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Compliance Specialist

Constellation Brands
Chicago, IL 60602
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Job Description


The Compliance Specialist will be an active member of the Regulatory Affairs group within the Legal Department and will be responsible for assisting with regulatory compliance matters pertaining to alcohol beverage law and industry practices. The Compliance Specialist will be one of the team members focused on matters related to new product development, label approvals, and regulatory compliance initiatives.


  • Provide regulatory and product labeling guidance to stakeholder teams throughout the business including Marketing, Innovation, Packaging and Operations teams.
  • Support New Product Development (NPD) initiatives for beer, wine and spirits.
  • Actively participate in NPD/Growth project teams. Attend regular meetings and provide guidance relative to liquid and packaging compliance from conception to launch.
  • Review labels to ensure compliance with federal labeling regulations; conduct research as needed.
  • Collaborate with other Legal Department teams, as needed, to move initiatives and concepts through the product development stage gate process.
  • Advise Legal Leadership as to the status of projects and help prepare materials for monthly gate meetings.
  • Apply for Certificates of Label Approval (COLAs) through TTBs COLAs Online.
  • Liaise directly with TTBs Alcohol Labeling & Formulation Division to obtain labeling guidance.
  • Prepare brand label registration for imported and domestic beer.
  • Special projects, as assigned.


  • BA/BS degree or other education with 1-3 years related alcohol beverage industry experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop.
  • Proven ability to perform legal research.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills; high attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive matters and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and implement creative solutions.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Chicago, Illinois

Additional Locations

Victor, New York

Job Type

Full time

Job Area

Legal & Public Affairs

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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