Location: Open - can be located in Salinas, CA, Atlanta, or Chicago. This
position is eligible for relocation benefits. Travel: 30-50%, Domestic
This position develops, modifies and facilitates implemention
of global food safety systems in support of the commodity and value-added
businesses. Responsible for training personnel on food safety principles
and practices, and developing staff for local food safety ownership. Build
self-monitoring and audit systems to track food safety compliance. Ensure
ongoing compliance with customers' expectations.
Monitor Traceability compliance company-wide. Through coordination with IT
and supply chain, ensure traceback and tracefoward capabilities for all
commodity and value-added products.
Support raw product food safety needs for commodities
distributed by Chiquita Brands LLC, -including pesticide residue
compliance. Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Support manufacturing and innovations needs across business platforms.
Requirements:6-10 years in Quality Assurance and Food Safety.
Experience in food manufacturing and/ or distribution as well as regulatory
affairs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven
leadership abilities, along with strong organizational skills and the
ability to set and achieve goals.
About Chiquita Brands International
With annual revenues of approximately $4 billion, Chiquita Brands
International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) is a leading international marketer and
distributor of high-quality fresh and value-added food products from
energy-rich bananas and other fruits to nutritious blends of convenient
green salads. The company's products and services are designed to win the
hearts and smiles of the world's consumers by helping them enjoy healthy
fresh foods. The company markets its products under the Chiquita® and Fresh
Express® premium brands and other related trademarks. Chiquita employs
approximately 23,000 people operating in more than 70 countries worldwide.
For more information, please visit our web site at
Chiquita Brands International, Inc. requires that applicants
provide authorization and consent to a background check and a drug screen
in order to continue in the selection process. All employment offers are
contingent on meeting our background check standards and successful passing
of required drug test. If hired, you will be required to provide
documentation indicating your legal right to work in the U.S which may be
verified through Chiquita's participation in the E-Verify program.
As an Equal Opportunity employer, Chiquita Brands International and its
subsidiaries provide an environment that promotes individual recognition
and achievement. We recruit, hire, train, compensate and promote associates
without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin,
disability or veteran's status.