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Supplier Food Safety Technologist

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Job Description: 

Food served fast does not have to be a typical fast-food experience. Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We are changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you will join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.

We have an immediate opportunity for a Supplier Food Safety Technologist to join our team based out of either Salinas or Newport Beach, CA.

As a member of Chipotle’s Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) team, the Supplier Food Safety Technologist helps ensure the safety and quality of fresh produce ingredients throughout Chipotle’s supply chain network. This position conducts on-site assessments of growers, packinghouses, processors, and distribution centers to evaluate risk and ensure ongoing compliance with Chipotle FSQA expectations. The Supplier Food Safety Technologist also works with cross-functional teams such as supply chain, logistics, and culinary to evaluate new potential products and/or suppliers, providing technical feedback on capabilities and risk.  This role requires travel 50%-75% of the time.


  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Food Microbiology, or related technical field is required. 
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the food/agriculture industry performing activities directly related to food safety (FSQA, auditing, product development, etc.).
  • Advanced HACCP certification preferred.
  • Lead Assessor Training (ISO 9000 or ISO 22000) is preferred.
  • Must be able to travel 50% - 75% of the time.
  • Must have experience writing technical reports.
  • Must have familiarity with various types of fresh produce facilities, and be comfortable providing technical guidance on process controls and operations.

Dream Jobs do come true.  We do things differently at Chipotle by fully investing in our employees, both at work and in life.

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.

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