Employment Opportunities

Available Employment Opportunities

Equality for All

Here at iTi Tropicals, we are trying to make the world a better place where all are equally advantaged. We operate in a global society and engage with many different cultures and value systems. We are committed to bringing this diversity home to our employees by creating an inclusive environment, welcoming and encouraging talent from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, life experiences, and beliefs. We financially support organizations dedicated to advantaging all people, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity, age, and sexual orientation, and match our employees’ charitable contributions to organizations focused on supporting equal rights and opportunities for all.

We encourage candidates who embrace diversity to submit their resumes at the bottom of this page.  Drawing from a variety of backgrounds and experiences fosters innovation and growth, inspires our employees to be at their personal best and affords us the opportunity to help our customers show the world: What’s Possible with Tropical!

iTi Tropicals offers a friendly, progressive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as a bonus plan and 401(k).

Import Operations Administrator

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks an experienced, detail-oriented person to work with a well-established team of professionals to facilitate the import of cargo in a timely and accurate manner. The right candidate will have a well-rounded import/export background and 3-5 years of international supply chain experience.    

The Import Operations Administrator is responsible for all functions related to the importation of product from overseas in a timely and professional manner.  The individual in this role will report to the Director of Trade Services.  They will support the negotiation of ocean freight contracts, and interact with freight forwarders, inbound OTR carriers, third-party warehouses and other logistics service providers, as necessary.  The ability to effectively problem solve, reason logically and make sound decisions is a must. 

We are looking for a team player with a friendly, positive, professional demeanor, excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task while paying strict attention to detail.  The right candidate will have a demonstrated proficiency in MS Office products and be able to manage a large volume of email traffic.  This is a full time, in-office  position located at iTi headquarters in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. 

Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of import and export containers from and to various ports throughout the world including the strict and thorough tracking of each load from ISF filing to return of empty container 
  • Sourcing of container drayage providers including rate negotiation, temperature controlled environment (as required) and determination of the most effective route 
  • Timely follow-up on shipment releases to ensure that all loads are on schedule 
  • Working with various personnel at public warehouses including temperature controlled environments 
  • Interaction with various ocean freight companies and freight forwarders 
  • Various administrative tasks such as invoice approval, timely ocean freight payments, and order releases 
Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Supply Chain Management or related discipline  
  • 3-5 years of international supply chain experience  
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills 
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP, a plus 

 

iTi Tropicals, located in Lawrenceville NJ, offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as a 401K with company match.  This is a full time position, Monday-Friday 8:30 to 5:30.  


Inside Sales Representative

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks a bright, energetic and detail oriented person with 1-3 years of internet or inside sales experience, preferably in the food industry.  We are looking for a team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task while paying strict attention to detail.  The right candidate will have a demonstrated proficiency in MS Office products and be able to manage a large volume of email traffic.  This is a full time position located at iTi headquarters in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. 

Responsibilities:
  • Respond to sales inquiries via phone and email in a timely, professional manner 
  • Present and explain iTi products and services to customers and assist in meeting their needs through each stage of the sales cycle 
  • Understand sales call objectives 
  • Prepare quotations and present approved quotes to customers 
  • Manage order from initial customer contact through acceptance of order. Responsible for compilation and verification of all data and information required for order booking and fulfillment. 
  • Conduct appropriate follow-up as needed 
  • Develop and maintain professional business relationships with established and prospective customers 
  • Update contact information, set email and notes in CRM for all accounts  
Qualifications:
  • Self-motivated with solid organization skills and attention to detail 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  
  • Effectively plan, organize and prioritize work 
  • Handle multiple issues simultaneously and effectively 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products 
  • Knowledge of Spanish preferred but not required 

Education/Experience: 

  • BS/BA in Food Science, Business Administration or related field 
  • 1-3 years of experience in internet or inside sales, preferably in the food and beverage industry 

iTi Tropicals offers a friendly, progressive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as a bonus plan and 401(k).  

Please submit resumes through our Employment Opportunities page on our website: http://ititropicals.com/employment-opportunities/ 


Import Operations Manager

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks an experienced, detail-oriented person to work with a well-established team of professionals to facilitate the import of cargo in a timely and accurate manner. The right candidate will have a well-rounded import/export background, demonstrated ability to lead a team and 7-10 years of international supply chain experience.    

The Import Operations Manager is responsible for all functions related to the importation of product from overseas in a timely and professional manner.  The individual in this role will report to the Director of Trade Services.  They will support the negotiation of ocean freight contracts, and interact with freight forwarders, inbound OTR carriers, third party warehouses and other logistics service providers, as necessary.  The Import Operations Manager should be comfortable leading a team and drive improvement with a professional, hands on approach.  The ability to effectively problem solve, reason logically and make sound decisions is a must. 

We are looking for a team player with a friendly, positive management style, excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task while paying strict attention to detail.  The right candidate will have a demonstrated proficiency in MS Office products and be able to manage a large volume of email traffic.  This is a full-time, in-office position located at iTi headquarters in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. 

Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of import and export containers from and to various ports throughout the world including the strict and thorough tracking of each load from ISF filing to return of empty container 
  • Sourcing of container drayage providers including rate negotiation, temperature controlled environment (as required) and determination of the most effective route 
  • Timely follow-up on shipment releases to ensure that all loads are on schedule 
  • Working with various personnel at public warehouses including temperature-controlled environments 
  • Lead initiatives to reduce manual operations and implement automated and systemic processes 
  • Interaction with various ocean freight companies and freight forwarders 
  • Various administrative tasks such as invoice approval, timely ocean freight payments, and order releases 
Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Supply Chain Management or related discipline  
  • 7-10 years of international supply chain experience with a minimum of 5 years management responsibility  
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills 
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP, a plus 

iTi Tropicals, located in Lawrenceville NJ, offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 401K with company match.  This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday 8:30 to 5:30.  


Sample Program Coordinator

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks an bright, energetic and detail-oriented person with a quality or food science background. This position is well suited for a recent college graduate or an individual looking to rejoin the workforce. 

 

The Sample Program Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and maintaining sample inventory of tropical fruit juices and purees. He/She/They is also responsible for the integrity of all inbound product samples and managing the outbound distribution of samples to U.S. and international customer locations. A strong technical background is necessary to process sample requests, ensure samples meet all necessary food safety requirements/regulations and conform to the appropriate product specifications. Job responsibilities include: technical analysis of inbound samples, repacking and maintaining sample inventory, managing sample requests, and distribution of samples to our customer base in the food and beverage industry. The right candidate will possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and staff members. 

Responsibilities:
  • Inspect, test and conduct analytical analyses on incoming fruit juice samples 
  • Monitor and evaluate incoming samples to ensure conformity to product specifications 
  • Establish and maintain GMP while repacking inbound sample products 
  • Maintain sample inventory including sample supplies 
  • Manage the outbound customer sample process including interacting with members of the sales staff, fulfilling customer sample orders using Microsoft Dynamics GP and tracking samples to customer locations. 
Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of food industry experience, including internships and cooperatives, preferably in a lab environment 
  • Experience with quality systems within the food industry a plus 
  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science or related discipline   
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills 

iTi Tropicals, located in Lawrenceville NJ, offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as a 401K with company match.  This is a full time position, Monday-Friday 8:30 to 5:30. 

Please submit resumes through our Employment Opportunities page on our website: http://ititropicals.com/employment-opportunities/ 


Senior Accountant

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks a seasoned accounting professional with 3-5 years of broad accounting experience including import/exportconsolidated financial reporting, and general financial/operational internal accounting controls.    

The senior accountant will be responsible for all aspects of the general ledger; including journal entry, account reconciliation, and analysis of account balances.  Other duties include oversight of payroll, the month-end close, financial statement reporting and analysis, compliance, and cash management.  The right candidate is a tech-savvy, team player with excellent communication skills and a demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics GP and all Microsoft Office products. This is a full-time, in-office position located at iTi headquarters located in Lawrenceville NJ.

 

iTi Tropicals, located in Lawrenceville NJ, offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a bonus plan and 401K.  This is a full-time positionMonday-Friday 8:30 to 5:30.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the month-end/quarterly/year-end close and reporting process 
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and reconciliations while providing analysis of General Ledger accounts. 
  • Prepare and provide explanations of Intercompany activity  
  • Work closely with supply chain operations on inventory set-up, inventory costing, and inventory movement 
  • Financial Statement preparation and review 
  • Provide financial and variance analysis associated with the preparation of financial statements 
  • Assist with annual budget and quarterly forecast process 
  • Coordinate with VP Finance & Admin on weekly, monthly and annual cash forecasts 
  • Serve as a backup resource for other accounting/finance tasks 
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual ad-hoc reports as needed 
  • Assist with the annual external financial audit 
  • Evaluate accounting processes for controls and efficiency improvements 
  • Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned 
Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting  
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience, preferably in the food and beverage industry 
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and strong analytical skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Associate Quality Specialist

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks a bright, energetic and detail-oriented person to work in our Quality Group. We are looking for a team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task while paying strict attention to detail. 

 

The Associate Quality Specialist is responsible for updating, maintaining and tracking critical technical documentation in compliance with applicable FSMA regulations regarding fruit juices, concentrates and purees that are a part of iTi Tropicals product portfolio. This position is also responsible for logging, tracking, reviewing and responding to written customer technical inquiries. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to support of complaints process, continual update and maintenance of quality tracking systems, and support of various verification activities including but not limited to review and approval of food safety documentation, certificates of analysis and laboratory results.  

Responsibilities:
  • Update and maintain technical documentation, track changes, and maintain supplier, warehouse and carrier documents year over year in a systematic fashion to facilitate ease of use and identification. 
  • Log in and track progress on technical requests from customers. Review, assess and respond to written technical requests. 
  • Maintain and update quality tracking systems for expiration dates of important processor documentation i.e. Kosher, Organic, HACCP, social audits, GFSI audits, etc. 
  • Support and assist quality verification activities including but not limited to review and approval of food safety documentation, certificates of analysis and lab testing results. 
  • Support and track the annual quality product specification review. 
  • Support and assist complaints process as needed. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 
Qualifications:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a Science based field.   
  • 1-3 years’ experience in related field preferred (quality assurance, safety, regulatory, documentation control, etc.). 
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills essential. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. 
  • Other essential skills include time and task management, organization and planning strategies, strong interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communications. 

 

iTi Tropicals offers a friendly, progressive work environment, a competitive base salary along with an incentive plan and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as a 401K with company match. 

 


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