Quality Specialist – with insight to food legislation

Are you a person who likes high structure and accuracy in your everyday work? Do you like to seek new information and Google is your friend? - then join this new position ensuring that text on the food packaging complies legally with export countries.

Vega Salmon is Europe’s biggest salmon processing company who delivers high-end salmon ready meals to customers and partners worldwide. This Quality Specialist – Labelling function is new, and the aim is securing that text on packaging complies with laws in export countries and with customer demands. You will work closely with colleagues in the Quality department in Handewitt and with the Technical Specialist – Labelling function. Vega Salmon has a modern value-based leadership, giving you great influence on your work life and future career.

You will report to the Quality Director.

There are several ways into this position. Maybe you are working in a Quality Department today or you work in a Sales Back Office position dealing with text on packaging for export or maybe you have recently graduated and has an updated theoretical insight to food legislation.


  • Securing text on packaging complies with legislation and customer demands in the local country.

  • Setting up text and information using the Nice Label software programme.

  • Interact and help colleagues in the Labelling matrix

  • Update database to comply with e.g. EU legislation, US Food & Drug Administration etc.


  • Compliance on all packaging and labelling

  • Assist colleagues using the NiceLabel software

  • Information and guidance to colleagues in the Labelling matrix

Relations and stakeholders:

  • Internally

    • Quality Department in Handewitt at the Danish border

    • Technical Specialist, Labelling Function in Kolding

    • Labelling Function matrix organization

    • Packaging Area (Logistics)

    • Customer Care & Support (Commercial)

  • Externally

    • Legal information providers


Location and travel activity:

  • Location within travel distance to Handewitt


The Quality department has high level of knowledge, that is recognized internationally. Knowledge sharing and a helpful attitude with informal communication are key. The people are easy going with humor. The leadership style is modern giving each colleague a high influence on their work and future career.


We imagine you have a Food Scientist, Bsc Nutrition & Food or similar educational background. You read and write English. German is spoken among colleagues.

Labelling and multi text experience is an advantage. Ideally you have experience with EU law and FDA regulations. Your insight might be from the Food & Beverages, Pharmacy or Chemical industry or you have a updated theoretical knowledge.

You as a person:

Your work style is structured with high accuracy and detail oriented. You are a good at communicating with colleagues to find solutions that satisfies the end customer and complies with the law. You are self-starter who gets things done. Sometimes things have to be changed very quickly and you are able to keep calm.

You can see the result of your work and efforts will contribute to the continued growth of the company. You have the curiosity and willingness to continuously learn new things.


Feel free to contact FoodCareer.dk Christian Saabye Simonsen mobile 0045 5130 6866 for clarifying questions and send your motivated application and CV using below link. All applicants are treated with discretion. Interviews are called on an ongoing basis for employment as soon as possible.

Vega Salmon is one of the largest fish processing companies in Europe, with more than 400 employees, the company is always growing. At Vega Salmon, we continuously work with our suppliers and customers to ensure a strong partnership and reduce environmental impact. Vega Salmon is an international company with customers across the globe and a company that constantly finds new ways to develop the business

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sydjylland, Danmark
July 4, 2022
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