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Proofreader

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Major CPG Nutritional company is looking for an experienced Proofreader for their internal Design Team. This is 12 month long term contract which would potentially lead into a permanent full time role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the accuracy of all product components for labeling and packaging for the Nutrition's manufacturing plants, affiliates, and third party manufacturers. Works with team members to ensure that the component text is accurate, the technical aspects of the component match the specification, and work is performed in a manner that is safe, effective and compliant with SOP’s, company policies and government regulations.

80% of the time -
Proofreads text for printed packaging components, ensure that the component text is accurate and the technical aspects of the component match the specification.

15% of the time -
Works with team members to ensure that production schedules are adhered to, products are delivered to market on time, costs are contained, and work is performed in a manner that is safe, effective and compliant with SOP’s, company policies and government regulations.

5 % of the time -
The proofreader compares the proof against the history, but also against other components in process for the same product and market. The proofreader takes responsibility for sharing improved resources, procedures, and information with others.


REQUIREMENTS:

• BA/BS degree in English, journalism, communications, a foreign language or equivalent experience.
• A minimum of 5-10 years of proofreading, editorial, writing, or printing experience.
• Knowledge of a second language, familiar with Chinese/Japanese symbols a plus but not required.
• Ability to continuously improve technical expertise and maintain up to date working knowledge of proofreading software and systems through hands-on use and online training.
• Familiarity with proofreading process, standard proofing notation, printing and pre-press processes, forms used, verification systems, and standard manufacturing practices.


TIMELINE:
Contract to Hire - 12 months, 40 hrs/wk
Location: King of Prussia, PA

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