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Project Manager
Columbus, Ohio  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on May 27, 2022
Job Id #56196 Posted May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:

  • Subject matter expert of R&D label documentation, striving for consistency and accuracy of source information and data formatting.
  • Execute responsibilities as defined in the Label Process
    • Collect all Label Information Packet (LIP) cover memo, reference information, Bill of
    • Materials, ingredient list, nutrient panel and supporting documentation from Product
    • Developers and initiate DRAFT review.
    • Notify LIP reviewers (Product Developers, Nutrition Science, Quality Assurance,
    • Regulatory Affairs, Flavor Technology, Patent Attorney, and Kosher/Halal Specialist) of document review timeline.
    • Collect all changes from the DRAFT review and coordinate revisions to LIP source document(s).
    • Audit consistency and accuracy of collected source data and/or previously approved data (approved label proof).
    • Submission of final electronic DRAFT (pdf) and summary of all changes made from
    • DRAFT review to LIP reviewers (Product Developers, QA, Nutrition Science, Regulatory) for final review.
    • Route electronic version of LIP for digital approval.
    • Electronically upload signed LIP to repository as well as e-mail issuance to crossfunctional team.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Liaison with cross-functional teams to gather required information for LIP completion.
  • Responsible for coordinating efforts of cross-functional departments to develop, review, finalize and issue R&D Label source documentation in support of label changes or new product launches.
  • Perform audit function (consistency, accuracy, and formatting) for R&D source data.
  • Provide on-going training to cross-functional experts and team members on standards & formats of R&D Label documentation.
  • Adhere to project timeline and follow-up with functional expert team members to ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Work directly with Product Developer to resolve issues that impact completion of project objectives.
  • Complete maintenance & tracking of R&D information for use by R&D and non-R&D Division personnel.
  • Maintain functional area of expertise (R&D).
  • Drive for results and timely decision-making.
  • Provide continual improvements to and direction for the R&D label development.
  • Provide file maintenance for post issuance LIP documentation.
  • Develop and refine Label Process SOP.
  • Assist in the monitoring/assessment of process metrics.
  • Provide support on special assignments with cross-functional teams to assist with career
  • development opportunities.


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science or equivalent experience.


  • Understanding of Federal Labeling Regulations. Understanding of relevant methodologies, processes and
  • standards within cross-functional areas (i.e., Regulatory, Medical, QA, Marketing, Labeling).
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively execute a significant roster of projects and deliver on timing and quality expectations.

Other desired capabilities include:

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong skills in planning and execution.
  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Strong critical thinking/problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate skills in working and influencing cross-functionally, collaboratively.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and/or manage team members.
  • Effective team player.

Accountability / Scope / Budget:

  • Responsible for project’s commitment to quality (consistency & accuracy of source data).
  • Projects will include new products, new manufacturing processes, new packages, line extensions reformulations and plant transfer.
  • Understand organizational impact of project issues and engage Sr. Project Manager, as necessary

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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