, to ensure accuracy and compliance of claims, ingredient and nutritional statements, etc. to government regulations, and Kraft Heinz corporate policies
• Integrating nutrition and regulatory guidance and insights into total business strategy to help drive competitive innovation agenda, accelerate growth and protect base business
• Assisting with regulatory compliance of all food products through the government approval process
• Assisting company Consumer Services Department with consumer concerns and inquiries

Requirements of the Regulatory labeling Food Scientist:
• Completed Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Nutrition or related field
• Strong technical background in nutrition science, with minimum 3 years’ experience in a consumer/food products company
• In-depth knowledge of Food & Drug Act and Regulations (including NFP Regulations), Guide to Food Labelling and Advertising, Processed Products Regulations, consumer Packaging & Labeling Act
• Able to rapidly develop an in-depth knowledge of products and business operations
• Requires team and individual leadership skills in complex nutrition and regulatory matters
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent organization and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
• High standard of accuracy and attention to detail
• Must be familiar with Canada regulations

Interested? Apply online or email your resume to 7653@kellyservices.com.

Your resumé will be forwarded in confidence to a Kelly consultant and you will be contacted As soon as possible We appreciate all submissions, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted. We will not share your personal information with our clients without your prior permission.

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About Us
Kelly Services believes in relationships, not transactions. That’s why we’re committed to successfully matching job seekers with the best employers across Canada and around the world. We fill positions from entry level to management, on a temporary or permanent basis. Whether your specialty is science, IT, finance, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, contact centre or business administration, we’ll work with you to understand your likes, dislikes, goals and ambitions, and present you with opportunities that meet your needs. See what we have to offer.

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Kelly Services (Canada) Ltd., is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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