Food Regulatory Labeling Specialist

Paramus, NJ
Full Time
Gellert Global Group
Mid Level

Gellert Global Group consists of many of the leading North American food importing companies (Atalanta Corporation, Camerican International, Finica, Tipico Cheese Products) and has been importing food products for over 100 years. The combined revenues of GGG exceed $1.7 billion. GGG companies provide strength in sourcing, insurance, finance, logistics, food safety, and information technology, and supply the needs of retailers, distributors, food service chains, hotels, cruise lines, and food manufacturers alike.


GGG is seeking a detail-oriented and self-motivated Food Regulatory Labeling professional to join our team in the Paramus, NJ office. In this role, you will be responsible for meeting project timelines/deadlines from concept through final package development while ensuring compliance with US packaging labeling requirements.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Handle multiple label packaging projects working cross-functionally and execute responsibilities with a high degree of thoroughness.
  • Update nutritional database and corresponding ingredient specification information using Genesis R&D software
  • Proof packaging artwork for accurate information at each stage in the design process (i.e. initial graphics review, printing, production, etc.)
  • Clarify necessary revisions with global suppliers and ensure follow-up through effective written and verbal communication.
  • Conduct finished product packaging audits against ingredient specifications, Genesis R&D, and label approvals.
  • Communicate up-to-date information on current US labeling and food product regulations to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Update workflow software for label reviews, product reviews, and sign-off on processes needed by required business teams.
  • Maintain a system/database of final packaging and/or labels to include supporting documentation needed for compliance.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Food Science or related field
  • 3 - 5 years of related experience preferably in the food industry
  • Strong knowledge of USDA & FDA labeling regulations
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe Acrobat; Genesis R&D software is a plus
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent proofreading/editing skills
  • Possess successful organizational, analytical and time-management skills

Our Benefits

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role.

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, Company-paid life, accident and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts
  • Wealth: Competitive pay, annual bonus opportunity, matching 401(k) with immediate vesting upon enrollment, generous employee referral program
  • Happiness:
    • Professional Growth: Online training courses, virtual and classroom development experiences, education assistance program
    • Work-Life Balance: Paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work schedules (subject to your location and role)
    • Team Building: Employee engagement and recognition programs, wellness, philanthropic and DE&I initiatives, Company-sponsored celebrations, and team-building events

The Gellert Global Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law. Gellert Global Group is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected].


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