Mgr Food Safety
- Charlotte, NC, United States
- Develop, modify, and facilitate
implementation of prevention-based food safety policies and programs
across the supply chain.
- On-going monitoring and support
of the programs.
- Ensure self
monitoring and audit systems are utilized and strategically
positioned to drive continuous improvement.
- Provide guidance and support
for GFSI system implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement.
This includes development of level I and II documents.
- Ensure regulatory compliance and
improvement at facilities and assist with training and implementing food
safety regulatory standards.
- Track food safety metrics to
drive improvement and business growth.
- Safety goals directly to the
business through collaboration with the business management,
innovations, manufacturing and supply chain teams.
Collaborate with all supply chain partners to drive successful
product development and innovation.
- B.S. in Food Science,
Microbiology or related field. M.S. preferred.
- 2-5 years experience
in managing food safety programs.
- Experience in food
manufacturing and/ or distribution as well as regulatory affairs
- Agriculture or specific produce
experience is preferred.
- The successful applicant will
possess the following:
- Working knowledge of Food
Safety Management Systems, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
(HACCP), including Pre-Requisite programs, and Good Agricultural
- Experience with food regulations.
- Experience with food safety
related systems / programs to proactively address potential risks across
the supply chain (e.g. environmental monitoring, pathogen sampling
- Experience supporting Global
Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards.
- Demonstrated knowledge of
utilizing statistical tools for problem solving, data analysis, and
- Proven analytical skills
resulting in effective decision making.
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to prioritize duties in
a changing environment and still meet business objectives.
- Ability to influence at all
levels of the organization and across all functions
- Ability to communicate well in
both written and verbal form.
Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Access.
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 markets its healthy, fresh products under the Chiquita(R)
and Fresh Express(R) premium brands and other related trademarks. With annual
revenues of more than $3 billion, Chiquita employs more than 21,000 people
and has operations in nearly 70 countries worldwide. For more information,
please visit www.chiquitabrands.com.
the United States, Chiquita Brands International, Inc. requires that
applicants provide authorization and consent to a background check and a drug
screen 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.
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.