Food Safety Assistant

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Job Description: 

Are you eager for growth and ready to join a great team to make a difference in our organization?

We are seeking a Food Safety Specialist with knowledge of food safety in the produce industry to work on our corporate food safety team. The position includes food safety duties, document control, and working with our divisions, customers, and growers. This position will work out of our facilities in Long Beach, CA.

This position will work with our Food Safety team and oversee the implementation of the requirements, policies, procedures, programs and training components of the Food Safety system. This position serves as the lead for product recall communications, regulatory inspections, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) audits, and for interaction with customers on Food Safety related issues. Training on our procedures and protocols will be given.

The Giumarra Companies is a leading international network of fresh produce growers, distributors, and marketers that encompasses a world of freshness. Since its inception in 1922, the Giumarra group of companies has taken pride in a longstanding commitment and tradition of quality, service, and industry leadership to feed the world in a healthy way.

Our Nature's Partner brand represents the core of what we do: a partnership with our people, customers, growers, and the land and its fruits. Products packed under the Nature's Partner label represent some of the highest-quality fruits and vegetables in the marketplace, having met strict standards for food safety, quality control, and flavor. For more information, please visit: www.giumarra.com www.naturespartner.com

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Responsibilities

  • Will be determined based on level of experience (TBD).

Requirements

  • Food safety experience
  • Food safety training and education
  • Spanish language skills
  • Organic experience
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work effectively with managers, employees, vendors, and customers.
  • Must be able to travel seasonally and flexible with work schedule.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Communicate effectively (verbally and written)

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Position will have a salary of up to $75K Annually (DOE).
  • The Giumarra Companies offers a great selection of health plans (medical, vision, dental, LTD, and Life Ins.) and 401K (upon eligibility) + employer match.
  • Paid vacation and sick time (upon eligibility).

To apply please submit your resume AND cover letter with a brief summary of your interest in the position.

This is a great opportunity to take your produce career to the next level with a truly great company!

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.