ALIM Proofreader


New York, New York

2 months ago

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ALIM Proofreader  
12 months
Location can be any within theses 

  • Collegeville, PA
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • Groton, CT
  • NYC

with hybrid model -  candidates must be able to report onsite 2-3 days per week to one of the following locations


Quality document control, comparison of artwork versus editor's copy and supporting documentation. Supports workload in one or more ALIM regional leads and will be responsible for verification of information in final printed secondary packaging component artwork against Editor’s copy documents for accuracy and consistency. Involves technical review of secondary packaging components across clients portfolio and across multiple markets (languages) worldwide according to specifications and trade dress requirements as outlined in clients SOPs. Liaises with Worldwide Safety & Regulatory (WSR) clients Country Offices (PCOs), Global Labeling Management (GLM), the geographically distributed artwork centers within clients Global Supply (PGS).


  • Provide document verification proofing of packaging and labeling artwork versus Editor’s Copies (EC’s) to assure compliance with required local country (and/or regional) format and style guidelines
  • Evaluate packaging and labeling artwork updates, interpret information and ensure that changes have been applied consistently across products and product lines
  • Initiate discussions with ALIM Market Coordinators, WSR PCOs or PGS artwork centers/plants when inconsistencies are discovered
  • Annotate packaging and labeling artwork using digital tools
  • Use appropriate judgment and approve or reject packaging and labeling artwork
  • Provide clear explanation to PGM artwork center for accurate re-creation of artwork when needed
  • Monitor individual document verification proofing workload and ensure ALIM meets agreed upon clients Artwork Request (PAR) timelines
  • Provide editorial comments for regulatory documents prior to creation of artwork by PGM sites to GLMs and/or WRS if requested
  • Escalate issues and initiate discussions with ALIM Market Coordinators (or GLM Hub Labeling Managers, WRS PCOs etc.) to drive consistency within and across labeling documents


  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 2+ years experience in proofing pharmaceutical labeling, packaging components or medical/scientific documents OR;
  • A minimum of 4+ years experience in pharmaceutical proofreading may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Strong editing/proofreading skills, including broad vocabulary and knowledge of medical/scientific terminology
  • Attention to detail and ability to focus attention for long periods of time
  • Robust text comprehension and ability to identify and mark errors in typography, spelling, word usage, style, punctuation and grammar
  • Ability to apply these skills across multiple languages, especially non-native language is highly desirable
  • Ability to use mechanized and electronic proofreading tools such as vision systems and comparators
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills
  • Individual must be flexible and capable of prioritizing projects, meeting deadlines and working well under pressure
  • Must be able to work effectively with frequent reading, which may cause eye strain. 20/20 color vision (corrected) is required

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE , we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $25.00/hr.