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V-Label - Junior test assistant

ProVeg International

ProVeg International

Germany

Operations, administration, or HR

Full-time: 

Yes

Remote

Paid: 

Yes

None

Mgmt responsibilities: 

Animal Charity Evaluators Review: 

Previously recommended

23/01/23

Date posted:

Deadline: 

None listed

About the Role

Permanent employee, full or part-time · Berlin Office or remotely

ROLE SUMMARY
The V-Label department is looking for a professional who is passionate about verifying the vegan and vegetarian characteristics of retail products such as groceries, cosmetics and consumer goods. Based on manufacturer information and in exchange with our customers, you determine whether the V-Label can be awarded.

JOB DETAILS
* Reports to: Team Lead Food
* Department: V-Label
* Location: Berlin or Remote, Germany
* Working hours: 30 - 35 hours per week

RESPONSIBILITIES
* The review of consumer goods such as food, cosmetics and consumer goods with regard to their vegan and vegetarian properties
* The support of our customers in the certification process. From filling out and submitting the required documents to approving the use of the V-Label to license renewal. Mainly by email, occasionally by phone.
* Depending on qualifications and interests, implementation of smaller projects to improve quality and efficiency
* Possibly short-term support for other colleagues in preparing offers and invoicing

QUALIFICATIONS
Necessary:
* Curiosity for and previous knowledge in the field of food technology, food chemistry, nutritional science, ecotrophology, biotechnology, pharmacy, cosmetology, quality management, etc. or at least 2 years of professional experience in the field of certifications, inspections, audits, testing, etc. or training as an oenologist or further training as a food inspector
* Completed training in the commercial or nutritional sector
* Strong curiosity and enthusiasm for the vegan/vegetarian status of consumer goods
* Very good knowledge of spoken and written German 
* good written and spoken English knowledge 
* Enjoy routine, structure, diligence and research
* customer friendliness
* Ability to work independently
* An eye for detail
* Good time management
* problem-solving skills
* A positive, respectful and enthusiastic work ethic and enthusiasm for herbal products
* Service oriented
Advantageous:
* Experience in the certification of consumer goods (such as organic, halal, kosher, fair trade, animal-free, GMO-free, gluten-free, allergen-free, ISO 9001, other standards, labels and seals) 
* Experience in customer care
* additional training or certificates in quality management
* Knowledge of food, contract and trademark law

BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US
* Flexible working hours with the possibility of compensating overtime with free time

* Home office opportunities, also from abroad

* 25 days of basic vacation plus one additional vacation day per year (additional vacation days can be “bought” through small salary adjustments)

* An appreciative working atmosphere in a highly motivated team

* Strong focus on personal development and a designated training budget

* Access to a well-equipped office in Berlin Tiergarten

* And last but not least: become part of a great team and work with us on a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all people, animals and our planet

WHEN?
* Application period: open until the position is filled
* Start date: as soon as possible

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