Nutritional Specialist

Hissho Sushi

Hissho Sushi

Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

The ideal candidate is deeply passionate about nutrition and food science, with a meticulous attention to detail and a proactive approach. They are adept at managing multiple priorities, excel in adapting to new technologies, and show enthusiasm for improving systems and processes. This person combines excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively translate complex nutritional data into clear, actionable information. They thrive in both independent and collaborative settings, continually seeking to enhance company compliance and contribute positively to our vibrant company culture.

Job Description:

· Utilize Hissho’s Nutritional Software (Genesis) and BOHA systems to ensure accurate nutritional information and labeling for our expansive product range.

· Design and customize menus to accommodate a variety of dietary needs and preferences while adhering to nutritional guidelines.

· Conduct detailed reviews of labels and ingredients, ensuring accuracy and compliance with current FDA standards and nutritional regulations of current and future retail partners.

· Manage and regularly update essential databases, including store ingredient lists, menus, calorie counts, and allergen information, ensuring accuracy and relevance.

· Provide expert nutritional advice and lead training sessions for internal teams and external customers on labeling, regulatory updates, and best practices.

· Participate in and potentially spearhead transitions to new technological platforms, demonstrating a capability for effective change management.

· Proactively seek to find ways to enhance nutritional analysis, data management, and labeling processes.


· Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Food Science, or related field.

· 1-2 years of professional experience in nutrition management, menu planning, or a similar role; experience in food service or retail is a plus.

· High proficiency in Genesis or similar nutritional analysis software, with a demonstrated ability to swiftly learn and adapt to new systems.

· Experience with or a strong desire to lead technology transitions and process improvements within nutritional systems.

· Effective problem-solving skills essential for identifying and resolving discrepancies in nutritional data and ensuring regulatory compliance.

· Effective interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships across diverse teams.

· Strong multitasking abilities, with a proven track record of managing multiple projects and deadlines efficiently.

· In-depth knowledge of food labeling regulations, including FDA standards, and a solid foundation in nutrition science and allergen control.

· Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, paired with outstanding organizational and meticulous attention to detail.

·Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, to manage, analyze, and present data effectively.