Roles and missions of the labelling officer

The role of the labelling officer is very varied. They are generally attached to a department and are in charge of developing and monitoring the certification and labeling of products and services.

Here is a list of the main roles and missions of a certification officer:

  • Define the certification and labeling plan for products and services based on the analysis of customer needs and/or certification procedures;
  • Carry out studies and follow-up of procedures and associated standards;
  • Participate in the implementation and updating of procedures and performance indicators;
  • Write and update certification and labeling documents;
  • Identify and analyze risks related to the certification and labeling of products and services;
  • Ensure the follow-up and control of operations related to certification;
  • Provide technical advice to clients and partners;
  • Participate in technical meetings and internal audits, and produce technical reports;
  • Ensure the monitoring and follow-up of new regulations and standards;
  • Ensure internal and external communication (customers and partners) and represent the company at trade shows and conferences;
  • Train employees and partners in the labelling and certification procedures;
  • Ensuring the reporting of certification and labeling activities.

These different missions and responsibilities require a great deal of expertise and a good knowledge of certification procedures and standards. They also require a good ability to communicate and negotiate with clients and partners.

Salary and career development of the labelling officer

The salary of a labelling officer is relatively diversified depending on the level of experience and the region. On average, the gross annual salary of a certification officer can vary between 28,000 and 57,000 euros.

List of gross annual salary changes in France according to the years of experience of a labeling manager:

  • 0 to 2 years: 28 000 to 35 000 euros
  • 2 to 5 years: 35 000 to 45 000 euros
  • 5 to 10 years: 45 000 to 50 000 euros
  • 10 to 15 years: 50 000 to 55 000 euros
  • More than 15 years: 55 000 to 57 000 euros

Once in the position of Labeling Manager, career development can take the following directions:

  • Compliance manager,
  • Quality manager,
  • Labeling Manager,
  • Quality/Compliance Director,
  • Compliance/Labeling Manager.

Advantages and disadvantages of the labelling officer's job

  • You are at the heart of the production and distribution chain of products.
  • You have the opportunity to work with a variety of different companies and industries.
  • You can earn a very decent salary.
  • You learn to manage complex projects and adapt to tight deadlines.
  • You have the opportunity to become familiar with a variety of regulations and laws.
  • Long hours are sometimes required.
  • You often have to work to tight deadlines.
  • You often have repetitive tasks.
  • You must understand a variety of regulations and laws
  • The work can be very stressful.

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