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Label Coordinator – Greater Boston




ButcherBox

 

 

 

Who We Are

ButcherBox is a fast-paced, rapidly-growing company headquartered in Boston, MA. At ButcherBox, we believe in better. That’s why we deliver 100% grass-fed, grass-finished beef, free-range organic chicken, pork raised crate-free, and wild-caught seafood directly to our members’ doors. All of our products are humanely raised or wild-caught and never given antibiotics or added hormones ever.

 

We’re working to build a world that’s better for all, and we’re inviting everyone to come along. For us, better means treating our planet with respect. It means improving the lives of animals and the livelihoods of farmers. It means never cutting corners when it comes to doing business. Ultimately, it means better meals, enjoyed together. Our team is made up of people who collaborate and support one another. We’re always looking for outstanding people to join our mission!

 

About the Role

Reporting to the Director of Food Science, Quality, & Safety the Label Coordinator works within ButcherBox’s FSQS Department and cross functionally within our Product Commercialization Team. The primary responsibility is to ensure product related labels, marketing assets, and artwork comply with current regulatory and special claims requirements. This position is the Quality & Food Safety point of contact for select certifications, graphics/artwork questions, certification & artwork focused projects, and process improvements. It is also responsible for managing the graphic approval process for FSQS.

 

Responsibilities

•Coordinate product graphics approval processes across the manufacturing network covering all product brands

•Contribute to innovation, renovation, and harmonization projects in area of responsibility

•Ensure compliance by design of labels and other product communications (Retail eCommerce, website)

•Contribute effectively to the foundation of the Regulatory team by maintaining compliance tools, updating policies and procedures, and striving for continuous improvement to enable products to get to market quickly

•Monitor the regulatory environment and watch for trends in local and international spheres for the product category and topic area that you own to assess impact on our products and business; implement changes where you see the chance for optimization within the compliance period

•Stay current with all key USDA, FDA and certifying agency guidelines, especially relating to nutritional facts panels, allergen labeling, certifications, and other labeling laws

•Develop components of product label including ingredient statement, allergen declaration, nutrition facts panel, net weight statement and claims -which meet government requirements - and standards of identity

•Collaborate with and provide guidance to cross-functional partners for project teams, including commercial marketing, legal, nutrition, health & wellness, and product development

•Maintain, update, and share knowledge on the graphics approval matrix, company coding requirements, barcodes, and quality led graphics initiatives (such as QR codes)

•Build product labels using assets from marketing that comply with all regulatory and special claims requirements for a given product

•Manage the internal label approval process between marketing, legal, product development, and regulatory teams

•Act as a subject matter expert and primary resource for manufacturing plants regarding certifications and other areas of responsibility

•Coordinate electronic tools related to product graphics and labels, including but not limited to Asana, WebCenter, Genesis, Optiva, and M3

•Provide education regarding Quality Systems standards across all ButcherBox vendors related to label control, graphics standards, certifications, and product coding requirements

•Develop and manage key metrics related to projects, certifications, and graphics activity

•Coordinate FSQS efforts relating to artwork and certification changes within FSQS, product commercialization, and vendors involving new product launches, label changes, plant trials, and formulation materials

•Work with outside vendors including software technical support, packaging printers, USDA consultants, ingredient suppliers, and co-manufacturers

•Manage the accuracy and creation of nutritional facts panels for all products

•All other duties as assigned

•Travel estimated at 0%-5%

 

Requirements

•3+ years in relevant regulatory experience required

•Experience working within ERP systems

•Experience with FDA and USDA label requirements Detail oriented, self-driven, results oriented, able to work independently

•Experience with quality metrics reporting

•Basic understanding of Quality Systems, Food Safety, and Quality Assurance.

•Ability to work under deadlines and with multiple priorities

•Demonstrated ability to work independently and cross-functionally within an organization

•Adaptability, flexibility, and quickness to learn systems, tools, and company programs

•Ability to work with confidential materials

•Excellent Microsoft Office skills esp. Excel

 

Nice to Haves:

•BS/BA, preferably in nutrition and/or food science; MS/MA preferred

•Experience in special claims program and label compliance (i.e., animal welfare certifications, Organic Certification, gluten free, etc.)

 

What We Offer

Our Values

We are a mission-driven company and strive to embody our values in every step of the process. ButcherBox is driven by relentless improvement, accountability, humility, and member-obsession. We want our workplace to be one of growth and learning where everyone can be safe/comfortable to show up as their authentic self to work. Anyone who loves our products and goals is welcome here! We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer aspiring to incite positive change in the pastures, the fulfillment centers, the office, and the world.

 

Benefits

•Health: medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employer-funded HSA, and short & long-term disability benefits

•Financial: 401(k) with generous employer match, an annual discretionary performance bonus, and equity ownership in the company

•Time off: unlimited paid time off policy, 20 weeks parental leave, an executive team that encourages a good work/life balance

•Personal growth: professional development opportunities, including free access to online learning programs

•Food: a free Custom Classic ButcherBox each month and weekly lunch reimbursement

•Others: reimbursement for wellness activities, an exceptional EAP, fertility benefits, life insurance and more

 

ButcherBox is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive environment at all steps in the hiring process. Every qualified applicant will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We are happy provide reasonable accommodations during our hiring process. 

 

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