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'
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
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.