QA Supervisor


30 days ago


The QA Supervisor is responsible for developing, administering and maintaining Food Safety and Quality programs that assure the production of high quality, safe products.

Job Functions:

  • Supervise the on-line quality assurance technicians to assure compliance to all company, customer quality, and food safety requirements
  • Effectively coach and drive performance improvements of QA Assistant Supervisors, QA Technicians, and Raw Material Inspectors
  • Address performance issues of QA personnel using Chiquita HR guidelines
  • Audit compliance to food safety requirements
  • Carry out root cause analysis and drive sustained improvement at the production level
  • Instill a culture of operational discipline, accuracy, and compliance
  • Prepare and conduct trainings on a range of topics (job specific or other mandatory trainings) for employees at different levels of the organization
  • Ensure that QA department employees are trained in and obey Chiquita's safety rules while carrying out their duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Strong technical knowledge of food processing
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in computer usage (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Other Desired Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish-preferred
  • Experience with ISO 22000 or equivalent system
  • Previous experience in food manufacturing


  • One to three years minimum experience in a Quality Assurance function


  • B.S. in Food Science, Science or Technical Discipline

Job Type: Full-time


  • ISO 22000: 1 year (Preferred)
  • QA functions: 2 years (Required)
  • Food Process Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Food Safety: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)