Sr. Scientist, Nutrition, Labeling & Regulatory Compliance

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
May 26, 2017
Aug 04, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A SR SCIENTIST, NUTRITION, LABELING & REGULATORY COMPLIANCEAbout This OpportunityThis position is responsible for overall compliance to government regulations and Target standards on Target's Owned Brands food product packaging, in-store information and advertising.  Primary Food Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA) contact for labeling information on all Owned Brand food products. Provides technical regulatory guidance and consultation to the cross functional business teams.Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Sr. Scientist Nutrition, Labeling & Regulatory Compliance, you'll take the lead as you…
  • Provide regulatory expertise and guidance to product development, buyers, vendors, marketing and creative
  • Review and approve all label information and layouts for regulatory compliance and investigate and resolve discrepancies on labeling issues
  • Identify opportunities for using claims and other regulations to positively impact business
  • Monitor pending regulations within area of responsibility; identifying and communicating impact on business
  • Provide guidance to ensure in-store signage complies with government (federal, state and local) regulations and Target labeling standards
  • Communicate labeling requirements, processes and procedures to buyers, vendors, brokers, marketing and creative.  Assist with training of these groups as appropriate
  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Nutrition or related discipline
  • 5+ years' experience in technical regulatory position on consumer packaged goods
  • Regulatory expertise and ability to interpret food regulations. USDA experience required
  • Understanding of quality assurance in a retail environment
  • Strong attention to details, organized, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), problem solving skills, and ability to make timely decisions
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel); willing to learn Access